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: 0.2 Linear feet (4 items in 1 half box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a bound ledger book, probably belonging to John A. H. Harper, recording store and hotel accounts and register, 1837-1856. The first 24 pages contain glued-in articles and colored advertising cards of sewing and cloth items. The 1837 Elberton (Ga.) store accounts record the items purchased and names of purchasers. The Oxford Hotel entries have a few pages of register of people's names and hometowns from July 1849-51, and provisions bought for the hotel from 1851-1854. The Hunter House, Covington, Newton County (Ga.) contains entries of operational expenditures from 1853-56. There are also 3 partial letters one to Emma (Daniel) and one signed Sallie (Harper).
Coll. Number: ms3004
Location: 32108050849226

Biographical/Historical Note

John A. H. Harper of Elbert County (Ga.) married Susan Oliver on September 25, 1832.

Index Terms

General stores--Georgia--Elberton.
Guest books--Georgia--Elberton.
Hunter House (Covington, Ga.).
Ledgers (account books)
Oxford Hotel (Ga.).
Visitors' books.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

Ledger book