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Roberts Family Collection

Author: Algernon Brooke Roberts
Title: Algernon Brooke Roberts Cash Account & List of Securities
Place of Publication/Source: Original Document
Date: 1897
Extent of Work/Condition: Expenses listed are interesting as they show lifestyle of the time, i.e. cigars, cigarettes, club memberships, trips, etc.
Series Title/Volume:
Collection: Roberts
Notes/Abstract: “Note my income from GB Roberts Estate together with my investments is kept in a separate book. This book contains my personal expenses together with income from my own investments & deposits made from my act. kept at West End Trust Co.” Various stocks listed, i.e. Illinois Central, Lumberman’s Ins. Co., Pa. R.R., etc.
Call Number: R0186