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Catlett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included. Inclusive...

Charles Colfelt Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad35-40
Scope and Contents Account books, 1851-1881, of Charles Colfelt, miller, of Frederick County, Va. Includes diary entries, weather notes, farm work, accounts with freedmen, and mentions Ember Days (days of fasting). Also includes accounts of James P. Colfelt.

E. T. Pierce Ledger, II

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ame T2 Oversize
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1883-1885, of E. T. Pierce, merchant [News Ferry, Halifax County, Va.] who sold tobacco fertilizers.

John Alonzo Frenger Diary and Account Book

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Identifier: SC 00659
Scope and Contents Diary and account book, 1876-1879 of John Alonzo Frenger of Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. The accounts are for farming and household expenses and the diary entries describe  farming, trips to town, social visits, health, family life, church related events and also comment on economic developments and political events.  Also included is a 1881 clipping from the Alleghany Tribune, that shows that a relative of John Alonzo Frenger, W.H.H. Frenger was editor and proprietor at the...

Grigsby-Galt Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal papers...

E. G. Hancock Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap19
Scope and Contents Account book, 1857-1859, of E. G. Hancock, "Spring Valley," Powhatan County, Va. which includes records of worker's output and copies of letters.

John Rufus Smith Journal

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame115 Oversize
Scope and Contents Journal, 1856-1857, of John Rufus Smith, merchant, of Mill Creek, Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.] which also includes a list, 1862, of losses sustained to farmlands and timber due to damage by the Confederate Army; and the journal, 1865-1878, of Daniel Wright which contains accounts with the Confederate States and a record of wheat threshed by the Confederate Army.

George Jones Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Af8
Scope and Contents Account book, 1829-1830, of a plantation in the vicinity of Buckingham County, Va. under the superintendence of George Jones and George Eubank which contains inventories of livestock, tools, and crops.

Mary Hart Rochelle Land Journal

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ap23 Oversize
Scope and Contents Journal, 1849-1867, of Mary Hart Rochelle Land, widow of Nathaniel Drew Land, "Montress Farm" Littleton, Sussex County, Va.

Nelson N. Fishback Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame34
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1821-1823, and 1862-1889, of Nelson N. Fishback, merchant, of Fauquier County, Va. which includes notes on the Fishback family; "cures" for yaws and fistula; lists of slaves with their ages; records on harvesting crops; loose receipts; and scattered weather accounts.