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

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

Label
1837-1839
Inclusive dates
1837-1839
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two account books, 1837-1839, of a tavern owned by Elbert Mosby that record the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, form of transactions, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Transactions include renting rooms, serving meals, selling drinks, renting buggies, renting stables for horses, and feeding horses. Payments made by cash and credit. The account books also record lists of individuals who attended drinking and dinner events held at the tavern. Information found includes name of individual and if they paid the attendance fee. One volume includes an index that lists names of customers in alphabetical order and page number of customer's account
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Described
Biographical or historical data
Elbert Mosby owned a tavern that conducted business in Powhatan County, Virginia, during the 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 Powhatan County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Powhatan County
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Inventory
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Powhatan County Circuit Court
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001516361
Type of unit
v. (240 p.)

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