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Store and hotel ledger book

Store and hotel ledger book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Store and hotel ledger book
Creator: Harper, John A. H.
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1856
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms3004
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an ledger book that is also used as a scrapbook. The first several pages contain newspaper clippings and advertisements. The remaining pages account for items purchased and names of purchasers at a store in Elberton, Georgia, in 1837; names and hometowns of people who stayed at the Oxford Hotel from 1849-1851, and provisions brought for the hotel from 1851-1854; and operational expenditures of the Hunter House in Covington, Georgia, from 1853-1856. The ledger possibly belonged to John A. H. Harper.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Store and hotel ledger book, ms3004, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

General stores -- Georgia.
Guest books -- Georgia.
Hotels -- Georgia.
Ledgers (account books)
Visitors' books.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ledger book