Booth, Richardson & Co. account book

Booth, Richardson & Co. account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Booth, Richardson & Co. (Watkinsville, Ga.)
Title: Booth, Richardson & Co. account book
Dates: 1855-1856
Quantity: 1.0 Volume(s)
Coll. Number: ms100

Biographical/Historical Note

Booth, Richardson & Co., general store in Watkinsville, Clarke County, Georgia owned by Thomas Booth and Olando Richardson.

Scope and Content Note

An account book for the general store Booth, Richardson & Co. in Watkinsville, Georgia, from December 27, 1855-August 4, 1856. Entries contain the customer's name, items purchased, and price. Items purchased include food staples, household items, and clothing. A few entries pertain to charges for hauling cotton or other services.


The account book entries are arranged in chronological order, then by customer's name.

Index Terms

Account books.
Booth, Thomas, fl. 1855-1856
Business records.
Clarke County (Ga.)
Cotton trade--Georgia.
General stores--Georgia.
Richardson, Olando
Stores, Retail--Georgia.
Watkinsville (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Booth, Richardson & Co. account book, ms100, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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1Booth, Richardson & Co. account book, 1855-1856