The Resource Hopkins and Harris Daybook and Ledger

Hopkins and Harris Daybook and Ledger

Label
Hopkins and Harris Daybook and Ledger, 1851-1852
Title
Hopkins and Harris Daybook and Ledger
Inclusive dates
1851-1852
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Hopkins and Harris Daybook, 1851 Nov.-1852 Oct., records transactions as they occurred on a daily basis. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, items purchased, and the amount owed. Merchandise sold include bales of cotton, shoes, whiskey, molasses, jugs, nails, pocket knives, and cheese. Page numbers associated with each entry correspond with page numbers in ledger. Additional found in daybook includes an inventory of goods sold by Hopkins and Harris in October 1852. Entries list quantity and total cost of each item. Item in poor condition due to damaged spine
  • Hopkins and Harris Ledger Number 1, 1852, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in the accounts includes items purchased and the amount owed and paid. Payments made by cash, barter such as shingles, pork, and tobacco, or labor such as building a stable. Page numbers associated with each entry correspond with page numbers in daybook
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Hopkins and Harris was a general store that conducted business in Fluvanna County during the mid-nineteenth century.
  • Fluvanna County takes its name from an eighteenth-century designation of the upper James River. The name, meaning river of Anne, was originally bestowed in honor of Queen Anne of England. The county was formed from Albemarle County in 1777. The county seat is Palmyra.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Hopkins and Harris Daybook and Ledger
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Fluvanna County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Fluvanna County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501976
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (657 p.)

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