William T. King business journal (Grocer)
Scope and Contents
William T. King (Grocer) business journal, 1859-1861, 0.03 cubic feet, contains record consignments, purchases from wholesalers, and shipments to other cities via the Virginia Central, Richmond and Danville, and Richmond, Frederick and Potomac railroads, Baltimore "boats" and New York steamers. Additional expenses recorded include gas, water, family, servants, insurance, licenses, advertising, and state and city taxes. In April, June and July, 1861, he notes the purchase of a pistol and two rifles. There are also entries about Civil War news.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in letter document box BW 17.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was a purchase from Crown Collectibles by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia.
- William T. King business journal
- Ellen Welch
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Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States