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Merchants

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Account Ledger of Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01416
Scope and Contents

Accounts of textile and fabric goods sold by the merchants, Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise from 1816-1817. Mary fanntleroy Jones is also listed in the ledger. Locations of recordings include Murfreesboro, NC, Petersburg, VA, and Norfolk, VA.

Accounts of Unknown Merchant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00154
Scope and Contents

One page account of an unknown merchant.  Some of the names mentioned are Sylvester Cochran, John McCarty, John Crockett, Pat Collins, Patrick Flaharty, Mike Fitzgerald and others.  Another small page includes a notation for Patrick Seacy's board with the signature of John Landers. Location unknown. 1852-1853.

John Newton Bell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00345
Content Description

The John Newton Bell papers includes personal and professional correspondence from relatives, business associates and religious figures throughout Virginia and the greater Appalachia. Letters document subject areas including the Civil War, the hospitalization of women in mental health facilities, agricultural issues, and religious matters related to the Presbyterian Church.

C. H. Anderson and Company Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01354
Content Description

Two notes written to John Christian regarding business affairs dated June and July 1887.

Merchant's Ledger and Cash Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame54u
Scope and Contents

Small ledger of a probable merchant or possibly a stock trader with two columns of entries and a notation of totals at the bottom of each page:  Cash, Book and Trade.

Richard Washington Letter to Henry A. Washington

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01412
Content Description

Three page letter detailing Richard's opinion of brother Tayloe's plans to become a country merchant. Richard also sends news of other family members in his correspondence such as Uncle Dick's lottery and exchange business, Vene's rejection of an engagement proposal, and George and Very McCleary's engagement despite George not having the funds to support a spouse.