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Conway County ledger book

Conway County Ledger Book

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Finding aid for the Conway County Ledger Book

MSS.07.41

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Crowell, M. J.
Title: Conway County Ledger Book
Dates: 1885
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection consists of a ledger book belonging to an unidentified Conway County merchant.
Identification: MSS.07.41
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection consists of one item, contained in one oversize box.


Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a ledger book belonging to an unidentified Conway County merchant. The book contains an index of over two hundred names, with more than two hundred seventy pages of detailed accounts of customers' purchases. The purchases listed are both medicinal items (including prescriptions) and household items.


Biographical Note

This collection consists of a ledger book belonging to an unidentified Conway County merchant. The book contains an index of over two hundred names, with more than two hundred seventy pages of detailed accounts of customers' purchases. The purchases listed are both medicinal items (including prescriptions) and household items. Searches for some of the customers' names in the 1880 census reveal many of them living in Washington Township, Conway County. The only merchant listed in the township is M.J. Crowell, age twenty-six. He was the son of M. Crowell, a physician. It is believed that the ledger book probably belonged to M. J. Crowell.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Conway County (Ark.)
Crowell, M. J.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted Access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating; In-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Conway County Ledger Book, MSS 07-41, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2007


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