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Account Book, 1868-1885

 File — Bound_Volume: Wrapped Ledger

Scope and Contents

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Manuscript volumes kept by several generations of the Macon family of New Kent ["Ingleside"] and Hanover ["New Castle"] Counties, Va. including William Hartwell Macon (1759-1843), Doctor William Hartwell Macon (1819-1891) and William Hartwell Macon (1850-1918). The volumes are four ledgers concerning farming and medical practice and a diary. The earliest ledger mentions William Macon (1725-1813).

In addition to members of the Macon family, individuals and subjects mentioned in the volumes include George Braikenridge, John Hooe, William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, Samuel Moss, Jr. (a silversmith), John Wickham, Donald & Burton, London, Eng., College of William and Mary, Overseers of the Poor, overseers, and housekeepers.


  • Creation: 1868-1885

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Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 0.50 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository