Fawcett and Company ledger
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Fawcett and Company ledger

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Fawcett and Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Fawcett and Company ledger
Dates: 1897-1906
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0248

Biographical/Historical Note

Fawcett and Company was a firm of millers and commission merchants active from 1897 to 1906. It was operated by Alexander R. Fawcett and William Fawcett.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger containing the names of many Savannah grocers from 1897 to 1906. There is nothing in the volume to identify, but the identification was furnished by the donor who was closely associated with the family.


Index Terms

Commission merchants.
Fawcett and Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Georgia--Social life and customs.
Groceries.
Grocers.
Ledgers (account books)
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Fawcett and Company ledger, MS 248, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Miriam J. Brown, 1964.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

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