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Series 4: Manuscript Volumes, 1792-1937


  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Includes account books, day books, cash books, invoice books, registers  and other accounting manuscripts for blacksmiths, cattle farms, farms, public schools, general stores, tanneries and other enterprises.  Family names and businesses are generally in alphabetical order and  include Adams, Aldie School, Byrne, Chappelear, Edmonds, Effinger, Fletcher, Hunter, Little, Owens and Strother.  Ledgers without associated names are at end of series under Fauquier County. Benjamin Curtis Chappelear’s (1877-1954) parents were John Armistead and Amanda Virginia Settle Edmonds Chappelear. His grandparents were Benjamin Garner and Matilda Fletcher Chappelear.  The Strother Family is related to the Edmonds Family


  • 1792-1937

Language of Materials

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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: 6.00 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository