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Martin and Wright Store Ledger (Martinsburg, (West) Virginia)

by Unknown (1835 – 1837)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

The Martin and Wright Store Ledger documents the financial transactions of the Martinsburg, (West) Virginia general store between 1835 and 1837. At the time, Berkeley County was part of the state of Virginia and many of the homes held slaves. Domestic and imported items purchased from or bartered with the store included daily goods like eggs, coffee, sundries, as well as other items such as coffins, tobacco, and cholera syrup.

Associated Subjects: Accounting Records • Business • Country Life • Economics • Racism
Identifier: SC2013.110
Repository: Special Collections
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