Household management,

Scope and Content

Household account books, journals, ledgers, etc., 1755-1781, concerning the management of Clive's households which, in the broadest context, relates to members of his family as well as his staff. The group comprises: general household and personal account books, 1760-1764, clothing account books, 1760-1761, furnishings and fittings account books, 1760-1761, Condover household account books, 1762-1763, Westcomb household account books, 1769, general household and travel account books, 1771-1773, journals of house-stewards’ books, 1767-1768, , ledgers of house-stewards’ books, 1767-1768, ledgers of Edward Crisp’s with Lord Clive, 1767-1774, cellar books, 1773-1775, memoranda of Clive’s French tour, 1768, inventories of Berkeley Square and other properties, [c. 1770], and miscellaneous papers, 1755-[c. 1770].

Arrangement

Arranged into thirteen series: general household and personal account books, clothing account books, furnishings and fittings account books, Condover household account books, Westcomb household account books, general household and travel account books, journals of house-stewards’ books, ledgers of house-stewards’ books, ledgers of Edward Crisp’s account books, cellar books, memoranda of Clive’s French tour, inventories of Berkeley Square and other properties, and miscellaneous papers.

Note

Preferred citation: H

Related Material

Further accounts relating to household/family matters are included in the core series of journals, ledgers and cash books, F2, F8 and F12 respectively. Further inventories are in T.

Additional Information

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