Skip to main content Skip to search results

SCOUT

Special Collections Online at UT

Showing Collections: 1 - 1 of 1

Spence Family Ledger and Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1925
Abstract Collection contains a bound notebook used by the Spence family from 1813-1862. Half of the book is a ledger for Porter & Spence, a Nashville company partly owned by John Spence. The ledger contains receipts, copies of invoices, and a comprehensive inventory of merchandise for the company from 1813-1821. Later, after John passed away, the back portion of the book was used by John's widow, Rebecca, as a diary from 1833-1862. Rebecca wrote poetry and also documented her expenses in a...
Dates: 1813-1862

Filtered By

  • Subject: Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Women -- Tennessee -- Diaries. X