The Resource 1849-1851
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- Consumer goods -- Virginia | Richmond County
- General stores. -- Virginia | Richmond County
- Glenn and Brother (Richmond County, Va.)
- Business records -- Virginia | Richmond County
- Richmond County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century
- Dry-goods -- Virginia | Richmond County
- Daybooks -- Virginia | Richmond County
- Local government records -- Virginia | Richmond County
- Glenn and Brother Business Records, 1849-1851,consist of a daybook that records daily transactions in chronological order. Information recorded in the journal includes date of transaction, name of customer, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, the price of each item, and amount owed. Merchandise sold include fruit, candy, spices, dry-goods, snuff, alcoholic drinks, pocket knives, lamb, fish, razor straps, spelling books, and clothing
- Daybook also contains an account of sales of the goods, wares, and merchandise of Glenn and Brother that were sold under a deed of trust in April 1851. Information found in each entry includes items sold, quantity sold, price of each item, and name of purchaser. Volume is in poor condition due to damaged spine
- Biographical or historical data
- Glenn and Brother was a general store that conducted business in Farnham Church, Richmond County, Virginia, during the mid-nineteenth century. One of the owners was Matthew Glenn, Jr.
- Richmond County may have been named for Richmond borough in Surrey, England, or for Charles Lennox, first duke of Richmond and a son of King Charles II. It was formed from Old Rappahannock County in 1692. The county seat is Warsaw.
- Some volumes were burned and mutilated through unknown causes; in addition, the will books prior to 1699 were missing as early as 1793, and order books for the period 1794-1816 are also missing. Numerous loose records prior to 1781 are missing as well.
- Cataloging source
- Form designation
- Glenn and Brother Business Records
- Location of other archival material
- Richmond County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Richmond County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
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