J. C. Jones Ledger, 1866-1868
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Brief Description:

Ledger of J.C. Jones of Centralia, Chesterfield County, Virginia for the years 1866-1868.  Itemized entries  include charges for flour, salt, molasses, barrels of fish, etc., as well as for sawing and wood hauling.

Part of the ledger has water damage and some pages are not fully legible.

Clippings of recipes and advice columns are glued in the front and back of the ledger and empty space on some of the ledger pages has been used for school exercises and drawings, most likely by a child.

Held at:
Special Collections Research Center
Earl Gregg Swem Library
PO Box 8794
Williamsburg, VA 23187 8794
Phone: 757-221-3090
Email: spcoll [at] wm.edu
Record Series Number: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.470
Created by: Jones, J. C.
Volume: 0.2 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 10/09/2009.
Biographical Note for Jones, J. C. : Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/J. C. Jones">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/J. C. Jones</a>.
Access 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.
Subject Index
Centralia (Chesterfield Co., Va.)--History--19th century
General stores--Virginia
Genres/Forms of Material
Exercise books
Ledgers (Accounting)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: 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.
Physical Access Notes:

Ledger needs to be cleaned of mold before it can be made available to researchers.

The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.

Acquisition Notes:   Purchase.
PreferredCitation: J. C. Jones Ledger, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.