The Resource Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook and Ledger

Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook and Ledger

Label
Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook and Ledger, 1851-1853
Title
Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook and Ledger
Inclusive dates
1851-1853
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook, 1851-1853, records the purchase of advertisements and subscriptions to The Daily Express. Information found in each entry include the date, customer name, service rendered, and amounts paid. The majority of transactions concern the purchase of advertisements and notices, and each entry is accompanied by a brief description of the item advertised. Advertisements were purchased for businesses, sale of goods, social events, and legal notices. Transactions were transferred to the individual customer's account in the corresponding ledger
  • Johnson Woolfolk and Company Ledger, 1851-1852, records the accounts of subscribers and advertisers. Information found in each entry includes the date of subscription or advertisement, name of customer, length of subscription or advertisement, and the monies owed and paid. Advertisements were purchased for the sale of slaves, houses, land, furniture, etc. Also included are expense accounts for the firm, but the accounts provide sparse details with entries listed as "to sundries" or "to expense." Account balances were carried over to an unidentified folio
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Johnson Woolfolk and Company were printers operating in Lynchburg, Va., during the mid-nineteenth century. Managing partners of the firm were John C. Johnson, Robert N. Woolfolk, and H. M. Garland. The firm was affiliated with The Daily Express, a Lynchburg newspaper, which ran for a brief time in the 1850s.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Johnson Woolfolk and Company Daybook and Ledger
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lynchburg
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Lynchburg (Va.) Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001611274
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

    • Library of VirginiaBorrow it
      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
Processing Feedback ...