E.A. Cutts papers

E.A. Cutts papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Butler, Stevens & Company (Savannah, Ga.).
Creator: Cutts, E. A.
Title: E.A. Cutts papers
Dates: 1886-1914
Quantity: 36.0 Linear feet (66 boxes, 9 oversized boxes)
Coll. Number: ms1160.TEMP
Some materials in Spanish.

Biographical/Historical Note

Earnest A. Cutts, cotton broker of Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of E.A. Cutts pertaining to his cotton brokerage in Savannah, Georgia from 1886-1914. The collection includes account books, bills, cash books, records of cotton sales, cotton weights and prices, claims, receipts, and letter books. The letter books detail Cutts' business transactions as well as some personal correspondence and correspondence concerning the Knights Templar (a masonic order).

Also contained in the collection are account books, bills, receipts, and letter books of Butler, Stevens & Company, a Savannah cotton factor. The materials document the firm's cotton business and the establishment of an Exporting Dept. in 1886 for naval stores and pine lumber. The company dealt with firms in the United States, South America, and Spain.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Account books
Commission merchants--Georgia--Savannah.
Cotton trade--Georgia.
Knights Templar (Masonic order).
Letter books.
Men--Georgia--Societies and clubs.
Naval stores--Georgia.
Savannah (Ga.)
Secret societies--Georgia.
Turpentine industry and trade--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E.A. Cutts papers. MS 1160. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Knights Templar (Masonic order), Grand Commandery (Ga.) records.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Ordering Book, 1886-1888
 
2Journal, 1887-1888
 
3Cash Book, 1887-1888
 
4Weights & Accounts, 1887-1888
 
5Journal, 1888-1891
 
6Ledger, 1888-1891
 
BoxFolder
1a1Invoices, 1888-1889
 
2Invoices, 1889-1890
 
BoxFolder
21Weight Book, 1889-1890
 
Accounts, 1889
 
Cash Book, 1889-1890
 
Weight Book, 1890
 
BoxFolder
31Bills, 1890
 
Claims, 1890-1891
 
Cotton Sales, 1890-1892
 
Receipts, 1890-1891
 
Receipts, 1890
 
BoxFolder
41Ins. Certificates, 1891-1892
 
Weight Book, 1891
 
Cash Book, 1890-1891
 
Accounts, 1891
 
BoxFolder
51Country Bills, 1891-1892
 
City Bills, 1891-1892
 
Cash Book, 1891-1892
 
Cash Book, 1891
 
Receipt Book, 1891-1892
 
BoxFolder
61Checking Book, 1891
 
Accounts, 1892
 
Invoices, 1892
 
Bills & Statements, 1892-1893
 
Cash Book, 1892-1893
 
BoxFolder
71Country Sales, 1892-1893
 
Receipts, 1893-1897
 
Country Sales, 1893-1894
 
Accounts, 1893-1894
 
Futures & Accounts, 1893
 
Account Book, 1893
 
BoxFolder
81Accounts, 1893-1895
 
Cash Book, 1893-1894
 
Weights & Prices, 1893-1895
 
Weights & Accounts, 1893-1894
 
BoxFolder
1a4Account Book, 1894-1896
 
BoxFolder
85City Sales Notes, 1894-1895
 
BoxFolder
91City Sales, 1894
 
Bills, 1894
 
Cash Book, 1894-1896
 
City Bills, 1894
 
Accounts, 1894-1895
 
BoxFolder
101City Bills, 1894-1895
 
City Bills, 1894
 
Loans, 1894-1897
 
Country Bills, 1894-1895
 
City Sales, 1895
 
BoxFolder
111Collections, 1895
 
Cash Book, 1895-1896
 
Claims, 1895-1896
 
City Bills, 1895-1896
 
Accounts, 1895-1896
 
BoxFolder
121Accounts, 1895-1896
 
Country Misc., 1895-1896
 
F.O.B. Sales, 1895-1896
 
Sales Notes, 1895-1896
 
Checking Book, 1895-1898
 
Accounts, 1896-1897
 
BoxFolder
1313Futures & Sales, 1896-1898
 
Records & Claims, 1896-1897
 
Weights & Prices, 1896-1897
 
City Bills, 1896-1897
 
City Bills, 1896
 
BoxFolder
141Ledger, 1896
 
Cash Book, 1896-1897
 
Accounts Book, 1896
 
Check Book, 1896
 
City Sales, 1896-1897
 
Cash Book, 1897-1898
 
BoxFolder
151City Sales, 1897-1898
 
City Bills, 1897-1898
 
City Sales, 1897
 
BoxFolder
161Country Sales, 1897-1898
 
F.O.B. Sales, 1897-1898
 
Loans, 1897-1899
 
Accounts, 1898-1899
 
Journal, 1898-1899
 
Claims & Accounts, 1898-1900
 
BoxFolder
171Weights & Prices, 1898
 
Cash Book, 1898-1899
 
City Bills, 1898-1899
 
City Sales Notes, 1898-1899
 
BoxFolder
181City Bills, 1898
 
Advices of Claims, 1898-1899
 
Country Sales, 1898-1899
 
BoxFolder
191Country Sales, 1898
 
Claims, 1899-1902
 
Claims, 1899-1900
 
BoxFolder
201Claims, 1899-1900
 
Loans, 1899-1900
 
Receipts/Bills Paid, 1899
 
BoxFolder
203Receipts, 1899-1900
 
BoxFolder
211City Bills, 1899-1900
 
2Country Sales, 1899-1900
 
BoxFolder
1a6Weights & Prices, 1899-1900
 
BoxFolder
213Bills, 1899
 
BoxFolder
221Advices of Claims, 1900-1901
 
Claims, 1900-1902
 
Country Claims, 1900-1901
 
BoxFolder
231City Bills, 1900
 
Orders & Claims, 1900-1901
 
Receipts, 1900-1901
 
BoxFolder
1a7Weights & Prices, 1900-1901
 
BoxFolder
234City Sale Notes, 1900-1901
 
BoxFolder
241City Sales, 1900
 
City Bills, 1900-1901
 
Cash Book, 1900
 
Cash Book, 1900-1901
 
BoxFolder
244Accounts, 1900-1901
 
Accounts, 1900-1905
 
Check Book, 1901
 
BoxFolder
251Sale Notes, 1901
 
Sale Notes, 1901-1902
 
City Bills, 1901-1902
 
Loan Book, 1901
 
Accounts, 1901-1907
 
BoxFolder
261Invoices, 1903
 
BoxFolder
1a8F.O.B. Sales, 1903-1904
 
Box
26Bills, 1903-1905
 
Sale Notes, 1903-1905
 
BoxFolder
1A9Accounts, 1904-1906
 
Box
26Sale Notes, 1904-1905
 
BoxFolder
271Sale Notes, 1905
 
Sale Notes, 1905-1907
 
Sale Notes, 1905-1906
 
Receipts, 1905-1911
 
BoxFolder
281Sale Notes, 1906
 
Sale Notes, 1906-1907
 
Sales, 1906-1908
 
Sales, 1907-1908
 
Accounts, 1907-1911
 
BoxFolder
291Sales Book, 1908
 
Bills, 1908-1912
 
Delivery Book, 1908
 
Checking Book, 1908-1910
 
Weights, 1908-1910
 
Checking Book, 1908
 
BoxFolder
301Sales, 1908-1909
 
Sales, 1908
 
Sale Notes, 1909-1910
 
BoxFolder
311Sale Notes, 1910
 
Sale Notes, 1910-1911
 
Sale Notes, 1911
 
BoxFolder
321Pay Roll/Laundry, 1943
 
Pay Roll/Laundry, 1944
 
Misc. Accounts, n.d.
 
Misc. Accounts, n.d.
 
Misc. Accounts, n.d.
 
BoxFolder
331Freight Receipts, n.d.
 
Cash Book, n.d.
 
Letterbooks
BoxFolder
341Letterbook Number 162, 1886-1889
2Letterbook Number 163, 1886
3Letterbook Number 164, 1886-1887
BoxFolder
351Letterbook Number 165, 1887
2Letterbook Number 166, 1887-1888
3Letterbook Number 167, 1887-1888
BoxFolder
361Letterbook Number 168, 1888-1889
2Letterbook Number 169, 1889-1890
3Letterbook Number 170, 1889
4Letterbook Number 171, 1889
BoxFolder
371Letterbook Number 172, 1890
2Letterbook Number 173, 1890-1891
3Letterbook Number 174, 1890
4Letterbook Number 175, 1890-1891
BoxFolder
381Letterbook Number 176, 1891
2Letterbook Number 177, 1891
3Letterbook Number 178, 1891
4Letterbook Number 179, 1892
BoxFolder
391Letterbook Number 180, 1892
2Letterbook Number 181, 1893
3Letterbook Number 182, 1893
BoxFolder
401Letterbook Number 183, 1893-1894
2Letterbook Number 184, 1893
3Letterbook Number 185, 1894
BoxFolder
411Letterbook Number 186, 1894
2Letterbook Number 187, 1894
3Letterbook Number 188, 1895
BoxFolder
421Letterbook Number 189, 1895-1897
2Letterbook Number 190, 1895
3Letterbook Number 191, 1896
BoxFolder
431Letterbook Number 192, 1897
2Letterbook Number 193, 1897
3Letterbook Number 194, 1897
BoxFolder
441Letterbook Number 195, 1897-1898
2Letterbook Number 196, 1897
3Letterbook Number 197, 1897
BoxFolder
451Letterbook Number 198, 1897-1898
2Letterbook Number 199, 1898
BoxFolder
461Letterbook Number 200, 1898
2Letterbook Number 201, 1898-1899
3Letterbook Number 202, 1898
BoxFolder
471Letterbook Number 203, 1899-1900
2Letterbook Number 204, 1899-1900
BoxFolder
481Letterbook Number 205, 1899
2Letterbook Number 206, 1899
3Letterbook Number 207, 1899
BoxFolder
491Letterbook Number 208, 1900-1901
2Letterbook Number 209, 1900
3Letterbook Number 210, 1900
BoxFolder
501Letterbook Number 211, 1900
2Letterbook Number 212, 1900
BoxFolder
511Letterbook Number 213, 1900-1903
2Letterbook Number 214, 1900
3Letterbook Number 215, 1901
BoxFolder
521Letterbook Number 216, 1901
2Letterbook Number 217, 1901-1902
BoxFolder
531Letterbook Number 218, 1902
2Letterbook Number 219, 1902-1903
3Letterbook Number 220, 1902-1903
4Letterbook Number 221, 1903
BoxFolder
541Letterbook Number 222, 1903-1904
2Letterbook Number 223, 1903
3Letterbook Number 224, 1903
4Letterbook Number 225, 1904-1905
BoxFolder
551Letterbook Number 226, 1904
2Letterbook Number 227, 1904
3Letterbook Number 228, 1905
4Letterbook Number 229, 1905
BoxFolder
561Letterbook Number 230, 1905
2Letterbook Number 231, 1905
3Letterbook Number 232, 1905-1907
BoxFolder
571Letterbook Number 233, 1905-1906
2Letterbook Number 234, 1906
BoxFolder
581Letterbook Number 235, 1906
2Letterbook Number 236, 1906
3Letterbook Number 237, 1906
BoxFolder
591Letterbook Number 238, 1907
2Letterbook Number 239, 1907
3Letterbook Number 240, 1907
BoxFolder
601Letterbook Number 241, 1907-1908
2Letterbook Number 242, 1908-1909
3Letterbook Number 243, 1908
BoxFolder
611Letterbook Number 244, 1908-1909
2Letterbook Number 245, 1908
3Letterbook Number 246, 1908
4Letterbook Number 247, 1909
BoxFolder
621Letterbook Number 248, 1909
2Letterbook Number 249, 1909
3Letterbook Number 250, 1909-1910
BoxFolder
631Letterbook Number 251, 1910
2Letterbook Number 252, 1910
3Letterbook Number 253, 1910
BoxFolder
641Letterbook Number 254, 1910
2Letterbook Number 255, 1910-1911
3Letterbook Number 256, 1911
BoxFolder
651Letterbook Number 257, 1911
2Letterbook Number 258, 1911
3Letterbook Number 259, 1911
BoxFolder
661Letterbook Number 260, 1911
2Letterbook Number 261, 1911
OS Box
67Letterbook Number 262 Accounts, 1909-1914
 
BoxFolder
1a9Index, n.d.
 
Check Book
 
Textile Manufacturer's Directory, 1886
 
Miscellaneous Loose Pages
 
Ledger
 
OS Box
1Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
2Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
3Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
4Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
5Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
6Unknown Ledger book(s)
 
OS Box
7Accounts file #124, 127, 157, 101, circa 1900