A Guide to the McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852 McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852 1097510

A Guide to the McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852

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Barcode number: 1097510


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McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852
Physical Characteristics
1 v.
Lynchburg (Va.) Circuit Court
State Records Center - Archives Annex, Library of Virginia

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

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Preferred Citation

McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852. 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

John B. McDaniel and S. C. Hurt operated a general mercantile business in Lynchburg, Va., during the mid-nineteenth century. McDaniel and Hurt sold a variety of items including hardware, dry-goods, groceries, clothing, and tobacco.

Scope and Content

McDaniel and Hurt Daybook No. 2, 1852, records the daily financial activities of the general mercantile business. Customer purchases were recorded in the volume, and information found in these entries include name of customer, name and quantity of item purchased, amounts owed, and amounts paid. McDaniel and Hurt sold items such as tobacco, licorice, and whiskey on commission, and the storage, drayage, and commission fees for these sales were documented. The daybook was also used to record business expenses and bank deposits and withdrawals. The opening of this daybook makes reference to an unidentified Daybook No. 1.

Index Terms

    Corporate Names:

  • McDaniel and Hurt (Lynchburg, Va.).
  • Subjects:

  • Commission merchants--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Consumer goods--Virginia--Lynchburg.
  • Dry-goods--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.
  • Added Entry - Personal Name:

  • Hurt, S. C.
  • McDaniel, John B.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

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