A Guide to the C. Wallace and Company Account Book, 1888-1889 C. Wallace and Company Account Book, 1888-1889 1093399

A Guide to the C. Wallace and Company Account Book, 1888-1889

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C. Wallace and Company Account Book, 1888-1889
Physical Characteristics
1 vol. (380 p.)

Administrative Information

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Collection is open to research.

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There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

C. Wallace and Company Account Book, 1888-1889. Local Government Records Collection, Russell County Court Records, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Russell County.

Historical Information

C. Wallace and Company was a general store owned by Cummings Wallace that conducted business in Russell County, Virginia during the late nineteenth century.

Scope and Content

Account book, 1888-1889, of C. Wallace and Company, a general store. They record the individual accounts of customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order, items purchased, quantity of items purchased, amount owed, amount paid, and form of payment. Items sold include dry-goods, soda, candy, spices, food, cigars, nails, syrup, and clothing. Forms of payments include cash, labor, and barter of items such as eggs. The ledger includes an index that lists in alphabetical order the names of customers and the page numbers where their accounts can be found.

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