Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise Store Account Book, Melrose, Texas
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
In 1847, Blackstone Hardeman, Jr. opened a general merchandise store in Melrose, Texas. Just prior to the Civil War in 1861 Lyne T. Barret became Hardeman's junior business partner. The Hardeman and Barret General Merchandise Store was well-stocked with a variety of goods including groceries, materials by the yard, hats, shoes, linens, tableware, kitchenware, and other hardware goods. Stock for the store came from New Orleans from whence it was brought overland by wagons.
0.50 Cubic Feet
this collection consists of one account book housed in a clamshell box.
- Guide to the Hardeman & Barret General Merchandise Store Account Book, Melrose, Texas
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Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository