John C. Maker and Company receipt
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John C. Maker and Company receipt

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: John C. Maker and Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Title: John C. Maker and Company receipt
Dates: 1865
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0899

Biographical/Historical Note

John C. Maker and Company was a dry goods retail store located in downtown Savannah, Georgia during the 1860s.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of one receipt for five felt hats and two straw hats from the John C. Maker Company. The items were billed to Mr. Lancaster for Mrs. Gammell. The receipt is signed by J.L. Martin and is on company letterhead.

Index Terms

Consumer goods--Georgia--Savannah.
Gammell, Mrs.
John C. Maker and Company (Savannah, Ga.)
Lancaster, Mr.
Martin, J. L.
Receipts (financial records)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification] John C. Maker and Company receipt, MS 899, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Schindler's Antique Shop, 1952.


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: James Mc Henry to John Harris, War Office, 1797 July 11