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

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

Label
1836-1844
Inclusive dates
1836-1844
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alexander C. Smith Ledgers C and D, 1836-1844, of a general store perhaps operated by Alexander C. Smith. It records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order, items purchased, and amount owed or paid. Also listed are payments made by customers to store for hauling goods such as tobacco or manure. Merchandise sold include water buckets, cream tartar, clothing, dry-goods, whiskey, and ointments. Payments made by cash or barter such as corn, wood, or animal skins. Ledger C is partially damaged
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Biographical or historical data
  • The general store owned by Alexander C. Smith conducted business in Cumberland County.
  • Cumberland County was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland, third son of King George II. It was formed from Goochland County in 1749. The county seat is Cumberland.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Alexander C. Smith Ledgers C and D
Label
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Cumberland County
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Cumberland County
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Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Cumberland County Circuit Court
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000501818
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (1304 p.)

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