James R. Webster daybooks
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James R. Webster daybooks

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Webster, James R., b. 1852.
Title: James R. Webster daybooks
Dates: 1876-1879
Extent: 0.3 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Identification: MS 1237

Biographical/Historical Note

James R. Webster (b. 1852) was a grocer in Eatonton, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two daybooks belonging to James R. Webster, a grocer in Eatonton, Georgia. Both volumes are account books; the second volume also contains a list of uncollected accounts up to February 24, 1879.

Index Terms

Business enterprises--Georgia--Eatonton.
Consumer goods.
Grocery trade.
Webster, James R., b. 1852.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

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

Preferred Citation

[item identification], James R. Webster daybooks, MS 1237, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lucy Stribling, 1971.


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



1Daybook. Eatonton, Ga., 1876 January-August
Grocer's account book.


2Daybook. Eatonton, Ga., 1876 September and 1879 February
Grocer's account book; also a list of uncollected accounts up until February 24, 1879.