Georgia mercantile records

Georgia mercantile records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Georgia mercantile records
Dates: 1870-1883
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 958 through MS 963)
Abstract:The collection consists of an old cash journal, 1870-1883, that deals with sales, prices and notes giving names of men in many Georgia towns and a few in South Carolina and Alabama who owned stores. The price of cotton, corn, wheat, rice, oats, potatoes, chickens, eggs, butter, etc., are listed. Farm equipment, including the sale of horses, the price of dried and uncured animal hides are noted as well Also there are listed those men who owe money as well as the paid accounts. This journal lists freight charges for items sent by train. Some pages are torn out.
Coll. Number: ms963(m)

Index Terms

Account books
Account books--Georgia.
Business records.
Commercial products--Prices
South Carolina--Commerce

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Georgia mercantile records. MS 963. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Records, 1870-1883