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Montana business records, 1860-1886.
BANC MSS 99/260 p
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Title:

Montana business records, 1860-1886

Creator/Contributor:

Wyrouck, Jacob., creator

Abstract:

Contains 4 account ledgers, 1860-1884, for Wyrouck's general store in Virginia City, Montana Territory, listing names of numerous individuals and local businesses, including 2 bakeries, a meat market, miner's supply store, and a blacksmith. The first ledger also includes rental records for a log cabin, hay sales, and stud records for mares bred; the last lists livestock and store sales, particularly to Jones & Philley Co.
The commission sales book, 1865-1868, records goods received and for sale on commission, including various grocery, hardware, and appliances, such as ovens, stationary, paints, oils, glass, and wallpaper, while the ranch book, 1880-1886, records cattle and horses, and includes an assessors list. Three items of printed emphemera are: a receipt for subscription to the Montanian, a campaign flyer concerning the Standard Oil Amalgamated Copper Co., and "The believers' bank note," a piece of religious advertising.

Date:

1860 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-mt
General stores -- Montana
Virginia City (Mont.) -- Commerce

Note:

Jacob Wyrouck, husband of Alice Wyrouck and father of Samuel Wyrouck, lived in Twin Bridges, Montana, and was the proprietor of the general merchandise store in Virginia City, Montana Territory.

Type:

Account books.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/260 p

Origin:

Montana