The first book on the subject of budgeting, and the first textbook on managerial accounting, were both authored by James O. McKinsey, a professor at the University of Chicago. He was also one of the main contributors to the development of...
Accounting -- Southern states -- History;Bookkeeping -- Southern states -- History;Plantations -- Louisiana -- History;Minor, William J.
Very little information exists on the accounting methods and procedures of the great cotton and sugar plantations in the Southeastern United States during the period preceding the Civil War. Fortunately, one sugar planter, William J. Minor of...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Infantry Regiment, 11th. Company A; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Jeremiah discussing the harsh winter weather and his thoughts on re-enlistment. Also discusses a friend's discharge, Jacoway, so that he may aid in running his family's estate.
Details various family members' activities & Anna's recent tragedies, probably illness and death of family members; also concerns the correspondant's daughter's position as principal of the school on the Vanderbilt's Bilmore estate.
Roxana mentions that she is not so enthusiastic about travel as she gets older; they have rented out the plantation to freedmen; mentions the trend of plantation owners to rent out their plantations to freedmen; they pay with cotton for their rent;...
Health; Hospitals; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Weather; Rumor -- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;
Henderson writes from the Newsome Hospital. Describes the conditions in the hospital; his inability to obtain a furlough; the impending Winter;
Health; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Confederate States of America. Army -- Equipment; Van Dorn, Earl, 1820-1863; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons;
Henderson describes his health; rations following the Battle of Murfreesboro; strict conditions; Earl Van Dorn capturing Union troops;