Meat industry and trade--United States
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Five Account books, 1866-1871, of an unidentified butcher, kept probably in Jefferson County, West Virginiaa.
Memorandum book, ca. 1850-1899, of an unidentified [butcher?] containing a few accounts.
Account book, 1875-1878, for the Davis and Bower City Meat Market in Charleston, Illinois. Giles Davis (1828-1878), who was one of the owners seems to have made most of the entries.
Recorded in the indexed volume are names of customers, types of purchase and how those were paid for (cash or barter). Also included are several loose receipts, including one from the Farmers' Club and Charleston Township, of which Davis was a member.
Day book, 1826-1827, of Dinges' Meat Shop, Shenandoah County, Va.
Large 19 x 13.5 inch leather bound ledger that records the sale of mostly bacon and lard, but also includes whiskey, brandy, tobacco, and other items. Sale account locations include Smithfield, New Kent County, Richmond, Caroline County, Goochland, and Southampton. There is also account of dealings with merchants in Baltimore, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts. Creator of the ledger is not discernable.
Account book, 1858-1872, of an unidentified meat merchant which includes manuscript music, household accounts (concerning washing, ironing, clothes, and flour), household inventories, and includes the notation "all bacon taken by the Yankees." (March 13 ).