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Volume 1 [F09.067.07]


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Account book 1--Store account book of James Galbraith Torrance [also on reel 3], 1805 - 1807

 File — Volume: 1 [F09.067.07]
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents 232pp., indexed by accountee. Includes typescript list prepared by Banks of names and accounts surviving. [NOTE: Banks had inserted a note, which was inadvertently omitted from filming: "1805-Account book for store operated by Hugh Torance and his son James G. Torrance. (Book shows James Latta's account.) Original."
Dates: 1805 - 1807

Account book 2--Store ledger indexed by accountee [also on reel 3], 1821 - 1866

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents 230pp., after 1830 accounts are primarily those of Margaret Allison Torrance beginning 2/1/1848 (p. 204); also guardianship account of John Allison for John, Sarah, Sarah Jane, and Delia Torrance (pp. 395, 405, 415) and Mary (p. 425) for 1847-48. Also concerns the estate of James Galbraith Torrance, including names and birth dates of slaves given to a minor heir. Includes entry for David Hampton, one of the master carpenters who built Cedar Grove (1831-33).
Dates: 1821 - 1866; 1821 - 1829

Daybook, Book 1 , 1889 - 1890

 File — Volume: 1 [F09.067.07], Item: Ledger 1
Identifier: Series 1.3