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Collection Number: 02933

Collection Title: Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861.

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This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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Size 1.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 13 items)
Abstract The collection contains unrelated daybooks, ledgers, and other records of general stores, blacksmith shops, leather and liquor merchants, and other small businesses of Hillsborough, Chapel Hill, and other locations in Orange County, N.C. Businesses represented include Barbee and Watson; William Bond; Samuel Claytor; T. D. Crane; Crain and Nash; Leathers, Latta and Co.; Turner and Jones; and Utley and Culbreth.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, #2933, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Account book, 1815-1816, of T. H. Taylor, general merchandise, Chapel Hill, N.C., available on microfilm.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The collection contains unrelated daybooks, ledgers, and other records of general stores, blacksmith shops, leather and liquor merchants, and other small businesses of Hillsborough, Chapel Hill, and other locations in Orange County, N.C. Businesses represented include Barbee and Watson; William Bond; Samuel Claytor; T. D. Crane; Crain and Nash; Leathers, Latta and Co.; Turner and Jones; and Utley and Culbreth.

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Contents list

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13 items.
Folder 1

Volume 1: William Bond day book for general merchandise, 1805 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 1

Folder 2

Volume 2: Barbee   Watson, Chapel Hill, N.C., ledger for general merchandise and lumber, 1813-1842 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 2

Folder 3

Volume 3: T. H. Taylor, Chapel Hill, N.C., general merchandise, 1815-1816 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 3

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Volume 4: Samuel Claytor day book, 1825-1827 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." SV-2933/4

Contains records for blacksmithing, oil mill, merchandise, gin, etc.

Folder 5

Volume 5: Crane   Nash blacksmith ledger, 1826 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 5

Oversize Volume SV-2933/6

Volume 6: Mickle   Norwood, Chapel Hill, N.C. general merchandise day book, August 1838-February 1839 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." SV-2933/6

Folder 7

Volume 7: T. D. Crain, Hillsboro, N.C., blacksmith ledger, 1839 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 7

Oversize Volume SV-2933/8

Volume 8: Ledger and other accounts for leather, harness, and liquor, 1840-1847 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." SV-2933/8

Oversize Volume SV-2933/9

Volume 9: Utley   Culbreth blacksmith ledger, 1846-1849 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." SV-2933/9

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Volume 10: Ledger of spirits, possibly a tavern account, 1852-1854 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." SV-2933/10

Folder 11

Volume 11: Turner   Jones merchandise and contracting ledger, 1854-1856 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 11

Folder 12

Volume 12: Latta   Co. leathers merchandise ledger, 1854-1856 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 12

Folder 13

Volume 13: Bank deposit book, 1860-1861 #02933, Series: "Orange County (N.C.) Miscellaneous Account Books, 1805-1861." Folder 13

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kathryn Michaelis, April 2011

This collection was processed with support from the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1993.

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