Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.
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John Link Beard was a cabinetmaker in Augusta County, Virginia.
John L. Beard Daybook (Mss. MsV Ac1), John L. Beard Ledger (Mss. MsV Ac2), John L. Beard Account Book (Mss. Acc. 2006.10), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.