A Guide to an Unidentified Attorney Ledger, 1806-1820 Unidentified Attorney Ledger, 1806-1820 1098782

A Guide to an Unidentified Attorney Ledger, 1806-1820

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode Number 1098782


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1098782
Title
Unidentified Attorney Ledger, 1806-1820
Physical Characteristics
1 volume
Collector
Frederick County
Physical Location
The Library of Virginia, Local Government Records Collection, Frederick County
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

Unidentified Attorney Ledger, 1806-1820. Local Government Records Collection, Frederick County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

These materials came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Frederick County.


Historical Information

The unidentified attorney practiced law in Frederick County during the early nineteenth century.

Scope and Content Information

The ledger, 1806-1820, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in accounts include date of transaction, services rendered, amount owed, amount paid, and form of payment. Payments made by cash, credit, or barter of items such as cloth and beef. Services rendered include legal representation in chancery, debt, and other suits; writing deeds; legal counsel; and payment of legal fees. Ledger is 461 pages.