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Louis W. Turpin plantation store ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-1431

Scope and Contents

This collection contains two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book from April 21-July 17 1879, the other is January 1-March 9 1880.

Dates

  • 1879-1880

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (2 items, 2 pieces)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Two sales ledgers for a plantation store belonging to Louis W. Turpin of New Berne, Alabama. Contains daily listings by person, listing what they purchased and how much each item cost. One book is from April 21-July 17 1879, and the other is January 1 - March 9, 1880.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Cather & Brown Books, 1990

General

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Processing Information

Jennifer Culley, September 2008

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the Louis W. Turpin plantation store ledgers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500