A Guide to the Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1847 Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1847 1097535, 1097540

A Guide to the Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1847

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers: 1097535, 1097540


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode numbers
1097535, 1097540
Title
Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1847
Physical Characteristics
2 v.
Collector
Lynchburg (Va.) Circuit Court
Location
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1847. Local government records collection, Lynchburg (Va.) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

These items came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lynchburg.


Historical Information

Richards, Ryan, and Company were dry-goods merchants and milliners operating in Lynchburg, Va., during the mid-nineteenth century. William H. Ryan was one of the managing partners of the company.

Scope and Content

Richards, Ryan, and Company Daily Cashbooks, 1843-1844 and 1844-1847, record the merchants' daily cash sales and document the cash on hand. The volumes record purchases of items such as clothing, hats, cloth, gloves, umbrellas, and coffee. Customer names were not included with the cash sales, but customer names were provided in entries concerning payments made on outstanding account balances.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • Richards, Ryan, and Company (Lynchburg, Va.).
  • Subjects:

  • Clothing trade--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Dry-goods--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Merchants--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Millinery--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Lynchburg (Va.)--History--19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Business records--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Cashbooks--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Daybooks--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Added Entry - Personal Name:

  • Ryan, William H.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Lynchburg (Va.)--History--19th century.