Isaac Hicks account books, 1772-1797, 1810-1824


Date: 1772-1824 | Size: 2 volume(s), 2 volumes, ca. 208 p.


These are accounts of expenditures for various legal services rendered as magistrate, as well as some miscellaneous personal accounts.

Background note

Isaac Hicks was the magistrate of Bucks County (Pa.), and the son of William Hicks, also magistrate of Bucks County.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 volumes, ca. 208 p.


Presented by Edward H. Barnsley and accessioned, 1977 (1977 2047ms).

Early American History Note

These two volumes record Isaac Hick's financial transactions in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where Hicks was a magistrate (justice of the peace). The volumes cover the American Revolution and early republic. The types of transactions recorded are generally payments for services, although other transactions are recorded, such as how much he paid for whiskey. The volumes contain a name index in the front.

Indexing Terms


  • Account books.
  • Business Records and Accounts
  • Legal Records
  • Official Government Documents and Records

Geographic Name(s)

  • Bucks County (Pa.) -- Commerce.


  • Business and Skilled Trades
  • Government Affairs
  • Judges -- Pennsylvania.
  • Law
  • Trade