||James F. Esten’s Account Book and Journal
||1833-1837; loose items 1862, 1864 and undated
||Esten, James Francis, 1809-1885; Esten, Emma Louisa Richmond, 1848-1930
||1 bound volume, 4 loose leaves
||Finding aid prepared by Julia Cowart in 2017.
||Account book and journal of James F. Esten, involved in cotton manufacturing, that provides a detailed, observant account of a New England man’s role in the nuts and bolts of erecting the machinery and the mill—and of his life in the South.