Louisa Burton Ledger, 1889-1895  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Burton, Louisa, 1838-1913
Title
Louisa Burton Ledger
Dates
1889-1895
Quantity
1 volume
Collection Number
Collection 1368, MtBC, us (collection)
Summary
The Louisa Burton Ledger lists transactions from 1889 to 1895. Information includes the surname of the stockgrower, the number and dates of cattle or horses pastured, and prices charged. There are also brief household account entries, and some data on vegetable sales to Bozeman residents.
Repository
Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Montana State University-Bozeman Library
Merrill G Burlingame Special Collections
P.O. Box 173320
Bozeman, MT
59717-3320
Telephone: 406-994-4242
Fax: 406-994-2851
spcoll@www.lib.montana.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Louisa Stone was born on March 17, 1838 in Missouri. She married Samuel King and the couple had 11 children. In 1864 the King family moved to Alder Gulch, Montana, and afterwards to the outskirts of Bozeman where Samuel died in 1873. In April 1875 Louisa married Mark Burton and the couple lived on the King property until Mark's death in 1883. In partnership with her son, Granville A. King, Louisa rented pasture at her farm to area stockgrowers and sold garden produce. She died on January 8, 1913.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Louisa Burton Ledger lists transactions from 1889 to 1895. Information includes the surname of the stockgrower, the number and dates of cattle or horses pastured, and prices charged. There are also brief household account entries, and some data on vegetable sales to Bozeman residents.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Cattle trade
  • Cattle trade -- Montana -- History
  • Livestock
  • Livestock -- Montana -- History
  • Geographical Names :
  • Montana
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • History
  • Ledgers (account books) -- Montana -- Bozeman