Irwin and Pate account book

Irwin and Pate account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Irwin and Pate (Lumpkin, Ga.).
Title: Irwin and Pate account book
Dates: 1832-1833
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.
Coll. Number: ms164(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

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.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
General stores--Georgia.
Lumpkin (Ga.)
Stewart County (Ga.)
Stores, Retail--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

Irwin and Pate account book, MS 164. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book