Isaac R. Gifford daybook

Isaac R. Gifford daybook

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gifford, Isaac R.
Title: Isaac R. Gifford daybook
Dates: 1818-1820
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 142 to MS 145)
Abstract:The collection consists of a daybook of Isaac R. Gifford from 1818-1820. Contains day-to-day entries of customer transactions from Gifford's store in Savannah, Georgia interspersed with comments by Gifford. Gifford's commentaries discuss the weather, the militia, day-to-day activities, and a trip to Charleston, South Carolina. The daybook also includes information pertaining to Gifford's business interests in Massachusetts and New York.
Coll. Number: ms143(m)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
General stores--Georgia.
Journals (accounts).
Savannah (Ga.)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Stores, Retail--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

Issac R. Gifford daybook, MS 143. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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