G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.) bill of sale
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G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.) bill of sale

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.) bill of sale
Dates: 1887 October 31
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0202

Biographical/Historical Note

G. Davis and Son was a wholesale grocery business operating in Savannah, Georgia, on the corn of Bay Street and Jefferson streets from approximately 1887 until 1893. The Davis family took over the business of Graham and Hubbell in 1886 or 1887. George H. Davis, the son, worked as a clerk. the Savannah City Directories reflect a shift in the business from wholesale groceries in 1887 to hay and grain by 1893.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an itemized bill from G. Davis and Son for groceries sold to Messrs. F.B. Keller and Bro., Savannah, dated October 31, 1887.

Index Terms

Bills of sale.
F.B. Keller and Brothers (firm)
G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.)
Grocery trade--Georgia--Savannah--19th century.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], G. Davis and Son (Savannah, Ga.) bill of sale, MS 202, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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