Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.
Memorandum book, 1845-1897, used by [Kitty Kemper, Shenandoah Valley, Virginiaa. ?] and others. The book contains laborers' accounts and farm memoranda.
Account book, 1858-1874, of Hiram Martz, in Rockingham County, Virginia. Some entries with the military during the Civil War.
Diary, 1856-1861, of P. R. Page, of Gloucester County, Virginiaa. which concerns his farm and weather.
Ledger, 1786-1797, of Richard Corbin of Caroline County, Va. including farm accounts and records of slaves.
Diary, 1890-1893, of Robert Bolling Willcox of "Flowerdew Hundred," Prince George County, Virginiaa. which discusses plantation life, Virginia politics, weather, neighbors, and family.
Diary, 1841-1848, of John Armistead Selden, farmer and landowner, of "Westover," Charles City County, Virginiaa. The diary includes farming records and weather data.
Ledger, 1859-1867, of Edward B. Smith, Piedmont Academy, Culpeper County, Va. which includes Smith family data; "Morven Farm" account, 1881-1888, with Edward B. Smith; and loose papers.
Ledger, 1876-1879, of W. H. Speck, merchant and farmer, of Rockingham County, Va.
Papers, 1861-1887, of the Sprinkel family of Harrisonburg, Virginiaa. Includes letters, 1870-1887, of Charles A. Sprinkel, his wife Sallie Sprinkel, and his sons C. Carter Sprinkel and Walter Nelson Sprinkel as well as letters of C. A. Sprinkel & Co., Harrisonburg, dealers in agricultural implements; and accounts of Sprinkel & Bowman, Harrisonburg. Several letters concern attempted settlement of a tobacco claim.
Concern farm labor and accounts as an administrator, executor (either by himself or in conjunction with others) or guardian of others which include members of the Stickley family. The volumes have unusual covers of patterned paper, and marbled paper. One cover is another book, "A Course of Book-keeping" used by William S. Newett, Pleasant Green Schoolhouse, Shenandoah County, Va. and one bears a label, Regensburg, Germany.
Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the Staunton Spectator May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.
Letters, 1816-1819, received by Mark Taylor, a farmer at Genito, Powhatan County, Va. Includes letters from family members including Matthew Taylor of Monroe County, Va. [now W. Va.] and James Taylor (working as an overseer.)
Ledger, 1837-1853, of an unidentified farmer of "Timberneck," Gloucester County, Va. 56 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.
Genealogical material on the Vaiden family starting with Henry Micajah Vaiden (b. 1824) of Brunswick County, Va. who married Adelia Laverne Rose (1825-1903) in 1846 and including papers relating to the membership of Penelope Bryan Vaiden in the Daughters of the American Revolution, photographs, and receipts and account books. Includes Henry M. Vaiden's journal of horse pedigrees, crop records and accounts and a book of recipes. 49 items.
Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.