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Williams and Woodville Account Books

Williams and Woodville Account Books, 1849, 1852-1853
Williams and Woodville Account Books
Inclusive dates
1849, 1852-1853
  • Two account books, 1849, 1852-1853, of Williams and Woodville, a doctor's office in Botetourt County, Virginia
  • Account book, 1849, records the accounts of individual patients. The accounts list charges and payments for visits to patients, medication, and other medical services
  • Account book, 1852-1853, records the accounts of individual customers. Transactions are listed in chronological order. Each entry records date of transaction, service rendered, and amount owed. Services rendered visits to patients, prescription for medication, and extracting teeth. volume includes an index that lists in alphabetical order the names of patients and the page numbers where their accounts can be found. Volume is in poor condition due to water damage
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Biographical or historical data
  • Williams and Woodville was a medical practice formed by Charles Williams and James Lewis Woodville.
  • James Lewis Woodville was born 8 Jan. 1820 in Augusta County, Virginia to James L. and Mary S. Lewis Woodville. He first attended the University of Virginia and then the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with a degree in medicine in 1844. Shortly thereafter he opened a medical practice in Botetourt County, Virginia. While there he also met and married Mary Ann Breckenridge (b. 1831) on 29 Sept. 1852. The couple had at least 6 children.
  • At the start of the Civil War, Woodville volunteered his medical services to the Confederate Army. He served first in the 7th Virginia Infantry, and also at the Montgomery White Sulphur Springs Hospital near Blacksburg, West Virginia. Near the war's end Woodville was transferred to the Huegonot Springs Hospital near Richmond, Virginia. Following the war Woodville moved to Sweet Springs, Monroe County, West Virginia and began a new medical practice. He died there on August 14, 1904.
Cataloging source
Williams and Woodville Account Books
These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Botetourt County
  • The Library of Virginia
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Botetourt County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (616 p.)

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