Skip to main content

Box 1


Contains 10 Results:

Account of Sales of the Estate of Joseph Prentis, Sr. , 1809 July 31

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id150704
Scope and Contents

Account of the sales of the estate of Joseph Prentis, deceased, Williamsburg, Va., kept by Robert Anderson, listing household items and names of purchasers.

Dates: 1809 July 31

Notice regarding the Estate of Robert M. Riddick, 1817 August 20

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id150706
Scope and Contents

Notice that Josiah Riddick, executor of William Riddick, deceased, had settled all "matters of difference" with Thomas Swepson, executor of Robert M. Riddick deceased, and exonerates the estate of Robert M. Riddick from all "contracts, actions, and causes of actions" which existed between Robert M. Riddick and him.

Dates: 1817 August 20

Legal Records of the Estate of Robert M. Riddick, 1819-1827

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id150707
Scope and Contents

Copies of legal records relating to the settlement of the estate of Robert Moore Riddick, December 13, 1819 - December 31, 1827 (Joseph Prentis, "administrator de bonis non") Nansemond Co. court record, including the substance of his will; inventory and appraisement of his slaves; inventory of his estate, 1820-1827; including accounts for medical and other expenses of his slaves; and the final settlement of the estate, June, 1827.

Dates: 1819-1827

Settlement for the Estate of Robert M. Riddick, 1809-1820

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id150708
Scope and Contents

Statement of the settlement of the estate of Robert M. Riddick, deceased, November 27, 1809 - January 1, 1820 Includes copy, February 4, 1820 of the settlement of the account of Robert M. Riddick, deceased, in the presence of Joseph Prentis, administrator, with Thomas Swepson, signed by R. H. Baker and Thomas P. Smith, Nansemond County, Va.

Dates: 1809-1820

Settlement for the Estate of Joseph Prentis, 1828 January 12

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id150709
Scope and Contents

Final settlement by Joseph Prentis, Suffolk, Va., of the estate of his father Joseph Prentis among himself, his brother John B., and his sisters Eliza B. and Mary Anne.

Dates: 1828 January 12

Joseph Prentis, Jr. Letter, 1829 July 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: id150710
Scope and Contents

Letter from Joseph Prentis, Jr., Suffolk, Va., to his son Joseph Prentis, at Colonel Woodley's Seminary near Smithfield, Va. He has taken his wife to Old Point Comfort, Va., to try to restore her health by the "salt bath"; the rest of the family is well except for Maria Louise who has the "whooping cough"; hopes he has recovered from his "indisposition"; mentions the tickets his son has won at school.

Dates: 1829 July 29

Will of Susan Bowdoin, 1835 March 8

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: id150711
Scope and Contents

Will of Susan Bowdoin in which she leaves legacies to the Bible Society, the Episcopal Education Society, Courtney Cocke, Joseph Prentis, Margaret Susan Webb, Mari Anna Saunders Riddick, Mrs. Susan Parker, Peter Bowdoin, Eliza B. Vickery; appoints as executors Joseph Prentis and Dr. Robert H. Webb; witnessed by Mary Jones and William Shepherd. Including a document dated April 17, 1835, signed by John T. Kilby, stating that the will was recorded in Nansemond, Co., Va., Court.

Dates: 1835 March 8

Peter Bowdoin Prentis Attorney License, 1841 June 28

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: id150712
Scope and Contents

License to practice as an attorney and counsellor granted to Peter Bowdoin Prentis of Nansemond Co., Va. Signed by Philip Norborne Nicholas, Abel Parker Upshur, and Richard H. Baker, Va. Supreme Court.

Dates: 1841 June 28

William E. Jordan Letter, 1855 September 22

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: id150713
Scope and Contents

Letter from William E. Jordan, Quaker Neck, to Mr. Prentice, n.p. He received his brother's letter, sends thanks; considers himself under obligation to him for his kindness.

Dates: 1855 September 22

Accounts and Transactions for the Estate of Joseph Prentis, Sr., 1809

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Includes the last will and testament of Joseph Prentis, Sr. of Williamsburg, Va., inventory of his slaves; and account of the sales of the estate, listing purchaser and amount paid.

Dates: 1809