E.A. Cutts Company papers
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E.A. Cutts Company papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Cutts, Ernest A., 1857-1927.
Title: E.A. Cutts Company papers
Dates: 1896-1900
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Identification: MS 0193

Biographical/Historical Note

Ernest A. Cutts (1857-1927) was a cotton broker. He is first listen in the Savannah city directories in 1886 as a cotton merchant. He is listed as local manager for Russell & Mason, cotton commissioners of Philadelphia, 1888-1890. In 1891 or 1892 he began his own firm, E.A. Cutts, cotton broker, which continued under that name until ca. 1920 when it became E.A. Cutts Company in association with Claude S. Cutts. After the death of E.A. Cutts the firm was continued for several years by C.S. Cutts.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two volumes of country sales notes, the first dating October 7, 1896 to August 31, 1897, the second from July 9 to December 5, 1900.

Index Terms

Commission merchants.
Cotton trade.
Cutts, Ernest A., 1857-1927.
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Sales records.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], E.A. Cutts Company papers, MS 193, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



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



1Country sales notes, 1896 October 7-1897 August 31


2Country sales notes, 1900 July 9-December 5