Hardbound rectangular financial ledger with transaction histories for 542 pharmacy accounts hand written on both sides of paper pages in ink; dark brown leather on exterior of cardboard covers and spine; covers have a grey metal frame around perimeter of front, back and spine attached inside to the…
Hardbound rectangular financial ledger with transaction histories for 542 pharmacy accounts hand written on both sides of paper pages in ink; dark brown leather on exterior of cardboard covers and spine; covers have a grey metal frame around perimeter of front, back and spine attached inside to the spine with metal hinges; box spine has a metal frame and a key hole on the front centre; paper dividers separate sections of the ledger and have leather covered tabs with letters stamped on the front and back in gold ink; very heavy thick ledger with lined pages with thirteen accounting column headings; key missing; 474 pages (double sided).
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Transferred from the Parks Canada Agency, via Gail Cariou of the Curatorial and Collections Branch.
Start date is latest patent date recorded on the ledger; end date is the latest hand written entry
paper: cream, tan
leather: dark brown
ink: blue, black, gold, pink
Stamped on front cover in gold ink: “CURRENT LEDGER // No. 1 // R. D. STILES”; stamped on the spine in gold ink: “CURRENT LEDGER // No. 1 // R. D. STILES // PATENTED 1901”; printed inside front and back cover in blue ink: “C-C // PERPETUAL // LEDGER // Patented Feb. 6, 1896. // ‘May 1, 1898. // Other Patents Pending, and in United States, Great // Britain and other Foreign Countries.”; printed on piece of paper affixed to the front of the first page in black ink: “INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATING THE // C-C // Retail Monthly Account System.” // “THE COPELAND – CHATTERSON CO., LIMITED, // DEVISERS AND MANUFACTURERS OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS, // MONTREAL TORONTO.”; printed on the back of first page and front of last page in blue ink: “How to Open Accounts in Perpetual Ledger; // THE COPELAND-CHATTERSON CO., LIMITED. // Devisers and Manufacturers of Business Systems. // GENERAL OFFICES AND WORKS, // TORONTO. // HOPE BUILDING, // OTTAWA. // MERCHANTS BANK BUILDING, // MONTREAL.”; printed at the top of each account page in blue ink: “SHEET NO. ACCOUNT NO. // NAME // ADDRESS”; printed at the top of each account table in blue ink: “THE C-C PERPETUAL LEDGER. PATENTED 1896 AND 1900. THE COPELAND-CHATTERSON Co., LIMITED, SOLE MAKERS, TORONTO."; column headings: "DATE // DESCRIPTION // FOLIO // DEBITS // CK // CREDIT // BALANCE”
Storage Room 2005
Unit Of Measure
Dimensions when the ledger is closed
Minor soiling to covers, spine, and pages; minor rusting of metal pieces, especially around key hole on front of spine; minor tears and loss to edges of leather tabs and edges of several pages
“Pictou Parade.” Haggis: The McCulloch Heritage Centre. 2016. Accessed 15 May 2019.
Pharmacy ledger, 014.002.224
The ledger contains hand written records of account transactions from 1902 to 1908 for the pharmacy operated by R. D. Stiles. R. D. Stiles was a druggist and apothecary and was a colleague of J. D. B Fraser. He operated several of J. D. B. Fraser's drugstore branches.
Blank form, unused, paper stock certificate for the Clement Medicine Co. Ltd, number 195 stamped in red in the upper left; written in blue and black ink on cream paper; framed in brown by lacy designs and a golden "sun" in the lower left (a circle with numerous notches in it); black script in very …
Blank form, unused, paper stock certificate for the Clement Medicine Co. Ltd, number 195 stamped in red in the upper left; written in blue and black ink on cream paper; framed in brown by lacy designs and a golden "sun" in the lower left (a circle with numerous notches in it); black script in very ornate writing; back: blue ink three framed boxes; right: several flowers, one set upside down , one right side up, facing each other; middle: who, what and when share is for; left: assignment transfer notice; front has some minor black and white lithography.
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Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, July 15, 1995 (before).
"Incorporated under the Laws // of the // Dominion of Canada // NUMBER 195 // The Clemet Medicine Co. Limited // Woodstock = Ontario // AUTHORIZED CAPITAL $100,000.00 // This Certifies that [blank] is the owner of // [blank] Shares of the Capital Stock of // The Clement Medicine Co. Limited // Transferable only on the books of the Company in person or by an attorney //" etc.; back: "Certificate // for // Shares // of the // Capitol Stock // Clement // Medicine // Company // LIMITED // Woodstock, Ont. // Issued to [blank] // Dated [blank]"
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder A
Length: 29.3 cm. x Width: 20.9 cm.
Edges are a little stained (age); left side edge gives the appearance of having been ripped from something (a book of shares?); some staining on the back (blue); front right corner curled a bit