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Box 1


Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

The Shorter Catechism

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: id169349
Scope and Contents From the Series: Folders 16-17


 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: id169350
Scope and Contents From the Series: Folders 16-17

Letters, 1826-1839

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: id169331
Scope and Contents Letters, 1826-1832, to Mrs. Sarah T. Nicolson, Middlesex, including one dated 21 October 1827, stating the decree for dividing "Rosegill" has been set aside; chiefly letters, 1833-1839, to William K. Perrin of "Goshen," Gloucester County, Virginia from his step-son Robert W. Nicolson, Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama about the management of a cotton plantation.

Letters, 1844-1884

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: id169332
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1844-1849, to Major William K. Perrin but chiefly letters, 1855-1860, from Robert Nicolson in Alabama to Wyndham Kemp in Gloucester County, Virginia about his cotton crop.

Papers relating to the hiring of slaves by William K. Perrin in Gloucester County, Virginia, 1800-1855, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: id169333
Scope and Contents Included are lists of slaves hired out, giving names of slaves, masters' names, and amount of transaction, 1800-1806, n.d., receipts for sale of slaves, 1800-1855, and lists of Blacks at Guinea and Fairfield, 1852.

Legal papers, 1773-1812

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: id169335
Scope and Contents Physical Location: See also medium oversize file. Indentures, lists of accounts for William, Willis, Louisa, and Eliza Perrin in the name of John W. Perrin, guardian, 1800-1807.

Legal papers, 1820-1829

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: id169336
Scope and Contents Indentures and receipts of William K. Perrin, George D. Nicolson, and Sarah T. Nicolson.

Legal papers, 1830-1847

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: id169337
Scope and Contents Includes indentures of Sarah T. Nicolson, widow of George D. Nicolson.

Legal papers, 1850-1865

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: id169338
Scope and Contents Physical Location: See medium oversize file. Includes agreement, list of debts and receipts of William K. Perrin; last will and testament of William K. Perrin, 16 March 1854 and 25 July 1855; and last will and testament of Willis Perrin, 9 April 1865. Also, Presidential pardon and amnesty granted William K. Perrin for having serves in the Confederate Army, 24 August 1865.

Legal papers, 1871-1895

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: id169339
Scope and Contents Includes indentures and deeds of the descendants of William K. Perrin.