The Resource Unidentified general store ledger

Unidentified general store ledger

Label
Unidentified general store ledger, 1856-1859
Title
Unidentified general store ledger
Inclusive dates
1856-1859
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unidentified general store ledger, 1856-1859, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order, items purchased, and amount owed or paid. Payments made by cash or barter such as cleaning the canal or wheat. Merchandise sold include soap, spices, clothing, dry-goods, whiskey, coffee, nails, and scissors. The initials "S and M" are found in the ledger
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Cumberland County was named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland, third son of King George II. It was formed from Goochland County in 1749. The county seat is Cumberland.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Unidentified general store ledger
Note
Ths item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Cumberland County
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Cumberland County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000501814
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (239 p.)

Library Locations

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