Daybook of Benjamin Franklin Thomas: Accounting Pages and Poem

Title

Daybook of Benjamin Franklin Thomas: Accounting Pages and Poem

Description

This page appears to include information on the money Benjamin Franklin Thomas spent. It also contains lyrics derived from "I Cannot Sing the Old Songs" by Robert Burns.

Benjamin Franklin Thomas worked as an elephant tamer for the Van Amburgh Circus in the mid nineteenth-century. He wrote in his daybook regularly when he travelled. This item was contributed at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln spring 2014 History Harvest.

Creator

Benjamin Franklin Thomas

Source

Robert E. Smith, Lincoln History Harvest, 2014

Date

1862 circa

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Format

document

Language

English

Type

image

Coverage

United States

Original Format

book

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Collection

Citation

Benjamin Franklin Thomas, “Daybook of Benjamin Franklin Thomas: Accounting Pages and Poem,” History Harvest, accessed February 28, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/603.

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