Records (1907-1909, 1912,1920-1921,1938) of Wilson, NC Tobacco warehouse firm, including ledgers, correspondence and financial reports.
The tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr operated the Centre Brick Warehouse on South Goldsboro St. in Wilson, NC. The warehouse was opened in 1893. One known founder was Ula Hubert Cozart.
The materials consist of the business records of the tobacco warehouse firm of Cozart, Eagles, and Carr. The collection includes six ledgers documenting daily cash transactions between the warehouse and buyers. Some if the ledgers also provide annual totals and names of customers. Some notable companies that the Cozart, Eagles, and Carr firm traded with are Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company, American Tobacco Company, and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. There is also one folder in the collection containing fifteen various items. The loose records include cash receipts, gift tax receipts, correspondence, stock liability statements and audit reports of the Portsmouth Fisheries Company and the Brunswick Navigation Company.
Gift of The Tobacco Museum of North Carolina
Processed by James W. Bateman, May 8, 2002
Encoded by Dale Sauter, March 30, 2007
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.