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Summary: Letters, 10 Feb. 1837-11 Dec. 1847, from A.S. Johnston in Charleston, S.C., to his brother, Alexander R. Johnston in Greenock, Scotland, re family affairs, crop conditions, shipments of cotton, prices, his business as "Wholesale Dry Goods Merchant" in the firm of Watson, Johnston & Co., the settlement of an estate and news of friends in Charleston and elsewhere in the U.S.
Summary Unbound records, ca. 1882-1964 (unarranged) include correspondence, receipts, and invoices for groceries, clothing, and hardware for this general store in Williamsburg County, S.C.Bound volumes, ca. 1882-1966, include daybooks; account books; and ledgers documenting operations of the store and the cotton gin during the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries during financial panics, the arrival of the boll weevil, the Great Depression, the first and second World Wars, and other...
Scope and Contents Specimen order forms and correspondence files, with letters, catalogs, circulars, inventories, and miscellaneous business records; also includes 1943 employees' tax ledger and other materials documenting the impact of World War II on retail businesses and other commercial enterprises.
- Subject: General stores X