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Account books, 1833-1847

MSS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 17, f. 1, f. 6-9

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  1. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 17) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Private accounts, Mar 1846-Oct 1847. 50 leaves (12-end blank).
  2. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 1) Account book marked 'Bills Paid', containing entries by Cécile and by F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Oct 1837-Jun 1841, May 1843, Sep-Oct 1845. 18 leaves.
  3. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 6) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Accounts, late 1833-Oct 1840. 50 leaves.
  4. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 7) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Accounts, Oct 1840-Mar 1846. 46 leaves. On fol. 41v is 'Fürs Oratorium [Israel in Egypt] am Palm Sontag 1844 in Berlin'; fols. 42v-44 contain lists headed 'Honorare', Feb 1842-[Mar 1846]; fols. 45v-46 contain list of 'Briefe in Mai 1843'; fol. 46v contains 'Auslagen fürs Musikfest [Düsseldorf] 1842'.
  5. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 8) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Private accounts. '1845 1stens Semester' to '1847 2tes Semester'. 68 leaves. 68 leaves (9-end blank)
  6. (MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 9) F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Accounts. 1837-1841, not in chronological order. 77 leaves. Fols. 1-25 contain summary accounts. F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy's hand is on fols. 4, 5v-6 and 20. Fols. 25-35v contain detail, Oct 1837-Oct 1840. Fols. 36-76 contain household expenses, Jun 1840-Jul 1841. At the end are funeral expenses and notes on the baths at Kreuznach.


  • 1833-1847


6 Volumes

Language of Materials

  • German


MSS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 17, f. 1, f. 6-9

Immediate Source of Acquisition

All bequeathed by Helena Deneke, 1973, apart from MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn f. 1, which is from the Wach collection.

Related Materials

For an account book dated 1846, see MS. M. Deneke Mendelssohn e. 18.

Repository Details

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