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

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

Label
1798-1801
Inclusive dates
1798-1801
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The business records of James and Samuel Boyd, a general store, consist of three daybooks and a memorandum book
  • Three daybooks, 1798-1800, recorded transactions as they occurred on a daily basis from November 1798-November 1800. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, items purchased, and the amount owed. Merchandise sold include farm tools, rum, dry-goods, knives, shirts, books, plates, snuff, and sugar. The back of one volume includes inventory lists for 1800 and 1801. The inventory for 1800 was done on the basis of Pennsylvania currency, New York currency, and Virginia currency. All three volumes are in poor condition due to damaged spines
  • Memorandum book, 1798-1801, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, merchandise purchased, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Forms of payment include cash, credit, and barter of items such as fodder, oats, apples, and eggs. The volume includes an index listing the names of customers in alphabetical order and the page number where their accounts can be found
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Described
Biographical or historical data
James and Samuel Boyd was a general store that conducted business in Cartersville, Virginia during the late eighteenth and 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 Cumberland County
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Cumberland County
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Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Cumberland County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501601
Type of unit
v. (872 p.)

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