|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||May, William H., approximately 1812-1884.|
|Title:||W.H. May and Co. ledgers|
|Extent:||1.5 cubic feet (2 volumes)|
William H. May (ca. 1812-1884) was a native of Bridgeport, Connecticut. He moved to Savannah, Georgia, in approximately 1844. His company, W.H. May and Co., manufactured harnesses and saddles. May was also an honorary member of the Chatham Artillery.
This collection consists of two ledgers for the W.H. May and Co. in Savannah, 1850-1853 and 1858-1860. They contain accounts of the business of manufacturing harnesses and saddles. Inserted into the second volume are documents and letters concerning the business.
Materials were found in the attic of the Putnam County Courthouse in 1970.
[Identification of item], W.H. May and Co. ledgers, MS 1220, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Gift of Lucy Stribling, 1971.
Collection is open for research.
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|1-2||Ledgers, W.H. May and Co., 1850-1853, 1858-1860|