A Guide to the Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866 Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866 1104478

A Guide to the Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866

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Barcode Number 1104478


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Repository
Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1104478
Title
A Guide to the Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866
Physical Characteristics
1 vol. (402 p.)
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866. Local Government Records Collection, Prince Edward County Court Records, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Prince Edward County.


Historical Information

Brightwell and Davis was a partnership composed of Josiah W. Brightwell and E.P. Davis. They operated a flour mill from 1859 to 1865 in the town of Farmville located in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

The account book was used as an exhibit in the chancery suit Henry B. Brightwell and others versus E.P. Davis and others heard in the Prince Edward County Circuit Court.

Scope and Content

Brightwell and Davis Journal, 1859-1866, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include date of transaction, service rendered, quantity purchased, cost per bushel, barrel, or pound, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Journal includes an index listing customers' names in alphabetical order and the page number their accounts can be found. Payments made by cash, credit, and barter of items such as barrels.

Related Material

For additional information see the Prince Edward County Chancery Cause, Henry B. Brightwell and others versus E.P. Davis and others. It can be found in the Local Records Collection at the Library of Virginia. The index number is 1892-023.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Brightwell, Josiah W. d. 1866 May 25.
  • Davis, E.P.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Brightwell and Davis (Prince Edward County, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Barter -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Corn meal -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Flour industry -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Flour mills -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Flour.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Prince Edward County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Business records -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Journals (accounts) -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Brightwell, Josiah W. d. 1866 May 25.
  • Davis, E.P.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Prince Edward County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.