A Guide to the Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814 Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814 1097497

A Guide to the Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814

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the Library of Virginia
Barcode number: 1097497


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1097497
Title
Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814
Physical Characteristics
1 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

Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814. Local government records collection, Lynchburg (Va.) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Lynchburg.


Historical Information

A dealer in dry-goods, groceries, and hardware, this unidentified general store operated in the Lynchburg, Va., area during the early nineteenth century.

Scope and Content

Unidentified General Store Cash Sales Book, 1813-1814, records the cash sales of the store as they occurred. Information found in each entry includes the date, item purchased, amount per unit, and total price paid. Occasionally the customer name was listed along with their purchase. Customers bought a variety of items such as cloth, clothing, jewelry, books, whiskey, shoes, stoneware, stationary, coffee, and sugar.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Consumer goods--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Dry-goods--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • General stores--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Merchants--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Geographical Names:

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

  • Business records--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Daybooks--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Local government records--Virginia--Lynchburg.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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