Creator

Date Original

1867-1869

Description

This account book from a Murfreesboro, Arkansas, general store dates from March 30, 1867, to January 4, 1869. It contains some 720 pages with entries for both black and white customers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Calvin W. H. Haislip (circa 1820-1880), a native of Alabama, was a merchant in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, after the Civil War. Before the war, he had lived in Camden. In 1867, he entered into a partnership with Wesley Hoover (1828-1875), who had moved to Pike County from Nashville, Arkansas, after the war. They operated a general store at Murfreesboro, under the name of Haislip and Hoover. Hoover, a native of Tennessee, was elected State Representative for Pike County in the General Assembly.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Murfreesboro, Pike County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MG.00084

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Haislip and Hoover account book, MG00084

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Haislip and Hoover account book, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

Share

COinS