The Resource Forlines and Harris Account Book

Forlines and Harris Account Book

Label
Forlines and Harris Account Book, 1853-1856
Title
Forlines and Harris Account Book
Inclusive dates
1853-1856
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forlines and Harris Account Book, 1853-1856, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information recorded in each account includes name of customer, dates of transaction, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, price of each item, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Items sold include toys, food, alcoholic drinks, coffee pots, dry-goods, umbrellas, toiletries, tobacco, knives, clothing, and nuts. Payments made by cash and credit
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Forlines and Harris was a mercantile partnership formed by Derby B. Forlines and Norborne E. Harris that conducted business in Powhatan County, Virginia between 1853 and 1856.
  • The account book was used as an exhibit in the chancery suits Norborne E. Harris versus Derby B. Forlines and Derby B. Forlines versus Norborne E. Harris heard in the Powhatan County Circuit Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Powhatan County Chancery Causes, Norborne E. Harris versus Derby B. Forlines and Derby B. Forlines versus Norborne E. Harris available on the Library of Virginia's Chancery Records Index. The index number is 1868-005.
Label
Forlines and Harris Account Book
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Powhatan County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
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001516429
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (144 p.)

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