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Descriptive Summary

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Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Harrison and Lewis Mercantile Business Records, 1872-1884



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harrison and Lewis (Hinds County, Mississippi) Mercantile Establishment
Title: Harrison and Lewis Mercantile Business Records
Dates: 1872-1884
Abstract: Business records of Harrison and Lewis mercantile stores in Edwards and Learned, in Hinds County, Mississippi, consist of ledgers, receipts, and a business letter.
Accession No.: 85-311
OCLC No.: 939554706
Extent: 3 ft. 1 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Business records of Harrison and Lewis mercantile stores in Edwards and Learned, in Hinds County, Mississippi, consist of ledgers, receipts, and a business letter. One set of ledgers contains accounts of persons and companies doing business with Harrison and Lewis while other ledgers record daily business transactions with names of purchasers, items purchased, prices, and account numbers. Besides the sale of dry goods and groceries, these ledgers also contain records of cotton purchased by Harrison and Lewis.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Harrison and Lewis (Hinds County, Mississippi) Mercantile Establishment -- Archives
Subjects
Cotton
Merchants and Stores
Natchez Trace Collection
Places
Edwards, Learned, Hinds County, Mississippi
Mississippi

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Related Material

Forms part of the Natchez Trace Small Manuscripts Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Harrison and Lewis Mercantile Business Records, 1872-1884, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2E579 Papers 1872-1878
ledger
2E584 Ledgers 1872-1884
Edwards, Mississippi
Accounts
August 1872-March 1873
ledger
2E585 April 1873-December 1873
ledger
2E586 December 1872-December 1874
ledger
2E587 February 1874-February 1875
Day books
ledger
2E588 January 1871-October 1871
ledger
2E589 August 1872-March 1873
ledger
2E590 March 1875-December 1875
ledger
2E591 December 1875-February 1877
ledger
2E592 July 1876-February 1877
ledger
2E593 August 1876-May 1877
ledger
2E594 October 1877-May 1878
ledger
2E595 June 1877-April 1878
ledger
2E596 October 1879-June 1880
ledger
2E597 June 1880-Feburary 1881
Daily cash book
ledger
2E598 March 1876-February 1877
ledger
2E599 Learned, Mississippi
Day book
August 1882-August 1884

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