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Merchants--Virginia--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

William Tandy Burrus Ledger

 Collection — Box 1, Bound Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.131
Scope and Contents Based on information gathered by Special Collections staff in 2011, there appear to be three possible creators of the ledger: William Tandy Burrus (1766 or 1776-1831), WTB (?-prior to 1836?), or William Stevens (1773-1843).The ledger (200 pp., 15 pages are missing in the front, several pages are missing in back, and several halves of pages are missing) records transactions for miscellaneous merchandise, wheat and tobacco. The contra page shows payments were mostly made in cash, but...

Cumberland County, Va. Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame127
Scope and Contents Account book of an unknown merchant in the Cumberland County area of Virginia.  Some names appear to be from Fluvanna and Albemarle Counties.

Dupuy Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame26-MsV Ame27
Scope and Contents Journals, 1832-1834, of [H. ?] Dupuy, merchant, at Charlotte Court House, Va.

E. T. Pierce Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame T2-MsV Ame T3
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1883-1885, of E. T. Pierce, merchant [News Ferry, Halifax County, Va.] who sold tobacco fertilizers.

E. T. Pierce Ledger, I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame100
Scope and Contents Ledger and inventory of E. T. Pierce, merchant.  The 1870 census suggests Pierce lived near Halifax County, Virginia.

Henry Fairfax Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F16
Scope and Contents Letters, 1819-1846, to Henry Fairfax, merchant, Dumfries, Prince William County, Va. Most concern money owed to Fairfax. Letter, 1 November 1827, from James Osbourn is written on the back of a printed circular entitled "Proposals for publishing . . .Good News from a Far Country . . . ." Includes letter relating to the hiring of a slave Burwell and another letter concerning the illness of Burwell's wife; and letter, 1828, written by William B. Tyler.

Thaddeus S. Harris Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00174
Scope and Contents Three account books of free African American, Thaddeus S. Harris, of Abingdon, Virginia, dated 1855-1861, 1861-1866 and 1868. Goods purchased include items such as tobacco, sardines, cheese, sugar, candy, hair trims and shaves. Some books have an index. Census reports list him as a barber and confectioner.

Harrisonburg, Va. Merchant's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame30u Oversize
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1858-1859, of an unidentified merchant, of Harrisonburg, Va.

John W. Hunt Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame65
Scope and Contents Account book, 1840-1876, of John W. Hunt, merchant, lumberman, and farmer.

Johnson and Nutt Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame98
Scope and Contents Account book belonging to merchants, Johnson and Nutt.  Notation in front of book says that all all assets belonging to William Nutt were transferred to Amos Johnson in 1823.  A few accounts for the estate of Amos Johnson in 1853 are near the end of the ledger.  Another note near front of book, paraphrased:  Grandmother Johnson was named Furman before marriage.  First married Hucherson, then Garret Johnson.  Sarah M? was her daughter by first husband and half sister to my mother.  Timothy...