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Alvan Lancaster account books

Three manuscript volumes, 1842-1880, of Alvan Lancaster (1815-1879), a resident of the Glenn Springs and Pauline area of Spartanburg County, account books (1842-1869; 1867-1870, 1880; 1869-1874, 1879-1880) with genealogical notations, information on the births and deaths of slaves, and record of Grange money collected. The account books document sales of whiskey, food stuffs, cloth, leather, and general merchandise and include post-Civil War accounts with freedmen. Sporadic journal entries include notations on an 1845 trip to Georgia and later entries by William H.S. Lancaster (1850-1883), son of Alvan Lancaster.

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