Scope and Contents
Papers, 1840-1906, of Peter W. Ferrell of Danville, Virginia. Includes correspondence, 1860-1873, concerning family news, debts, and the shipping of staves. Correspondents include his brother James O. Ferrell, a teacher at the Kentucky Military Institute, Farmdale, Kentucky.; his brother-in-law John M. Sutherlin of New Orleans, Louisiana; and various companies in Halifax County, Virginia.