A Guide to the C.L. Robinett Account Book, 1897-1899 Robinett, C.L., Account Book, 1897-1899 1150968

A Guide to the C.L. Robinett Account Book, 1897-1899

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Barcode Number 1150968


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C.L. Robinett Account Book, 1897-1899
Physical Characteristics
1 vol. (200 p.)

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

C.L. Robinett Account Book, 1897-1899. Local Government Records Collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Tazewell County.

Historical Information

C.L. Robinett operated a general store that sold general merchandise and country produce during the late nineteenth century at Pounding Mill, Tazewell County, Virginia.

The account book was used as an exhibit in the chancery suit M.J. Lambert, etc. versus Administrator of C.L. Robinett, etc., heard in the Tazewell County Circuit Court.

Scope and Content

C.L. Robinett Account Book, 1897-1899, records the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, amount owed, amount paid, and form of payment. Items sold include shoes, oysters, soap, produce, spices, candy, fish, tobacco, and oil. Forms of payments include cash, credit, labor, and barter of items such as berries, butter, and chickens.

Related Material

For additional information see the Tazewell County Chancery Cause, M.J. Lambert, etc. versus Administrator of C.L. Robinett, etc., available electronically. Search the Chancery Records Index at the web site of the Library of Virginia. The index number is 1905-055.

Separated Material

Access Terms


  • Robinett, C.L.
  • Subject Terms

  • Barter--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • Consumer goods--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • Farm produce--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • General stores--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • Geographic Terms

  • Tazewell County (Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Record Type

  • Account books--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • Business records--Virginia--Tazewell County.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Tazewell County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Tazewell County (Va.)--History--19th century.