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Daybook and General Account Ledger

Identifier: SC 01792

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers


  • Creation: 1873-1888

Conditions Governing Access

The 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 reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical / Historical

The ledger and daybook records the business dealings of a farmer and storeowner with African Americans laborers and craftsmen in Virginia during Reconstruction and the early twentieth century.The ledger includes direct payments between parties, and records the personal property and the owner's related transactions.


0.1 Linear Feet (1 legal sized folder )



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased with the Nell Richardson Tonkin Fund.

Guide to the Daybook and General Account Ledger Collection
Kendall McKinley
November 2022
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository