A letter addressed to William Bolling, Bolling Hall, and "Drling" as the salutation is written as poetry with an almost illegible answer in pencil. The writer asks for work to be done, such as hauling wood and fixing fences. March 10, 1832.
Papers (mostly correspondence) of members of the Bowles family of Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence of Matthew W. Webber of Shelby County, Tenn. with John L. Bowles and of William B. Webber as well as Civil War letters of Jesse R. Bowles (serving with the 55th Virginia Infantry Regiment near Petersburg), James V. Bowles (Chaffin's Farm, Henrico County, Va.) and John F. Bowles.
Ledgers, bankbooks, and account books, 1882-1900, of C. L. Leake and Company, Licking, Goochland County, Va. The company appears to have included a sawmill and flourmill.
Execution book, 1854, of an officer of the court [sheriff or justice of the peace ?]. The judgements concern people in Henrico and Goochland counties, Va. and involve money. The book was later used for poetry, 1889.
Journal, 1838, of an unidentified merchant, of Goochland County, Va.
Ledger, 1852-1853, of John D. Hobson, Howard's, Goochland [Co., Va.] which contains grist mill accounts and accounts of sawing lumber.
Papers, 1872-1901, of Judge A. K. Leake, Goochland County, Va. Many concern the settlement of the estate of Henry Timberlake and the lawsuit, Timberlake v. Timberlake. Includes two insurance policies, 1899-1900, on property in East Leake, Va.
Probably kept by Judge Andrew Kean Leake of Goochland County, Va.
The collection is typescripts, most of which are letters, 1829- 1837, from Deborah Norris Logan at "Stenton," Germantown, Pa. to her grand-niece Deborah Norris Woodson of Goochland Court House, Va.
This collection contains a letter, 1809 September 15, from Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Jefferson as well as a ledger recording business transactions of "Tuckahoe" plantation, including records of Tuckahoe Coal Mining Company. The letter is autographed and signed by Randolph with an endorsement by Jefferson.
Scrapbook, circa 1860-1880, of an unidentified person containing newspaper clipping pasted into a journal (account book), 1858-1859, of an unidentified merchants at Fifesville, Goochland County, Virginia.
Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.
Papers include correspondence, receipts, customer accounts and printed materials of general store owner Richard Trice and legal documents and county complaints for Justice of Peace, and son of Richard Trice, James M. Trice, both of Goochland County, Virginia.