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

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

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1815-1827
Inclusive dates
1815-1827
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Thomas and Daniel Higginbotham and Company Business Records, 1815-1827, consist of five journals and seven ledgers. They record the company's activities in Lynchburg
  • Journals A, B, D, E, and G, 1815-1821, are daybooks that record transactions chronologically on a daily basis. Each entry include the page number of the customer's individual account found in corresponding ledgers A, B, and G found in this collection. Ledger E is missing. Information found in each journal entry includes name of customer, items purchased, and the amount owed and paid. Merchandise sold included paper, clothing, knives, spices, dishes, and tools
  • Ledgers A-D and F-H, 1816-1821, record the accounts of individual customers. Each entry includes the page number found in corresponding journals, A, B, D, and G where the customer's specific transactions can be found. Journals C, F, and H are missing. Although one ledger says Ledger E on the spine, it is actually Ledger C. Each account lists transactions in chronological order and the amount owed and paid. Also records store's controlling accounts including merchandise account, cash account, postage account, etc
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Biographical or historical data
Thomas and Daniel Higginbotham and Company was part of a chain of mercantile businesses owned by Thomas, Daniel and David Higginbotham. The three were brothers from Amherst County who were prominent mercantilists in early nineteenth century Virginia. Either together or with other mercantilists, the Higginbotham brothers operated general stores in New Glasgow, Amherst, Lynchburg, Richmond and other localities in Virginia.
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Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Amherst County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Amherst County
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Inventory
Extent
12
Immediate source of acquisition
Amherst County Circuit Court
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000501081
Type of unit
v. (4251 p.)

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