The Resource Unidentified Merchant Ledger

Unidentified Merchant Ledger

Label
Unidentified Merchant Ledger, 1875-1878
Title
Unidentified Merchant Ledger
Inclusive dates
1875-1878
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unidentified Merchant Ledger, 1875-1878, of a merchant or store perhaps named Neston. It records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists page numbers to daybooks that contain relative information to transactions between customer and merchant or store. Each account also lists amount of payment made. Payments were made by cash, barter such as watermelon and fish, or labor such as cutting wood. Merchandise sold include whiskey, mackeral, molasses, fabric, and sugar
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Charles City County was named for Charles I of England and was one of the eight shires established in 1634.
  • Records have been destroyed at various times. The most damage occurred during the Civil War when the records were strewn through the woods in a rainstorm. A few preā€“Civil War volumes such as deed books, will books, minute books, and order books exist.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Charles City County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Charles City County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Unidentified Merchant Ledger
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Charles City County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles City County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500610
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (200 p.)

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