David McCully Butcher Store account book
Scope and Contents
The butcher shop account book is organized by account name, and is very full of information.
The records of the general store can be found in the People's Transportation Co. records; please see the related materials note.
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Biographical / Historical
David McCully, came to Oregon from Iowa in 1852, and became a joint owner (with A.A. McCully) of a general store, and of a butcher shop in Salem. He was also one of the incorporators of People's Transportation Co, in 1862.
His daughter, Mary J. McCully, married John Creighton, and McCully also later invest in some of Creighton's enterprises.
0.025 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of Materials
David McCully was an Oregon pioneer who became a successful businessman, owning a general store and butcher shop in Salem, Oregon, and as one of the incorporators of People's Transportation Co, in 1862. The collection (1875) contains an account book for the butcher shop in Salem.
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Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Account books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Business enterprises -- Oregon -- Salem Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Butcher shops -- Oregon -- Salem Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- David McCully Butcher Store
- Oregon Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the David McCully Butcher Store Account Book
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- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).