Bracewell and Tooke account book

Bracewell and Tooke account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Bracewell and Tooke (Hawkinsville, Ga.)
Title: Bracewell and Tooke account book
Dates: 1834-1835
Quantity: 0.24 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 159 - MS 163)
Abstract:The collection consists of the register and account book of Bracewell and Tooke, for their stage coach inn and tavern in Hawkinsville, Georgia, from December 2, 1834 - March 31, 1835. The register includes name, date and time of arrival, number of whites in the party, number of servants, number of horses, charges for lodging and meals, bar tallies and charges, and stable charges. Guests at the inn during this time period included military personnel involved in the Creek and Seminole disturbances.
Coll. Number: ms160(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Bracewell and Tooke, stage coach inn and tavern, Hawkinsville, Pulaski County, Georgia. Hawkinsville lay at the intersection of several important early roads and was the principal rendezvous below Milledgeville and Macon for travelers to and from the Indian country, southwest Georgia and Florida.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Hawkinsville (Ga.)
Hotelkeepers--Georgia.
Hotels--Georgia.
Puluski County (Ga.)
Taverns (Inns)--Georgia.

General Notes

Forms part of: Georgia mercantile records.

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

Bracewell and Tooke account book, MS 160. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS BoxVolume
11Account book