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Henley Jones Papers, 1857-1901

Henley Jones Papers, 1857-1901
Mss. Acc. 2011.090
0.2 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Contains ledgers, 1857-1901, of Henley T. Jones, Jr., of Williamsburg, Virginia. Henley Jones operated a drug store in Williamsburg, and the ledgers contain the records of his business, including the name of the patron, what the purchased, and the price, from 1873 to 1878. Includes records of Jones' business with Eastern State Hospital, then called Eastern Lunatic Asylum. There is also records of Jones' dealing with African American customers. Also includes the settlement of the estate, 1857, of William M. Jones, of which Henley Jones was the executor; includes payment of Eastern Lunatic Asylum, items related to burial, and "hire of a negro man."

There is also ledger, 1898-1901, of L.M. Beebe from Jamestown Island. It is unclear how these papers relate to Henley Jones.

Jones, Henley
African Americans--Medical care--Virginia--Williamsburg
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg--History
Eastern Lunatic Asylum (Va.)
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Williamsburg (Va.)--Social life and customs
Ledgers (Accounting)

Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchase..
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Preferred Citation
Henley Jones Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
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