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

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

Label
1853-1854
Inclusive dates
1853-1854
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Business records of John M. Stratton consist of a daybook and a ledger. Both volumes are in poor condition due to damaged spines
  • Daybook, 1853-1854, records transactions on a daily basis. Information recorded in the daybook includes name of customer, date of transactions, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, price of each item, and amount owed. Items sold include medication, alcoholic drinks, dry-goods, spices, cigars, tin buckets, candles, food, and clothing
  • Ledger, 1853-1854, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, form of transaction, amount owed, and amount paid. Volume does not contain detailed information regarding items sold by general store. Information found in ledger was derived from corresponding daybook
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
John M. Stratton owned a general store that conducted business in Powhatan County, Virginia, during the mid-19th century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Powhatan County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Powhatan County
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Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001516639
Type of unit
v. (464 p.)

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