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Account Book

Identifier: MS-1426

Written entirely in German, this 266-page account book contains the records of an unidentified merchant operating in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Dates: 1834-1852

Andrew Knott Papers

Identifier: MS-1677

A collection of ledgers, deeds, receipts, correspondence, and more related to Andrew Knott and the Knott family. Also included is a portrait of Andrew Knott. The material relates to the family's business and insurance dealings in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1821-1963

Auguste Jules Truan Ledgers

Identifier: MS-3725

This collection houses ledgers and address books kept by Auguste J. Truan of Greeneville, Tennessee documenting purchases and other transactions that took place between 1876-1886 and 1911-1913.

Dates: 1876-1886, 1911-1913

Daniel Briscoe Company Inventory of Purchases

Identifier: MS-0601

This collection houses six volumes of invoices and records of sales documenting the activities of Daniel Briscoe Company between 1909 and 1928.

Dates: 1909 May-1928 December

David Burford Papers

Identifier: MS-1185

This collection houses 29 letters written to Tennessee businessman and politician David Burford between 1820 and 1860.

Dates: 1820 March 12-1860 April 3

E. E. Ogle Store Day Book

Identifier: MS-0614

This collection contains a day book for the E.E. Ogle Store of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The handwritten ledger contains sales and purchases that took place throughout 1897. It is organized alphabetically by patrons of the store.

Dates: 1897

Freeman Letters

Identifier: MS-0807

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

Dates: 1847 August 26-31

Henry Ault Grocery Solicitation

Identifier: MS-3618

Henry Ault printed these solicitation letters to inform potential customers of his Grocery & Commission business on Gay Street. He specifically mentions constant and ample supplies of coffee and sugar before describing his warehouses and his consignment procedures. He closes by reminding his recipients of his long experience. This letter has been folded and mailed to Joseph Johnson Esq., a merchant in Madisonville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1848 January

Henry County Ledgers

Identifier: MS-1420

This collection consists of four ledgers from Henry County, Tennessee. One is from a Fancy and Dry Goods establishment, apparently run by Maxwell and Dinwiddie; one is from a blacksmith; one is from a cobbler named E. A. Goldsby; and one is a personal cash book for William M. Maxwell. All of the ledgers are handwritten and include itemized lists with prices, crossed out accounts, and occasional doodling.

Dates: 1838 February 18-1866 July 9

Henry Van Pelt Letter to W. Thomas Park

Identifier: MS-1416

Henry Van Pelt wrote this letter to Franklin merchant W. Thomas Park to ask his help in starting a new career. He tells Park that he wants to better his family's situation, which was degraded by his alcoholism, but has so far been unable to secure a position that would allow him to do so. Van Pelt goes on to lament the pain that he has caused his family, expound upon the evils of drink, and detail his qualifications as a pumpmaker and as a printer.

Dates: circa 1835

Hurricane Iron & Mining Company Account Book

Identifier: MS-0619

This collection contains an account book for Hurricane Iron & Mining Company from 1840.

Dates: circa 1840

James Aiken Tobacco Bill of Sale

Identifier: MS-2345

In a bill of sale dated April 16, 1791, John Shaw, on behalf of Stuart J. Barn, notes the sale of tobacco for the account of James Aiken on April 29, 1790. In addition to the amount earned for the sale, the bill also lists other charges, such as freight, storage, and weighing.

Dates: 1791 April 16

Lenoir Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0016

This collection houses financial papers, correspondence, land grants, and other materials documenting the Lenoir family of East Tennessee and North Carolina. These items describe the family's involvement with land in North Carolina and Tennessee, slavery, manufacturing, and the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1783-1917; Majority of material found within 1830-1890

Lenoir Manufacturing Company Records

Identifier: MS-0627

This collection houses 84 volumes documenting the activities of the Lenoir Manufacturing Company between 1873 and 1898.

Dates: 1873-1898

Luttrell Boyce Ledger

Identifier: MS-2953

This collection consists of one leather-bound ledger kept by Luttrell Boyce of Washington and Knox Counties, Tennessee, documenting purchases and other transactions that occurred between 1873 and 1878.

Dates: 1873-1878

M. M. Newcomer Company Records

Identifier: MS-0625

This collection houses six volumes of incorporation papers, stock certificates, meeting minutes, purchase records, and sales records documenting the activities of the M. M. Newcomer Company between 1907 and 1926.

Dates: 1907-1926

M. Whited & Son Collection

Identifier: MS-0620

This collection houses 31 volumes of counter books and ledgers documenting the activities of the firm of M. Whited & Son between 1892 and 1904.

Dates: 1892-1904

Morris Bart Firm Records

Identifier: MS-0599

This collection houses seven volumes of ledgers, journals, and sales records documenting the activities of the Morris Bart Firm.

Dates: 1912-1929

Mountain View Hotel Register

Identifier: MS-0622

This collection houses six volumes documenting the activities of the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, between 1927 and 1933.

Dates: 1927 June 11-1933 May 28

Park Family Papers

Identifier: MS-0538

This collection houses correspondence, ledgers, and bank records documenting the lives of several members of the Park family in Knoxville, Tennessee and Galleighan, Ireland. Among the topics discussed are family news, national politics, and land holdings that the Parks are renting out.

Dates: 1803 May 30-1874 May 1

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