Verplank Family Papers
Number of sheets: 1 Day book and ledger of E. E. Verplank containing bookkeeping entries reflecting income received and expenses incurred from the operations of his farm and his harness and leather shop (later a vulcanizing shop) in New Richland; inside cover page contains multiple and varied doodled examples of his signature "Edwin Verplank, Ed Verplank, New Richland, Minn., Waseca Co.", etc.; pages in the back give the recipes and dosages of mixtures to treat chicken cholera, gas and stiff neck, and pavin and ringbone for treatment of horses.