The Resource These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County

These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County

Label
1855-1859
Inclusive dates
1855-1859
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Business records, 1855-1859, of John S. Chowning consist of a daybook and a journal. Both volumes are in poor condition due to damaged spines
  • Daybook, October 1855 - October 1857, records in chronological order the general store's daily transactions. Information recorded in the daybook includes date of transaction, name of customer, merchandise purchased, quantity purchased, price of each item, and amount owed. Merchandise sold includes oysters, silk handkerchiefs, dry goods, clothing, fish, whiskey, cheese, turpentine, shoes, spices, and starch
  • Journal, October 1855 - December 1859, records within each month the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, name of customer, merchandise purchased, quantity purchased, price of each item, and amount owed. Transactions recorded in journal for October 1855 - October 1857 are a duplicate of transactions found in daybook for the same time period
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
The general store owned by John S. Chowning conducted business in the town of Merry Point in Lancaster County, Virginia during the mid-nineteenth century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business records
Label
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County
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Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Lancaster County Circuit Court
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000504611
Type of unit
v. (1034 p.)

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