Set of two ledger books, possibly for a lumber yard belonging to Thomasville Chair Company in Thomasville, North Carolina. "Universal"ÂÂ Figuring Book, No. S98, half red leather over textured black hc, numbered by leaves 1-76 (both books).
Lists lumber shipments to customers from Jan. 1954 to June 1955 (first book) and July 1955 to June 1956 (second book). First book contains brief weather reports on title page including Hurricane Hazel; a charges guide and April 1955 list of employees at plant C laid in. Second book has handwritten 1955 annual report for Thomasville Chair Company, articles about 1936 and 1940 presidential elections, Thomasville Chair Company memo, Thomasville Chair Company insurance blank form, and business newsletter laid in.
Good: corners wearing, light smudges/fingerprints.