The Resource Fizer and Hall Ledgers

Fizer and Hall Ledgers

Label
Fizer and Hall Ledgers, 1899-1907
Title
Fizer and Hall Ledgers
Inclusive dates
1899-1907
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Fizer and Hall Ledgers, 1899-1904, 1901-1905, and 1902-1907, record the accounts of individual customers at the butcher shop. Each account lists transactions in chronological order as they occurred. Entries document date, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, and monies debited and credited to the accounts. Items purchased include various types and cuts of meat such as beef, pork, chicken, turkey, sausage, veal, mutton, bacon, and oysters. Other items sold include butter, lard, potatoes, cabbage, beans, onions, and eggs
  • Ledger, 1899-1904, also includes several loose papers dated 1905 and 1906. Most of these are James K. Polk Fizer's account receipts with area merchants for clothing and advertising. There are also several freight bills for Fizer and Hall. In addition, there is a letter addressed to James K. Polk Fizer, 27 August 1906, written by his aunt and uncle, M. N. and C. O. Carper, who were living in Greenwood, Indiana. The letter seeks advice on how to divide land inherited after the death of a distant relative, Virginia Carper Wright
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  • Accessioned
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Biographical or historical data
Fizer and Hall was a butcher and meat shop operating in Pulaski County, Virginia, during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. One of the partners was James K. Polk Fizer (born about 1851), a merchant and butcher in Pulaski County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Fizer and Hall Ledgers
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfers of court papers from Pulaski County under the accession number 43684
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Pulaski County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001596052
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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