Letters and accounts of William Massie, farmer, plantation owner, slave owner, and miller of "Pharsalia" and Tye River Mills, Nelson County, Va. Correspondents include Nathaniel Francis Cabell and Chiswell Dabney. Letters discuss life in Nelson County, agriculture, slavery, milling, and other subjects.
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William Massie (1795-1862) was plantation owner and miller at Tyro, Nelson County, Va. He also served a term in the Virginia legislature. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: