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
1868-1875
Inclusive dates
1868-1875
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Records, a daybook and ledger, of an unidentified general store that conducted business in the towns of Pearisburg and Giles Court House
  • The daybook, 1868-1875, records customer transactions in chronological order on an almost daily basis from December 1868 to December 1869 and then more sporadically from January 1870 to August 1875. Information found in each entry includes name of customer or store controlling account, name and quantity of goods purchased, form of payment, and amount owed. Items sold include shears, pitchers, dry goods, clothing, knives, food, and nails. Each entry includes the page number of the customer's individual account found in corresponding ledger
  • Ledger, 1868-1875, records the accounts of individual customers and the general store's controlling accounts. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Ledger does not list items purchased, rather it uses the general term "merchandise." Each entry includes the page number found in corresponding daybook where the customer's specific transactions can be found. Payments made by cash, credit, and barter. The general store's controlling accounts include bills receivable, cash account, expense account, and bills negotiable
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Action
Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
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
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Giles County Circuit Court
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000503717
Type of unit
v. (950 p.)

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