Hugh C. Ledgerwood Account Book
Scope and Content
This collection consists of an account book maintained by Hugh C. Ledgerwood, proprietor of a general store in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia. The book details customer transactions, with each entry recording customer name, date of purchase, goods purchased, and prices paid. The book also records credits to the accounts of customers. Also included are lists of delinquent accounts and collections made.
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
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Hugh C. Ledgerwood, son of Anderson and Hester Gish Ledgerwood, was born on January 8, 1862, in Montgomery County, Virginia. Ledgerwood lived for many years in Utah and other western states before returning to Virginia, and he lived at various times in Montgomery, Pulaski, and Wythe counties. Information in his account book indicates that he was living in Pulaski County in 1915. Ledgerwood married Josie Akers in 1919. The 1920 census describes Hugh C. Ledgerwood as a 48-year-old resident of Montgomery County, employed at a sawmill. Also in the household is 25-year-old Josephine Ledgerwood. Hugh C. Ledgerwood died on January 26, 1923, and is buried in Pulaski County's Max Creek Cemetery.
0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)
This collection contains a ledger maintained by Hugh C. Ledgerwood, proprietor of a general store in Newbern (Pulaski County), Virginia, with details of customer transactions, including names, dates, goods purchased, and prices paid.
Source of Acquisition
The Hugh C. Ledgerwood Account Book was acquired by the University Libraries in 1939 or 1940 and transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in 1955.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Hugh C. Ledgerwood Account Book by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your- work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Hugh C. Ledgerwood Account Book commenced and was completed in March 2011. Initial description was completed in or prior to May 1970.
- Hugh C. Ledgerwood Account Book, 1915
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2020 (CC0 1.0)
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