|Creator:||Irwin and Pate (Lumpkin, Ga.).|
|Title:||Irwin and Pate account book|
|Quantity:||0.3 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 164 - MS 167)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of an account book of Irwin and Pate, for their general store in Lumpkin, Georgia, from October 18, 1832 - May 10, 1833. Entries include name of customer, itemized listing of purchases, and price. Also includes descriptive lists of fabrics, shoes, hardware, and medicines purchased for stock.|
Irwin and Pate was a general merchandise store located in Lumpkin, Stewart County, Georgia, in the 1830s. The town of Lumpkin was incorporated in March of 1829, named after Wilson Lumpkin, who was a Georgia governor who supported Indian Removal. The area had previously been inhabited by the Cherokee, Choctaw, and Creek, but they were removed in 1830.
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.
Irwin and Pate account book, MS 164. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.