The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Gloucester County

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Gloucester County

Label
1861-1867
Inclusive dates
1861-1867
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daybook, 1861-1867, of an unidentified general store located at Gloucester Court House. The volume records in chronological order, the store's transactions from January 1861-May 1862 and sporadically from June 1862-December 1863. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, name of customer, merchandise purchased, quantity purchased, cost of items purchased, and total amount owed. Merchandise sold includes pencils, matches, violin strings, neck ties, castor oil, spices, food, and dry goods. The last hundred pages of volume records the individual accounts of customers for 1867. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, items purchased, quantity purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Items sold include iron spoons, eggs, coconuts, dry goods, spices, quinine, and soda. Payments made by cash, credit, and barter of items such as flour, bacon, cotton, and tea
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Action
Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Daybook
Label
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Gloucester County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a shipment of court papers from Gloucester County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Gloucester County Circuit Court
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000503793
Type of unit
v. (725 p.)

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