A Guide to the Colonial Coal and Coke Company Journal, 1903-1913 Colonial Coal and Coke Company Journal, 1903-1913 1098019

A Guide to the Colonial Coal and Coke Company Journal, 1903-1913

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode number 1098019


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1098019
Title
Colonial Coal and Coke Company Journal, 1903-1913
Physical Characteristics
1 vol. (99 p.)
Creator
Colonial Coal and Coke Company (Wise County, Va.)
Location
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Colonial Coal and Coke Company Journal, 1903-1913. Local government records collection, Wise 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 Wise County.


Historical Information

Colonial Coal and Coke Company was formed in 1899 and conducted business in the town of Dorchester, Virginia during the early twentieth century. The company merged with Little Wise Coal and Coke Company in 1905 forming Wise Coal and Coke Company.

Scope and Content

Journal, 1903-1913, of Colonial Coal and Coke Company records chronologically from 1903 to 1905 the company's transactions involving its controlling accounts such as pay roll, expenses, merchandise, coal mining, and coke accounts. Information found includes name of controlling account, amount owed and amount paid.

The journal also records coke shipments for June to September 1913 received by R. S. Graham as agent for Esser Coal and Coke Company. Information found in each entry includes date of shipment, name of consignee, destination, initials of cars, numbers of cars, weight of shipment, date of bill of lading, account charged to, kind of coke, tare weight, and price. The majority of shipments were charged to Rogers, Brown, and Company.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Colonial Coal and Coke Company (Wise County, Va.)
  • Esser Coal and Coke Company (Wise County, Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Coal trade--Virginia--Wise County.
  • Coal--Transportation--Virginia--Wise County.
  • Coke industry--Virginia--Wise County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Wise County (Va.)--History--20th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

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

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Wise County (Va.)--History--20th century.