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General stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Ramsey collection

Identifier: c-00353
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an account book of a general store located in Brunswick County, Virginia dated 1792 to 1793. One of the patrons of the store was Colonel Thomas Claiborne (1749-1812), a planter and politician, who represented Virginia in the United States House of Representatives from 1793 to 1799 and 1801 to 1805.

Dates: 1792 - 1793

James Taylor papers

Identifier: 00026
Scope and Contents of the Papers The James Taylor papers include correspondence, receipts, and other materials dealing with his business and personal activities. Throughout the correspondence there are numerous letters concerning education, particularly at the college level. One letter, dated February 26, 1865 gives a good account of academic life at the University of Michigan. The collection also contains personal correspondence about life in general. Most of the receipts pertain to Taylor's agricultural implement business...
Dates: 1855 - 1900

William M. Axford papers

Identifier: 00017
Scope and Contents

William Axford operated a store in Oakland Township of Oakland County, Michigan, and at various times served as postmaster, township supervisor, and notary public. Much of the collection consists of miscellaneous financial dealings and bills for provisions. There is material relating to estates which he executed. And there is correspondence of limited value between his postal office and the Post Office Department in Washington.

Dates: 1832 - 1886