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Correspondence, financial, legal and other written material of the John P. Taliaferro Family and Richard P. Taliaferro Family of Gloucester and Ware Neck, Virginia. Richard P. Taliaferro was the son of John P. Taliaferro. Genealogical material on the Fox, Oliver and Read family included. Includes a 1857 letter from a servant, possibly a slave, asking for her "mistress" to bring Patsy for a visit and a 1856 list of hired out slaves.
Two photograph albums and marriage service booklet of John E. Taliaferro (1896-1982) and his wife Elizabeth Farinholt Taliaferro (1910-1983) of Gloucester, Virginia. Includes photos of "Hockley" in Ware Neck, Gloucester County, home of Richard Philip Taliaferro"
Also letters and accounts, 1832, 1869, and undated, of the Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro family and a history of "Dunham Massie" by Spotswood H. Jones.
Letters, 1846-1849, written to John P. Taliaferro, while a student at the College of William and Mary from his guardian, George B. Taliaferro of Baltimore, Md. and from William Lawson Fauntleroy and other friends and relatives. The letters are primarily concerned with John's future plans, the cost of his education, the activities of his friends, and the affairs of his relatives in Gloucester county, Va. Also included are three 1834 orders of the York County, Va. court.
Collection includes letter, 1910, from Rev. William Byrd Lee, Gloucester C. H., Virginia to Richard P. Taliaferro], stating his willingness to present Taliaferro to the Bishop for confirmation and explaining where to find necessary instruction for confirmation. Includes a "Book of Common Prayer" which was presented to Taliaferro by F. L. J. (otherwise unidentified).
Will, 5 May 1787, of Mordecai Throckmorton of Norfolk, Va.; and will, 17 June 1817, of Thomas Throckmorton of Gloucester County, Va.
The Timberneck Farm Ledgers collection contains 11 ledgers including records of estate in relation to Timberneck Farm in Gloucester, Virginia as well as doctor's ledgers. The collection also includes school notes, essays and a Gloucester Charity School ledger.
Ledger, 1837-1853, of an unidentified farmer of "Timberneck," Gloucester County, Va. 56 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.
Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.
Mss. MsV Ab24 is filed in Oversize.
Account books, 1853-1862, of Elias James White, blacksmith. Includes genealogical information on his marriage and the birth dates of his children. Account books include names of families from Gloucester County and Mathews County, Virginia.
Account book of William E. Wiatt kept in Gloucester and Mathews counties, Virginia containing accounts, 1861-1874. Includes a record of books lent to soldiers of the 26th Virginia Infantry Regiment August 1862-September 1863 and of marriages, 1856-1881, performed by Wiatt mostly in King and Queen, Gloucester and Mathews counties. There is a list, 1869-1870, of students in his school in Gloucester County and his accounts indicate that he also worked as a land surveyor.