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Item ID# AX2011.200.001
Title Journal day book
Object Name Journal
Dates of Creation 1900, 1901, 1903
Creator Esplen, Alexander Geddes
Description A.G. Esplen Journal Day Book. The cover label of the Journal Day Book also includes "Central - Business - College, W.J. Elliott, Principal, Stratford - Ontario". The title of the first page indicates "Stratford Jan. 1, 1900". The first entry indicates "A.G. Esplen has this day commenced business investing Cash $4,000.00."

Entry dated August 27, 1900 indicates "Student has this day sold to his partners and will engage in the carpet business on Sept. 1"

October 29, 1900 entry "Store and contents were entirely destroyed by fire. ..."

November 1900 entry re: partnership under name A.G. Esplen & Co.

October 14, 1903 entry indicates that "A.G. Esplen started business in Arkwright, bought M.P. Shiers stock of goods ..."
Collection Esplen, Alexander Geddes fonds
Physical Description 1 volume ; 34.5 cm x 21 x 1 cm.
Subjects Business
General stores
People Esplen, Alexander Geddes
Place Arkwright
Level of Description Item