The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1843-1860
Inclusive dates
1843-1860
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The three ledgers in this accession record charges for wool, carding, fulling, and carpet weaving. Includes a memorandum of capital invested by Pursel, as well as accounts for the firm Pursel and Gaver. It appears that Pursel was also in partnership with Caleb Russell prior to 1857. Entries are for individuals from Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties, and a firm in Baltimore
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Samuel Pursel is listed in the 1850 industrial census of Loudoun County, Virginia, as the operator of a woolen factory employing ten workers and producing 20,000 yards of kersey, carpeting, and woolen cloth per year. The 1806 industrial census shows Pursel in partnerhsip with John C. Gaver in the operation of a wool and cotton factory with five employees producing 7,000 yards per year.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Ledgers
Label
(microform)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
unknown
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Fairfax County Public Library
Positive negative aspect
positive
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493284
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?b
ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel [Misc. reel 515] (3 v.)

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