The Resource Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers

Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers

Label
Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers, 1809-1815
Title
Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers
Inclusive dates
1809-1815
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers, 1809-1815, record transactions of a tavern owned by West. The daybooks record transactions on a daily basis. Entries include name of customer, date of transaction, items purchased or services rendered, amount owed and paid. The ledgers record the individual accounts of customers and the tavern's controlling accounts. 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 alcoholic drinks, and feeding horses. Alcoholic drinks served include brandy, grog, julip, toddy, whiskey, and wine. Payments made by cash and credit. The tavern's controlling accounts include expense account, cash account, bonds receivable, and bonds payable. Ledger C includes an index that lists names of customers in alphabetical order and page numbers where customers account could be found
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Described
Biographical or historical data
Thomas West owned a tavern located at Lancaster Courthouse in Lancaster County during the early 19th century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Thomas West Tavern Daybooks and Ledgers
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lancaster County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Lancaster County Circuit Court
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000504585
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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