The Resource Richmond, Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Label
Richmond, Virginia, 1861-1869,
Title remainder
Richmond, Virginia
Inclusive dates
1861-1869,
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection consists primarily of materials relating to Adolphus Morris' attempt to reestablish his book and stationery business, including his efforts to reopen and/or settle accounts with Northern merchants in the postbellum period. The business was bankrupt by 1869. Receipts, orders, correspondence, accounts, statements of debts, and a letter book comprise most of the collection. There are also book lists, advertising fliers, and product samples. Settlements with Altemus & Co. and Christian & Co. are featured as well as bankruptcy papers
Member of
Action
  • Described
  • Preserved
Biographical or historical data
Richmond, Virginia merchant. Later librarian at State Capitol.
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
Records
Label
Richmond, Virginia
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
.9
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000491473
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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