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

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

Label
1860-1875
Inclusive dates
1860-1875
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Mason, Walker, and Richardson Daybooks and Ledger, 1860-1875, consist of two daybooks and a ledger
  • Daybooks, July 1860-July 1861 and 1873-1875, record the transactions as they occurred on a daily basis. Information found in each entry includes name of customer, items purchased, payment debts or expenses, and the amount owed and paid. Merchandise sold include beef, soap, whiskey, bed steads, cabbage, potatoes, sugar, and coffee. Entries in one of the daybooks include page numbers that correspond with page numbers found in the ledger. Both daybooks include additional miscellaneous information
  • Ledger A, 1860-1861, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in the accounts includes items purchased, payment debts or expenses, and the amount owed and paid. Payments made by cash, barter including eggs and vegetables, or labor. Ledger also includes a list of horses and mules worked at Shadwell. The list includes name of horse or mule, age, and value
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Biographical or historical data
  • Mason, Walker, and Richardson was a mercantile business that conducted business in the town of Shadwell in Albemarle County during the mid-nineteenth century.
  • Fluvanna County takes its name from an eighteenth-century designation of the upper James River. The name, meaning river of Anne, was originally bestowed in honor of Queen Anne of England. The county was formed from Albemarle County in 1777. The county seat is Palmyra.
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Form designation
Mason, Walker, and Richardson Daybooks and Ledger
Label
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Fluvanna County
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Fluvanna County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Fluvanna County Circuit Court
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000502093
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (271 p.)

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