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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Ledgers (account books)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Volumes of final entry in accounting in which are entered debits, credits, and all other money transactions under each individual account or heading.

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Lewis Pence blacksmith ledger

 Item — Ledger 1: [Barcode: X031778616]
Identifier: MSS 16402
Scope and Contents Note The Pence ledger (1856-1859; 0.25 cubic feet) records work done by and payments made to Lewis Pence, a blacksmith in Edinburg, Virginia, from 1856-1859. Pence's clients include George Grandstaff, a local gunmaker and the owner of the Edinburg Mill. The Edinburg Mill was almost burned by Union troops during the Civil War in October of 1864, but locals extinguished the fire and the mill survives to this day as a museum and designated Virginia Historic Landmark.
Dates: 1856-1859

Portsmouth, Virginia fire truck ledger

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2019-0012
Dates: 1964-06-01 - 1966-01-01

Practice Record Book of Thomas D. Ranson, 1884-1912

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-97-9
Abstract Attorney record book with list of names, and case entries.
Dates: 1884-1912

Record Books for Hancock Mutual Insurance Company, 1853 - 1858

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-91-7
Abstract Records of a fire and marine insurance company in Maine.
Dates: 1853-1858

Charles Francis Russell tobacco ledgers

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15971
Scope and Contents The Charles Francis Russell tobacco ledgers (1887-1888; 0.2 cubic feet) document Russell's operation of a tobacco company. The collection contains copies of over six-hundred letters written by Russell, both to A. A. Spitzer of R. E. Lee Camp No. 1 and to other customers and dealers nationwide. Russell's "Lee Camp" tobacco was created via contract with the homonymous organization, who received a portion of tobacco sales. Some of the letters to Spitzer note great difficulty selling a...
Dates: 1887 - 1888

Spanish Consulate in Norfolk, Virginia records

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16307
Scope and Contents Note The first ledger contains correspondence between the Spanish embassies in New York and Philadelphia, and its consular office in Norfolk, Va., 1797-1817. Most letters are addressed to Spanish diplomats Josef Ignacio de Viar and Carlos Martinez de Irujo. The second ledger is a bound log of shipping activity from Norfolk to Cuba and other ports, 1817-1840.
Dates: 1797 - 1840

Stowe grocery store ledgers

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: X032652607]
Identifier: MSS 16433
Scope and Contents Note The Stowe grocery store ledgers (1870-1934; 0.4 cubic feet) document the operation of the titular family's grocery store in Petersburg, Virginia. Ledgers document monthly expenses for items ranging from rent to flour to labor. The collection also contains a small file of personal letters and bills for appliances.
Dates: 1870 - 1934

The Cash Book of John Brazee, 1841-1844, Ohio

 Collection
Identifier: MSS -00-5
Abstract Book of entries and expenses of an Ohio lawyer.
Dates: 1841-1844

Virginia Reelers Square Dance Club records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15710
Scope and Contents Note The Virginia Reelers Square Dance Club records (1953-2008; 3 cubic feet) document the history and operation of the Reelers. Club records include correspondence, meeting minutes, event advertisements, and membership lists. Other collection materials include two financial ledgers tracking member dues and pages from six photograph albums documenting various dances and spring festivals.
Dates: 1953 - 2008

Winston family account book

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: ViU-2018-0038

Young Men's Christian Association of Alexandria, Virginia ledger

 Collection — Box BW 29, Folder: 1 [X032669079]
Identifier: MSS 16506
Content Description This collection contains one ledger with a printed constitution of the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.) of Alexandria, Virginia. The ledger contains 21 filled out pages. The first two pages contain lists of members for 1865 and 1866, followed by a four page "Treasurers list" recording members and dues paid between 1866 and 1871. The rest of the ledger contains 15 pages of accounts documenting the operation of the association between 1866 and 1872. Incomes listed include dues and...
Dates: 1865 - 1872