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William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book, 1865-2003 (bulk 1865-1865)

view William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book, 1865-2003 (bulk 1865-1865) digital asset number 1
Creator:
Stone, William Dickinson 1836-1908
Donor:
Perdue, Crispin
Physical description:
.3 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Financial records
Collection descriptions
Ledgers (account books)
Place:
Novelty (Va.)
Virginia
Date:
1865
1865-2003
1865-2003 bulk 1865-1865
1860-1870
19th century
Notes:
Stone, a Civil War veteran, returned from the war to find his land confiscated. He and his brother opened a country store at Novelty, Virginia, which he operated from 1865 until he married in 1867. He purchased a farm in Franklin County.
Summary:
A ledger book from a general store in Franklin County, Virginia, containing daily information about products purchased, by whom, and the prices paid.
Cite as:
William D. Stone General Store Ledger Book, 1865-2003 (bulk 1865), Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil war
Commerce
General stores
Merchants
Storekeepers
Local number:
2015.3118 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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