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Greeneville (Tenn.) Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0005

This daybook contains the records of a general store in Greeneville, Tennessee, including the names of customers, the items they purchased (including cloth, tobacco, coffee, and turpentine), and the prices they paid.

Dates

  • 1813

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This daybook contains the records of a general store in Greeneville, Tennessee, including the names of customers, the items they purchased (including cloth, tobacco, coffee, and turpentine), and the prices they paid.

Biographical/Historical Note

Greeneville, Tennessee was founded in 1783. It is the county seat of Greene County, and it is named after Revolutionary War hero Nathaniel Greene. Greenville was the capital of the shortlived State of Franklin, a portion of East Tennessee that attempted to become its own state in 1784.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single daybook.

Acquisition Note

George W. Kennon donated this daybook to Special Collections on July 15, 1959.

Repository Details

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

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