Cameron-Powell Store Ledger, 1834-1862


Cameron-Powell Store Ledger, 1834-1862


The Cameron-Powell Store Ledger, held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, consists of two sections: (1) a double entry account ledger section in which accounts of individual customers were recorded, and (2) a day book section in which daily transactions were recorded. The information for each account in the account section includes the customer's name, the date and amount of each transaction, and the number of the page on which each transaction was entered in the day book. Debits were recorded on the left side and credits on the right side of each page.

The information recorded in the day book section includes the date of each transaction, the number of the page on which each transaction was recorded in the account section of the ledger, the customer's name, a description of the item(s) purchased, and the amount of each transaction. Some pages in the day book are missing.

Entries in the day book section and the account ledger section record transactions for 1834. There are a few unrelated entries for 1836-37 and 1862.


Cameron, Jacob, 1802-1850 (Person)
Powell, Joseph (Person)


Cameron-Powell Store Ledger, Archives of Appalachia, East Tennessee State University




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Cameron, Jacob, 1802-1850 (Person) Powell, Joseph (Person), “Cameron-Powell Store Ledger, 1834-1862,” Archives of Appalachia, accessed June 7, 2023,