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Booth, Richardson & Co. account book

Booth, Richardson & Co. account book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Booth, Richardson & Co. account book
Creator: Booth, Richardson & Co. (Watkinsville, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1856
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 volume(s)
Collection Number: ms100
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Booth, Richardson & Co., general store in Watkinsville, Clarke County, Georgia owned by Thomas Booth and Olando Richardson.

Scope and Content

An account book for the general store Booth, Richardson & Co. in Watkinsville, Georgia, from December 27, 1855-August 4, 1856. Entries contain the customer's name, items purchased, and price. Items purchased include food staples, household items, and clothing. A few entries pertain to charges for hauling cotton or other services.

Organization and Arrangement

The account book entries are arranged in chronological order, then by customer's name.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Booth, Richardson & Co. account book, ms100, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Frank Ashford in 1960

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books
Booth, Thomas, active 1855-1856
Business records.
Clarke County (Ga.)
Cotton trade -- Georgia.
General stores -- Georgia.
Merchants -- Georgia.
Richardson, Olando
Stores, Retail -- Georgia.
Watkinsville (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Booth, Richardson & Co. account book, 1855-1856