The Resource Julius Meyer and Sons Business Records

Julius Meyer and Sons Business Records

Label
Julius Meyer and Sons Business Records, 1888-1890
Title
Julius Meyer and Sons Business Records
Inclusive dates
1888-1890
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Julius Meyer and Sons Ledger, 1888-1890, documents the dry-goods company's financial activities. The ledger records both the accounts of individual customers and the company's working accounts for things such as bank transactions, expenses, freight, and merchandise. Entries are organized in chronological order under the individual account name. Each entry includes date, type of transaction, and monies debited or credited
  • Julius Meyer and Sons Daybook, 1888-1889, and Henry H. Meyer Daybook, 1889-1890, record transactions on a daily basis as they occurred. Information found in each entry includes date, name of customer, name and quantity of items purchased, price per unit, and total amounts owed
  • Henry H. Meyer General Daybook and Merchandise Returns, 1888-1890, records merchandise returns on an almost daily basis as they occurred. Each entry includes date, name of customer, name and quantity of items returned, price per unit, and the total amount of money returned to the customer
  • Julius Meyer and Sons Cashbook, 1888-1889, documents cash on hand by recording cash received and disbursed. Information found in each entry includes date, type of transaction, and monies debited or credited
  • Julius Meyer and Sons Petty Cashbook, 1888-1890, documents the petty cash on hand by recording cash received and disbursed. Information found in each entry includes date, type of transaction, monies debited or credited, and the customer or employee name associated with the transaction. Expenses, such as freight and postage fees, merchandise sales, and employee salaries were recorded in the volume
  • Henry H. Meyer Checkbook, 1890, contains blank checks and stubs of checks written by Meyer for his family's mercantile business. Information found in the check stubs includes date check was written, name of individual or business to whom check was written, and amount of check. Occasionally notes were included as to the purpose of the payment
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Biographical or historical data
Julius Meyer and Sons was a dry-goods business operating in Richmond, Va., during the late nineteenth century selling ready-made clothing, textiles, and household items. The mercantile firm consisted of German immigrant Julius Meyer and his sons Henry H., William, and Alexander Meyer.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Julius Meyer and Sons Business Records
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Richmond
  • This 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
7
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Richmond (Va.) Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001632692
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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