Merchant's account book
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Merchant's account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Merchant's account book
Dates: 1835-1836
Extent: (1 folder) 0.15 cubic feet
Identification: MS 0555
Collection materials are in English.

Biographical/Historical Note

This unidentified merchant worked in Savannah, Georgia, during the 1830s, selling groceries and other merchandise.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an account book, 1835-1836, belonging to a merchant who sold groceries and general merchandise in Savannah.

Index Terms

Account books.
Consumer goods.
Grocery trade.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Merchant's account book, MS 555, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Chatham County Superior Court Clerk and Commissioners, 1951.


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.