The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1865-1892
Inclusive dates
1865-1892
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Alexander K. Phillips and Company Daybooks and Ledgers, 1865-1892, record the the company's financial transactions. They consist of five daybooks and two ledgers
  • Daybooks, 1868-1892, record in chronological order the company's daily transactions involving customers and the company's controlling accounts. Information found in daybooks include date of transaction, name of customer or controlling account, form of transaction, merchandise involved in transaction, expenses charged to customers, amount debited, amount credited, and page number where transaction was entered into corresponding ledger
  • Ledgers, 1865-1885, records the individual accounts of customers and the company's controlling accounts. Information found in account entries include date of transaction, form of transaction, amount debited, amount credited, and the page number where transaction was entered into corresponding daybook. Entries do not record the merchandise or services involved in transactions. Instead, they contain generic terms such as "Cash," "Merchandise," and "Sundries." Controlling accounts found in ledgers include cash account, drayage account, coal account, commissions accounts, and bills payable account. Both ledgers include an index that record in alphabetical order the names of customers and controlling accounts and the page numbers where accounts can be found
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Biographical or historical data
Alexander K. Phillips and Company was a commission merchant business in Fredericksburg, Virginia, established in 1815 by Alexander K. Phillips. It was primarily involved in the buying and selling of grain and coal. R. W. Adams was a partner in the company.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Alexander K. Phillips and Company Daybooks and Ledgers
Label
(microform)
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia under the accession number 42930
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Local Records Services Branch
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001558448
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
microfilm reels (1538 images)

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