Beeson, Benjamin Branson, 1843-1902
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the account books cover entries for their general store, although post office records and diary entries are also included.The smallest account book has a mixture of dates and types of entries. The first 15 pages, dated 1836 and 1837, contain what have been identified on the cover as “Post Office Records”; however, these records of postage are mixed with records of the purchase of dry goods and groceries. Mixed records continue into the portion dated 1860-1872. Within...
Scope and Contents This collection contains both personal and business records of Isaac W. Beeson and Benjamin B. Beeson. There are many receipts, account sheets, and order forms and invoices for the business parts of the collection. The personal portions of the collection contain information in the form of letters, organizational meeting minutes and notes, as well as essays written by Isaac and Benjamin about different issues of their time. Prevalent throughout the collection is information about the...