Papers, 1765-1922, of the Carpenter family of Rockingham County, Virginia. Includes papers of John Carpenter, William Carpenter and Thomas W. Carpenter. Includes letters, 1837, from Tennessee; and letters, 1851-1853, from Missouri; Confederate currency; accounts, 1810-1817, of C. T. Jones with Doctor John B. Botts; the will of Godfrey Hoge of Philadelphia; and a manuscript recipe booklet, ca. 1800.
Receipt signed by John Blair for George Carrington, Deputy Clerk, Cumberland, for taxes in 1762 and 1763, "Recd for Mr. Cocke in his absence." Receipt signed by Charles Barker for George Carrington for attending as witness for Nicholas Davis and Milton Burford. Also signed by Henry Davenport. 1767.
Two receipts for George W. Chaney for timber and other items purchased from James W. Smith and L. Thos. Lambeth. Dates include 1849 and 1857. Location unknown.
Papers, 1856-1907, of James F. Clarke, physician, of Mt. Solon, Va. Includes letters and accounts.
Documents relating to the silk industry in Connecticut. Includes account of silk produced in Mansfield, Connecticut during 1784-85 with a list of persons who made the silk, bounty issue to Lemuel Hotchkiss for growing mulberries and silk at New Haven, Connecticut in May 1787, and county receipts for new silk manufactured given to Solomon Barrows and Eleazer Wright in 1792.
Papers (including accounts, reports and a general order) of Doctor James Cornick, fleet surgeon (on board the "Savannah" in the Pacific Squadron, United States Navy, concerning medical stores.
Tax certificate from the treasury office of Louisville, Kentucky certifying that William Coursey, Collector, paid taxes for 1795. Signed by James Meriwether and dated July 5, 1797.
Papers (including accounts and promissory notes) of George W. Crabill of Frederick County, Va. One receipt is signed by his brother, Jacob S[tover] Crabill.
Accounts of Crist & Blakemore, merchants of Sangersville, Augusta County, Va., with Baltimore, Md. wholesale merchants.
The collection contains letters, receipts, invoices, and account books of Thomas Croxton concerning his law practice at Tappahannock, Va. Includes accounts with J.M. Parr & Son, commission merchants of Baltimore, Md. who received grain from Croxton by ship and sold it on consignment.
Papers, 1806-1831, of Abraham Davenport, Braxton Davenport, and Thomas Davenport, Charles Town, W. Va. The collection consists of accounts.
Business and family papers of the Charles R. and Charles E. Diggs family of Mathews, Virginia and Susan, Virginia. The Diggs Family owed an automobile engine business. In 1921, it was named "Overland and Willys Knight Automobiles Mianus Engines, " but had other names through the years. The family also sold seafood products. Charles Robert Diggs worked in various automotive and machine shops in the area after 1920's.
Papers, 1871-1984, much of which concerns the estate of Earl Gregg Swem, his wife, Lilia Slaughter Hansbrough Swem, and their family. Included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, clippings, deeds and other material. Some of the topics covered in the collection include Swem family genealogy, the construction and dedication of the Earl Gregg Swem Library, as well as correspondence and photographs of the Swem family.
Five dis-bound sections of a ledger kept by Ellyson Currie (1780-1829), a lawyer in Lancaster County, Virginia, 1820- 1824. Records are for fees, deed recordings, and payments received for various accounts. Currie was a large land owner, attorney, and judge who served in the Virginia House of Delegates.
Papers, 1851-1856, of Forrer & Blakemore, iron founders and merchants, at Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. and at Waverlie and Cassville, Rockingham County, Va. Includes correspondence and accounts.
Papers, 1866-1899, of Jesse P. Fry, Meadow Mills, Frederick County, Va. Includes correspondence and accounts. Also includes a letter written in 1922.