Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.
1918 Ledger of Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen for Cockade City, Lodge No. 905, Petersburg, VA. Printed volume with hand-printed completions.
Two copies of a privately published volume, Virginia Taxpayers, 1782-1787, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau, by Augusta B. Fothergill and John Mark Naugle (1940); and photocopies of railroad maps, schedules, and views of Civil War sites involving railroads, 1830-1865.
3 typed copies of a proposal for a bill by the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company "that as their profits must be for some time to come, absorbed in thepayment of their debts, they be allowed to pay to the state and to the individual stockholders, dividends in new stock bearing interest, in lieu of money which connot be paid to either." Undated.