Detailed Description

Title: Cuenta que yo...(First Line Manuscript)
Creator: Luis Ayala
Publication Info: Santa Fe : , January 25, 1809.

Summary: This manuscript is an accounting ledger which lists items, prices, dates, and persons to and from whom property is being transferred.
Historical Notes: This manuscript includes a detailed accounting of inventories, transactions, and transfers of property between family members and may be related to inheritances. Items that are transferred include shoes, money, and beds. This ledger is a valuable source to better understanding the material culture in nineteenth-century Colombia and intricate family relationships.

Subject(s): Account books -- Colombia -- 19th century
Material Culture -- Colombia -- 19th century
Wills -- Colombia
Bogotá (Colombia) -- History -- 19th century -- Sources

Type: Manuscript
Language: Spanish
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: NA
Record Number: 691