County of Brant Public Library Digital Collections
Chamberlain Ledger Book, 1877-1879
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Description
Creator
Chamberlain, Aaron H.
Media Type
Text
Item Types
Documents
Ledger Book
Description
This item is a ledger book that belonged to Dr. Aaron H. Chamberlain (b. 1829, d. 1916). As a doctor and physician, he practiced his job out of his former home in Scotland, Ontario. Encased in a green cover, this ledger was used to keep record of his patients, some of his daily activities, and of financial transactions between August 8, 1877 to September 28, 1879. For example, on February 20th 1879 John Powell came to the doctor's with his wife, while on August 8 1879 Mr. Candor paid $2 wile visiting someone named Gabe. Most transactions recorded are between 50 cents and several dollars in value. At the beginning of the text Chamberlain signed the following information twice:
"A.H. chamberlain M.D.
Burford
Ont.
1877"
Notes
Dr. Aaron Chamberlain was born in East Oakland, near Oxford County, Ontario to Joel and Elvira Main Chamberlain on 7th October, 1829. Aaron attended the Michigan Medical College at the University of Michigan between 1864 and 1865, and the Victoria Royal Medical School in 1867. He would marry Melinda Clark Chamberlain on 10th November, 1869, the same year he obtained his medical licence in Ontario. He would practice allopathic medicine near his home for over forty years. Aaron died in Kelvin, Ontario on 11th November, 1916. He was the father of Charles Hedgers Chamberlain.
Date of Original
1877-1879
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Chamberlain, Aaron H., Dr.
Local identifier
2000.6.1.005
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0834 Longitude: -80.49968
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.0168 Longitude: -80.36637
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Chamberlain, Dr. Aaron H. "Chamberlain Ledger Book, 1877-1879." Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 2000.6.1.005.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
57 Charlotte St.
Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
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Chamberlain Ledger Book, 1877-1879


This item is a ledger book that belonged to Dr. Aaron H. Chamberlain (b. 1829, d. 1916). As a doctor and physician, he practiced his job out of his former home in Scotland, Ontario. Encased in a green cover, this ledger was used to keep record of his patients, some of his daily activities, and of financial transactions between August 8, 1877 to September 28, 1879. For example, on February 20th 1879 John Powell came to the doctor's with his wife, while on August 8 1879 Mr. Candor paid $2 wile visiting someone named Gabe. Most transactions recorded are between 50 cents and several dollars in value. At the beginning of the text Chamberlain signed the following information twice:
"A.H. chamberlain M.D.
Burford
Ont.
1877"