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General stores -- Tennessee.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Albion Tipton Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3194
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence and financial papers documenting Albion Tipton Blair of McMinn County, Tennessee between 1840 and 1884. These materials detail the goods and transactions of the general store he owned and the financial collapse of another one of his operations. In addition, the collection houses poetry written or copied by Blair's wife, Eliza Ann (Reynolds) Blair.

Dates: 1840-1841, 1858, 1883-1884

C. M. Dietz & Company Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1619
Abstract

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter from C. M. Dietz & Company in Hunnicutt, Tennessee to Mr. John D. Kries in Wartburg, Tennessee regarding an order. The letter is dated May 19, 1899.

Dates: 1899 May 19

D. R. Gass & Co. Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0149
Abstract This ledger contains two series of records documenting businesses in Greene County, Tennessee. The first set of records is written directly on the book's pages and documents lumber and assorted other merchandise that an unidentified business (possibly Russell & Gass) sold to various customers between 1832 and 1858. The second set of records consists of receipts pasted over the first set of records documenting purchases that D. R. Gass & Co. made from such Knoxville businesses as...
Dates: 1832-1885 (Bulk 1852-1858, 1884-1885)

General Store Ledger Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3158
Abstract

A handwritten ledger book contains records of purchases and trades made by an unidentified general store, possibly near Lake City, Tennessee, from 1911-1912.

Dates: 1911-1912

Gideon Cate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0891
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of receipts and correspondence documenting Gideon Cate's general store in Blountville, Tennessee between 1837 and 1889. Also included is a photograph of the building Cate's business was housed in, several land deeds showing how Cate expanded his holdings, and Cate's phrenological profile. Additionally, the collection houses a photograph of a sophomore botany class at the University of Tennessee and a receipt of funds from Nathaniel Hart, dated from 1797.

Dates: 1797 February 27-1876 May 26, undated

Parkes, Plunkett & Co. Ledger Sheets

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1593
Abstract

This collection contains 48 handwritten ledger sheets from Parkes, Plunkett & Co., a manufacturing business in Franklin, TN, dated 1835-1874.

Dates: 1835-1874

Parkes, Plunkett & Co. Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1592
Abstract

This collection includes 134 handwritten records for Parkes, Plunkett & Company dating between 1822 and 1853. The records include receipts, notes, correspondence, and drawings.

Dates: 1822-1853

William Doherty, James Doherty, and S. Johnson Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0259
Abstract In 1796, William Doherty began using this ledger to keep track of the sales he made in his general store. The items he carried included corn, whiskey, venison, beef, horse feed, fabric (including silk), casket ornaments, and sundries. James Doherty took over his business in 1800 and continued the ledger until February of 1803. The ledger then remained unused until 1870, when an otherwise unknown S. Johnson of Bellefonte (Jackson County) Alabama began using it to keep track of the business...
Dates: 1796 September 1-1803 February 8, 1870-1881 November 20

William E. Bryan Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0598
Abstract

Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.

Dates: 1831-1848