Amos Welborn account book, 1819-1850 [microform].


Amos Welborn account book, 1819-1850 [microform].

The collection consists of an account book of several businesses owned or operated by Amos Welborn in Gwinnett, Bartow, and Walker counties, Georgia from 1819-1850. The account book includes records of drinks and general merchandise (1819-1839) listing individuals dates and items sold; gold mine records (ca. 1830-1839) containing labor contracts and a mining company by-laws from a goldmine owned by Adam Simmons, boarding house records (1837-1838) listing people and horses boarded; and records of workers provisioned and loads of wood sold on the Western and Atlanta Railroad in Bartow County (1841-1850).

1 microfilm roll (74 frames) ; 35 mm.

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Western and Atlantic Railroad Company (corporateBody)

In 1836, the Georgia State Legislature approved bonds to finance the creation of a rail line to open Georgia to the trade of the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys. Initially called the State Road, the line began in an area of north Georgia that would become Atlanta, and ran 137 miles to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Competed in 1851, it was the first publicly financed railroad in the United States. It was operated by the State of Georgia until 1870, when the Georgia legislature leased the railroad to Western...

Welborn, Amos. (person)

Amos Welborn owned a tavern and store in Gwinnett County, Georgia before 1840. He later moved to Cass County (now known as Bartow County) and then to Walker County. From the description of Amos Welborn account book, 1819-1850 [microform]. (Shorter University, Livingston Library). WorldCat record id: 38727593 ...