Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Daybook of mercantile accounts, 1838-1842, 1 vol., from Kendall's store at Cheraw, South Carolina; ledgers, 1850-1855, from Kendall's mercantile store at Wadesboro; a volume of miscellaneous accounts, 1860s, which contains the text of a speech, probably from the late 19th or early 20th Century, on the colonization of Negroes in Africa and their role in American civilization; and a volume of cash accounts, 1856-1859, including some accounts of estates administered by Kendall during the 1860s
Virginia Tech - Special Collections
Ledgers detailing expenses and customer accounts of general store, saw mill, and lime kiln in Montgomery County, Virginia during the early 20th century.
Virginia Tech - Special Collections
Ledgers maintained by William T. Munsey, proprietor of a general mercantile store in Giles County, Virginia, during the early 20th century.
Dartmouth College - Rauner Special Collections Library
The collection includes account books originating from the Upper Connecticut River Valley as well as various New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maine towns. The majority of the books are from the 18th and 19th centuries, but a few extend into the 20th Century. Types of accounts include general stores, agricultural, merchants, post office, physicians, pharmacists, along with individual or family accounts. Some account books are unidentified. Many volumes contain ephemeral items tipped into the pages and include letters, recipes, newspaper articles, printed advertisements, and pressed plants. Some books also contain death records, diary entries, or children's drawings. Possible factors of note in the collection are the accounts of Dartmouth students, Hanover business accounts, and a large quantity of business and individual accounts from Bath, Hanover, and Lyme, NH and Norwich and Windsor, VT. The collection was built piecemeal by Dartmouth College Special Collections and is ... Read More
Temple University - Special Collections Research Center
A collection of different examples of Philadelphia business records from the early 19th century to the early 20th century. There are ledgers, account books, indexes, receipt books, letter books, and press books. The professions, industries, companies, and persons represented vary widely including railroads, mining and logging companies, banking and real estate firms, import/export firms, fuel and manufacturing companies
Virginia Tech - Special Collections
Records of Smyth and Wythe County, Virginia furnace and store operations of the Lobdell Car Wheel Company, including customer store accounts, payroll records, and furnace operation reports.
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three manuscript account books dating from 1841 to 1864. They were created by David Holton, Jr. (1814-1865), a harness-maker in Charlestown, New Hampshire. They record all of Holton's business transactions in daybook form. In a daybook, each day's transactions --both sales and purchases --are recorded in the order in which they occurred. Daybooks are very useful to researchers since they list details, including the customers' names, prices, and what was sold or repaired. Such details are usually not found in other account books, such as ledgers. The entries in these volumes document the work typically performed by a small harness-maker, with most entries being for the manufacture, sale or repair of leather pieces that comprised harness systems. These included harnesses, saddles, harness pads, halters, bridles, reins, saddle girths, and numerous types of straps. In addition, Holton sold whips of various kinds and materials, bells, carriage ... Read More
Virginia Tech - Special Collections
Account books of general mercantile business in Draper (Pulaski County), Virginia during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Library of Virginia
Scope and Content Newberry, Finley, and Company Ledgers, 1899-1908, records the accounts of individual customers. Each account lists transactions in chronological order. Information found in each entry include name of customer, date of transaction, amount owed, form of payment, and amount paid. Volume does not contain detailed information regarding items sold by general store. Rather, it uses the general term "merchandise." Volume also includes miscellaneous loose papers. Both volumes have an index.