Guide to the Cressler Ore Banks Mercantile Ledger, April 3-October 29, 1880

Summary Information

Title: Cressler Ore Banks Mercantile Ledger, April 3-October 29, 1880
Collection: AC.569
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This is a daily ledger of the Cressler Ore Banks Mercantile. First date is April 3, 1880 and it continues through October 29, 1880. Customers' names and charges are listed by day. No available information on location.

Creator: Cressler Ore Banks Mercantile

Biographical/Historical Note

Although Cressler Ore Mine Banks appears to have been a mercantile, no location or other information can be found on the company.

Scope and Contents

This is a ledger of Cressler Ore Banks, apparently of customers' names and charges at a mercantile/store. Most names appear numerous times throughout. First dated April 3, 1880 and ending date is October 29, 1880. A monthly running total of charges is kept, so it may have been the company who owned Cressler Ore Banks owed this mercantile for the company employees' charges. The balance was apparently paid on the last day of the month because the running total starts over at the next month's beginning. No indication of who paid the balance.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish March 3, 1997. Accession number is AC.2002.025.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.569: Cressler Ore Banks Mercantile Ledger, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Ledger, April 3-October 29, 1880 ACSC_Box 16.33