William S. Grady receipted bill

William S. Grady receipted bill

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Grady, William S.
Title: William S. Grady receipted bill
Dates: 1861 February 7
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 619 to MS 635, MS 637 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a receipted bill, signed by W.S. Grady, to Howell Cobb for "piping your house in 1860" and "8 brackets and putting them up." There is a note on the bottom of the bill from Grady to John A. Cobb regarding the check Grady received in payment of the above account.
Coll. Number: ms633

Biographical/Historical Note

William S. Grady was part owner of the (Grady & Nicholson) Gas Works on Thomas Street, Athens, Ga., and father of Henry W. Grady.

Howell Cobb was born September 7, 1815 and died October 9, 1868. "A mid-nineteenth-century politician, Howell Cobb served as congressman (1843-51; 1855-57), Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1849-51), governor of Georgia (1851-53), and secretary of the treasury (1857-60). Following Georgia's secession from the Union in 1861, he served as president of the Provisional Confederate Congress (1861-62) and a major general of the Confederate army."-- "Howell Cobb (1815-1868)" New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved November 21, 2008)

John A. Cobb was the son of Howell Cobb.

Index Terms

Cobb, John Addison
Gas-fitting--Georgia--Athens--19th century.
Invoices--Georgia--Athens--19th century.
Receipts (Acknowledgments)--Georgia--Athens--19th century.
Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William S. Grady receipted bill, 7 February 1861. MS 633. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Bill, 1861 February 7