Contains ledgers, 1857-1901, of Henley T. Jones, Jr., of Williamsburg, Virginia. Henley Jones operated a drug store in Williamsburg, and the ledgers contain the records of his business, including the name of the patron, what the purchased, and the price, from 1873 to 1878. Includes records of Jones' business with Eastern State Hospital, then called Eastern Lunatic Asylum. There is also records of Jones' dealing with African American customers. Also includes the settlement of the estate, 1857, of William M. Jones, of which Henley Jones was the executor; includes payment of Eastern Lunatic Asylum, items related to burial, and "hire of a negro man."
There is also ledger, 1898-1901, of L.M. Beebe from Jamestown Island. It is unclear how these papers relate to Henley Jones.
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0.25 Linear Feet
Purchase, February 2011. Accession 2011.090