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

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

Label
1796-1801
Inclusive dates
1796-1801
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ledger C (1796-1797), Ledger E (1799-1800), and Ledger F (1800-1801), of an unidentified merchant. They record the accounts of individual customers and the merchant's controlling accounts. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, form of transaction, page number of transaction found in corresponding journal or daybook, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Volume does not contain detailed information regarding items sold by the merchant. Rather, it uses the general terms "sundries" and "merchandise." The merchant also hired out slaves to customers. Payments made by cash, credit, labor, hire of slaves, or barter of items such as corn, wheat, tobacco, chickens, fodder, and brandy. The merchant's controlling accounts include merchandise account, corn account, expenses account, cash account, wheat account, and beans account. Ledger F includes an index at the front that lists customers' names in alphabetical order. All three volumes are in poor condition. Ledgers C and E have pages missing
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
The unidentified merchant conducted business in Lancaster County, Virginia during the late 18th century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Ledgers
Label
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County
Note
These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County
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Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Lancaster County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000504507
Type of unit
v. (1326 p.)

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