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Guide to the Sidney E. Stuart Account Book
MS-0549  
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Description
The Sidney E. Stuart Account Book is an accounting ledger Stuart used to track and record his finances during his time as a cadet at West Point Military Academy beginning in June 1876. Pasted on the inside cover are two printed notes: 1) the “Regulations in regard to Account Books”, a list of six rules pertaining to the use of an account book, such as, “Each Cadet must present his book when he draws any article from the Commissary” or “Each Cadet must paste his receipt from the Treasurer on the flyleaf of his Account Book”; 2) the receipt exacting $85 which was paid by Stuart to the Treasurer’s Office.
Background
Sidney E. Stuart was a cadet for the United States Military Academy. He attended the New York Military Academy West Point in the 1870s under the Treasurer J. M. Mills.
Extent
0.20 linear ft
Restrictions
These materials are in the public domain. However, the nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. Permissions is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Availability
This collection is open for research.