Papers of John B. Colin, Richmond, Va., a printer. Correspondents include Elijah Fletcher (release of a deed of trust and trying to procure red ink), Richard H. Toler (difficult business conditions in Lynchburg, Va.), and Maria Shepherd (concern that her [son ?] Samuel will go to the California gold mines). Includes bill for typeface received by Shepherd & Colin.
The collection contains letters, receipts, invoices, and account books of Thomas Croxton concerning his law practice at Tappahannock, Va. Includes accounts with J.M. Parr & Son, commission merchants of Baltimore, Md. who received grain from Croxton by ship and sold it on consignment.
Correspondence and accounts of Alexander Mathews Davis, lawyer of Grayson County, Va. Includes several Civil War letters.
Papers (including correspondence and accounts) of John and David Dixon of Snow Camp, Alamance County, N. C. who were manufacturers and dealers in farm implements. Their company names were David Dixon & Brothers; David Dixon & Co.; John Dixon & Brothers; S. Dixon, Davidson & Co.; and Snow Camp Manufacturing Company.