Housekeeper's Accounts

Scope and Content

Weekly accounts of the housekeeper at East India House, showing expenses incurred in the provision of breakfasts, 17 September 1825-29 June 1829. The accounts are written on printed forms, which show the amount spent on different foods and drinks. The account book was instituted at a meeting of the East India Company Committee of House on 9 August 1825. It was signed each week by the housekeeper (E. Tarrant) and most weeks by a member of the Committee (W.J. Walker and later Fr. Woodford).

Custodial History

Pressmark: 22399.