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Richard Blow Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...
Dates: 1772-1872

Field A. Clay Bacon Order

Identifier: SC 00227
Scope and Contents

Note from Field A. Clay, Ford's Depot (Virginia) to Studivant, Hurt & Co., Petersburg, Virginia with an order for bacon.  Includes response from Studivant, Hunt & Company where they write "wheat has improved prime 1.80."  September 8, 1850.

Dates: 1855 Sept. 8

Invoice from George W. Caperton

Identifier: SC 00216
Scope and Contents

Invoice from George W. Caperton, "Wholesale and Retail dealer in Hardware, Cutler, &c." Petersburg, Virginia to Dorman and Dunn. February 1, 1844.

Dates: 1844 July 1

Edward A. Russell Papers

Identifier: SC 01266
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1821-1822, written to Edward Augustus Russell, merchant of Petersburg, Va. by merchants in Richmond, Va. and Providence, R. I. discussing prices, shipping schedules, and economic conditions. Also includes account for a pair of card tables, a safe, china and "one Negro woman, Lilly."

Dates: 1821-1822