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Tennessee Grocer's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1406

This ledger records the grocery accounts of several hundred people. Each page is headed by the person's name and includes the date, item, and price for each transaction in addition to occasional payments. Some accounts end with a note of the amount transferred to New Book. A copy of an engraving captioned H E Hall was found loose between the pages.

Dates

  • 1898

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This ledger records the grocery accounts of several hundred people. Each page is headed by the person's name and includes the date, item, and price for each transaction in addition to occasional payments. Some accounts end with a note of the amount transferred to New Book. A copy of an engraving captioned H E Hall was found loose between the pages.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single box.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this ledger in July of 1987.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480