John C. Carter account book

John C. Carter account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Carter, John C.
Title: John C. Carter account book
Dates: 1831-1837
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 account book)
Coll. Number: ms152

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an account book for a general store, sawmill, and grist mill in Clinton and Macon, Georgia owned by John C. Carter. Ledger entries (1831-1837) include the customer's name, item purchased, and price pertaining to sales of food, household goods, furniture, and lumber. Additional entries relate to the hire of slaves for work, IOUs for cash or materials, Carter's practice of using peddlers to sell watches, persons receiving meal, and grist mill business.

Index Terms

Account books.
Business records.
Flour mills--Georgia.
General stores--Georgia.
Slave labor--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

John C. Carter account book, ms152, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book