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Dutton and Gayle Store (Gloucester County, Va.) Ledger

Identifier: SC 01611

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Scope and Contents

Ledger kept by the Dutton and Gayle Store in the area of Ware Neck in Gloucester County, Virginia. Items sold by the store include coffee, canned meat and groceries as well as tobacco and clothing. Accounts were kept of the price of goods as well as payments by patrons and recorded in the front half of the ledger.


  • Creation: 1893-1908

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


0.05 Linear Feet



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Gloucester Museum of History by resolution signed by the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors, held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.


32 cm x 20 cm x 2.25 cm

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