William Cooper diary and ledger

William Cooper diary and ledger

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Cooper, William
Title: William Cooper diary and ledger
Dates: 1852-1867
Quantity: 2.0 folders (2 volumes)
Coll. Number: ms3644

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a diary and ledger of William Cooper. The diary contains entries from 1857-1860, regarding court sessions, daily expenses and purchases, Cooper’s plantation, and a trip to Texas. The ledger lists legal cases of Cooper & Norton for the years 1852-1867.


Index Terms

Diaries.
Georgia--Social life and customs--19th century--Sources.
Ledgers (account books)
Plantations--Georgia.
Slaveholders--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

William Cooper diary and ledger, ms 3644, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Diary, 1857-1860
 
2Ledger, 1852-1867