Coleman and Coleman mercantile records
Scope and Contents
These two ledgers document sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company Mercantile, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s. In January 1862, the store was renamed Coleman and Coleman. The first ledger contains entries dated between December 1861 to January 1862, and the second ledger contains entries from December 1861 to May 1862. Both ledgers contain descriptions of purchases made by customers.
- Joseph Zeb Hearst and Company (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Coleman, Hearst, and Company was a mercantile store located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s. The store was owned and managed by A. W. Coleman, A. M. Coleman, and Joseph Zeb Hearst. In January 1862, the store was renamed Coleman and Coleman.
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Two ledgers documenting sales made at the Coleman, Hearst, and Company mercantile, also named Coleman and Coleman, located in Richmond, Alabama, in the 1860s.
The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama
Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010
Title on phase box spine: Coleman, Hearst & Company - Merchantile Records 1861-1862 Richmond, Alabama
Haley Aaron and Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the Coleman and Coleman mercantile records
- October 2013
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