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Collection Number: 02235

Collection Title: Gordon Family Papers, 1810-1968

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Size 98.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 5,800 items)
Abstract The Gordon family of Savannah, Ga., included W. W. Gordon (William Washington) (1834-1912), lawyer, Confederate Army officer, cotton merchant, state legislator, and brigadier general during the Spanish-American War of 1898; his wife, Eleanor Lytle Kinzie Gordon (Nelly) (1835-1917); her mother, Juliette Magill Kinzie (Mrs. John) of Chicago, author; and the children of W. W. and Nelly, especially G. Arthur Gordon (Arthur) (1872-1941), cotton merchant and civic leader of Savannah; Juliette Gordon Low (Daisy) (1860-1927), founder of the Girl Scouts; and Mabel Gordon Leigh, who lived in England and was honored for her relief work during World War I. The collection includes correspondence, account books, and other materials, 1810-1941, documenting more than a century of personal, business, political, military, and civic activity of the Gordon family. Many items relate to W. W. Gordon's family life, Confederate Army service, cotton trade and activities with various cotton regulatory agencies, and military and diplomatic service during the Spanish American War. Besides extensive and detailed business correspondence relating to the buying and selling of South Carolina cotton, there is a large run of account books documenting transactions of W. W. Gordon & Company and its predecessor cotton factor and commission merchant firms. Family materials include much correspondence between Nelly Gordon and her mother in Chicago. During the Civil War, these letters show the anxiety and fear engendered in family members separated because of the struggle. Also included are several letters documenting the great Chicago fire of 1871 and its aftermath. There are also letters relating to the death of daughter Alice while she and Nelly were alone in New York, and others relating to Nelly's difficult relationship with Daisy, who struggled with deafness as a child. Papers relating to G. Arthur Gordon reflect his cotton merchant activities; interests in local and national politics, including correspondence with brother-in-law, Richard Wayne Parker, lawyer and long-time New Jersey congressman; Gordon's involvement in civic clubs and in the Georgia State Troops; and his position as chief confidant of his parents and sisters in family struggles. While there are some Juliette Gordon Low papers relating to the Girl Scouts, among them correspondence with Robert Baden-Powell, most items relating to Daisy document her life in England, her unhappy marriage to William Mackay Low (Willie), and the economic consequences of his death as the couple tottered on the brink of a divorce spurred by Willie's infidelity. Mabel Gordon Leigh's papers relate chiefly to family affairs and to her World War I relief activities. The letters written by Margaret Gordon Seiler (Peggy), daughter of George Arthur Gordon, and her husband, the Reverend Robert S. Seiler, relate to their five-year posting to Manila, Philippines, with Church World Service, 1963-1968.
Creator Gordon (Family : Savannah, Ga.)
Curatorial Unit Southern Historical Collection
Language English.
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Gordon Family Papers #2235, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Alternate Form of Material
Some of the collection is available on microfilm.
Provenance
Received from G. Arthur Gordon of Savannah, Ga., in 1940; business volumes received from the Baker Library, Harvard Business School, in 1975; received from Margaret Gordon Seiler of Richmond, Va., in February 2003 (Acc. 99429) and October 2003 (Acc. 99648).
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Processed by: Roslyn Holdzkom, 1993

Encoded by: Matt Turi, November 2003

Updated by: Nancy Kaiser, January 2021

This collection was processed with support, in part, from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Preservation and Access, Washington, D.C., 1993-1994.

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Ambrose Gordon (1751-1804) came to Georgia from Monmouth County, N.J., sometime after the Revolutionary War and settled in Augusta. There he married Elizabeth Mead(e). The couple later moved to Savannah. Their son, William Washington (William W.) (1796-1842), was named for Lt. Colonel William Washington, under whom Ambrose served during the war. William W. married Sarah Anderson Stites (1806-1882), daughter of Richard Montgomery and Mary Wayne Stites. William W. was the first graduate of the United States Military Academy from Georgia (1815), a member of the Georgia legislature, mayor of Savannah, and founder and first president of the Central Rail Road and Banking Company (now the Central of Georgia Railroad Company). The children of William W. and Mary were George Anderson (George A.) (1830-1872); William Washington (W. W.) (1834-1912); Eliza Clifford, who married William Henry Stiles; and Gulielma C., who married George Evelyn Harrison of Virginia. George A., a lawyer of Huntsville, Ala., first married Caroline Steenbergen, with whom he had one son. After Caroline's death, he married Ellen Beirne. Beirne Gordon, the son of this marriage, became Uncle W. W.'s partner in business.

W. W. Gordon, a graduate of Yale University, was a cotton factor and commission merchant in Savannah. In the 1850s, he was associated with William Hayes Tison, who established Reed & Tison in Savannah with Elias Reed around 1853. When Reed died, Tison and William Mackay formed Tison & Mackay. This partnership was dissolved in July 1856, and W. W. became a partner with Tison in Tison & Gordon. Tison died in November 1877. In 1883, W. W. established his own firm, W. W. Gordon & Company, with Francis D. Bloodworth and Beirne Gordon as partners. Bloodworth resigned in September 1893. W. W.'s son Arthur joined the firm in that year and became a partner in the early 1900s. W. W. died in 1912, and the firm was reincorporated as Gordon & Company in June 1913. In January 1914, Beirne withdrew, and Arthur took over full ownership. From 1930 to 1934, the firm operated as the Gordon Cotton Company.

W. W. was a member of the Georgia Hussars, a Savannah cavalry troop, and entered the Civil War as a lieutenant. After the war, he served with the Georgia State Cavalry. W. W. served in the Georgia House of Representatives, 1884-1890. He entered the War of 1898 as brigadier general of the United States Volunteers. At the conclusion of the war, he served on the Commission of the United States for Porto Rico, which oversaw the withdrawal of Spanish troops from the island. Although he never again ran for office, he maintained an interest in Georgia Democratic Party politics throughout his life.

In 1857, W. W. married Eleanor (Nelly) Lytle Kinzie (1835-1917) of Chicago, daughter of John Harris and Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie. Juliette (1806-1870) was the author of The Chicago Massacre, first published in 1844 and later incorporated into her Wau-Bun (1856), which Nelly edited and published again in 1901 and 1912. Nelly also edited The Chicago Massacre for republication in 1912 as The Fort Dearborn Massacre. Nelly wrote Rosemary and Rue (1907) in memory of her daughter Alice and John Kinzie, the "Father of Chicago" (1910).

W. W. and Nelly's children were Eleanor (Nell) Kinzie (1858-1933); Juliette (Daisy) Magill Kinzie (1860-1927); Sarah Alice (Alice) (1863-1880); William Washington, Jr. (1866-1932); Mabel McLane; and George Arthur (Arthur) (1872-1941).

Eleanor (Nell) Kinzie Gordon (1858-1933), married Richard Wayne Parker, son of Cortlandt Parker, and lived in New Jersey and Washington, D.C., where her husband served in the United States Congress as Republican representative from New Jersey, 1895-1911, 1914-1919, and 1921-1923. Their children were Alice Gordon, Eleanor Wayne, Elizabeth Wolcott, Wayne, and Cortlandt.

Juliette (Daisy) Magill Kinzie Gordon (1860-1927), founder in 1912 of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, was a poet and painter who married William (Willie) Mackay Low of England. The marriage was extremely unhappy and ended, after much financial maneuvering and emotional distress over Willie's extramarital affairs, with Willie's death in 1905. Daisy was apparently charming and witty, but headstrong and irascible, especially when dealing with her mother. She lost the hearing in her left ear around 1885 and heard only poorly with the right ear in later years.

Sarah Alice (Alice) Gordon (1863-1880) died at a young age while she and Nelly were alone in New York. Alice's death apparently marked her mother's mental condition for many years, causing difficulties in her interactions with her other children, especially Daisy. William Washington Gordon, Jr. (1866-1932) was a lawyer of Savannah, graduate of Yale, and major in the Georgia militia. He married Ellen Buchanan Screven. Their children were William Washington ("B") and Margaret Eleanor (Daisy Doots), who married Samuel C. Lawrence. Mabel McLane Gordon married the Honorable Rowland Charles Frederick Leigh and lived in England with their children Rowland Henry Gordon and Margaret Ethel. Mabel was honored for her relief activities during World War I. She was the chief source of information for the rest of the family, especially Arthur, during Daisy's stormy marriage.

George Arthur (Arthur) Gordon, cotton merchant and civic leader of Savannah, married Margaret McGuire of Richmond, Va. Their children were Mary Stuart (1907- ), George Arthur, Jr. (1912- ), Edward McGuire (b. 1916), and Margaret Eleanor (1923- ). George Arthur, Jr., was a writer, and Edward died of an illness aboard ship during World War II. Arthur, a Yale graduate, was associated with his father in the cotton business. He was also active in the warehousing business, serving as president of the Savannah Warehouse and Compress Company, 1924-1941. In addition, Arthur served as captain in the Georgia State Troops; city alderman, specializing in monitoring police activities, 1907-1911; member of the Savannah Board of Education, 1920-1923; and trustee of the Chatham Academy. He belonged to many civic and social clubs and was a strong Savannah booster. He also was interested in Democratic Party politics at the national, state, and local levels. Arthur was Daisy's chief confidant during her struggles, and he and Mabel carried on a long and detailed correspondence throughout their lives.

Margaret (Peggy) Eleanor Gordon, daughter of George Arthur Gordon and Margaret McGuire, married the Reverend Robert S. Seiler. Between 1963 and 1968, they, along with their three children, lived in Manila, Philippines, while Robert Seiler worked for Church World Service.

(Based on note in the inventory to the Gordon Family Papers, Georgia Historical Society, and other sources.)

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The collection includes correspondence, account books, and other materials, 1810-1941, documenting more than a century of personal, business, political, military, and civic activity of the Gordon family of Savannah, Ga. Many items relate to W. W. Gordon's family life, Confederate Army service, cotton trade and activities with various cotton regulatory agencies, and military and diplomatic service during the Spanish American War. Besides extensive and detailed business correspondence relating to the buying and selling of South Carolina cotton, there is a large run of account books documenting transactions of W. W. Gordon & Company and its predecessor cotton factor and commission merchant firms. Family materials include much correspondence between Eleanor Lytle Kinzie Gordon (Nelly) and her mother in Chicago, Ill. During the Civil War, these letters show the anxiety and fear engendered in family members separated because of the struggle. Also included are several letters documenting the great Chicago fire of 1871 and its aftermath. There are also letters relating to the death of daughter Alice while she and Nelly were alone in New York, and others relating to Nelly's difficult relationship with Juliette Gordon Low (Daisy), who struggled with deafness as a child. Papers relating to G. Arthur Gordon reflect his cotton merchant activities; interests in local and national politics, including correspondence with brother-in-law, Richard Wayne Parker, lawyer and long-time New Jersey congressman; Gordon's involvement in civic clubs and in the Georgia State Troops; and his position as chief confidant of his parents and sisters in family struggles. While there are some Juliette Gordon Low papers relating to the Girl Scouts, among them correspondence with Robert Baden-Powell, most items relating to Daisy document her life in England, her unhappy marriage to William Mackay Low (Willie), and the economic consequences of his death as the couple tottered on the brink of a divorce spurred by Willie's infidelity. Mabel Gordon Leigh's papers relate chiefly to family affairs and to her World War I relief activities. The letters written by Margaret Gordon Seiler (Peggy), daughter of George Arthur Gordon, and her husband, the Reverend Robert S. Seiler, relate to their five-year posting to Manila, Philippines, with Church World Service, 1963-1968.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence and Related Materials, 1810-1929.

About 7,200 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Note that volumes interfiled in this series were once part of a personal volumes series. Note that, unless they are part of a run of related volumes, these volumes are filed by earliest date. There are a few instances of lettercopy or other volumes slightly overlapping subseries date spans. Note that volume numbers from the old personal volumes series have not been retained for interfiled volumes, but that the old volume number may be found in parentheses in the folder list.

See addition of February 2003 for diaries, 1935-1941, of G. Arthur Gordon and addition of October 2003 for letters from Manila, Philippines, 1963-1968, of his daughter, Margaret (Peggy) Gordon Seiler and her husband, Robert S. Seiler.

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About 350 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

The earliest items relate to William W. Gordon of Augusta, Ga., and include his 4 March 1815 commission to West Point, signed by President James Madison and Secretary of War James Monroe (OP-2235/1). Also included are a few Gordon family legal and financial documents, including slave bills of sale in the late 1820s and 1830s.

Early materials relating to W. W. Gordon include a document, 10 November 1827, appointing him captain in the Georgia Hussars. A typed copy of an article from The Georgian, 15 November 1835, on the passage of the Central Railroad Bill documents W. W.'s early railroad interests.

In the early 1850s, there are many letters to W. W. at Yale from his sister Eliza at school in New York, from his parents in New Jersey, and from his brother George in Savannah, including some about an outbreak of yellow fever in 1854. Letters show that by 1855 W. W. was back in Savannah, working for Tison & Mackay, cotton factors, which became Tison & Gordon upon Mackay's retirement in 1856. Many letters to and from W. W. document business transactions and mid-19th century office procedures.

In 1854, there are courtship letters between W. W. and Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly) of Chicago, who appears to have been Eliza's schoolmate in New York. Many of these letters, especially one dated 30 April 1856, relate to W. W.'s financial prospects. By 21 December 1857, W. W. and Nelly were married and established in Savannah. Beginning in 1858, the Gordons commenced on a pattern of travels continued through most of their lives. These travels had, of course, great impact on letter writing. When W. W. traveled on business, chiefly to New York or England, he wrote frequently to Nelly, chiefly about family matters, but also about business dealings. When Nelly traveled, chiefly on summer visits to relatives in Chicago and New Jersey or to see and be seen in New York and at various resorts in the United States and abroad, she wrote extensively to W. W., also mostly about family matters. When Nelly was in Savannah, she received many letters from her mother, Juliette A. Kinzie, and a few from John Kinzie, her father, and her brother Arthur in Chicago.

Interfiled are five small volumes, chiefly relating to W. W. Gordon's personal finances.

Folder 1

1810-1825

Oversize Paper OP-2235/1

Commission to West Point, signed by President James Madison and Secretary of War James Monroe, 4 March 1815

Folder 2

1826-1829

Folder 3

1830-1847

Folder 4

1853-1854

Folder 5

1855

Folder 6a

1855

Folder 6b

1855-1870, W.W. Gordon's journal (previous volume number: 1) and ledger (previous volume number: 2) of personal expeditions

Folder 6c

1855-1870, W.W. Gordon's journal (previous volume number: 1) and ledger (previous volume number: 2) of personal expeditions

Folder 7-8

Folder 7

Folder 8

1856

Folder 9-10

Folder 9

Folder 10

1857

Folder 11-12a

1858

Folder 12b

1858, W. W. Gordon's chemistry notebook from Yale University (previous volume number: 3)

Folder 12c

1858, W. W. Gordon's personal expenditure receipt book (previous volume number: 4)

Folder 13-14

Folder 13

Folder 14

1859

Folder 15-16a

1860

Folder 16b

1860-1872, W. W. Gordon's estate book (previous volume number: 5)

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About 150 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Early in 1861, there are still general family letters from Mother to Nelly, many of which discuss Nelly's interest in painting and art in general. Around March, however, there are letters about preparations for war, and a few from northern relatives to Nelly refer to "your country and ours." Letters from Arthur Kinzie to his sister are typically decorated with American flags. Around April, Juliette Kinzie began to express her worries about Nelly's safety and about how long they might be able to communicate through the mails, but, while there were delays and difficulties, documented in several 1863 letters, a steady stream of correspondence seems to have flowed between Chicago and Savannah. Often these letters include interesting and sometimes awkward comments on the progress of the war from Juliette Kinzie, whose husband and son were fighting for the Union and whose daughter was married to Georgia Hussar and living in Savannah. On 21 July 1862, Juliette Kinzie wrote to Nelly, "Give our love to Wm. when you write him--and kind remembrances to all who care for a kind message from 'a Yankee'."

The first letter from W. W. with the Confederate Army in the field is dated 25 June 1861. W. W. wrote frequently to Nelly and to his Savannah business partners from various locations, chiefly in Virginia. The letters to Nelly are particularly detailed about camp life and the conduct of the war. There is also a brief diary that W. W. kept, December 1864-May 1865. He also wrote and received letters from his brother George, and there are a few letters from his mother in New Jersey. It is likely that W. W. was back in Savannah by May 1865.

Folder 17-18

Folder 17

Folder 18

1861

Folder 19-20

Folder 19

Folder 20

1862

Folder 21

1863

Folder 22

1864

Folder 23a

December 1864-May 1865, W. W. Gordon's diary (previous volume number: 7)

Folder 23b

January-May 1865

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About 750 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

In June 1865, W. W. Gordon was back in the full swing of business in Savannah, and Nelly was back into her summer traveling routine. John Kinzie died in June 1865, and there is much correspondence between Nelly and her mother and between Nelly and W. W. when she was in Chicago. These relate especially to the settlement of John Kinzie's estate and to disputes revolving around Kinzie family land holdings in Virginia. In the late 1860s, there is also mention of a suit, not settled until 1878, involving John Kinzie's disbursement of funds as paymaster during the Civil War. Around September 1870, Juliette Kinzie, vacationing with Nelly in Amagasett, N.Y., died under bizarre circumstances when she was given morphine instead of quinine by a local doctor. After Juliette Kinzie's death, news from Chicago came from Nelly's brother, George H. Kinzie, who sent a telegram on 11 October 1871 stating: "All saved, lost everything, not a penny, city in ashes." For the next several months, there are many extremely detailed letters from George about the great Chicago fire and how his family and others were coping in its aftermath.

Gordon family materials include much correspondence between W. W. and his brother George, a lawyer in the Beirne & Gordon partnership in Huntsville, Ala., and letters from Gordon family members in New Jersey. George, left a widower in 1869, died in 1872, but correspondence continues between W. W. and nephew George S. Gordon, also a lawyer in Huntsville. Beginning in the early 1870s, W. W. and Nelly's children, particularly Eleanor (Nell or Nellie) and Alice, began writing to their parents from various schools. The first letter from Juliette Magill Gordon (Daisy) is dated 22 October 1871. On 5 May 1875, Daisy wrote to W. W., "Please tell Mama that I don't want my name put in the [school] catalogue 'Juliette Magill' because if I get a medal I will have to put my name on it in the same way, and I think 'Daisy' would look so much better, don't you?"

Many items in this time period deal with Sea Island cotton sales in the United States and in England. On 12 November 1872, W. W. received notification that he had been elected a director of the Savannah Cotton Exchange; he was apparently president of the Exchange in 1876. In December 1877, the Tison & Gordon partnership ended with the death of William H. Tison. There is also much about W. W.'s activities with the Georgia Hussars and a small number of items relating to his interests in the Central Railroad of Georgia and New York and the Savannah Steamship Lines.

There are also many invitations to W. W. for club memberships, and several letters detailing social life in Savannah. In August 1876, there is a typed essay on incidents of yellow fever in Savannah that Nelly may have written.

Folder 24

June-December 1865

Folder 25-26

Folder 25

Folder 26

1866

Folder 27-28

Folder 27

Folder 28

1867

Folder 29

1868

Folder 30-31

Folder 30

Folder 31

1869

Folder 32-36

Folder 32

Folder 33

Folder 34

Folder 35

Folder 36

1870

Folder 37-41a

1871

Folder 41b

1871-1872, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 8)

Folder 42-44

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

1872

Folder 45-48

Folder 45

Folder 46

Folder 47

Folder 48

1873

Folder 49-51

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

1874

Folder 52-54

Folder 52

Folder 53

Folder 54

1875

Folder 55-57

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

1876

Folder 58-60

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

1877

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About 750 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Many items in this subseries relate to business, whether among family members, who allowed W. W. to handle their funds, or to the Sea Island cotton trade, in which W. W., whose firm was now called W. W. Gordon & Company, was extremely active. Continuing his service to the Savannah Cotton Exchange, W. W. represented Savannah to the National Cotton Exchange Convention in July 1879. Letters show much wheeling and dealing on the W. W.'s part, not only with cotton and cotton seed sales in this country and in England, but also in railroads, fertilizers, and other business ventures. Many business items are in code, but most of them have their decoded messages penciled in. There are also many printed cotton current price quotations from various markets. On 17 September 1882, W. W. wrote to Nelly, warning her explaining the family's financial state, which was good, but, according to him, did not leave much room for frivolous expenditure. Also in 1882, there are a few business dealings with Andrew Low of England, Daisy's future father-in-law.

Letters from George S. Gordon, now a partner in Humes & Gordon, lawyers of Huntsville, Ala., continue, many of them relating to business investments W. W. handled for his nephew. Beginning around 1878, there are letters home from William W. Gordon III at school, and, beginning around 1884, from Mabel Gordon, also at school. Also by 1884, daughter Nell had married Richard Wayne Parker (Wayne), a lawyer of Newark, N.J.

In late 1880, while on the annual trek to New York City, daughter Alice fell ill with scarlet fever. By mid-December, Nelly had sent Daisy and Mabel home and remained alone with her sick child. On 28 December, she wrote to W. W., "If anything worse comes and I have to give Alice up, I think it will kill me." On 31 December, there is a letter of condolence on Alice's death, and event that seems to have sent Nelly into an emotional decline referred to in many family letters over the next several years.

Folder 61-64

Folder 61

Folder 62

Folder 63

Folder 64

1878

Folder 65-68

Folder 65

Folder 66

Folder 67

Folder 68

1879

Folder 69-71

Folder 69

Folder 70

Folder 71

1880

Folder 72-75a

1881

Folder 75b

1881-1883, Current cotton price quotations (previous volume number: 9)

Folder 76-85

Folder 76

Folder 77

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

Folder 85

1882

Folder 86-89

Folder 86

Folder 87

Folder 88

Folder 89

1883

Folder 90-99

Folder 90

Folder 91

Folder 92

Folder 93

Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

Folder 97

Folder 98

Folder 99

1884

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About 1,400 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

While many items still relate to cotton during this period, a great many focus on family affairs, especially those of Daisy. In a letter of 8 January 1885, Nelly, often in a disparaging tone, discussed Daisy's relationships with members of the Low family in England. On 12 January, evidence of Nelly's difficulties with Daisy surfaced in a letter to W. W., which also refers to Daisy's connections with the Lows: "I knew Daisy was a pig-headed fool, but I never dreamed she could carry her folly to such extremes." Friction between mother and daughter is evident throughout this period. Also in this year, attention was focussed on Daisy's health; in February, Nelly took Daisy to Atlanta to have her ears examined (she lost hearing in the left ear at this time, and lost hearing in the right later in life). During this visit, mother and daughter escaped a fire that razed their hotel on 11 February.

A letter of 25 December from W. W. to Andrew Low, Daisy's future father-in-law, discusses the prospects of Willie Low, who had asked for Daisy's hand. On 8 January 1886, there is a letter from Amy Grenfell, Daisy's future sister-in-law, explaining that Andrew Low had agreed to the marriage, but wished to delay the event for a year. Over the next year, there are many letters relating to Willie and Daisy, including one on 6 September in which Daisy explained away a report on Willie's involvement in a betting scandal. Willie and Daisy married in 1887. Over the next few years, there are a few letters from Daisy to various family members describing her activities and periodic references in the letters of others to how the couple fared.

The volume of business letters decreases early in this period, but W. W.'s entry into Democratic politics is reasonably well documented, especially in the late 1880s and early 1890s when he served in the Georgia legislature. By 1893, however, it is back to business as usual with items referring to deals involving cotton, land deals, phosphates, railroads, oyster cultivation, and many other ventures, some of which were undertaken with various family members. There is also a considerable amount of material relating to horse breeding, particularly W. W.'s interest farms run by W. W.'s Stiles relatives in Texas and Georgia. In 1894, there is some material about W. W.'s involvement with the Central Railroad and Banking Company of Georgia. (See also scrapbooks relating to Georgia business and politics in Subseries 3.3.)

Letters from G. Arthur Gordon (Arthur) begin around July 1885 when he was away at school. Letters show that by 1893 Arthur was back in Savannah and on his way to becoming an expert on Sea Island cotton as a partner in W. W. Gordon & Company. Arthur's involvement in Savannah politics and boosterism is evident, from his Masonic and other club activities to his drilling as a captain in the Georgia Hussars. Arthur also received frequent letters on political issues from his brother-in-law Wayne Parker, who served as Republican congressman from New Jersey in 1895-1911, 1914-1919, and 1921-1923. Arthur was also the chief confidant of his sisters Daisy and Mabel, especially when they wished to discuss internal family difficulties. (See also volume X in Subseries 3.3., a scrapbook documenting some of Arthur's activities during this period.)

In 1898, there are many letters relating to W. W.'s role in the Spanish-American War. Commissioned as a brigadier general of volunteers, W. W. was first stationed at Mobile, Ala., and Miami, Fla. A document dated 19 August 1898 shows that W. W. was relieved of his command to serve on the Commission of the United States of America for Puerto Rico, which was charged with arranging the evacuation of Spanish troops from Puerto Rico. Many items in late 1898 and into 1899 contain descriptions of conditions in Puerto Rico. Early in W. W.'s absence from Savannah, Arthur assumed control of W. W. Gordon & Company, but soon both Arthur and his brother William joined their father in war work. W. W. Gordon & Company was then in the hands of Beirne Gordon, a relative and long-time partner in the firm, who wrote frequent business letters to both W. W. and Arthur. Nelly and Daisy also contributed to the war effort, nursing the wounded in Miami.

Also included in this subseries are letters relating to sister Nell in New Jersey and Washington, D.C. W. W.'s involvement as a Yale alumnus is evident in letters throughout this period about his participation in efforts to build a monument to Yale men killed in the Civil War. There are also a few references to his Episcopal Church activities. Around 1895, there is mention of Nelly's work with the Colonial Dames. In 1898, there are a few items relating to Mabel's marriage to Rowland Leigh and her settling in England from which she wrote many letters about family affairs, particularly confidential letters to Arthur about Nelly and Daisy. There are also a great many letters about family matters from Nelly to her uncle Julian Magill in Chicago.

Folder 100-104

Folder 100

Folder 101

Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

1885

Folder 105-107

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

1886

Folder 108

1887

Folder 109

1888

Folder 110

1889-1890

Folder 111

1891

Folder 112

1892

Folder 113-116

Folder 113

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

1893

Folder 117-120

Folder 117

Folder 118

Folder 119

Folder 120

1894

Folder 121a

1895

Folder 121b-121g

1889-1895, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy books (previous volume numbers: 16, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25)

Folder 122-124

Folder 122

Folder 123

Folder 124

1896

Folder 125-133

Folder 125

Folder 126

Folder 127

Folder 128

Folder 129

Folder 130

Folder 131

Folder 132

Folder 133

1897

Folder 134-150a

1898

Folder 150b-150c

1898-1899, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy books (previous volume numbers: 26, 27)

Folder 151-156a

1899

Folder 156b

1899-1901, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 32)

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.6. 1900-1912.

About 2,200 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Cotton business materials continue during this period. In particular, when either W. W. or Arthur was traveling there is extensive, detailed correspondence on pending business matters. In 1901, there is material relating to the establishment of a cotton gin, and, perhaps in reaction to this, a letter dated 6 October 1901 in which Nelly scolded W. W. for being too timid in business. Most subsequent business materials relate to Sea Island cotton and cotton seed sales. In 1907, Arthur and W. W. were active in national cotton exchange business, with W. W. serving on the Revision Committee of the New York Cotton Exchange, which was attempting to set new standards for grading and pricing cotton and cotton seed.

Daisy's marriage was in grave danger by 1900. In a 23 October 1900 letter to Arthur, she wrote, "[Margaret, who was looking for a husband] pointed out I had made a 'good match' myself, but after all Willie Low has other charms besides money. And I told her frankly he was a very bad husband." By June 1902, Daisy was writing of separating from Willie and supporting herself. On 19 June, she wrote to Arthur, "[Willie] did not think we would ever be happy together again, and he asked me to consent to live apart. He did not mention money ... Papa and Willie can settle that." Subsequent letters show her very sensitive to her new position. On 15 September, she wrote to Nelly, "I mean to divorce him. [I]f my affairs are to be made public, I shall prove him in the wrong and at least have the advantage of being free and quit of him," and, on 21 November, she wrote to Arthur, "I get pity and Willie gets blame, but I prefer dignified silence to either."

By the end of 1902, Arthur was conferring with Wayne Parker about the legality of divorce involving English and American citizens, with questions of money and responsibility coming to the fore. Willie tried to provoke Daisy into divorcing him by being seen with various women while protecting Mrs. Bateman, with whom he was really having an affair. Daisy refused to comply. Willie's revised will of 21 November 1902 became significant when he died in June 1905. Daisy's claim that Willie had been unduly influenced by Mrs. Bateman when he wrote the 1902 will, a point that was settled in Daisy's favor after Mrs. Bateman became seriously ill in 1906. After the settlement, Daisy spent much time traveling. Included is a short diary of Daisy's 1907-1908 trip to India.

Letters between Daisy and Robert Baden-Powell begin with one dated 29 May 1911 inviting Daisy to lunch. Letters reveal that Daisy and Baden-Powell spent much time sketching together in the countryside and attending lunches and dinners. Few letters contain substantive material about the Girl Guides or Daisy's Girl Scout program, notable exceptions being a letter of 11 February 1912 in which Baden-Powell referred Daisy to other women interested in the Girl Guides and a letter of 6 May 1912 in which W. W. complained to Mabel about Daisy's taking her frustrations with the Girl Scouts out on her mother. Some letters have a philosophical tone. On 4 July 1911, Baden-Powell wrote to Daisy, "I think that the policy for this world [should be] be glad of what you have got, and not miserable about what you would like to have had nor over anxious as to what the future will bring."

Also of interest are a letter of 2 March 1907 discussing one of the first long-distance telephone transmissions; letters around 21 December 1907 relating to W. W. and Nelly's 50th wedding anniversary; letters on national politics, especially tariffs, from Wayne and from Yale friend Vance McCormick of Harrisburg, Pa., to Arthur; letters about local Savannah politics to and from Arthur, who was active on many boards and commissions; materials, beginning in 1909, from the Committee on the Memorial to Yale Men Who Fell in the War Between the States; a few letters around April 1911 in which Daisy described meeting Rudyard Kipling; letters, beginning around February 1912 about President Taft's visit to Savannah in May. There are also many items relating to Arthur's activities as captain in the 1st Regiment, Georgia State Troops. (See also the series of W. W.'s engagement calendars, 1900-1912, in Subseries 3.1.)

W. W. died on 11 September 1912 after a brief illness.

Folder 157-160a

1900 (see also G. Arthur Gordon's lettercopy book, folder 156b above)

Folder 160b-160d

1900-1907, G. Arthur Gordon's military memoranda books (previous volume numbers: 33, 35, 36)

Folder 161-167a

1901

Folder 167b

1901-1902, G. Arthur Gordon's military order book (previous volume number: 37)

Folder 168-176a

1902

Folder 176b

1902, G. Arthur Gordon's military memoranda book (previous volume number: 34)

Folder 177-179

Folder 177

Folder 178

Folder 179

1903

Folder 180-187a

1904

Folder 187b

1904-1905, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 58)

Folder 188-194

Folder 188

Folder 189

Folder 190

Folder 191

Folder 192

Folder 193

Folder 194

1905

Folder 195-201a

1906

Folder 201b

1906, W. W. Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 59)

Folder 202-210a

1907

Folder 210b

1907-1908, Juliette Gordon Low's India travel diary (previous volume number: 60)

Folder 211-213

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

1908

Folder 214-218

Folder 214

Folder 215

Folder 216

Folder 217

Folder 218

1909

Folder 219-234

Folder 219

Folder 220

Folder 221

Folder 222

Folder 223

Folder 224

Folder 225

Folder 226

Folder 227

Folder 228

Folder 229

Folder 230

Folder 231

Folder 232

Folder 233

Folder 234

1910

Folder 235-248a

1911

Folder 248b

1911-1912, G. Arthur Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 61)

Folder 249-257a

1912

Folder 257b-257c

1912-May 1913, G. Arthur Gordon's lettercopy books (previous volume numbers: 62, 63)

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.7. 1913-1929.

About 1,000 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

After W. W.'s death, business letters no longer report the details of daily transactions, but, on a reduced scale, Arthur's cotton interests are well documented. The last items, dated 1928, relate to his involvement in Congressional investigations of cotton market manipulations. Arthur's civic work is also shown, including, beginning in 1915, his participation in the always financially strapped Negro Industrial Employment Exchange, an employment agency for cotton pickers, maids, cooks, and delivery boys. Letters, beginning in 1926, document Arthur's involvement with the Town Theatre in Savannah, including his part in a major tiff between a director and an actor.

Letters scattered, 1913-1924, including several from Robert Baden-Powell, show that, although she still spent most of her time in England, Daisy had succeeded in getting her Girl Scouts up and running. Beginning in 1914, however, most of her letters relate to war efforts, as do those of Mabel, chiefly addressed to Arthur. The sinking of the Lusitania, upon which the Gordons had frequently traveled, occasioned a sorrowful letter from Mabel on 9 May 1915. Mabel was extremely active in home support of the war in England, serving on several boards, including the Lady Lugard Hospitality Committee and the Fund for the Special Relief of Better Class Belgian Refugees, and for which she was awarded a medal in July 1918. Throughout the war years, a chief concern of the globe-hopping Gordons was travel restriction, especially when the family attempted to gather as when Nelly died on 22 February 1917.

In 1927, there are a few letters about the Juliette Low Memorial Fund and about the disbursement of Daisy's estate.

Folder 258-265a

1913, (see also G. Arthur Gordon's lettercopy book. folder 257c above)

Folder 265b

1913-1914, G. Arthur Gordon's lettercopy book (previous volume number: 64)

Folder 266-272

Folder 266

Folder 267

Folder 268

Folder 269

Folder 270

Folder 271

Folder 272

1914

Folder 273-279

Folder 273

Folder 274

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Folder 278

Folder 279

1915

Folder 280-283

Folder 280

Folder 281

Folder 282

Folder 283

1916

Folder 284-289

Folder 284

Folder 285

Folder 286

Folder 287

Folder 288

Folder 289

1917

Folder 290-291

Folder 290

Folder 291

1918

Folder 292

1919-1925

Folder 293

1926-1927

Folder 294

1928-1929

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.8. Undated letters and letter fragments.

About 600 items.

Arrangement: by type. Efforts have been made to group together the letters of Eleanor Kinzie Gordon (Nelly), G. Arthur Gordon, W. W. Gordon, Mabel Gordon Leigh, and Juliette Gordon Low (Daisy). Some secondary sorts have also been attempted, but there is necessarily a good deal of overlap among the categories.

Undated letters and letter fragments of members of the Gordon and related families, including Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly) Gordon, G. Arthur Gordon, and W. W. Gordon. Most letters relate to routine family and business affairs. There are also letters and letter fragments to and from various family members other than those previously mentioned. In a few cases, both sender and recipient are unknown.

Folder 295-297

Folder 295

Folder 296

Folder 297

Gordon, Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly): Letters and letter fragments to and from Nelly

About 50 items.
Folder 298-300

Folder 298

Folder 299

Folder 300

Gordon, Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly) to G. Arthur Gordon

About 50 items.
Folder 301-303a

Gordon, Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly) to W. W. Gordon

About 50 items.
Folder 303b

Gordon, Eleanor Kinzie (Nelly): Volume

Undated volume that Nelly kept with records of social events and club work.

Folder 304-307

Folder 304

Folder 305

Folder 306

Folder 307

Gordon, G. Arthur: To and from G. Arthur Gordon

About 100 items.

Letters and letter fragments to and from Arthur, including some relating to business matters and others from brother-in-law Rowland Leigh. Most letters relate to routine business or family affairs.

Folder 308-310

Folder 308

Folder 309

Folder 310

Gordon, W. W.: To and from W. W.

About 50 items.

Letters and letter fragments to and from W. W., chiefly relating to business matters, but also including a few family letters.

Folder 311

Gordon, W. W.: To G. Arthur Gordon

About 30 items.
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Folder 312

Folder 313

Leigh, Mabel Gordon: To and from Mabel

About 50 items.

Letters and letter fragments to and from Mabel, some relating to the activities of her sister Daisy.

Folder 314-315

Folder 314

Folder 315

Leigh, Mabel Gordon: To G. Arthur Gordon

About 50 items.
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Folder 316

Folder 317

Folder 318

Folder 319

Low, Juliette Gordon (Daisy): From Daisy

About 50 items.

Letters and letter fragments to and from Daisy, chiefly from family members. Several relate to Daisy's divorce and a very few relate to the Girl Scouts.

Folder 320

Low, Juliette Gordon (Daisy): To Daisy

About 20 items.

Includes a few letters from the Baden-Powell family.

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Folder 321

Folder 322

Folder 323

Miscellaneous family members: To and from various family members

About 75 items.

Letters and letter fragments to and from various family members other than those mentioned above. In a few cases, both sender and recipient are unknown.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1A. Correspondence and Other Materials, 1935-1941 (Addition of February 2003).

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99429

Processing note: Addition arranged in the same way as, but not incorporated into, the original deposit of materials.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.9A. 1935-1941 (Addition of February 2003).

7 items.

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99429

Arrangement: chronological.

Personal diaries of G. Arthur Gordon. The diaries consist of very brief listings of Gordon's daily activities and social contacts.

Folder 776

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1935

Folder 777

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1936

Folder 778

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1937

Folder 779

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1938

Folder 780

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1939

Folder 781

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1940

Folder 782

G. Arthur Gordon Diary, 1941

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1A. Correspondence and Other Materials, 1963-1968 (Addition of October 2003).

Acquisition Information: Accession 99648

Processing note: The Addition of February 2003 is arranged in the same way as, but not incorporated into, the original deposit of materials.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.10A. 1963-1968 (Addition of October 2003).

About 50 items.

Acquisition Information: Accession 99648

Arrangement: chronological.

Family letters written by Margaret Gordon Seiler (Peggy), daughter of George Arthur Gordon, and her husband, the Reverend Robert S. Seiler, during their five-year posting to Manila, Philippines, with Church World Service. The letters primarily concern the Seiler family's daily life within the foreign community in Manila and contain details about their children's educational and recreational activities as well as the family's active social life. There are also scattered discussions of Reverend Seiler's work with the Church World Service and the couple's views on the conflict in Vietnam. There are also travel descriptions of Egypt, the Philippines, Hong Kong, and Southeast Asia.

Folder 783

Letters, 1963

Folder 784

Letters, 1964

Folder 785

Letters, 1965

Folder 786

Letters, 1966-1968

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Other Materials, 1900s

About 70 items.

Arrangement: by type.

Folder 324-326

Folder 324

Folder 325

Folder 326

Clippings

About 50 items.

Clippings, 1900s, many relating to the death of Eleanor Kinzie Gordon (Nelly) in 1917, others to social and business events, and a few to the Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

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Photographs: Three portraits of W. W. Gordon, one in military uniform, undated

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Photographs: Juliette Gordon Low waiving goodbye to President Taft in Savannah, 1912

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Photographs: Unidentified child, undated

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Photographs: Unidentified building, undated

Folder 327-328

Folder 327

Folder 328

Miscellaneous

Printed advertisements for various products and services, undated; lists of rules of various clubs, undated; Juliette Gordon Low's Girl Scout badge; and other items.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. W. W. Gordon Engagement Calendars, 1900-1912.

12 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Pocket-sized engagement calendars in which W. W. Gordon sporadically recorded brief entries relating to personal and social events--parties, visitors, illnesses, etc.--and, sometimes, the expenses associated with them. Volumes in this series have been given alphabetical designations as a result of reprocessing in order to differentiate them from the business volumes in Series 4; the previous volume numbers may be found in parentheses in the folder list.

Folder 329

Volume A: 1900 (previous volume number: 38)

Folder 330

Volume B: 1901 (previous volume number: 39)

Folder 331

Volume C: 1903 (previous volume number: 40)

Folder 332

Volume D: 1904 (previous volume number: 41)

Folder 333

Volume E: 1905 (previous volume number: 42)

Folder 334

Volume F: 1906 (previous volume number: 43)

Folder 335

Volume G: 1907 (previous volume number: 44)

Folder 336

Volume H: 1908 (previous volume number: 45)

Folder 337

Volume I: 1909 (previous volume number: 46)

Folder 338

Volume J: 1910 (previous volume number: 47)

Folder 339

Volume K: 1910 (previous volume number: 48)

Folder 340

Volume L: 1912 (previous volume number: 49)

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Farm Memoranda Books, 1904-1912.

8 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Memoranda books with entries relating to the operation of Belmont and other farm property owned by the Gordons. Included are copies of communications between W. W. Gordon and Robert Lee Allen about work at Belmont and the condition of the property. Volumes in this series have been given alphabetical designations as a result of reprocessing in order to differentiate them from the business volumes in Series 4; old volume numbers may be found in parentheses in the folder list.

Folder 341

Volume M: July 1904-January 1907 (previous volume number: 50)

Folder 342

Volume N: January 1907-December 1908 (previous volume number: 51)

Folder 343

Volume O: January-December 1909 (previous volume number: 52)

Folder 344

Volume P: October 1909-May 1912 (previous volume number: 56)

Folder 345

Volume Q: December 1909-May 1910 (previous volume number: 53)

Folder 346

Volume R: June 1910-June 1911 (previous volume number: 54)

Folder 347

Volume S: June 1911-March 1912 (previous volume number: 55)

Folder 348

Volume T: May 1912 (previous volume number: 57)

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15 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Scrapbooks containing clippings and miscellaneous items. Compilers of some of the scrapbooks are known and indicated below; when most of the material in a scrapbook relates to particular subjects, that also has been noted below. Volumes in this series have been given alphabetical designations as a result of reprocessing in order to differentiate them from the business volumes in Series 4; old volume numbers may be found in parentheses in the folder list.

Note that all of these volumes, especially Volume X, are extremely fragile and should be handled with extra care.

Note that folder numbers 363-406 are not in use.

Folder 349

Volume U: 1863-1893, Miscellaneous clippings from the 1880s and 1890s (previous volume number: 6)

Folder 350

Volume V: 1885-1887, Miscellaneous clippings (previous volume number: 10)

Folder 351

Volume W: 1886, Miscellaneous clippings (previous volume number: 11)

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Folder 352

Folder 353

Folder 354

Folder 355

Volume X: 1887-1901, G. Arthur Gordon's memorabilia relating to his social life, travels, and civic and club activities (previous volume number: 12)

Folder 356

Volume Y: 1888, Chiefly clippings, some of them about politics, collected by W. W. Gordon (previous volume number: 13)

Folder 357

Volume Z: 1888, Chiefly clippings collected by W. W. Gordon (previous volume number: 14)

Folder 358

Volume AA: 1888-1893, Miscellaneous clippings collected by W. W. Gordon (previous volume number: 15)

Folder 359

Volume BB: 1889-1891, Chiefly clippings related to Confederate vetrans' reunions and organizations (previous volume number: 17)

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Volume CC: 1889-1892, Chiefly clippings related to Georgia politics and events (previous volume number: S-18)

Volume is missing.

Folder 360

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Folder 361

Volume DD: 1891-1893, Miscellaneous clippings (previous volume number: 22)

Folder 362

Volume EE: 1892-1893, Chiefly clippings related to the Central Railroad of Georgia and to Georgia politics (previous volume number: 23)

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1896, Chiefly clippings, some related to science, compiled by G. Arthur Gordon (previous volume number: S-28)

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1896, Chiefly clippings, many related to railroads, politics, and military affairs, compiled by G. Arthur Gordon (previous volume number: S-29)

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1896, Chiefly clippings, some related to foreign affairs, compiled by G. Arthur Gordon (previous volume number: S-30)

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1896, Chiefly clippings, some related to local and national politics, compiled by G. Arthur Gordon (previous volume number: S-31)

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About 690 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Volumes documenting business activities of W. W. Gordon & Company, cotton brokers of Savannah, Ga. Included are account books, records of sales, shipping records, and other records relating to the cotton trade. Also included are a few volumes of Tison & Gordon, W. W. Gordon & Company's predecessor, and related firms. The connection between the Florida volumes (volume 1 and volume 630) and the others is unclear.

Note that volumes relate to W. W. Gordon & Company except where noted. The volumes labeled missing are know to have existed at some time, but were not received when these volumes were transferred from the Baker Library at the Harvard Business School in 1975.

Note that folder numbers 363-406 are not in use. Note also that many of the volumes are extremely fragile.

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Day Books: White Springs, East Florida, 1844-1848

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Produce Ledgers: 1889-1894

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Cash Books: 1853-1858 (Reed & Tison)

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Cash Books: July 1876-October 1877 (Tison & Gordon)

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Cash Books: October 1877-July 1878 (Tison & Gordon)

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Cash Books: November 1880-April 1881

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Cash Books: May 1881-December 1881

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Cash Books: July 1883-December 1883

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Cash Books: January 1883-October 1884

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Cash Books: October 1884-January 1885

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Cash Books: January 1885-September 1885

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Cash Books: September 1885-January 1886

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Cash Books: February 1886-October 1886

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Cash Books: S-142October 1886-March 1887

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Cash Books: March 1887-October 1887

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Cash Books: November 1887-April 1888

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Cash Books: April 1888-November 1888

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Cash Books: November 1888-April 1889

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Cash Books: May 1889-November 1889

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Cash Books: November 1889-May 1890

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Cash Books: May 1890-November 1890

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Cash Books: November 1890-May 1891

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Cash Books: November 1891-June 1892

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Cash Books: July 1892-February 1893

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Cash Books: February 1893-November 1893

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Cash Books: November 1893-June 1894

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Cash Books: June 1894-December 1894

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Cash Books: December 1894-November 1895

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Cash Books: November 1895-July 1896

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Cash Books: July 1896-January 1897

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Cash Books: January 1897-December 1897

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Cash Books: December 1897-November 1898

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Cash Books: December 1898-December 1899

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Cash Books: December 1902-December 1903

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Cash Books: December 1903-December 1904

Folder 409

Cash Books: 1906-1908 (cash)

Folder 410

Cash Books: 1894-1902

Folder 411

Cash Books: 1902-1910

Folder 412

Cash Balances: September 1888-December 1896

Folder 413

Cash Balances: February 1905-May 1913

Folder 414

Trial Balances: August 1878-September 1878

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Cotton Bills: 1883-1884

Folder 415

Rice and Naval Store Bills: 1888-1889

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Notes/Stubs: 1881-1882

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Notes/Stubs: 1884-1885

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Notes/Stubs: 1887-1888

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Notes/Stubs: 1900-1902

Folder 416

Receipts: 23 March 1882-17 May 1883

Folder 417

Receipts: 28 February 1885-30 July 1887

Folder 418

Receipts: 30 November 1886-15 December 1887

Folder 419

Receipts: 5 October 1894-7 March 1896

Folder 420

Receipts: 18 August 1900-7 May 1902

Folder 421

Receipts: 28 August 1909-12 December 1911

Folder 422

Receipts: July 1881-June 1882

Folder 423

Receipts: July 1882-May 1883

Folder 424

Receipts: August 1884-May 1885

Folder 425

Receipts: July 1885-June 1886

Folder 426

Receipts: July 1886-June 1887

Folder 427

Receipts: July 1887-June 1888

Folder 428

Receipts: July 1888-June 1889

Folder 429

Receipts: July 1889-June 1890

Folder 430

Receipts: August 1890-June 1891

Folder 431

Receipts: July 1891-June 1892

Folder 432

Receipts: July 1892-June 1893

Folder 433a

Receipts: July 1893-Jume 1894

Folder 433b

Receipts: August 1894-December 1894

Folder 434

Receipts: December 1894-December 1895

Folder 435

Receipts: December 1895-November 1896

Folder 436

Receipts: December 1896-December 1897

Folder 437

Receipts: December 1897-June 1899

Folder 438

Receipts: August 1899-June 1901

Folder 439

Receipts: July 1901-October 1903

Folder 440

Receipts: December 1905-June 1908

Folder 441

Accounts Current Index: February 1886-June 1886 (balance sheet)

Folder 442

Advices, Cotton: 1879

Folder 443

Advices, Cotton: December 1881-July 1882

Folder 444

Advices, Cotton: August 1887-April 1888; February 1891-July 1891

Folder 445

Advices, Cotton: July 1890-January 1891

Folder 446

Advices, Cotton: August 1891-December 1891

Volume 208: (not used)

Folder 447

Advices, Cotton: December 1892-November 1893

Folder 448

Advices, Cotton: November 1893-October 1894

Folder 449

Advices, Cotton: January 1894-November 1896

Folder 450

Advices, Cotton: November 1896-October 1897

Folder 451

Advices, Cotton: November 1897-October 1898

Folder 452

Advices, Cotton: November 1899-January 1901

Folder 453a

Advices, Cotton: November 1905-November 1906

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Cotton Market Report: 1893-1895

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Bales Record, Central Railroad: July 1883-August 1884

Folder 453b

Bales Record, Central Railroad: July 1891-May 1893

Folder 454

Bales Record, Central Railroad: August 1892-June 1893

Folder 455

Bales Record, Central Railroad: July 1893-June 1894

Folder 456

Bales Record, Central Railroad: July 1894-June 1895

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Bales Record, General: July 1883-May 1885

Folder 457

Bales Record, General: August 1890-June 1891

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: February 1881-July 1882

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: July 1882-June 1883

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: July 1883-June 1884

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: September 1884-June 1885

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: July 1885-February 1887

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: August 1887-April 1888

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: July 1888-July 1889

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Bales Record, S.F. & W.: July 1889-June 1890

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Produce Books: December 1876-February 1881 (Gulf)

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Produce Books: January 1879-February 1881 (Gulf)

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Cotton Sales: November 1858-July 1860 (Tison & Gordon)

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Cotton Sales: December 1862-April 1867 (Tison & Gordon)

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Cotton Sales: December 1877-June 1878 (Tison & Gordon)

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Cotton Sales: January 1880-February 1881

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Cotton Sales: July 1881-December 1882

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Cotton Sales: September 1881-December 1882

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Cotton Sales: September 1881-December 1881

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Cotton Sales: January 1883-May 1883

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Cotton Sales: January 1883-June 1883

Volume 261: (not used)

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Cotton Sales: July 1883-September 1887

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Cotton Sales: September 1883-January 1887

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Cotton Sales: October 1887-April 1891

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Cotton Sales: September 1887-May 1891

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Cotton Sales: September 1891-January 1894

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Cotton Sales: September 1891-October 1894

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Cotton Sales: September 1891-October 1894

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Cotton Sales: January 1894-November 1895

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Cotton Sales: November 1894-November 1901

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Cotton Sales: November 1894-October 1901

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Cotton Sales: October 1901-June 1904

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Cotton Sales: December 1901-October 1905

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Cotton Sales: December 1895-February 1898

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Cotton Sales: March 1898-December 1901

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Cotton Sales: July 1909-March 1912

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Adjustment of Cotton Sales: July 1876-December 1876 (Tison & Gordon)

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Adjustment of Cotton Sales: September 1876-November 1876 (Tison & Gordon)

Volume 283: (not used)

Folder 458

Account Sales: June 1883-October 1883

Folder 459

Account Sales: September 1883-January 1884

Volumes 286-300: (missing)

Folder 460

Account Sales: September 1883-November 1883

Folder 461

Account Sales: October 1883-November 1883

Folder 462

Account Sales: October 1883-November 1883

Folder 463

Account Sales: November 1883-January 1884

Folder 464

Account Sales: December 1883-February 1884

Folder 465

Account Sales: January 1884-September 1884

Folder 466

Account Sales: February 1884-September 1884

Folder 467

Account Sales: September 1884-October 1884

Folder 468

Account Sales: September 1884-October 1884

Folder 469

Account Sales: October 1884-November 1884

Folder 470

Account Sales: November 1884-December 1884

Folder 471

Account Sales: November 1884-January 1885

Folder 472

Account Sales: December 1884-February 1885

Folder 473

Account Sales: January 1885-October 1885

Folder 474

Account Sales: February 1885-September 1885

Folder 475

Account Sales: September 1885

Folder 476

Account Sales: September 1885-October 1885

Folder 477

Account Sales: October 1885-December 1885

Folder 478

Account Sales: October 1885

Folder 479

Account Sales: April 1884-September 1887

Folder 480

Account Sales: October 1885-November 1885

Folder 481

Account Sales: November 1885-December 1885

Folder 482

Account Sales: November 1885-December 1885

Folder 483

Account Sales: December 1885-March 1886

Folder 484

Account Sales: December 1885-March 1886

Folder 485

Account Sales: March 1886-September 1886

Folder 486

Account Sales: March 1886-November 1886

Folder 487

Account Sales: September 1886-October 1886

Folder 488

Account Sales: October 1886-November 1886

Folder 489

Account Sales: November 1886-December 1886

Folder 490

Account Sales: December 1886-January 1887

Folder 491

Account Sales: December 1886-February 1887

Folder 492

Account Sales: January 1887-March 1887

Folder 493

Account Sales: February 1887-November 1887

Folder 494

Account Sales: March 1887-September 1887

Folder 495

Account Sales: September 1887-October 1887

Folder 496

Account Sales: September 1887-October 1887

Folder 497

Account Sales: October 1887-November 1887

Folder 498

Account Sales: October 1887-July 1891

Folder 499

Account Sales: November 1887-December 1887

Folder 500

Account Sales: November 1887-January 1888

Folder 501

Account Sales: December 1887-June 1888

Folder 502

Account Sales: September 1887-March 1889

Folder 503

Account Sales: January 1888-August 1888

Folder 504

Account Sales: February 1888-November 1888

Folder 505

Account Sales: August 1888-October 1888

Folder 506

Account Sales: October 1888

Folder 507

Account Sales: October 1888

Folder 508

Account Sales: October 1888-November 1888

Folder 509

Account Sales: November 1888-December 1888

Folder 510

Account Sales: November 1888-June 1889

Folder 511

Account Sales: December 1888-January 1889

Folder 512

Account Sales: January 1889-October 1889

Folder 513

Account Sales: January 1889-February 1889

Folder 514

Account Sales: February 1889-April 1889

Folder 515

Account Sales: April 1889-September 1889

Folder 516

Account Sales: September 1889-October 1889

Folder 517

Account Sales: October 1889

Folder 518

Account Sales: October 1889-November 1889

Folder 519

Account Sales: November 1889-December 1889

Folder 520

Account Sales: November 1889-December 1889

Folder 521

Account Sales: December 1889-February 1890

Folder 522

Account Sales: June 1890-October 1890

Folder 523

Account Sales: February 1890-September 1890

Folder 524

Account Sales: September 1890-October 1890

Folder 525

Account Sales: October 1890

Folder 526

Account Sales: October 1890-November 1890

Folder 527

Account Sales: October 1890-December 1890

Folder 528

Account Sales: November 1890-December 1890

Folder 529

Account Sales: December 1890-January 1891

Folder 530

Account Sales: December 1890-February 1891

Folder 531

Account Sales: January 1891-March 1891

Folder 532

Account Sales: February 1891-may 1891

Folder 533

Account Sales: March 1891-November 1891

Folder 534

Account Sales: May 1891-September 1891

Folder 535

Account Sales: September 1891-October 1891

Folder 536

Account Sales: October 1891

Folder 537

Account Sales: October 1891-November 1891

Folder 538

Account Sales: November 1891-December 1891

Folder 539

Account Sales: November 1891

Folder 540

Account Sales: November 1891-January 1892

Folder 541

Account Sales: December 1891-January 1892

Folder 542

Account Sales: January 1892-February 1892

Folder 543

Account Sales: January 1892-March 1892

Folder 544

Account Sales: February 1892-September 1892

Folder 545

Account Sales: March 1892-November 1892

Folder 546

Account Sales: September 1892-October 1892

Folder 547

Account Sales: October 1892-November 1892

Folder 548

Account Sales: November 1892-February 1893

Folder 549

Account Sales: December 1892-April 1893

Folder 550

Account Sales: February 1893-September 1893

Folder 551

Account Sales: April 1893-October 1893

Folder 552

Account Sales: September 1893-October 1893

Folder 553

Account Sales: October 1893-November 1893

Folder 554

Account Sales: October 1893-November 1893

Folder 555

Account Sales: November 1893-December 1893

Folder 556

Account Sales: November 1893-January 1894

Folder 557

Account Sales: December 1893-March 1894

Folder 558

Account Sales: January 1894-March 1894

Folder 559

Account Sales: March 1894-September 1894

Folder 560

Account Sales: March 1894-October 1894

Folder 561

Account Sales: September 1894-october 1894

Folder 562

Account Sales: October 1894-November 1894

Folder 563

Account Sales: October 1894-December 1894

Folder 564

Account Sales: November 1894

Folder 565

Account Sales: November 1894-December 1894

Folder 566

Account Sales: December 1894-January 1895

Folder 567

Account Sales: December 1894-April 1895

Folder 568

Account Sales: December 1894-January 1895

Folder 569

Account Sales: January 1895-March 1895

Folder 570

Account Sales: December 1894-October 1895

Folder 571

Account Sales: March 1895-October 1895

Folder 572

Account Sales: October 1895-November 1895

Folder 573

Account Sales: October 1895-November 1895

Folder 574

Account Sales: November 1895-December 1895

Folder 575

Account Sales: December 1895-February 1896

Folder 576

Account Sales: January 1896-August 1896

Folder 577

Account Sales: February 1896-September 1896

Folder 578

Account Sales: August 1896-October 1896

Folder 579

Account Sales: September 1896-November 1896

Folder 580

Account Sales: October 1896-January 1897

Folder 581

Account Sales: October 1896-December 1896

Folder 582

Account Sales: December 1896-March 1897

Folder 583

Account Sales: January 1897-September 1897

Folder 584

Account Sales: march 1897-September 1897

Folder 585

Account Sales: September 1897-November 1897

Folder 586

Not used.

Folder 587

Account Sales: September 1897-December 1897

Folder 588

Account Sales: October 1897-January 1898

Folder 589

Account Sales: December 1897-February 1898

Folder 590

Account Sales: June 1898-October 1898

Folder 591

Account Sales: February 1898-May 1898

Folder 592

Account Sales: May 1898-November 1898

Folder 593

Account Sales: October 1898-December 1898

Folder 594

Account Sales: November 1898-December 1898

Folder 595

Not used.

Folder 596

Account Sales: December 1898-April 1899

Folder 597

Account Sales: December 1898-September 1899

Folder 598

Account Sales: November 1899-November 1900

Folder 599

Account Sales: September 1899-November 1899

Folder 600

Account Sales: April 1899-November 1899

Folder 601

Account Sales: November 1899-June 1900

Folder 602

Account Sales: February 1900-December 1900

Folder 603

Account Sales: November 1900-September 1901

Folder 604

Account Sales: December 1900-May 1901

Folder 605

Account Sales: May 1901-December 1901

Folder 606

Account Sales: September 1901-November 1901

Folder 607

Account Sales: December 1901-march 1904

Folder 608

Account Sales: November 1901-August 1902

Folder 609

Account Sales: March 1902-November 1902

Folder 610

Account Sales: August 1902-October 1902

Folder 611-612

Folder 611

Folder 612

Account Sales: October 1902-June 1903

Folder 613

Account Sales: January 1903-September 1903

Folder 614

Account Sales: January 1903-February 1903

Folder 615

Account Sales: February 1903-April 1903

Folder 616

Account Sales: April 1903-November 1903

Folder 617

Account Sales: september 1903-October 1903

Folder 618

Account Sales: October 1903-December 1903

Folder 619

Account Sales: November 1903-December 1903

Folder 620

Account Sales: December 1903-May 1904

Folder 621

Account Sales: December 1903-September 1904

Folder 622

Account Sales: May 1904-October 1904

Folder 623

Account Sales: September 1904-November 1904

Folder 624

Account Sales: October 1904-December 1904

Folder 625

Account Sales: November 1904-February 1905

Folder 626

Account Sales: December 1904-March 1905

Folder 627

Account Sales: February 1905-September 1905

Folder 628

Account Sales: march 1905-October 1905

Folder 629

Account Sales: December 1905-January 1906

Folder 630

Account Sales: March 1908-October 1913

Volume 468: (volume missing)

Folder 631

Account Sales: June 1908-October 1908

Folder 632

Account Sales: January 1906-March 1906

Folder 633

Account Sales: October 1905-December 1905

Folder 634

Account Sales: March 1906-May 1906

Folder 635

Account Sales: May 1906-January 1907

Folder 636

Account Sales: October 1906-November 1906

Folder 637

Account Sales: February 1907-September 1907

Folder 638

Account Sales: December 1907-February 1908

Folder 639

Account Sales: February 1908-July 1908

Folder 640

Account Sales: October 1908-November 1908

Folder 641

Account Sales: February 1909-September 1909

Folder 642

Account Sales: September 1909-October 1909

Folder 643

Account Sales: October 1909-December 1909

Folder 644

Account Sales: December 1909-September 1910

Folder 645

Account Sales: October 1910-December 1910

Folder 646

Account Sales: October 1911-November 1911

Folder 647

Account Sales: August 1911-October 1911

Folder 648

Account Sales: January 1912-May 1912

Folder 649

Account Sales: May 1912-October 1912

Folder 650

Account Sales: December 1913-December 1914

Folder 651

Account Sales: February 1909-April 1909

Folder 652

Account Sales: May 1909-October 1909

Folder 653

Account Sales: November 1909-December 1909

Folder 654

Account Sales: December 1909-September 1910

Folder 655

Account Sales: September 1910-February 1911

Folder 656

Account Sales: March 1911-May 1911

Folder 657

Account Sales: May 1911-October 1911

Folder 658

Account Sales: October 1911-December 1911

Folder 659

Account Sales: December 1911-February 1912

Folder 660

Account Sales: March 1912-October 1912

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Order Notify Cotton Records: 1921

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Order Notify Cotton Records: 1924

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Order Notify Cotton Records: 1925

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Order Notify Cotton Records: 1926

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Delivered To: February 1881-April 1881

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Delivered To: February 1881-April 1881

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Delivered To: February 1881-April 1881

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Delivered To: April 1881-June 1881

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Check Book Stubs: September 1900-August 1901

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Forwarding Journal: November 1866-August 1869

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Shipping Books: September 1900-October 1900

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Forwarding Ledgers: ca. 1862

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Delivery Stubs, Rice Mill: April 1887-January 1888

Folder 661

Stock Books, Exports: September 1897-May 1901

Folder 662

Accounts Current or Statements: June 1879-December 1879

Folder 663

Accounts Current or Statements: February 1880-May 1880

Folder 664

Accounts Current or Statements: January 1881-March 1881

Folder 665

Accounts Current or Statements: April 1881

Folder 666

Accounts Current or Statements: August 1881-October 1881

Folder 667

Accounts Current or Statements: January 1882-March 1882

Folder 668

Accounts Current or Statements: March 1883-August 1883

Folder 669

Accounts Current or Statements: November 1883-February 1884

Folder 670

Accounts Current or Statements: February 1884-June 1884

Folder 671

Accounts Current or Statements: October 1884-January 1885

Folder 672

Accounts Current or Statements: January 1890-June 1890

Folder 673

Accounts Current or Statements: June 1890-February 1891

Folder 674

Accounts Current or Statements: October 1891-march 1892

Folder 675

Accounts Current or Statements: March 1892-December 1892

Folder 676

Accounts Current or Statements: December 1892-July 1893

Folder 677

Accounts Current or Statements: July 1893-March 1894

Folder 678

Accounts Current or Statements: March 1894-February 1895

Folder 679

Accounts Current or Statements: December 1895-December 1896

Folder 680

Accounts Current or Statements: December 1896-November 1897

Folder 681

Accounts Current or Statements: November 1897-January 1899

Folder 682

Accounts Current or Statements: February 1899-March 1900

Folder 683

Accounts Current or Statements: February 1900-May 1901

Folder 684

Accounts Current or Statements: May 1901-September 1902

Folder 685

Accounts Current or Statements: September 1902-November 1903

Folder 686

Advice of Sales: August 1890-December 1890

Folder 687-688

Folder 687

Folder 688

Advice of Sales: October 1892-March 1893

Folder 689-690

Folder 689

Folder 690

Advice of Sales: October 1893-December 1893

Folder 691

Advice of Sales: February 1897-October 1897

Folder 692

Advice of Sales: December 1904-October 1905

Folder 693

Sales Tickets: January 1888-December 1889

Folder 694

Sales Tickets: December 1889-October 1890

Folder 695

Sales Tickets: October 1890-February 1891

Folder 696

Sales Tickets: February 1891-March 1892

Folder 697

Account Sales, Special Depts., F.O.B.: April 1897-October 1901

Folder 698

Account Sales, Special Depts., F.O.B.: October 1901-October 1905

Folder 699

Account Sales, Special Depts., F.O.B.: October 1901-November 1902

Folder 700

Account Sales, Special Depts., F.O.B.: March 1891-December 1894

Folder 701

Receipts for Storage: September 1889-January 1890

Folder 702

Sales Records: November 1889-February 1889

Folder 703

Sales Records: January 1890-December 1890

Folder 704

Sales Records: January 1892-March 1892

Folder 705

Sales Records: February 1894-September 1894

Folder 706

Letters Sent: May 1874-September 1874 (Tison & Gordon)

Folder 707

Letters Sent: November 1895

Folder 708

Letters Sent: November 1895-December 1895

Folder 709

Letters Sent: October 1896-November 1896

Folder 710

Letters Sent: November 1896-December 1896

Volume 559: (missing)

Folder 711

Letters Sent: November 1902

Folder 712

Letters Sent: November 1902-December 1902

Folder 713

Letters Sent: December 1902-January 1903

Folder 714

Letters Sent: January 1903-February 1903

Folder 715

Letters Sent: February 1903-March 1903

Folder 716

Letters Sent: March 1903-May 1903

Folder 717

Letters Sent: May 1903-July 1903

Folder 718

Letters Sent: July 1903-August 1903

Folder 719

Letters Sent: August 1903-September 1903

Folder 720

Letters Sent: December 1914

Folder 721

Letters Sent: December 1914

Folder 722

Letters Sent: December 1914-January 1915

Volumes 572-574: (volumes missing)

Folder 723

Incoming Letters, Northern: July 1894-September 1895

Folder 724

Incoming Letters, Northern: September 1895-June 1896

Folder 725

Incoming Letters, Northern: December 1896-September 1897

Folder 726

Incoming Letters, Northern: September 1897-July 1898

Folder 727

Incoming Letters, Northern: July 1898-September 1899

Folder 728

Incoming Letters, Northern: September 1899-January 1900

Folder 729

Incoming Letters, Northern: January 1900-September 1900

Folder 730

Incoming Letters, Northern: September 1900-November 1900

Folder 731

Letters from B. F. Babcock: July 1881-March 1883

Folder 732

Letters from B. F. Babcock: March 1883-June 1885

Folder 733

Letters from A. P. Branley: 1894-1895

Folder 734

Letters from A. P. Branley: 1894-1895

Folder 735

Letters from A. P. Branley: August 1894-February 1895

Folder 736

Letters from A. P. Branley: February 1895

Folder 737

Incoming Letters, Foreign: March 1896-January 1899

Folder 738

Incoming Letters, Foreign: January 1899-October 1900

Folder 739

England: July 1893-November 1893

Folder 740

England: June 1895-September 1895

Folder 741

England: September 1895-December 1895

Folder 742

England: December 1895-May 1896

Folder 743

England: May 1896-November 1896

Folder 744

England: December 1896-March 1897

Folder 745

England: March 1897-February 1898

Folder 746

England: March 1898-October 1898

Folder 747

England: October 1898-January 1899

Folder 748

England: January 1899-October 1899

Folder 749

England: October 1899-January 1900

Folder 750

England: January 1900-March 1900

Folder 751

France: May 1894-August 1865

Folder 752

France: August 1895-May 1896

Folder 753

France: June 1896-March 1897

Folder 754

France: March 1897-October 1898

Folder 755

France: October 1898-November 1899

Folder 756

France: November 1899-October 1900

Folder 757

Telegrams: November 1894-November 1895

Volume 610: (missing)

Folder 758

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: September 1881-April 1883

Folder 759

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: September 1882-April 1883

Folder 760

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: October 1884-December 1885

Folder 761

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: December 1885-January 1887

Folder 762

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: August 1887-March 1889

Volumes 616-617: (missing)

Folder 763

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: September 1891-November 1893

Folder 764

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: December 1895-April 1897

Folder 765

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: April 1897-February 1899

Folder 766

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: February 1899-March 1901

Folder 767

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: September 1901-April 1902

Folder 768

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: August 1903-March 1904

Folder 769

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: February 1904-March 1905

Folder 770

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: October 1905-January 1907

Folder 771

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: January 1907-February 1908

Folder 772

Market Reports, Gordon Co.: February 1908-February 1909

Folder 773

Market Reports, Savannah Cotton Exchange: February 1890-September 1891

Folder 774

Market Reports, Savannah Cotton Exchange: September 1891-July 1892

Folder 775

Day Book, General Store, Columbus, E. Fla.: October 1844-January 1849

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