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Freeman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0807

This collection is comprised of two letters spanning August 26 to August 31, 1847, composed by “Freeman” and addressed to “Ruthey.” Each letter is a pseudo-journal-ledger that begins at the beginning of the day and lists items sold throughout the day and to whom they were sold to. Along with the recorded transactions, Freeman also includes details about the customers he encounters and his personal accounts of the day.

Dates

  • 1847 August 26-31

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 collection is comprised of two letters spanning August 26 to August 31, 1847, composed by “Freeman” and addressed to “Ruthey.”

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical/historical note available.

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