The Resource These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Shenandoah County

These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Shenandoah County

Label
1906-1938
Inclusive dates
1906-1938
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The business records of Triplett, Irvin, and Wilkins consist of two daybooks, five ledgers, ten cashbooks, and two invoice record books
  • Ledger, 1906-1935, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account includes name of customer and place of residence and lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Ledger does not list items purchased, rather it uses the general term "merchandise." The ledger also includes the company's controlling accounts such as milling account and profit and loss account. The volume includes an index that lists names of customers in alphabetical order by surname and the page number where their account can be found. The volume also includes annual statements listing the company's assets and liabilities from 1915 to 1929
  • Two daybooks, 1918, 1920-1921, records transactions as they occurred on a daily basis from February-November 1918. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Merchandise sold include seed, corn, salt, rock salt, hay, oil, livestock feed, coal, wire fence, fertilizer, and cement. Payments made by check, cash, credit, labor, and barter of items such as corn, bark, and harrow teeth. Page numbers found in daybooks correspond with page numbers found in Ledger, 1918-1921. Daybook, 1920-1921, also includes miscellaneous information dated 1936-1938
  • Ledger, 1918-1921, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Ledger does not list items purchased, rather it uses the general term "merchandise." The ledger also includes the company's controlling accounts such as expense account and phosphate account. Page numbers found in entries correspond with page numbers found in daybooks
  • Ledger, 1926-1935, records in alphabetical order by surname the individual accounts of customers. Each account records name of customer and place of residence and lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid
  • Ten cashbooks, 1916-1932, records in chronological order the company's receipts and disbursements. Information found in volume was divided into sections. The first section on the left side of the volume records receipts from cash or check, the name of company or individual who wrote the check, amount received, and whether cash received was from sell of tobacco or sells made by warehouse. The right side of the volume records the cash paid by Triplett, Irvin, and Wilkins for expenses, name of expense, and cash paid out by the stores in Woodstock and Edinburg
  • Ledger, 1934-1935, records in chronological order the daily transactions of Triplett, Irvin, and Wilkins. Information found in the ledger is divided into the following categories: a record of daily purchases, a record of daily sales, a record of daily cash receipts, bank deposits, and a record of cash payments. Entries include the names of individuals and companies with whom the company did business and expenses paid such as freight, wages, postage, gas, and ice
  • Ledger, 1935-1938, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists name of customer and transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. The volume also records the amount of money collected and paid by Triplett, Irvin, and Wilkins from 1936 to 1938. Information found in the entries includes date of transaction, total daily sales, money deposited in the bank, and expenses paid
  • Two invoice record books, 1916-1921, 1926-1938, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of invoice, invoice number of payment, amount owed, cash discount, amount of discount, and date paid. The volume includes additional miscellaneous information
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Biographical or historical data
  • Triplett, Irvin, and Wilkins was a wholesale dealer in tobacco, confections, salt, and feed and a retailer of farm supplies during the early twentieth century in Shenandoah County, Virginia. The company had businesses in the towns of Woodstock and Edinburg.
  • Volumes were used as exhibits in an unidentified suit heard in Shenandoah County Circuit Court.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Shenandoah County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Shenandoah County
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Inventory
Extent
19
Immediate source of acquisition
Shenandoah County Circuit Court
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001536432
Type of unit
v. (5503 p.)

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