John Palmour account book
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John Palmour account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Palmour, John.
Title: John Palmour account book
Dates: 1890-1904
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1043

Biographical/Historical Note

John Palmour was a businessman involved in the cotton trade. He did business in Savannah, Brunswick, and other parts of Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an account book outlining the business and personal dealings of John Palmour. The book outlines mostly cotton transactions, but the book also includes personal purchases of various household staples, building materials, and horse equipment.

Index Terms

Account books.
Brunswick (Ga.)
Cotton trade.
Palmour, John.
Savannah (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from the University of Michigan, Michigan Historical Collections, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], John Palmour account book, MS 1043, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of University of Michigan, 1964.


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, 1890-1904