Jordan Family Business Receipts



Receipts of business interactions of the Jordan Family with Rowan County stores, between 1898 and 1916.

Receipt from Belk-Harry Company "The Cheapest Store on Earth."
This receipt is for a purchase by Mrs. Jordan for two items, possibly overalls.

Back of Belk-Harry Receipt
Slogan on side of receipt: The Memory of Quality remains long after the Price is Forgotten.
Slogan on face of owl: WE NEVER SLEEP. Keep our eye open for bargains.

Receipt from J.S. McCubbins, Jr store.
This statement, dated Dec. 23, 1898, is for Mr. J.F.P. Jordan.
To Bal due on mortgage 17.50
Please call & settle at once as I am compelled to close the matter at once. Mr. Stiller has paid all his parts.
J.S. McCubbins, Jr.

Receipt from Dave Oestricher store.
This statement, dated Aug 29, 1914, was generated for the Second Presbyterian Church.
By cash #1.85.

Back of Oestricher receipt

Receipt from the Herald-Post "The Rowan Papers for all of Rowan."
Georgia Jordan, on July 30, 1915, paid for her subscription to the Herald-Post that ran from Oct. 20, 1914 to Feb. 8, 1915. The total was $1.25.

Receipt from the Salisbury Ice & Fuel Co., Wholeslae and retail dealers in Ice and Coal.
A ton of coal, paid for on October 31, 1916 by Georgia Jordan cost her $6.00.
The factories for the coal were located in both Salisbury and Spencer. In the pink line in the middle of the receipt note the wording The Spencer News Did I

Deposit receipt from the Wachovia Loan & Trust Co.


Jordan, Georgia



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