Charleston (S.C.) -- Commerce
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
The account book contains information about transactions of an unknown merchant in Charleston, S.C. The book details the sale of cotton, rice, and other commodities. It also provides information about the sale of goods and trade with ships and other merchants who operated in Charleston. The account book is a detailed representation of these transactions, but it does not name the factor or the company who it belonged to. No information on the origin of the account book is available.
The collection includes a spring 1910 catalog from Hornik's Bargain House of Charleston, South Carolina, a dry goods wholesale store. The catalog contains descriptions, images, and prices of goods as well as general advice on how to run a successful business. Also included is a color reproduction of a postcard featuring the Charleston city market on Meeting Street. The M. Hornik & Co. storefront, located on the corner of Meeting and Market Streets, can be seen in the background.