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T. B. Rush general store daybook

 Collection
Identifier: W-0107

Scope and Contents

The daybook of T. B. Rush contains almost daily entries written between April 1835 and July 1836, recording daily sales at a general store in Mount Willing, Alabama. Entries list the names of buyers, a description of their purchases of food and household goods, and total expenses accrued.

Dates

  • 1835-1836

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

T. B. Rush managed a general store located in Mount Willing, Lowndes County, Alabama. Records show that Rush was appointed to serve as a postmaster for the town in 1834.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Contains almost daily entries written between April 1835 and July 1836, recording daily sales at a general store in Mount Willing, Alabama.

Physical Location

The A. S. Williams III Americana Collection, Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library, The University of Alabama

Provenance

Gift of A. S. Williams III, 2010

Related Materials

T. B. Rush account book, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

General

Title on phase box spine: Day Book of T. B. Rush ~ Mt. Willing, Alabama ~ 1835

Processed by

Haley Aaron, 2013

Creator

Source

Title
Guide to the T. B. Rush general store daybook
Status
Completed
Date
January 2014
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