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Label
1817-1857
Inclusive dates
1817-1857
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records, 1817-1857, of the firm Easley, Holt and Company, a general store in Halifax County, Virginia. Includes mostly orders to the store for dry goods, hardware, groceries, books, and liquor. There are also numerous orders for cloth or clothing which have swatches of material attached, with instructions that it be matched by cloth stocked by the store. James S. Easley was also postmaster, thus many of the orders also include mail delivery instructions from customers. Most of the orders are dated 1821, 1825, 1837-1838, 1840-1841, 1853-1854, and 1856-1857. There are a large number of orders from Elvira A. Bruce, James Bruce, James C. Bruce, Thomas Bruce, Elizabeth L. Carrington, John R. Edmunds, M.C. Edmunds, and R. Leigh. Also included in the collection is correspondence, articles of agreement, a promissory note, tax receipts, receipts from the Richmond and Danville Railroad, and other miscellaneous items
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Easley, Holt and Company was a general store in Halifax County, Virginia. At various times the store operated under the names John Chappell and Company; James S. Easley and Company; Easley, Logan and Company; and Easley, Carrington and Company.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Available for purchase: Edwards, Conley L., III et al., comps. A GUIDE TO BUSINESS RECORDS IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, 1994
Form designation
Easley, Holt and Company (Halifax County, Va.) records
Location of other archival material
See also: Easley, Holt and Company Records, 1823-1846 (Accession 50951).
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
5.625
Immediate source of acquisition
Acquisition information is unavailable.
Other physical details
Chronological.
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000499451
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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