The Resource Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook

Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook

Label
Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook, 1847-1850
Title
Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook
Inclusive dates
1847-1850
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook, 1847-1850, consist of a ledger, 1847-1850 and daybook, 1848-1849. The ledger records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, style of transaction, and amount owed or paid. Most transactions contain the generic words "merchandise" or "sundry." The daybook records records transactions as they occurred on a daily basis at a mercantile business in Nickelsville, Virginia. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, name of customer, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Items sold include dry-goods, tools, food, umbrellas, tobacco, coffee, and clothing. A portion of the volume was used as a mathematics textbook
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Nickels and McConnell was a mercantile partnership that conducted business in Nickelsville, Scott County, Virginia between 1847 and 1849. The partnership was formed by Walter H. Nickels, his brother William Nickels, and George McConnell.
  • The volumes were used as exhibits in the chancery cause Walter H. Nickels versus William Nickels, heard in the Circuit Court of Scott County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Scott County Chancery Cause, Walter H. Nickels versus William Nickels. It can be found in the Chancery Records Index. The index number is 1859-014.
Label
Nickels and McConnell Ledger and Daybook
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Scott County under the accession number 50205
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Scott County Circuit Court
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001655241
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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