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

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

Label
1858-1866
Inclusive dates
1858-1866
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Two daybooks and one ledger that record the transactions of John and C.M. Anderson, a general store located in the town of Pearisburg
  • The two daybooks record in chronological order the store's transactions from December 1858-January 1861. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, name of customer, merchandise purchased, quantity purchased, and amount owed and amount paid. Merchandise sold include clothing, shoes, calf skin, knives, combs, nails, molasses, and dry goods
  • Ledger, 1860-1866, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Ledger does not list items purchased, rather it uses the general term "merchandise." Payments were made by cash, credit, and barter such as bacon and shingles. Page numbers found in entries correspond with page numbers found in entries in another journal that is missing
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Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Giles County
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Giles County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Giles County Circuit Court
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000503553
Type of unit
v. (871 p.)

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