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Apothecary's ledgers for Baltimore

Identifier: MS 0031


This collection contains three volumes of apothecaries' ledgers and recipes for Baltimore, 1784-1805.


  • 1784 - 1805


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The collection is open for research use.

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0.42 Linear Feet (3 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase from an unknown donor, 1938.

Related Materials

MS 1502, Archer ledgers, 1786-1852

Scope and Contents

3 volumes: 1. Apothecary's ledger for Baltimore, Maryland. John Archer is mentioned in it. Has been used as a scrapbook. 2. John Archer ledger 1801-1805, ledger of prominent Harford County apothecary/physician/midwife. 3. Miscellaneous recipe book for concoctions and remedies of apothecaries.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-08-24: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States