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John W. Ott Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1405 THL

Scope and Content: This collection holds the account book of John W. Ott of Halltown, Jefferson County, WV. The account book covers December 1857 to February 22, 1862. The manuscript contains notes on his dry goods accounts including customers? names.
(1 box) Last updated 06/04.

Biographical/Historical: John W. Ott was born on March 18, 1810. He owned a dry goods store near Harper?s Ferry, WV on the old Harper?s Ferry turnpike. He died on June 1, 1892.

Cite As: John W. Ott Records, 1405 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Account book, December 1857-February 22, 1862, belonging to John W. Ott, Halltown, Jefferson County, VA, 293 pages, manuscript