Joel T. Coney account book

Joel T. Coney account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Coney, Joel T.
Title: Joel T. Coney account book
Dates: 1870-1872
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 142 to MS 145)
Abstract:The collection consists of an account book of Joel T. Coney of Laurens County, Georgia from 1870-1872. It includes sharecropping contracts signed by Coney and those men who sharecropped his land, some of whom were freedmen. The contracts outline the conditions of work required for the men and what Conley will supply. The book mainly consists of accounts which list the debits and credits of the sharecroppers including foodstuffs and tobacco with occasional listings of cash loans. Each entry includes the date, the item, and the cost. Also included are end of the year tallies.
Coll. Number: ms145(m)


Arranged in chronological order, then by customer's name.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Laurens County (Ga.)

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

Joel T. Coney account book, MS 145. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account book