John Jackson Polk Ledger
This collection consists of a single ledger, which records the goods and services purchased from John Jackson Polk from January-September 1891. The ledger documents customer balances and purchases of items such as flour, sugar, apples, and potatoes.
- 1891 January 1-September 1
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.25 Linear Feet
This collection consists of a single ledger, which records the goods and services purchased from John Jackson Polk from January-September 1891.
John Jackson "Jack" Polk was born in approximately 1874 in Tennessee. He was the son of Thomas Marlborough Polk and Willie Rodgers. The Polks were cousins of the President James K. Polk. John became a junior member in the well-known hardware firm of Price & Polk in Jackson, Tennessee. After a three week struggle with typhoid, Polk died on August 24, 1894, and is buried in Madison County, Tennessee.
This collection was donated to Special Collections by Lacy Price in 1962.