Robert Worrell, Jr. account book
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Robert Worrell, Jr. account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Worrell, Robert, Jr., -1823.
Title: Robert Worrell, Jr. account book
Dates: 1818-1824
Extent: 0.07 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 0881

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Worrell, Jr. (d. 1823) was a druggist in Savannah from about 1818 until his death in 1823.

Scope and Content Note

This volume is an account book for Robert Worrell, Jr.'s business and personal matters from 1818-1823. The account book contains the autographs of many Savannah, Georgia residents. The items mentioned include medicines, surgical instruments, taxes, store and house rent, steamer passage, wages, freight and wharfage, carpentry work, painting, lettering, lining drawers with tin, boarding and lodging, "Portable Ice House & Ice," sweeping chimneys, advertising and printing, stabling of horses, yard inspection, firewood, Chatham Artillery dues, iron work, gold watch, newspaper subscription, tuition for writing, costs of his last illness and burial expenses.

Index Terms

Account books.
Pharmaceutical services.
Worrell, Robert, Jr., -1823.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[Item identification], Robert Worrell, Jr. account book, MS 871, 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

Item 1: Account book, 1818-1824