The Resource Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook

Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook

Label
Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook, 1846-1855
Title
Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook
Inclusive dates
1846-1855
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Language
eng
Summary
Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook, 1846-1855, consists of a ledger, 1846-1855, and a daybook, 1853. The ledger portion of volume records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in ledgers include date of transaction, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Items sold include dry-goods, tools, food, shoes, tobacco, coffee, and clothing. Forms of payments include cash, credit, labor, and barter. The daybook portion records transactions as they occurred on a daily basis at a mercantile business in Pattonsville, Virginia owned by William Nickels. Information found in each entry includes date of transaction, name of customer, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Walter H. and William Nickels was a mercantile partnership that conducted business in Nickelsville, Scott County, Virginia between 1842 and 1847. The partnership was formed by Walter H. Nickels and his brother William Nickels. William Nickels operated a mercantile business in Pattonsville, Scott County, Virginia during the early 1850's.
  • The volume was used as an exhibit in the chancery cause Walter H. Nickels versus William Nickels, heard in the Circuit Court of Scott County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
For additional information see the Scott County Chancery Cause, Walter H. Nickels versus William Nickels. It can be found in the Chancery Records Index. The index number is 1859-014.
Label
Walter H. and William Nickels Ledger and Daybook
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Scott County under the accession number 50205
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Scott County Circuit Court
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001655240
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (486 p.)

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