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Diary, 1851-1854, of James Galt, "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia. which concerns his farming methods, laborers' accounts and household remedies.
Diary, 1859-1864, of James Galt, of "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginiaa. which includes plantation memoranda.
Account book, 1829-1830, of a plantation in the vicinity of Buckingham County, Va. under the superintendence of George Jones and George Eubank which contains inventories of livestock, tools, and crops.
Letters and accounts of William Massie, farmer, plantation owner, slave owner, and miller of "Pharsalia" and Tye River Mills, Nelson County, Va. Correspondents include Nathaniel Francis Cabell and Chiswell Dabney. Letters discuss life in Nelson County, agriculture, slavery, milling, and other subjects.
Diary, 1829-1838, of Richard B. Buckner, "St. Bernard," Fauquier County, Virginiaa.], discussing farm work and the weather.
Diary, 1841-1848, of John Armistead Selden, farmer and landowner, of "Westover," Charles City County, Virginiaa. The diary includes farming records and weather data.
Diary and plantation accounts, 1853-1855, of Dr. George Wilson, "Mount Pleasant," Surry County, Virginia. which includes genealogical information concerning his children. Transcript included. On July 19, 1853, he mentions the death of "Old Betty" with remarks on her age (maybe 92) and her good character, probably inherited by his wife through Joseph Boykin.