Timothy Matlack account book, 1783-1800


Date: 1783-1800 | Size: 1 volume(s), 1 volume, ca. 20 p.


This account book contains receipts and expenditures for the Flying Camp (1783), and business accounts for purchases of bread and candles, and for expenses of traveling and lodging (1785-1800).

Background note

Timothy Matlack was a revolutionary soldier and Pennsylvania state official. He was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1780.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 volume, ca. 20 p.


Received and accessioned, 1900 (1900 50512).

Early American History Note

This bound volume contains some financial records of the Flying Camp (a militia unit that fought in the American Revolution) for the year 1783 and Timothy Matlack's personal accounts for the years 1785-1800. These records are scattered and not complete. Indeed, much of the volume is blank.

Indexing Terms


  • Account books.
  • Accounts.
  • Business Records and Accounts
  • Military Records
  • Receipts.

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Regimental histories.


  • American Revolution
  • Business and Skilled Trades
  • Military History
  • Military supplies.
  • Travel costs -- United States.