The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Rockbridge County

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Rockbridge County

Label
1798-1854
Inclusive dates
1798-1854
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Account book, 1798-1854, of Thomas and William Steele, a general store, that records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include dates of transactions, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, amount owed, forms of payments, and amount paid. Items sold include nails, dry-goods, spices, dishes, clothing, and tobacco. Payments made by cash, credit, or barter of goods such as iron, feathers, cheese, and butter. The account book also records purchases made by Thomas and William Steele to replenish its inventory. Information found in entries include date and location of purchases, name of company from whom purchased, quantity of items purchased, name of items, and amount owed
  • The second half of volume records the financial activities of a farm owned by the Steele family
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Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Thomas and William Steele, a general store, conducted business in Rockbridge County, Virginia, during the late 18th century and early 19th century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Business Records
Label
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Rockbridge County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Rockbridge County
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Inventory
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Rockbridge County Circuit Court
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001521829
Type of unit
v. (342 p.)

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