Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Account ledger kept by James B. Currie, Woodruff County, Arkansas, recording merchandise transactions, a tally of cotton picked by slaves, and sales receipts. Most of the inked entries are dated 1851-1852, with pencil additions made in the later 1860s. One laid in contract fragment appears to be a sharecropper agreement dated 1867. Some of the entries made in the Civil War years appear to be sales to Confederate officers.
Financial records, April 1, 1884 to August 15, 1885, of the firm of Spencer and Ogden, Van Buren, Arkansas contractors and builders. Material pertains, in part, to the construction of the Van Buren Public School, and to Addison McArthur Bourland, Nicholas F. Cornelius, M. W. Drewrey, T. W. Edmonson, James D. Hawkins, Robert S. Hynes, Henry F. Meyer, John B. Ogden, Jr., William Henry Harrison Shibley, George C. Thayer, John A. Thayer, Jesse Turner, and George R. Wood.