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Account books.

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books in which financial accounts are kept.

Found in 1294 Collections and/or Records:

Account book of a member of the Bethune family of Fife, recording payments of cess and other taxes.

Identifier: MS.14244
Scope and Contents

The account book also contains (folio 12) 'A catalogue of the kings of England' from William I to Elizabeth, with a similar work on the Scottish kings from Malcolm III to Mary, Queen of Scots, on the facing pages.

Dates: 1652-1680.

Account book of a Scottish merchant.

Identifier: MS.9243
Scope and Contents

The owner probably had a business near Newburgh in Fife, and appears to have traded in fish, especially salmon. Details of both expenditure and income are given.

Dates: 1778-1780.

Account book of an Edinburgh merchant.

Identifier: Acc.10565
Scope and Contents

Details transactions in foodstuffs and materials within Scotland and to Holland and the Baltic.

Dates: 1740-1749.