Robert Wilson account books, 1772-1888.

Creator: Wilson, Robert, b. 1789.
Collection number: 1896
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Abstract: John Wilson, his son, Robert Wilson, and his grandson, Robert Anderson Wilson, were merchants and farmers of Danville and Dan’s Hill, Pittsylvania County, Va. The collection includes daybooks and ledgers containing lists of general merchandise; accounts for blacksmithing, carpentry, and other services; a few accounts with overseers; records of sawmilling and grain milling; invoice books; and other accounts for the Wilsons and their associates. There are also a few records, 1772-1782, for general merchandise in Guilford County, N.C., and an account book, 1885-1888, of Annie M. Hairston of Martinsville, Va.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection