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Richard M. Rice store ledger

Richard M. Rice store ledger

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard M. Rice store ledger
Creator: Rice, Richard M.
Inclusive Dates: 1851-1867
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms3318
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Richard M. Rice (1826-1912) lived in Elbert County, Georgia for much of his life, and married Mary Elizabeth Harper (1834-1896) in July 1856.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one ledger that details store account sales, freedmen's contracts for labor, and records of Rice's brandy and whiskey production and sales. There are several loose papers that include a record of goods sold to freedman Boney Brown as well as Rice's 1863 quarterly taxes paid on 335 gallons of brandy.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard M. Rice store ledger, ms3318, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2016.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Brandy industry -- Georgia -- Elbert County -- History.
Financial records.
Ledgers (account books)
Receipts (financial records)
Whiskey industry -- Georgia -- Elbert County -- History.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials in this repository: Richard M. Rice store account book, ms2954.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Ledger, 1851-1852, 1859, 1864-1867