This study examines the personal account books of Sir Walter Scott, the world-renowned Scottish author, a topic not explored before by Scott scholars or accounting historians. It sets the account books in the context of Scott’s accounting...
Niven, Alexander Thomas;Accounting -- Scotland -- History
The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate use of archival material to access a hidden voice in accounting history and provide social context in the form of a biographical micro-history of public accountancy. The archival material is a letter...
Military deserters; Troop movements; Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions;
Albert discussing various deserters and the situation at Fredericksburg."
[2nd page possibly written by Albert for Isaac] Isaac discusses the probability of him returning home with the next person to receive furlough.
University of Mississippi -- Students; Tuition; Travel; Oxford (Miss.);
Jeremiah Gage writing to inform his father of the success of his return trip to Oxford, by stage coach. Also lists various expenses, including tuition and room & board for the semester. Mentions various classmates and the growth of Oxford.
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 writing concerning his homesickness, holiday celebrations, fears of the war lasting for a long time and consideration of re-enlistment. Also mentions the possibiltity of an impending attack by General McClellan.