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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Sm8
Scope and Contents
This collection of 3,098 pieces, dated about 1764-1916, consists of papers of a family of Smiths who lived at Smith's Cross Roads, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and the Walker family who lived at Brunswick County, Virginia. Most of the papers are dated about 1860-1900. Some of the more interesting works include the following: A letter concerning news of the State Legislature (Va.), amending laws regarding transporting slaves across state lines, dated 28 Dec. 1806. A...
- Subject: Financial records
- Subject: Recipes
- Subject: Cookery--Virginia
- Subject: Mecklenburg County (Va.)--History--19th century