Frederick W. Heineman ledgers
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Frederick W. Heineman ledgers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Heineman, Frederick W., 1794-1848.
Title: Frederick W. Heineman ledgers
Dates: 1831-1845
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (2 volumes)
Identification: MS 2227

Biographical/Historical Note

Frederick William Heineman (1794-1848) was a native of Savannah. He was the son of a local Judge, John Heineman, and Mary Ring. Frederick became an auctioneer and a landlord and owned a store in Savannah where he auctioned his materials. He died in Savannah at the age of 54 and was buried on November 16, 1848.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains two ledgers that belonged to Frederick W. Heineman (1794-1848) of Savannah. The first volume, entitled a Private Sales Book, dates from June 1840-February 1842. The second volume, dated June 1831-May 1845, contains a journal of Savannah accounts. It includes public and private sales, sundry accounts, sales of commercial products, commissions, bills receivable, etc.

Some pages have been removed from the volumes.

Index Terms

Account books.
Business enterprises--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification],Frederick W. Heineman ledgers, MS 2227, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Jackie Levine, 1986.


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

Volume 1, 1840-1842
Volume 2, 1831-1845