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

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

Label
1905-1913
Inclusive dates
1905-1913
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Business records, 1905-1913, of Esser Coal and Coke Company consist of two ledgers, a daybook, and a cashbook
  • Ledger, 1913, records the Esser Coal and Coke Company's transactions predominantly involving its controlling accounts such as pay roll, expenses, unclaimed wages, merchandise, coal sales, and rent accounts. Information found includes name of controlling account, amount owed, amount paid, and page number where information was transferred to a corresponding daybook. The accounts do not record the specific nature of transactions. Rather they use the general term "sundries." The volume includes an index that records the names of customers in alphabetical order and the page numbers where their accounts can be found. The ledger also includes miscellaneous loose documents
  • Daybook, 1913, records on a daily basis the Esser Coal and Coke Company's transactions predominantly involving its controlling accounts such as pay roll, expenses, unclaimed wages, merchandise, coal sales, and rent accounts. Information found includes name of controlling account, amount owed, amount paid and page number where information was transferred to a corresponding ledger. The accounts do not record the specific nature of transactions
  • Shipping record ledger, 1905-1912, records the Esser Coal and Coke Company's coke shipments. Information found in each entry includes date of shipment, number of cars shipped, name of consignee, destination, initials of cars, numbers of cars, weight of shipment, date of weight, date of bill of lading, account charged to, kind of coke, ledger folio, and remarks
  • Cashbook, 1913, records cash paid and cash received by Esser Coal and Coke Company. Information found in entries include date of transaction, name of account and customer involved in transaction, check number, and amount of cash paid and cash received
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Biographical or historical data
Esser Coal and Coke Company began operations in 1901. It was formally organized as a company on September 22, 1913. The company's founder and president was John A. Esser. It conducted business in the town of Esserville during the early twentieth century. The company was also called Esser Coke Company.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Wise County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Wise County
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Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Wise County Circuit Court
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001547791
Type of unit
v. (410 p.)

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