Guide to the Charles J. Sawyer Ltd Receipt, March 27, 1922

Summary Information

Title: Charles J. Sawyer Ltd Receipt, March 27, 1922
Collection: AC.774
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection includes a single receipt from the bookseller to Mr. Henry A. Hoffman of Providence, Rhode Island, for the book, Stevenson's Edinburgh, first edition, dated March 27, 1922.

Creator: Chas. J. Sawyer, Ltd.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles J. Sawyer Ltd. was a publisher in London, England that often published under the name Chas. J. Sawyer, Ltd.

Scope and Contents

This collection is one receipt from a London bookseller and publisher, Charles J. Sawyer, Ltd, made out to Mr. Henry A. Hoffman from Providence, Rhode Island on March 27, 1922. The item purchased was a first edition copy of Stevenson's Edinburgh for 25 pounds.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was found in the collection, provenance unknown. Accession number AC.2011.079

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.774: Charles J. Sawyer, Ltd., London, England, Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Receipt, March 27, 1922 ACSC_Box 26, Folder 5