William S. Stokes account book

William S. Stokes account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Stokes, William S.
Title: William S. Stokes account book
Dates: 1818
Quantity: 0.6 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 98 and MS 99)
Abstract:The collection consists of an account book of William S. Stokes, for his general store located in Petersburg, Georgia from January 1 - December 19, 1818. Entries include customer's name, items purchased, and price. Items purchased include food staples, dry goods, liquor, household items, and tobacco.
Coll. Number: ms99(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

William S. Stokes, merchant, of Petersburg, Elbert County, Georgia.


Arranged in chronological order, then by customer's name.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
Elbert County (Ga.)
General stores--Georgia.
Petersburg (Ga.)
Stores, Retail--Georgia.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William S. Stokes account book, MS 99. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book