Bratton & Co. Ledger, 1888-1891

KC Manuscript Collection 195

The Bratton & Co. collection consists of one accounts ledger.  Bratton & Company manufactured cider in Clinchport, Virginia.  The ledger records bills and accounts for customers located throughout the region from 1888 to 1891.

Collection NOTE:
Bratton & Co. of Clinchport, Virginia sold cider.  Transactions recorded in the ledger are primarily from 1891.  Accounts listed in the ledger:

Name of Account Location
Adams, W.M. Norton,    VA
Alley, B. W. Norton,    VA
Barrow, W.H. Abingdon,    VA
Bishop, L.H. Duffield,    VA
Boggs,    D.C. Norton,    VA
Bratton, R.E. Clinchport,    VA
Brisco, Sampson & Co. (Unknown)
Bristol Milling Co. Bristol,    TN
Bryant, D. F. Big Stone Gap, VA
Bryant, F. M. Big Stone Gap, VA
Buckhannon,    N.M. Banner, VA
Carter, E. Big Stone Gap, VA
Carter, J.R. Duncans   Mills, VA
Caudill, B.F. & Co. Tasso,    VA
Clark, F.F. Bristol,    TN
Clark, John St. Paul,    VA
Clark, R.L. Flat Lick, VA
Cone, Shields & Co. Knoxville,    TN
Cox, H.F. & Co. Ft. Blackmore,    VA
Davidson, F.W. Ft. Blackmore,    VA
Evans & Wampler Big Stone Gap, VA
Fields, D.D. Whitesburg,    KY
Frailty Sons, E.B. Bristol
Gilley. J.B. Fairview,    VA
Gillum, C.W. Wise C.H., VA
Gobble, Bros. Flat Lick, VA
Greer, P.H. Hyndman,    KY
Grey(?), E.S. Bristol
Griffin,   John (M.B. Griffin) Gess (Guest) Station, VA
Gump, A.S. Bristol,    TN
Hale, James C. Duffield,    VA
Hale, Thomas Joplin,    VA
Hamilton,   W.H. Big Stone Gap, VA
Hayne, J.J. Estillville,    VA
Haynes, D.W. & Bro. Knoxville,    TN
Head & Sloan Clinchport,    VA
Hedrick Bros. Bristol,    TN
Hicks & Clyce Bristol,    TN
Hilton, W.M. Wise C.H., VA
Horton & Vanzant Norton,    VA
Jennings & Co. (nothing on the account page)
Jones, G.W. Norton,    VA
Jordan, Dick & Co. Bristol,    TN
Kidd, W.E. Clinchport,    VA
Kilbourne, G.W. Big Stone Gap, VA
King, E.W. Bristol,    TN
Knoxville Provision Co. Knoxville,    TN
Lockhart, W.B. & Co. (Unknown)
Lucas, Aaron Rockhouse,    KY
Mason, Lotspeich & Thomas (Unknown)
Mastin, J.H. Norton,    VA
Maxwell, A. Pound, VA
May, John Guess[Prob. Guest]Station, VA
McConnell, M.J. Bonds Mills, VA
McCue & Co. Big Stone Gap, VA
McNulty, T. & Son Big Stone Gap, VA
Miller, Allen Flat Lick, VA
Miller, John Clinchport,    VA
Mitchell, J.D. & Co. Bristol,    TN
Morefield, Jas. Clinchport,    VA
Morrison & Powers Norton,    VA
Moton, O.H. Bristol,TN
Newsom, M.J. Pound, VA
Nickels, W.H. & Co. Big Stone Gap, VA
Nickels, W.H. & Son Duffield,    VA
Palmer, W.L. & Co. (successors to Palmer Bros.) Speers Ferry, VA
Ramey, J.T. Clintwood,    VA
Reynolds, A.D. (Probably Bristol,    TN)
Rhoton, Geo. W. & Co. Flat Lick, VA
Richmond,   B.F. Tunnel, VA
Richmond,   J.B. Big Stone Gap, VA
Roberts, W.H. Tacoma,    VA
Robinette, J.M. Norton,    VA
Sargent & Lane Big Stone Gap, VA
Sloan, D.C. & Co. Big Stone Gap, VA
Sparger, S.P. Flat Lick, VA
Sparger, W.A. Bristol,    TN
Spurier, James Estillville,    VA
Starnes, Jno. F. Hill Station, VA
Sterns & Co. Richmond,    VA
Stidum, William Norton,    VA
Stone, M.G. Tunnel, VA
Swindle, E. Pound, VA
Twin    City Mills (Probably Bristol,    TN)
Welsh, I.N. Tunnel, VA (Probably Natural Tunnel)
Whitaker & Blair Norton,    VA
Whitaker, W.M. Norton,    VA
Woodruff, W.W. & Co. Knoxville,    TN
Yancey & Bosher Richmond,    VA
Yonger, L.C. Richmond,    VA
Young, E.M. Big Stone Gap, VA

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This collection should be cited as:
Bratton & Co.  Ledger, 1888-1891.  KC Manuscript Collection 195, Archives of the City of Kingsport, Tennessee.

Robert L. Harvey donated this collection in September 1997.

Brian Wilson processed the collection and developed the finding aid.
Jeff A. Jenson created the online finding aid in February 2007.

Bratton & Company.
Cider industry–Virginia–Clinchport.