The Resource Lee L. Summers and Company Daybooks and Ledgers

Lee L. Summers and Company Daybooks and Ledgers

Label
Lee L. Summers and Company Daybooks and Ledgers, 1889-1896
Title
Lee L. Summers and Company Daybooks and Ledgers
Inclusive dates
1889-1896
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Lee L. Summers and Company records consist of two daybooks and two ledgers
  • Daybooks, 1889-1890 and 1892-1893, record transactions on a daily basis as they occurred. Information found in each entry includes date, customer name, merchandise purchased, and monies debited and credited. Items purchased include hay, straw, meal, chop, and oats. Account information was transferred to the corresponding ledgers and listed under the customer's name. Employee accounts were often recorded in the daybooks and note the wages paid for tasks such as hauling hay. Also recorded in the Daybook are entries for the company's incidental expenses such as postage and the costs of sending telegrams
  • Ledgers, 1889-1891 and 1891-1896, record the accounts of individual customers. Entries are organized in chronological order under the individual account name. Each entry includes the date the transaction occurred, items purchased, and monies debited and credited. Also included in the ledgers are lists of bills receivable and a record of deposits and withdrawals from the Pulaski National Bank
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Lee L. Summers and Company operated in Pulaski County, Va., during the nineteenth century and were dealers in hay, corn, oats, chop, and mill-feed.
  • The volumes were used as exhibits in the chancery case L. L. Summers versus James Gemmell and others heard in the Circuit Court of Pulaski County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Pulaski (Va.) Chancery Cause, L. L. Summers versus James Gemmell and others. It can be found in the Chancery Records Index at the Library of Virginia web site. The index number is 1905-035.
Label
Lee L. Summers and Company Daybooks and Ledgers
Link
http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwehave/local/chancery/index.htm
Note
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in transfers of court papers from Pulaski County under the accession number 43684
  • 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
4
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Pulaski County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001595637
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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