The Resource Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter

Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter

Label
Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter, 1840-1845
Title
Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter
Inclusive dates
1840-1845
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter, 1840-1845, a general store, that served as a daybook. It records daily events and transactions in chronological order. Information recorded in the daybook includes date of transaction, name of customer, form of transaction, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, and cost per item. Items sold include clothing, dry-goods, whiskey, candy, shaving soap, shot, gunpowder, combs, and chocolate
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake were partners in a general store located in the town of Macon, Virginia. They conducted business during the mid-19th century.
  • The blotter was used as an exhibit in the chancery suit Executor of Francis O. Drake versus Administrator of Samuel B. Drake heard in the Powhatan County Circuit Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Powhatan County Chancery Cause, Executor of Francis O. Drake versus Administrator of Samuel B. Drake available on the Library of Virginia's Chancery Records Index. The index number is 1850-008.
Label
Samuel B. and Francis O. Drake Blotter
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Powhatan County
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516574
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (522 p.)

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