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
1824-1826
Inclusive dates
1824-1826
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Business records, 1824-1826, of a general store perhaps owned by Benjamin B. Johnson consist of a journal and ledger
  • Journal C, 1824-1826, is a daybook that records transactions on a daily basis as they occurred. Beside each entry is the page number of the customer's individual account found in corresponding ledger C. Information found in each entry includes name of customer and the amount owed and paid. The daybook also records store's payments of regular expenses such as purchases of merchandise, debt accounts, and transportation of goods. Merchandise sold included food, clothing, dry goods, brown sugar, butter, wine, silverware, and candles
  • Ledger C, 1824-1825, records the accounts of individual customers. Beside each entry is the page number found in corresponding journal C where the customer's specific transactions can be found. Each account lists transactions in chronological order and the amount owed and paid. Also records store's controlling accounts including stock account, merchandise account, cash account, tavern account, charges account, etc
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Described
Biographical or historical data
Benjamin B. Johnson operated a general store that conducted business during the early nineteenth century in Cartersville, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
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
Immediate source of acquisition
Cumberland County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501802
Type of unit
v. (626 p.)

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