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Henry Hicks ledgers

Henry Hicks ledgers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Hicks ledgers
Creator: Hicks, Henry
Inclusive Dates: 1843, 1852-1873
Language: English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms3219
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Henry Hicks was a physician in Wrightsville, Georgia (Johnson County).

Scope and Content

The collection consists of three ledgers kept by Henry Hicks from 1852-1873. Hick's first ledger contains lecture notes from courses taken at the Medical College of Georgia, from lectures given by Drs. Louis A. Dugas, Paul F. Eve, and Robert S. Newton. The remainder of the ledger, and the remaining two ledgers, contains patient accounts, listing name of patient, services provided, charges and medicine dispensed. Ledgers also list the mileage Hicks charged as he traveled to visit his patients. Loose papers include a Freedmen list, an IOU, and a list of accounts. These accounts appear to be from an estate sale on December 28, 1843 and list household goods, livestock and names of people who were enslaved.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Henry Hicks ledgers, ms3219, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2019.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Dugas, Louis Alexander
Eve, Paul F. (Paul Fitzsimmons)
Freedmen -- Georgia.
Ledgers (account books)
Lists (document genres)
Medical College of Georgia
Medical records -- Georgia.
Medicine -- Study and teaching.
Promissory notes.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ledger, 1852-1856
12Ledger, 1853-1873
13Ledger, 1853-1855
11Loose papers, 1843, 1850-1870