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John C. Carter account book

John C. Carter account book

Descriptive Summary

Title: John C. Carter account book
Creator: Carter, John C.
Inclusive Dates: 1831-1837
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.4 Linear Feet (1 account book)
Collection Number: ms152
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an account book for a general store, sawmill, and grist mill in Clinton and Macon, Georgia owned by John C. Carter. Ledger entries (1831-1837) include the customer's name, item purchased, and price pertaining to sales of food, household goods, furniture, and lumber. Additional entries relate to the hire of slaves for work, IOUs for cash or materials, Carter's practice of using peddlers to sell watches, persons receiving meal, and grist mill business.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John C. Carter account book, ms152, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Account books.
Business records.
Flour mills -- Georgia.
General stores -- Georgia.
Slave labor -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Account book