Benjamin Pennybacker Daybook
Scope and Contents
Kept by a merchant [of Rockingham County, Va. ?]. Mentions laborers at work, Shenandoah River Company stock and the hire of slaves.
- Creation: 1818-1821
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In 1810 and 1820, Benjamin Pennybacker lived at Pine Forge in Shenandoah County, Virginia. His father, Derick Pennybacker, founded the Redwell (later Isabella) Furnace in the 1780's. His Uncle is George M. Pennybacker. Benjamin was primarily an ironworker, not a merchant.
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- Guide to the Benjamin Pennybacker Daybook
- Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English