Account book of James M. Blanks and Company of Clarkesville, Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Account Book cover is in fragile condition and the ink in the interior is faded due to water damage.
James M. Blanks sold textbooks and a list of these textbooks has been placed with the account book along with a list of some of the other items sold.
Some names mentioned:
Dr. William G. DeGraffenreid
Dr. William S. Easley
John P. Patillo
George J. Dabbs (lawyer)
Rev. Aaron Jones
R.A. Puryear as administrator for Alex Gillis
Henry Wood (lawyer)
Miss Rhoda Puryear
Rolling (sic) Yancey
John R. Applewhite
George A. Puryear
Capt. B. R. Pulliam
Dr. S. H. Harris
Dr. H. S. Jeffries
(William?) H. Thomson (principal of High Fall Academy)
John T. Carter, guardian for Wash. Watkins
Andrew O. Yancey
and many more.
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James M. Blanks owned James M. Blanks and Company store in Mecklenburg County, Virginia during at least 1854-1855. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
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James M. Blanks and Company Account Book, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/4138 Accessed September 19, 2019.