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Cotton Commerce Ledgers - Hardeman County, Tennessee

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-0017

Content Description

Two ledgers contain the accounting of cotton purchases and sales made in Hardeman County, Tennessee, which provide a window into the cotton market in the early 1900’s. Both ledgers show bale numbers, weight and price per pound for received cotton by date and shipped/sold weight and price per pound sold by date. The first ledger covers the time period of December 6, 1902 through September 25, 1905. The second ledger covers the time period of November 14, 1908 to December 16, 1911.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased on EBay on May 19, 2019 from seller jlnrn(398) of Clarksville, Tennessee

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1902-12-06 - 1905-09-25
  • 1908-11-14 - 1911-12-16

Extent

2 Volumes