A Guide to the Dr. James Carter Invoice Book, 1752-1774 Carter, James, Invoice Book, 1752-1774 MS 39.8

A Guide to the Dr. James Carter Invoice Book, 1752-1774

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 39.8


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 39.8
Title
Dr. James Carter Invoice Book, 1752-1774.
Extent
1 item (86 p.)
Creator
James Carter.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Dr. James Carter Invoice Book, Manuscript MS 39.8, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1939.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-1553)


Biographical/Historical Information

Dr. James Carter (d. 1794) was an apothecary of Williamsburg, Va.

Scope and Content Information

Invoice book of Dr. James Carter. Includes a record of drugs, medical supplies, yarn, clothing, yard goods, household goods, and food received from the following merchants: James Bland; Butcher & Barratt; Cary & Co.; Dobson, Daltera & Walker of Liverpool; Joseph Etherington; James Gildart of Liverpool; Graham Frank & Co.; Messrs. Popplewith & Co.; Thomas Knox of Bristol; John Norton; Charles Osborne; Welling & Slater; Messrs. Welling & Butcher; and Welling & Jacobs. Also, lists of drugs bought from the estates of Dr. George Gilmer and Dr. Kenneth McKenzie of Williamsburg.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bland, James.
  • Carter, James, d. 1794.
  • Etherington, Joseph.
  • Gildart, James.
  • Gilmer, George, d. 1757.
  • Knox, Thomas.
  • McKenzie, Kenneth.
  • Norton, John, 1719-1777.
  • Osborne, Charles.
  • Subjects:

  • Pharmacy--Virginia--History--18th century.
  • Medical supplies-- Virginia--History--18th century.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Butcher & Barratt (Firm)
  • Cary & Co.
  • Dobson, Daltera & Walker (Firm)
  • Frank Graham & Co.
  • Popplewith & Co.
  • Welling & Butcher (Firm)
  • Welling & Jacobs (Firm)
  • Welling & Slater (Firm)
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Housebooks.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bland, James.
  • Carter, James, d. 1794.
  • Etherington, Joseph.
  • Gildart, James.
  • Gilmer, George, d. 1757.
  • James Carter.
  • Knox, Thomas.
  • McKenzie, Kenneth.
  • Norton, John, 1719-1777.
  • Osborne, Charles.