Chamberlain Ledger Book, 1877-1879
- Chamberlain, Aaron H.
- Media Type
- Item Types
- Ledger Book
- 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, west of Kelvin, 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.
- Dr. Aaron Chamberlain was born in East Oakland, in Brant 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. Over the next forty years Chamberlain practiced allopathic medicine in his home, as well as visiting patients. Aaron Chamberlain died in Kelvin, Ontario on 11th November, 1916. He was the father of Charles Hedgers Chamberlain.
- Date of Original
- Personal Name(s)
- Chamberlain, Aaron H., Dr.
- Local identifier
- Brant Museum and Archives Collection
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.0834 Longitude: -80.49968
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.
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