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General stores

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Greenbrier County, Account Book for General Merchandise, Inn, and Tavern

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1904
Overview Account book created in Greenbrier County, near Lewisburg on the turnpike, during 1839-1840. It documents transactions for general merchandise, and for services provided inn and tavern customers. Some of the names appearing include William Colwell & Co., William Dixon, Isaac Hapinstall, Jack Hapinstall, James Hapinstall, E. Meeks, Doct. Moorman, Joseph Perry, Daniel Reynolds, Mrs. Thwacker, and Rich. Sammons. Many of the persons recorded in the book lived near Edward M. Brown who was a...
Dates: 1839-1840

Hampshire County Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0051
Overview Court case and other miscellaneous papers from various county offices, 1736-1749; record books, 1820-1948; and account books of banks, churches, general stores, insurance firms, physicians, estate settlements, and gristmills. There is a partial index of plaintiffs, defendants, and subjects in the case papers, and a checklist of the bound volumes.
Dates: 1736-1949

Hampshire County Archives

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0282
Overview Court case and other miscellaneous papers from various county offices, 1736-1749; record books, 1820-1948; and account books of banks, churches, general stores, insurance firms, physicians, estate settlements, and gristmills. There is a partial index of plaintiffs, defendants, and subjects in the case papers, and a checklist of the bound volumes.
Dates: 1736-1949

Hardy County, Account Ledger for Havenar Store in Moorefield

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3722
Overview Account ledger for store in Moorefield, Hardy County. Provenance is thought to be through the Gregory and Havenar families, possibly from the Havenar store. Transactions are entered chronologically, and include date, name of customer, goods purchased, and value in dollars and cents.
Dates: 1881-1882

Harvey & DeQuaise Grocery Ledgers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3062
Overview Two customer credit ledgers of the Harvey & DeQuaise Grocery of Deepwater, Fayette Co. Harvey and DeQuaise were related by marriage, and both were originally from Fayetteville. They built a permanent structure for their store in 1892 at the C&O rail head of Deepwater, twenty miles from Fayetteville, in what was then a productive coal mining field. The entries reflect that the establishment was also a general store carrying items such as nails, seed, and clothing as well as food items.
Dates: 1887-1901

Hendricks, West Virginia, Business Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0659
Overview Correspondence, business papers, and account books of companies in the town of Hendricks, West Virginia. Included are records of J.E. Poling and Company; Hendricks Lumber Company; Piedmont Grocery Company; C.W. Harvey & Company; J.C. Orrick and Son Company; and the Baer Grocery Company of Cumberland, Maryland.
Dates: 1897-1944

Henry Hammett, Cabinet Maker, Day Book Transcript

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Collection Number: A&M.0372
Overview Daybook (typescript transcription) of Henry Tillett Hammett, a cabinet and coffin maker in Parkersburg, Virginia (West Virginia) in the early 19th century. Includes a record of his daily patrons and the costs associated with his work from 1828 to 1836. Hammett emigrated from Loudon County, Virginia to Parkersburg, Virginia prior to 1829.
Dates: 1828-1836

Holt-Keyes Families Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0631
Overview Business and personal correspondence of several members of the Holt and Keyes families of Barbour County, West Virginia, including Ben M., Charles, Samuel T.H., and Stephen Holt, and W.G. and Bertha Holt Keyes. The collection includes records of firms operated by these families, mainly the Keyes Lumber Company, the Holt Ice Company, and Holt's Mill; genealogical material on the Holt family; records relating to foundries, coal, coke, building supplies, general merchandise, farm and construction...
Dates: 1878-1944

Hope Manufacturing and Coal Company Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1535
Overview Daybooks and ledgers of a company store operated by the Hope Manufacturing and Coal Company, an early producer of coal and salt in the Mason County, West Virginia, area.
Dates: 1876-1906

Isaac McNeel (b.1830) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1451
Overview Correspondence, legal and business papers, mercantile records and tax receipt books of Isaac McNeel, who operated a store at Edray and Mill Point, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, served as sheriff of the county, operated a gristmill, raised livestock, and was appointed provost marshal of the county in 1862 by the Confederate Army. The collection also includes letters and school reports of McNeel's sons, Winters and Summers, while students at Washington and Lee and the Medical and Law...
Dates: 1850-1908