|Object Name||Book, Account|
|Scope & Content||
Small ledger book, bound in a dark brown leather, used by Martin Cooney, the Superintendent of Horses for the Detroit Fire Department to record the purchase of horses, spanning November 23, 1882 to January 23, 1914. The book was manufactured by the Gregory, Mayer and Thom Company of Detroit, and it contains the pre-printed column headers, "date," "color," "sex," "age," "weight," "price," "bought of," and "how disposed of." A small scrap of paper was found inside the book, printed with:
President McGraw has announced the following Committees:
supply and consumption of hay and oats by the department's horses, spanning January 1, 1907 to January 6, 1917. "Chief Martin Cooney, Supt. of Horses," is handwritten on the front free endpaper.
1 account book. used by Martin Cooney, superintendent of horses for Detroit Fire dept., to record horse transactions, black cover, 8" x 4"
|Year Range from||1882|
|Year Range to||1914|
|Extent of Description||7.74" x 4" x 0.375"|
Detroit Fire Department