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Michael Dennis account book

Michael Dennis account book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Michael Dennis account book
Creator: Dennis, Michael
Inclusive Dates: 1855-1867
Language: English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 account book)
Collection Number: ms165
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an account book of Michael Dennis for his general store, sawmill, and grist mill in Eatonton, Georgia from 1855-1867. The ledger entries contain customer's name, items purchased, and price for items such as lumber, household goods, food, and clothing. Additional entries pertain to hiring out of enslaved people, the sale of beef cattle to the Confederate government, and later repurchase of the hides.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Michael Dennis account book, ms165, 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.
Lumber trade -- Georgia.
Slave labor -- Georgia.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Account book, 1855-1867 Access Online