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

Label
1818-1819
Inclusive dates
1818-1819
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Samuel Read and Company Business Records, 1818-1819, consist of a journal and ledger that record the company's activities in Bedford County, Virginia
  • Journal, 1818-1819, is a daybook that records transactions on a daily basis as they occurred. Each entry includes the page number of the customer's individual account found in Ledger H. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, merchandise sold, and the amount owed and paid. Merchandise sold included food, paper, clothing, dry-goods (linen, thread, lace, etc.), knives, liquor, spice, and shoes
  • Ledger H, 1818-1819, records the accounts of individual customers. Each entry includes the page number found in corresponding journal. Each account lists transactions in chronological order and the amount owed and paid. The ledger also records the store's controlling accounts including merchandise account, cash account, interest account, profit and loss, etc. Included in the back of the volume are a set of papers related to a court case in the Federal Court of Richmond involving Samuel Read and Company and William Brown and Company. Papers contain miscellaneous financial information such as list of monies received, statements of interest, and list of bad debts
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Samuel Read and Company conducted business in Bedford County during the early nineteenth century.
Cataloging source
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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Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Amherst County Circuit Court
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000501056
Type of unit
v. (816 p.)

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