The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in an accession of Rockbridge County records under the accession number 21697

This item came to the Library of Virginia in an accession of Rockbridge County records under the accession number 21697

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1877-1885
Inclusive dates
1877-1885
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Language
eng
Summary
Watkins and Jones account book and daybook, 1877-1885, records the transactions of the law partnership located at Charlotte Court House, Virginia. The account book portion of the volume records the expense accounts of the law partners. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, expenses rendered, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Type of expenses include office rent, payment for servants, and postage. The daybook portion of the volume records in chronological order court cases involving Watkins and Jones. Information found in entries include court term when suit was heard, style of suit, and summary of suit. Type of suits include criminal, judgments and chancery. The volume also lists the sale of Thomas N. Jones' personal property on November 28, 1885. It records the name of purchaser, items purchased, and amount paid. Volume is in poor condition due to damaged spine
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Biographical or historical data
  • Watkins and Jones was a law partnership in Charlotte County, Virginia, that consisted of Isaac R. Watkins and Thomas N. Jones. Watkins and Jones heard cases in various localities in Virginia including Charlotte County, Halifax County, Cumberland County, Dinwiddie County, and Prince Edward County.
  • The account book was used as an exhibit in the chancery suit Tucker C. Watkins and wife, etc., versus Administrator of Thomas N. Jones, etc., heard in the Charlotte County Circuit Court.
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Vi
Form designation
Watkins and Jones account book and daybook
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Charlotte County Chancery Cause, Tucker C. Watkins and wife, etc., versus Administrator of Thomas N. Jones, etc. It can be found in the Local Records Collection at the Library of Virginia. The index number is 1894-009.
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This item came to the Library of Virginia in an accession of Rockbridge County records under the accession number 21697
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This item came to the Library of Virginia in an accession of Rockbridge County records under the accession number 21697
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001527747
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Type of unit
v. (85 p.)

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