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Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Richard Blow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Alexander Brown Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B83
Scope and Contents Inventory contains the papers of Alexander Brown (1843-1906), farmer, merchant and author who lived in Nelson County, Virginia. Includes correspondence relating to his books, The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin, New Views, and other correspondence and business papers of Brown including letters...

James P. Colfelt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00487
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1880-1886, of James P. Colfelt, merchant, Bartonsville, Frederick County, Va. The collection consists mainly of accounts.

Cook-Luttrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C77
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business, tax and legal records, primarily 1848-1890, of various members of the Cook and Luttrell Families of Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia. The Cook family correspondence is concentrated between 1855 and 1858 and discusses the migration of several members of the family to western Virginia and Missouri, courtship and marriage, farming, and detailed accounts of family visits. The Luttrell correspondence, 1874-1890, contains letters to Mollie Luttrell...

Dromgoole Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D83
Scope and Contents Correspondence, accounts,(including accounts, 1875-1895, of laborers ?) and manuscript volumes, primarily 1850-1890, of members of the Dromgoole family of Brunswick County, Virginia. The majority of the papers seemingly were created by Edward Dromgoole, fl. 1838-1897, a merchant and lawyer in Brunswick Co. There are also some items relating to George Coke Dromgoole (1797-1847), a member of the U. S. House of Representatives, as well as items concerning other people who are only identified as...

Effinger-Thurmond Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ef6
Scope and Contents

Accounts, 1855-1857, of Effinger, Thurmond, & Co., merchants of [Rockingham County, Va. ?]; and one letter, 1887, written by Grace Thurmond, Taylor Springs, Va.

Luttrell-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 L97
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business accounts; 1820-1900; of the Luttrell and Cooke families of Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Includes correspondence (personal and business) between Luttrell and Cooke families, the Garth family, Ficklen family, and family in West Virginia. Papers discuss Buchanan's inauguration, Sons of Temperance, and the difficulties of a doctor trying to establish a practice at Bridgewater, Va. Also includes letters; 1853-1859; from family in Missouri which discuss living...

Cornelius Nash Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 N17
Scope and Contents

Letter, 8 Aug[us]t 1818, from James Tatum, n.p., to Cornelius Nash, n.p., concerning money; accounts, 1808-1809, of Cornelius Nash with William Smith; and account, 1830, for goods bought by D. Nash & Co.

Samuel Paul Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 P28
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1828-1886, of Samuel Paul, merchants of Mt. Solon, Va. and who served as Augusta County, Va. Sheriff, 1866-1869, and Treasurer, 1870-1882. Includes correspondence with merchants in Richmond and Staunton, Va., Baltimore, Md. and Philadelphia, Pa.; receipts; legal agreements; tax records; business and animal licenses; and instructions given to county officials from state officials. Collection also includes scrapbooks, [post 1850]-1886, kept by Araminta G. Paul and Blanche Paul.

William K. Perrin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...

William P. Poythress Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P88
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1885-1910, of William P. Poythress. Includes correspondence and accounts of his wholesale and retail apothecary business of W. P. Poythress & Co., Richmond, Va.

L. S. Rhodes & Sons Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 R34
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1886-1923, of L. S. Rhodes and Sons, Linnville, Rockingham County, Va. Chiefly accounts with suppliers, local producers, manufacturers, and wholesale houses, but including bank statements, canceled checks, tax and license receipts. Consists of 5,810 items and about 100 manuscript volumes.

The ledgers are stored off-site and require a 72 hour notice for retrieval.

William Richmond Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R41
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1867-1872, of William Richmond, Yokum Station, Lee County, Va. Includes letters, 1867-1869, written to William Richmond, Yokum Station, Lee County, Va. by merchants in Baltimore, Md. and Philadelphia, Pa. concerning Richmond's produce including eggs and ginseng; price lists, 1867-1872; and bills of lading.

Edward A. Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01266
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1821-1822, written to Edward Augustus Russell, merchant of Petersburg, Va. by merchants in Richmond, Va. and Providence, R. I. discussing prices, shipping schedules, and economic conditions. Also includes account for a pair of card tables, a safe, china and "one Negro woman, Lilly."

Sheldon Business Papers and Accounts

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Sh4
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1857, (including accounts and memorandum books) of various mercantile firms with which Jacob D. Sheldon was associated in Williamsburg, Virginia, such as Jacob Sheldon & Co.; Cole & Sheldon; Sheldon & Maupin; Peachy & Sheldon; Thomas G. Peachy & Co.; and W. W. Webb & Co. Also includes papers of Jacob C. Sheldon and of Roscow Cole. The collection includes accounts with professors and students and staff at William & Mary; with Eastern State Hospital;...

Shepherd & Patton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sh5
Scope and Contents Papers of Shepherd & Patton, merchants of Columbia, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Shepherd and Patton was a general store that sold groceries, clothing, medicine, building materials, books and more. Collection contains invoices and correspondence from wholesale suppliers located mostly in Richmond, Virginia but also in Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York. Handwritten orders and requests on small pieces of mostly notebook paper from local customers, with name and...

Tabb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T14
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1875, of the Tabb family. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1829-1839, of John Henry Tabb, merchant of Danville, Va.; and papers, 1870-1875, of John N. Tabb and H. A. Tabb, merchants of Mathews County.

John Henry Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T12
Scope and Contents Chiefly papers, 1826-1856, of John Henry Tabb of Gloucester County, Va. who moved to Danville, Va. where he was a merchant (Tabb, Allmand & Co.). Collection includes correspondence of members of the Tabb family with Tabb and business letters written to him.   The letters primarily concern the business that Tabb conducted in Danville, Virginia. Letter comments on dining at "White Marsh" for three and one half hours and the $20,000 worth of silver on the table,...

M. M. Tankersley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T17
Scope and Contents

Accounts, bills and receipts, primarily 1878-1885, of M. M. Tankersley of Fife, Goochland Co., Va. who was apparently a merchant. Also in the collection are accounts, 1893-1910, (including tax receipts for Shenandoah Co., Va.) for Paul C. Orndorff and Early L. Orndorff. Collection is arranged in folders by date.

Evans Tanner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

James Thomas, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.

Christopher Tompkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T59
Scope and Contents

Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.

West & Agee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W52
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1866-1879, of West & Agee, owners of a general store at Gravel Hill P. O., Buckingham County, Va. Includes correspondence and accounts as well as accounts of John S. West & Co.

C. L. Worthington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W89
Scope and Contents The collection also contains miscellaneous manuscripts and account books. Included in this material are: land grants, 1761 and 1766, for land in Fairfax and Frederick counties, Va.; eighty-five survey maps of Frederick, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties, Va. and Berkeley and Hampshire counties, W. Va.; road petitions, 1743-1828, for Frederick County; affidavits for Revolutionary War service; correspondence, 1923-1930, of the Improved Order of Redmen, Great Council of Virginia; letters written...

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Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 2
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College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 2
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Danville (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 2
Merchants--North Carolina--History--18th century 2
Merchants--North Carolina--History--19th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--Petersburg 2
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond 2
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Plantations 2
Rappahannock County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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Slavery--Virginia--19th century 2
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United States--Economic history 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
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Agendas (administrative records) 1
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Arlington Estate (Va.) 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Augusta County (Va.). Sheriff 1
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Banks and banking--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 1
Brunswick County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Canals--Southern States 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 13th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteers, Third Brigade 1
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Creek Indians 1
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Dismal Swamp Canal 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History 1
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Embargo, 1807-1809 1
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Fluvanna County (Va.) 1
Frederick County (Va.)--History 1
Fredericksburg (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Ginseng--Virginia--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Goochland County (Va.) 1
Hampden-Sydney College--History--19th century 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.)--History 1
Horses--North Carolina 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Improved Order of Red Men 1
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Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America--Virginia 1
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Lawyers--Virginia--Brunswick County 1
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Merchants--Virginia--Sussex County 1
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Merchants--West Indies 1
Nelson County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Nottaway Indians 1
Pensions, Military--United States--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
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Pharmacists--Virginia--History--20th century 1
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Tabb family 2
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Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Blow family 1