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Account Book Zachary Lewis of Virginia 1762-1769 Watchmaker and Jeweler

Image of Lewis Account Book courtesy of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation soon to be digitized.

Zachary Lewis (1731-1803), son of Zachary Lewis, Sr., was a jeweler and watchmaker.

Scope and Content Information: Account book of Zachary Lewis, documents an eighteenth-century Virginia jewelry/watchmaking business and the uses of gold, silver, and crystal in the repair or creation of jewelry and watches. Also wedding and mourning rings, silver, and clock repair. Account book lists names of customers; repair, purchase, or service; and payment for services by cash or trade. Included are accounts of Robert Bullard, Nat. Dandridge, Patrick Henry, James Littlepage, James Madison, John Marshall, and John Waller.

A Guide to the Zachary Lewis Account Book, 1762-1775 #MS 86.11
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A portion has been copied and is currently available on Family Search via Houston Public Library. Here is the PDF

Pages from Lewis Account Book
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