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A Guide to the William S. Davis Account Book, 1810-1814 Davis, William S., Account Book, 1810-1814 1109464

A Guide to the William S. Davis Account Book, 1810-1814

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Repository
Library of Virginia
Barcode number
1109464
Title
A Guide to the William S. Davis Account Book, 1810-1814
Physical Characteristics
1 volume (137 p.)
Collector
Mecklenburg next hit previous hitCounty next hit
Physical Location
The Library Of Virginia, Local Government Records Collection, previous hitMecklenburg next hit previous hitCounty next hit
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

William S. Davis Account Book, 1810-1814. Local Government Records Collection, previous hitMecklenburg next hit previous hitCounty next hit Court Records, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from previous hitMecklenburg next hit previous hitCounty.

Historical Information

William S. Davis was a physician who practiced in previous hitMecklenburg next hit previous hitCounty next hit, Virginia, during the early 19th century.

Scope and Content Information

Account book, 1810-1814, of William S. Davis, a physician, that records the accounts of individual customers. The accounts list charges and payments for visits to patients, medication, and other medical services such as extracting teeth, cauterizing cancerous tumours, assistance with pregnancies, and visits to ill slaves. Forms of payment include cash, credit, barter of items (cotton seed, whiskey, bacon) and labor (cutting wheat, work on chimney, knitting socks). Volume also records transactions related to Davis' estate.