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Written entirely in German, this 266-page account book contains the records of an unidentified merchant operating in Wartburg, Tennessee.
Andrew Knott Papers
A collection of ledgers, deeds, receipts, correspondence, and more related to Andrew Knott and the Knott family.
Auguste Jules Truan Ledgers
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.
Daniel Briscoe Company Inventory of Purchases
This collection houses six volumes of invoices and records of sales documenting the Daniel Briscoe Company's activities between 1909 and 1928.
David Burford Papers
This collection houses 29 letters written to Tennessee businessman and politician David Burford between 1820 and 1860.
E. E. Ogle Store Day Book
This collection contains a day book dated 1897 for the E. E. Ogle Store of Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
This collection is comprised of two letters spanning August 26 to August 31, 1847, composed by “Freeman” and addressed to “Ruthey.”
Henry Ault Grocery Solicitation
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.
Henry County Ledgers
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.
Henry Van Pelt Letter to W. Thomas Park
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.
Hurricane Iron & Mining Company Account Book
This collection contains an account book for Hurricane Iron & Mining Company from 1840.
James Aiken Tobacco Bill of Sale
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.
Lenoir Family Papers
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.
Lenoir Manufacturing Company Records
This collection houses 84 volumes documenting the activities of the Lenoir Manufacturing Company between 1873 and 1898.
Luttrell Boyce Ledger
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.
M. M. Newcomer Company Records
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.
M. Whited & Son Collection
This collection houses 31 volumes of counter books and ledgers documenting the activities of the firm of M. Whited & Son between 1892 and 1904.
Morris Bart Firm Records
This collection houses seven volumes of ledgers, journals, and sales records documenting the activities of the Morris Bart Firm.
Mountain View Hotel Register
This collection houses six volumes documenting the activities of the Mountain View Hotel in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, between 1927 and 1933.
Park Family Papers
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.
- Subject: Tennessee -- Commerce. X
- Tennessee -- History. 10
- Account books -- Tennessee. 5
- Correspondence. 2
- Hotels -- Tennessee, East. 2
- Lumber trade -- Tennessee. 2
- Taverns (Inns) -- Tennessee, East. 2
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- To 1865. 2
- Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
- Breweries -- Tennessee -- Nashville. 1
- Claiborne County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Dandridge (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Franklin (Tenn.) -- History 1
- Franklin County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Gatlinburg (Tenn.) 1
- German Americans -- Tennessee, East. 1
- Grocers -- Tennessee. 1
- Henry County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Hickman County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Insurance -- United States. 1
- Ireland -- Genealogy. 1
- Iron industry and trade -- Tennessee. 1
- Iron mines and mining -- Tennessee. 1
- Jefferson County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee -- Hamilton County (Tenn.). 1
- Morgan County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Polk County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Recovering alcoholics -- Tennessee. 1
- Sevier County (Tenn.). 1
- Shipping -- United States -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861. 1
- Wartburg (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Washington County (Tenn.) -- History. 1 ∧ less
- English 30
- German 1