Please feel free to search the database by clicking on the first link shown below. The time periods covered in the database are from 1784 to 1896 and from 1935 to 1941. Genealogists may obtain occupational related data for their ancestors as well as other recorded notes. Historians may gain insight into the people involved with these Iron Plantations and how they became an economic center. The database also reveals what type of items were typically bartered. Note: For any individual that you find in the database, if you select the CERTIFICATE button, you can identify yourself as a descendant of that individual.
The following link to the NP Gallery website has just been made released to the public as of Sept 16, 2016. This web site provides all of the digitized pictures of the original Ledgers, Journals, and various kinds of books.
The following PDF file contains an Alphabetize list with the corresponding SM numbers (Source Material number). This is helpful once finding a specific name in the Ledger Database to finding the original source page in the NP Gallery web site shown above.
The following PDF file is helpful to understand the content of the all the Hopewell Books
The following PDF file is helpful to understand the content of the Ledger database which is an extraction from the original Hopewell Books.
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