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Alexander Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00360
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Alexander family of Mecklenburg Co., Va. It includes the letters of Sally Parker (Turner) Alexander, a letter from Lt. Norfleet Smith of Co. G, 3rd N. C. Cavalry, Barringer's Brigade, requesting 12 hour leave of absence, and a letter from Mark T. Alexander, Rosser's Cavalry Division, to his mother Sally Park (Turner) Alexander concerning disagreement between Thomas L. Rosser and Fitzhugh Lee. A list dated April 9, 1865 names the the slaves owned by...

James M. Blanks and Company Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.33
Scope and Contents Account book of James M. Blanks and Company of Clarkesville, Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Account Book cover is in fragile condition and the ink in the interior is faded due to water damage. James M. Blanks sold textbooks and a list of these textbooks has been placed with the account book along with a list of some of the other items sold. Some names mentioned: Dr. William G. DeGraffenreid Dr. William S. Easley David Shelton...

James Hendrick Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab20 Oversize
Scope and Contents Account book, 1831-1834, of James Hendrick, blacksmith, of Palmer Springs (Mecklenburg County, Va.).

Henry Bedinger Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame4 Oversize
Scope and Contents Journal, 1794-1840, of Henry Bedinger, merchant of Mecklenburg County, Virginia (?)] and of Shepherdstown, Martinsburg, and Berkeley County, West Virginia.

James Keen Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01458
Scope and Contents Medical ledger of James Keen, a physician in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. Notes about visits to patients which include treatments, medicines dispensed, prescriptions, notes, calculations, and payment records. There are over 60 entries for the treatment of enslaved individuals and several are named. One entry notes the removal of a tumor from a "Negro Woman." The last page of the ledger lists births of foals and their lineage.A handwritten note is on page two, “James...

Joseph C. Farrar Medical Ledgers

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Identifier: SC 00035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to Joseph C. Farrar, a doctor in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The first ledger includes accounts from 1848-1849 while the second ledger includes accounts from 1856-1861. The ledgers contain lists of patients, treatments and prices, and expenditures, as well as entries for treated slaves and "free persons of color." The 1856-1861 ledger was partially used by an unknown prior owner in 1852-1853, most likely Dr. Farrar's niece. Her...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

Smith-Walker Papers

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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...