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Douglass Mutual Livestock Association records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0333

Scope and Content

This collection (1880-1899) consists of a manuscript business ledger. The ledger contains the minutes of the Douglass Mutual Livestock Association.

Dates

  • 1880-1899

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

The Douglass Mutual Livestock Association of Pottstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania was an early agricultural insurance organization. The purpose of the organization was to insure horses, cows, and mules against sickness and death. In the event of death, the animal was appraised by a committee of three member appraisers.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 half-document box )

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Title
MS-0333. Douglass Mutual Livestock Association records, 1880-1899
Date
January 11, 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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