Daniel Blake financial records
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Daniel Blake financial records

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Blake, Daniel, d. approximately 1835.
Title: Daniel Blake financial records
Dates: 1830-1832
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0072

Biographical/Historical Note

Daniel Blake (d. ca. 1835) was a merchant in Savannah, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of Daniel Blake's business records, 1830-1832, including bills, account records, and receipts. The records pertain to the sale of cotton and rice and the purchases of cheese, dry goods, machinery for rice mills On the Ogeechee and Combahee Rivers, and paintings and furniture from S. Philbrick and Co. Merchants with whom Blake had business transactions were E. Molyneux, Jr.; H. Fassman (possibly of New York); James Anderson; George G. Faries; James Wassell; and S. Philbrick and Co.

Index Terms

Blake, Daniel, d. approximately 1835.
Consumer goods--Georgia--Savannah--18th century.
Cotton--Prices--Georgia--Savannah--18th century.
Philbrick and Co. (Savannah, Ga.)
Rice--Prices--Georgia--Savannah--18th century.
Rice--Processing--Machinery--18th century.
Savannah (Ga.)--Economic conditions--18th century.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Daniel Blake financial records, MS 72, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Samuel A. Green, 1910.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

Daniel Blake in account with E. Molyneux, Jr., December 1830-January 1832
Record for cotton and rice.
Receipted bill, H. Fassman, 1832 February 21
Daniel Blake in account with James Anderson, 1832
Daniel Blake in account with George G. Faries, 1832
Machinery for rice mills on Ogeechee and Combahee Rivers; also labor charges.
Receipt, James Wassell to Daniel Blake, Savannah, Georgia, 1832 May 14
Receipt, James Wassell to Daniel Blake, Savannah, Georgia.
Receipted bill: Normal W. McLeod to S. Philbrick, 1833 March 16
For bookcase.
Receipted bill: S. Philbrick and Co. to David Blake, 1833 March 16
For furniture, wines, etc.