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

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

Label
1861-1874
Inclusive dates
1861-1874
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ledger, 1861-1874, of Ralph M. Stafford and Company, a general store located in the town of Narrows in Giles County. It records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists in chronological order transactions between the customer and the store. Transaction entries include the following information: date of transaction, goods purchased or method of payment, quantity of goods purchased, amount owed or amount paid. Merchandise sold include soda, food, matches, cookware, dry goods, shoes, cheese, spices, ink, and soap. Payments made by cash, credit, barter (eggs, butter, cheese, and seeds) and labor
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Ralph M. Stafford owned a mercantile business at in Giles County, Virginia. He was also a partner in eight additional mercantile businesses located in Giles and Bland counties in Virginia and Mercer and Monroe counties in West Virginia.
  • The ledger was used as an exhibit in the chancery suit James Stafford versus Administrator of Ralph M. Stafford, etc.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Ralph M. Stafford and Company Ledger
Location of other archival material
Giles County Circuit Court.
Label
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Giles County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Giles County
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Giles County Circuit Court
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000503567
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (426 p.)

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