The Resource Microfilm Reel 91 was generated by the Virginia State Library (now the Library of Virginia) from original volume lent to the archives branch by the Kenmore Association, Inc. (now the George Washington’s Fredericksburg Foundation.) The volume was lent under accession number 32846

Microfilm Reel 91 was generated by the Virginia State Library (now the Library of Virginia) from original volume lent to the archives branch by the Kenmore Association, Inc. (now the George Washington’s Fredericksburg Foundation.) The volume was lent under accession number 32846

Label
1791-1794
Inclusive dates
1791-1794
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Smith, Huie, and Alexander Daybook covers a period from 1 September 1791 to 4 February 1794. The company operated mercantile businesses in Dumfries and Georgetown. This daybook records transactions of the Dumfries store. Except for some substantial transfers of tobacco, noted with their hogshead marks, entries are of a general nature, noting types of goods purchased (predominantly dry goods) and their cost. Forms of payment include barter, cash, and credit. Includes a subscription to the Virginia Gazette, and lists an account for the George Town Store
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • The Smith, Huie, and Alexander Company operated out of Dumfries, the oldest town in Prince William County, and a regional center for the shipment, storage, and inspection of tobacco.
  • Prince William County was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of George II. It was formed from Stafford and King George counties in 1730.
  • Many pre-Civil War records were lost, destroyed, or stolen by Union troops in 1863 during the Civil War. Sixteen deed books and five will books are missing.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Available for purchase: Edwards, Conley L., III et al., comps. A Guide To Business Records In The Virginia State Library And Archives. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, 1994
Form designation
Smith, Huie, and Alexander Daybook
Location of other archival material
Prince William County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Prince William County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Microfilm Reel 91 was generated by the Virginia State Library (now the Library of Virginia) from original volume lent to the archives branch by the Kenmore Association, Inc. (now the George Washington’s Fredericksburg Foundation.) The volume was lent under accession number 32846
Note
Microfilm Reel 91 was generated by the Virginia State Library (now the Library of Virginia) from original volume lent to the archives branch by the Kenmore Association, Inc. (now the George Washington’s Fredericksburg Foundation.) The volume was lent under accession number 32846
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Prince William County Circuit Court
  • Library of Virginia Imaging Services Branch
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001585745
Terms governing use
Permission to publish any of this material must be granted by the George Washington’s Fredericksburg Foundation, 1201 Washington Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
Type of unit
microfilm reel.

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