The Resource John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger

John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger

John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger, 1827-1842
John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger
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John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger, 1827-1842, records Armstrong's personal finances along with the business activities of his farm. Each account records the transactions with individuals that Armstrong either hired or with whom he conducted business. Information found in each entry include the date, type of transaction, and monies debited or credited to the account. Armstrong recorded purchases for such items as wheat, bacon, brandy, tallow, butter, dry apples, and flour. There are also larger purchases such as livestock and furniture. In addition, Armstrong recorded the work done by white laborers which included such tasks as sawing wood, mowing, etc
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Biographical or historical data
John Armstrong, Sr. was a farmer in Augusta County, Virginia. He had a son, John Armstrong, Jr., who owned a neighboring farm. He died in 1842.
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Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Augusta County Chancery Cause, Admr. of John Armstrong, Sr. versus Admr. of John Armstrong, Jr. and others. It can be found in the Local Records Collection at the Library of Virginia. The index number is 1860-074.
John Armstrong, Sr. Ledger
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in transfers of court papers from Augusta County under the accession number 43658
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Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Augusta County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
Use microfilm, Augusta County (Va.) Reel 247.
Type of unit
  • v.
  • microfilm reel.

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