The Resource Philip T. Hunt business records

Philip T. Hunt business records

Label
Philip T. Hunt business records, 1854-1862
Title
Philip T. Hunt business records
Inclusive dates
1854-1862
Creator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Business records of a saddlery in Louisa County, Virginia, owned by Philip T. Hunt consist of a daybook, ledger, and an account book
  • Daybook, 1854-1862, records in chronological order the saddlery's daily transactions. Information found in the daybook includes name of customer, date of transaction, merchandise purchased or services rendered, quantity purchased, and amount owed and amount paid. Merchandise sold includes bridles, saddles, martingales, bridle bits, horse collars, and bridle reins. Services rendered include repairing saddle bags, saddles, harnesses, and bridles. Information in daybook corresponds with information found in Ledger A and account book
  • Ledger A, 1854-1856, and account book, 1860-1861, record the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, merchandise purchased or services rendered, quantity purchased, and amount owed and amount paid. Information in Ledger A and account book correspond with information found in daybook. Both volumes include an index that lists customers in alphabetical order. Account book includes a list of accounts due Hunt for 1860 and 1861. It also includes a handwritten poem by an unknown author concerning the the Civil War battle at Spotsylvania and the death of General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
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Described
Biographical or historical data
Philip T. Hunt owned a saddlery business that conducted business during the mid-nineteenth century in the town of Louisa Court House in Louisa County, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Philip T. Hunt business records
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Louisa County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Louisa County Circuit Court
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000505154
Type of unit
v. (432 p.)

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