Haines & Twells, account book, 1767-1770

Mss.657.H11

Date: 1767-1770 | Size: 1 Volumes, 1 volume, 410 p.

Abstract

In addition to the College of Philadelphia, the city prison, and uncounted widows, the firm's customers included many prominent Philadelphians. Contains account B. Franklin [p. 122], et al.

Background note

Haines & Twells was a Philadelphia brewery.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, 410 p.

Provenance

Purchase from Carlen ($75.00) and accessioned, 02/20/1961 (1961 190ms).

Early American History Note

Summary(s) of Collection: The Haines and Twells collection consists of a single, large, bound folio volume that recorded the business transactions of Haines and Twelles, large brewers in Philadelphia, between 1767 and 1770. The account books contain the names of their customers and the orders they received, lending insight into the business behind brewing and the consumption of beer in the city. The account books have been analyzed for profitability by Peter Thompson in Rum Punch and Revolution.

Indexing Terms


Corporate Name(s)

  • College, Academy, and Charitable Schools of Philadelphia.
  • Haines & Twells.

Family Name(s)

  • Fooks, Paul.

Genre(s)

  • Account books.
  • Business Records and Accounts

Personal Name(s)

  • Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784
  • Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799
  • Bond, Thomas, 1712-1784
  • Chew, Benjamin, 1722-1810
  • Farmer, Lewis
  • Foxcroft, John
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
  • Franks, David Salisbury
  • Hamilton, John
  • Hopkinson, Francis, 1737-1791
  • Keppele, Henry
  • Kinnersley, Ebenezer, 1711-1778
  • Lardner, Lynford, 1715-1774
  • Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829
  • McCall, Archibald
  • Meredith, Reese
  • Moore, William
  • Morgan, John, 1735-1789
  • Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807
  • Pemberton, James, 1723-1809
  • Roberdeau, Daniel, 1727-1795
  • Roberts, Hugh
  • Syng, Philip, 1703-1789
  • Watts, Stephen
  • Willing, Thomas, 1731-1821

Subject(s)

  • Brewing industry -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Accounting.
  • Business and Skilled Trades
  • Philadelphia History