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John Carter account book

John Carter account book

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Carter account book
Creator: Carter, John, active 1829-1836
Inclusive Dates: 1829-1838
Language: English
Extent: 0.3 Linear Feet (1 account book)
Collection Number: ms169
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an account book of John Carter for Merchants' and Planters' (1829-1836) and the Swiftcreek Sawmill (1836-1837) both located in Macon, Georgia. The ledger's entries contain the date, customer name, item purchased, and price describing trade with planters in middle and southern Georgia. Additional entries pertain to the recovery of runaway slaves and the hire and management of boathands, mill hands, and farm hands.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Carter account book, ms169, 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.
Cotton trade -- Georgia.
Lumber trade -- Georgia.
Merchants' and Planters' (Firm : Macon, Ga.)
Swiftcreek Sawmill (Macon, Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Account book