Charles A. Manning Business Ledger
Scope and Contents
Ledger lists customers' names, purchases and cost of those purchases. There is customer index at beginning of ledger.
- Charles A. Manning (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for research.
Biographical or Historical Information
Charles A. Manning (1/17/1878 - 10/31/1946) was the oldest child of Addie Hughes and Dr. James M. Manning. He moved with his parents and siblings to Shelby County, Texas about 1896. By 1930, he had a wife, four children, and a successful farming operation in the area. Letterhead found in the ledger shows that Manning was a “Manufacturer and Dealer in Yellow Pine Lumber, Center Texas, “as well as a cotton “ginner and dealer in General Merchandise.”
HeritageQuestOnline.com. 1900 United States Federal Census (database online). Proquest, 2011. (Accessed 1/28/2011).
_______. 1930 United States Federal Census (database online). Proquest, 2011. (Accessed 1/28/2011).
Irish, Leonard and Ray Jackson. Fairview Cemetery: Letter M Through O. http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/cem_pics/cem_fviewM_O.htm (Accessed 1/28/2011).
Moore, Sue Ellen Burns. James Church of Christ, Shelby County, Texas (1901-1911) http://www.shelbycountytexashistory.org/Shelby/Churches/jameschurch.htm (Accessed 1/28/2011).
0.25 Cubic Feet
This collection consists of a single ledger book housed in a small clamshell box.
- Guide to the Charles A. Manning Business Ledger, Shelby County, Texas
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