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Ellis & Allan Company records, 1795-1889

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BOX 544-569 Daybooks, 1802-1862
Daily journals of business transactions in the order of their occurrence showing date of transaction, name of customer or client, description of transaction, description of merchandise, quantities, and amounts received and expended.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 544 1802-1803
BOX 545 1803-1804
BOX 546 1804-1805
BOX 547 1805-1806
BOX 548 1806-1807
BOX 549 1807-1808
BOX 550 1808-1809
BOX 551 1809-1810
BOX 552 1810-1811
BOX 553 1812-1816
BOX 554 1813-1815
BOX 555 1815-1817
BOX 556 1817-1819
BOX 557 1819-1824
BOX 558 1824-1840
BOX 559 1829-1832
BOX 560 1833-1837
BOX 561 1837-1850
BOX 562 1838-1841
BOX 563 1841-1844
BOX 564 1841-1853
BOX 565 1844
BOX 566 1844-1847
BOX 567 1845
BOX 568 1847-1850
BOX 569 1859-1862
BOX 570-587 Cashbooks, 1805-1874
Record of cash receipts and payments showing date of transaction, name of customer or client, type of transaction, type of merchandise, and amounts debited and credited.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 570 1805-1806
BOX 571 1815-1817
BOX 572 1819-1824
BOX 573 1824-1829
BOX 574 1827-1833
BOX 575 1838-1839
BOX 576 1838-1839
BOX 577 1838-1841
BOX 578 1839-1844
BOX 579 1841-1844
BOX 580 1844-1847
BOX 581 1845-1847
BOX 582 1847-1849
BOX 583 1849-1850
BOX 584 1850-1851
BOX 585 1851-1853
BOX 586 1859-1865
BOX 587 1871-1874
BOX 588 Cash, Letter, and Invoice Book, 1804-1805
Record of cash receipts and payments showing date of transaction, invoice number, name of customer or client, type of transaction, type of merchandise, and amounts debited and credited. Laid in are two pieces of correspondence.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 588 1804-1805
BOX 589-594 Invoice Books, 1812-1851
Log of merchandise shipped and received showing date of transaction, shipping container number, description of merchandise, identification marks, quantities, method of shipment, vessel's name, captain, and itinerary, and amounts
Arranged chronologically
BOX 589 1812-1816
BOX 590 1812-1817
BOX 591 1817-1818
BOX 592 1818
BOX 593 1819-1843
BOX 594 1851
BOX 595-603 Bill Books, 1813-1852
Record of bills of credit extended and collected showing date, bill number, by whom drawn, to whom payable, by whom payable, where payable, length of credit, amount of credit, date payment due, amount of bill, and remarks.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 595 1813-1817
BOX 596 1815-1818
BOX 597 1815-1820
BOX 598 1817-1829
BOX 599 1837-1841
BOX 600 1839-1840
BOX 601 1841-1851
BOX 602 1844-1845
BOX 603 1846-1852
BOX 604-606 Receipt Books, 1844-1852
Entries for 1844-1852 contain copies of financial settlements showing name of customer, date account opened, description of items purchased on account, amount of purchase, interest charges, and remarks. Between 1851 and 1852 they record merchandise sold showing date of sale, name and address of customer, method of shipment, description of merchandise, amount of sale, and signature of customer.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 604 1844-1845
BOX 605 1850-1851
BOX 606 1851-1852
BOX 607-608 Checkbooks, 1813-1853
Blank instruments of payment drawn on account of Ellis & Allan at Farmers' Bank of Virginia, Richmond, Va. Stubs show checks written and deposits made to account and include check number, date, to whom paid, from whom received, amount of transaction, and notes.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 607 1813-1817
BOX 608 1851-1853
BOX 609-633 Miscellany, 1789-1845
BOX 609-619 Bound, 1799-1845
Includes sales books, tobacco books, order books, and debt statements, as well as material on settlement of the estate of Charles Ellis.
Grouped by topic or type of material.
BOX 609 Commission and sales book
BOX 610 Ellis & Higginbotham sales book “B,” 1815-1816
BOX 611 Sales book, 1816
BOX 612 Tobacco sales book, 1816-1820
BOX 613 Tobacco book, 1845
BOX 614 Order book, 1818-1819
BOX 615 Debt and statement, 1812-1817
BOX 616 Condition of firm, 1817
BOX 617 Inventory of the stock of Charles Ellis and Sons, 1841
BOX 618 Charles Ellis estate, 1842
BOX 619 Charles Ellis administration, 1840-1843
BOX 620-633 Unbound, 1789-1842
Journals, ledgers, checks, receipts, circulars, broadsides, business cards, insurance records, price lists, ships papers, duty bonds, and other records of Ellis & Allan Co. Also includes letters and circulars of Charles Simms, Charles Lee, and John Fitzgerald, collectors of customs for the port of Alexandria, Va., and material of James N. Ellis while a student at the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
Grouped by topic or type of material.
Ellis's papers from the United States Naval Academy are available on microfilm. Shelf no. 16,799.
BOX 620 Account books, journals, and ledgers, 1827-1842
(6 folders)
BOX 621 (1 folder)
Checks and receipts, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 622 Circulars, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 623 (1 folder)
Circulars, bills of lading, notes, etc., undated
(6 folders)
BOX 624 (1 folder)
Business and calling cards, undated
Newspaper clippings, undated
Miscellaneous records, undated
BOX 625 Marine insurance records, undated
(6 folders)
BOX 626 Market advice from European commercial agents, 1816-1817
(7 folders)
BOX 627 List of current prices, undated
(6 folders)
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