A.J. Farley ledger and letters
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A.J. Farley ledger and letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Farley, A.J.
Title: A.J. Farley ledger and letters
Dates: 1891-1907
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 volume)
Identification: MS 1223

Biographical/Historical Note

A.J. Farley may have been a grocer in Eatonton, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a ledger belonging to A.J. Farley of Eatonton, Georgia, 1891-1907. Apparently, Farley was a grocer. Also included are four letters, two of which are addressed to Richard "Rich" Reid. The donor of this collection stated that Farley was a white man, while Red was a black man.


Index Terms

Business enterprises--Georgia--Eatonton.
Consumer goods.
Farley, A.J.
Groceries.
Grocery trade.
Ledgers (account books)
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Materials were found in the attic of the Putnam County Courthouse in 1970.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], A.J. Farley ledger and letters, MS 1223, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lucy Stribling, 1971.


Restrictions

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.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 
Volume 1: Ledger. Eatonton, Georgia, 1891-1907
Includes 4 letters, A.J. Farley to Richard "Rich" Reid.