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Thomas Wharton account book(1729–1751)

  • MS 1932.14
  • Microfilm: M-1560
  • 1 vol. ([188] pp.)

Fragmentary ledger of accounts kept by Thomas Wharton (d. 1746), apothecary, of Williamsburg, VA, for various powders, drops, other medicines, and “advice and directions” furnished to customers in Williamsburg and neighborhood. Wharton bequeathed his stock of drugs, medicines, and shop utensils to Dr. Kenneth McKenzie. His customers included Col. Bassett, John Blair, Col. John Bolling, Bruton Parish, Col. Burwell, Robert Carter [III], Mr. Coke, Roscoe Cole, the College of William and Mary, Gov. William Gooch, Col. Lightfoot, Philip Ludwell, Mr. Maury, Mr. Prentis, John Randolph, and Henry Wetherburn.