14 bound ledgers and day books written by George E. Waltrip for the years, 1890, 1895, 1898, 1901, 1906, 1908, 1917, 1923-1924, 1929, 1932-1934. Waltrip was a resident of Williamsburg in James City County when he wrote in his books. The books give an account of the weather, hunting, travel to local areas, including Richmond, and also of the overall dealings of a farmer, merchant, and fisherman from the Williamsburg area.
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Source: Sidney Easterling.
George E. Waltrip Ledgers and Daybooks, 1890- 1934, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.