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Box 9


Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Volume 13: J.C. Shock, Methodist Minister, Pullman, WV. Account Book., 1910-1938

 Item — Box: 9
Scope and Contents J.C. Shock was a Methodist minister assigned to a parish in Pullman, WV in 1910. However, he also appeared to be an itinerant preacher, and his account book lists ministerial services provided for the towns and villages of Duffy, Straight Fork, Falls Mill, Glady, and Kingknob, in the north-central West Virginia counties of Lewis, Ritchie, and Wetzel. The account book documents Shock's ministry, listing the text for sermons preached at various towns as well as the contributions of those towns to...
Dates: 1910-1938

Volume 14: Mrs. Samuel C. Gans, General Store, Moundsville, WV. Ledger., 1896-1911

 Item — Box: 9
Scope and Contents In the 1890s, Mrs. Samuel C. Gans operated a general store in Moundsville, which by 1900 was specializing in dry goods. This ledger reflects the volume of business and the timing and means of settling accounts. The early pages (for the 1890s) are more detailed, listing the items purchased from the general store. For the later period, the entries are frequently limited to the terms "goods" or "merchandise." The back of the volume also contains some notes and miscellaneous accounts, such as rooms...
Dates: 1896-1911