Robinson and Downey cashbook,

Abstract

The Robinson and Downey cashbook contains the daily accounts payable and accounts receivable of a Lexington, Kentucky, business for almost two years. Presumably these are the financial records of the Phoenix Hotel, which was owned by Robinson.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Robinson and Downey cashbook,
Date
1870-1872
Creator
Robinson, James Fisher, Jr., 1832-
Extent
0.23 Cubic feet
Subjects
Business records--Kentucky--Fayette County.
Business records--Kentucky--Lexington.
Business records--Kentucky.
Hotels--Kentucky--History.
Small business--Kentucky--Lexington--History.
Arrangement
The Robinson and Downey cashbook is a single item collection.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Greg Seltzer
Preferred Citation
55M6 : [identification of item], Robinson and Downey cashbook, 1870-1872, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Born in Georgetown, Kentucky, James Fisher Robinson, Jr. was quartermaster general for Kentucky during the Civil War. After the war he purchased the Phoenix Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The Robinson and Downey cashbook contains the daily accounts payable and accounts received for a Lexington, Kentucky, business for almost two years. These are likely the financial records of the Phoenix Hotel, which was owned by Robinson.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
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