Hazard & Denslow ledger
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Hazard & Denslow ledger

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Hazard & Denslow (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: Hazard & Denslow ledger
Dates: 1826-1832
Extent: 0.15 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0377

Biographical/Historical Note

Hazard & Denslow was a firm of painters and sellers of paint supplies. They were in operation in Savannah from about 1823 until the late 1840s. The last name of the firm was Hazard, Denslow & Webster. In addition to painting houses, inside and out, and furniture, they did wall papering, lettering, glazing and decorative work, such as signs.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger listing Savannah individuals, business firms, vessels, banks, fire companies (e.g., see William Bruen, p. 216), steam saw and rice mills. Of special interest are the listings for the Thespian Society, 1827 (p.123), Peter Laurens (Lawrence), portrait painter, 1827-1828, (p. 146, 193), First Presbyterian Church, 1827-1830, p. 172).

Index Terms

Hazard & Denslow (Savannah, Ga.)
Ledgers (account books)
Paint industry and trade.
Paint materials.
Painters (tradespeople)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Hazard & Denslow ledger, MS 377, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Cornell University Library, Ithaca, New York.


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.