Guide to the Thomas Evance Receipt Book, 1753-1775

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0289
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Evance, Thomas, -1777
Dates:
1753-1775
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A book of receipts for payments made by Thomas Evance to various individuals for purchases and payment of debts.
Items listed include:
A Mahogany Bedstead
A dark Bay Horse
64 1/2 l (?) Loaf Sugar
House Rent
Rum
Mahogany Table and Silver punch ladle
Hams and Sugar
Citron and lot of Books
33 Barrels Rice
Breeches pattern and 6 pair cotton hose
Cutt Bob Wigg
Riding chair
3 Cord wood for Building a Brick Chimney
29 lbs. rice
2 lbs. pitch
Bag Herrings
Black horse
Roan horse
Madeira
One Ton Coal
For freight of 32,000 shingles
For wages due [me as] overseer to [his] plantation at Santee
For Two Negro's [sic] sent up this year
For Paving [his] yard- finding Bricks
4 Windsor chairs
For a fence between him (Thomas Evance) and Mr. Porcher
For one years hire -as overseer to his (Thomas Evance) plantation at Wambaw.
(?S.C.)
For one year's Gazette
For 50 Bushels corn
For freight and 2 passages to Santee for 2 barrels Old Antigua Rum

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Evance Evance was a merchant in Charles Town, South Carolina. He cited the Papers of Henry Laurens, 2:212n., as the source of the information.

Administration
Processing Information
Processed by David E. Haberstich, archivist, 2011.
Author
David Haberstitch

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is too fragile for viewing; contact Archives Center staff for details.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Thomas Evance Receipt Book, 1754-1774, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
This collection was transferred from the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, January 1, 1988.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Manuscripts -- 18th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Receipts -- 18th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Plantations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slavery -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives