The Resource David Holmes Morton Daybook and Journal

David Holmes Morton Daybook and Journal

Label
David Holmes Morton Daybook and Journal, 1861-1865
Title
David Holmes Morton Daybook and Journal
Inclusive dates
1861-1865
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • David Holmes Morton Daybook, 1861-1864, records transactions on a daily basis as they occurred in the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November. Information found in each entry includes name of customer and the amount owed and paid. Merchandise sold include cloth, dishes, linen, shoes, pins, buttons, and whiskey
  • David Holmes Morton Journal, 1861-1865, records on a monthly basis the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists in chronological order the customers transactions for that particular month, items purchased, and the amount owed and paid. Also, the March, May, July, and September entries include page numbers that correspond with entries found in daybook. Journal is in fragile condition due to severe mold damage
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • David Holmes Morton was a prominent merchant in Charlotte County, Virginia. He either owned or was a partner in several mercantile businesses.
  • The daybook and journal were used as evidence in the chancery case, Davis and Wood versus D. H. Morton and others, heard in the Circuit Court of Charlotte County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Charlotte County Chancery Cause, Davis and Wood versus D. H. Morton and others. It can be found in the Chancery Records Index at the Library of Virginia web site. The index number is 1890-010.
Label
David Holmes Morton Daybook and Journal
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Charlotte County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Charlotte County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501239
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (1034 p.)

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