Miller and Worsham general store account book

Miller and Worsham general store account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Miller and Worsham (Hopewell, Ga.)
Creator: Miller, James P., fl. 1846-1848
Creator: Worsham, David
Title: Miller and Worsham general store account book
Dates: 1847-1848
Quantity: 0.24 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 159 - MS 163)
Coll. Number: ms162(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Miller and Worsham, general merchandise store, operated by James P. Miller and David Worsham, located in Hopewell, Upson County, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an account books of Miller and Worsham, for their general store in Hopewell, Georgia, from 1847, with a few entries in 1848. Entries include name of customer, itemized list of purchases, and price. Purchases include a variety of general merchandise. The volume includes a list of women, who's husbands or sons serve or served "in the army" and perhaps the number of children, for distribution of salt shares.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
General stores--Georgia.
Government purchasing of food--Georgia.
Hopewell (Ga.)
Postal service--Georgia.
Stores, Retail--Georgia.
Upson County (Ga.)

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.

Georgia mercantile records.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Miller and Worsham general store account book, MS 162. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book