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Greenbrier County (W. Va.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Thomas Creigh, Lewisburg General Store Ledger

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3078
Overview Thomas Creigh, a Greenbrier County pioneer and land speculator, was a long-time Lewisburg merchant. Born 1766 in Ireland, he emigrated to Greenbrier Co. in the 1790s and became a relative through marriage of Col. John Stuart, a local prominent citizen. This ledger documents the trading activity of his general store and it is especially reflective of the bartering system which characterized much of the nineteenth century rural economy. Included in the front of the volume is an index of customers...
Dates: 1833-1841