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Shepherd & Patton Papers, 1882-1888

Title
Shepherd & Patton Papers, 1882-1888
ID
Mss. 65 Sh5
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet
More Extent Information
4366 items
Scope and Contents
Papers of Shepherd & Patton, merchants of Columbia, Fluvanna County, Virginia.  Shepherd and Patton was a general store that sold groceries, clothing, medicine, building materials, books and more. Collection contains invoices and correspondence from wholesale suppliers located mostly in Richmond, Virginia but also in Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York.  Handwritten orders and requests on small pieces of mostly notebook paper from local customers, with name and date on reverse.
Creators
Shepherd and Patton
Patton, B. M.
Shepherd, James A. (1854-1919)
Subjects
Fluvanna County (Va.)
Merchants--Virginia--Fluvanna County
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century
United States--Economic history
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Invoices
Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
12/30/1941.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: C. J. Carrier.
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Related Materials
Mss. 39.4 V82co Virginia Counties Collection, Fluvanna County (Merchant Accounts including John F. Shepherd)
Preferred Citation
Shepherd & Patton Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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