William A. Cobb account books

William A. Cobb account books

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cobb, William A.
Title: William A. Cobb account books
Dates: 1845-1851
Quantity: 2.4 Linear feet (5 volumes in 2 oversized boxes)
Abstract:The collection consists of account books of William A. Cobb for his general merchandise and dry goods store in Thomaston, Georgia from 1845-1851. The entries include the date, customer's name, items purchased, and price. Items purchased include sewing materials, cloth, tobacco, household items, knives, clothing, and farm implements.
Coll. Number: ms173

Biographical/Historical Note

William A. Cobb, merchant, of Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia.


Arrangement

Arranged in chronological order.


Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
General stores--Georgia.
Merchants--Georgia.
Stores, Retail--Georgia.
Thomaston (Ga.)
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.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William A. Cobb account books. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
11845-1846
 
1846-1847
 
1847-1848
 
Box
21849-1850
 
1850-1851