The Resource David Holmes Morton Daybook

David Holmes Morton Daybook

Label
David Holmes Morton Daybook, 1859-1863
Title
David Holmes Morton Daybook
Inclusive dates
1859-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Holmes Morton Daybook, 1859-1863, records transactions on a daily basis as they occurred in the months of September 1859-Febraury 1860, May 1860, and July-December 1863. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, items purchased, and the amount owed or paid. Merchandise sold include whiskey, clothing, nails, dry-goods, and kerosene. Volume includes an inventory of store merchandise taken in July 1863. Also includes a listing of merchandise sold at auctions held by David Holmes Morton in January and May 1863 and Smith and Company in April and June 1863. Merchandise sold at the auctions were mostly household items such as mouse traps, waffle irons, and plates
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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 was 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
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Charlotte County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Charlotte County Circuit Court
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000501253
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (264 p.)

Library Locations

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