Ledger, 1887, of the Adams Brothers and Payne Building Supplies Company of Lynchburg, Virginia. Includes lists of accounts with various patrons, who primarily purchase timber and spokes for wheels from the company. Also includes information about the status of each account, such as whether or not it is paid in full or still has charges outstanding.
Papers of John B. Colin, Richmond, Va., a printer. Correspondents include Elijah Fletcher (release of a deed of trust and trying to procure red ink), Richard H. Toler (difficult business conditions in Lynchburg, Va.), and Maria Shepherd (concern that her [son ?] Samuel will go to the California gold mines). Includes bill for typeface received by Shepherd & Colin.
Account books, 1868-1873, of T. H. Love and John B. Winfree, possibly carpenters, tobacconists or proprietors of a hardware store in Lynchburg, Va. Some prominent names mentioned are "Robert and Virgee and "Miller and Franklin." Most accounts are from the Lynchburg area, but include businesses and people in Memphis, Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee; Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana and other towns, particularly in Virginia and Tennessee. 8 volumes
Ledger kept by merchants, Boyd Miller and Archibald Robertson of Lynchburg, Va. Contains legal work for various individuals of Lynchburg, Va. and other areas. Included are approximately 14 entries relating to Thomas Jefferson. Many entries are Boyd Miller's attempts to collect on debts owed to William Brown & Co.
The collection consists of three items.
The first item is a silhouette of Early.
The second item is a half-tone and mezzotint engraving of Early with facsimile autograph. He dressed in military uniform.
The third item is a letter written by Early to his daughter, Ruth Hairston Early, on September 23, 1866. He discusses her education, specifically music, and discusses other subjects.