James L. Kirksey account book

James L. Kirksey account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Kirksey, James L.
Title: James L. Kirksey account book
Dates: 1837-1840
Quantity: 1.2 Linear feet (1 volume in 1 oversized box)
Abstract:The collection consists of an account book of James L. Kirksey, for his general store in Thomasville, Georgia, from July 1837 - December 1940. Entries include name of customer, itemized listing of purchases and price. Most purchases are for general merchandise, but he also purchased cotton, which he sold in St. Marks, Florida.
Coll. Number: ms221

Biographical/Historical Note

James L. Kirksey, merchant, Thomasville, Thomas County, Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Cotton trade--Georgia.
General stores--Georgia.
Stores, Retail--Georgia.
Thomas County (Ga.)
Thomasville (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

James L. Kirksey account book, MS 221. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book