Store and hotel ledger book

Store and hotel ledger book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Harper, John A. H.
Title: Store and hotel ledger book
Dates: 1837-1856
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
Coll. Number: ms3004

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an ledger book that is also used as a scrapbook. The first several pages contain newspaper clippings and advertisements. The remaining pages account for items purchased and names of purchasers at a store in Elberton, Georgia, in 1837; names and hometowns of people who stayed at the Oxford Hotel from 1849-1851, and provisions brought for the hotel from 1851-1854; and operational expenditures of the Hunter House in Covington, Georgia, from 1853-1856. The ledger possibly belonged to John A. H. Harper.


Index Terms

General stores--Georgia--Elberton.
Guest books--Georgia--Elberton.
Hotels--Georgia.
Ledgers (account books)
Visitors' books.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Store and hotel ledger book, ms 3004, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxVolume
11Ledger book