Ledger, 1883-1885, of E. T. Pierce, merchant [News Ferry, Halifax County, Va.] who sold tobacco fertilizers.
Letters, 1845-1852, received by James Harris at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va. Several of the letters as well as a printed circular, 1854, concern tobacco prices and letter, 2 March 52, written by brother William A. Harris concerns estate of another brother Benjamin [Harris ?].
Large 19 x 13.5 inch leather bound ledger that records the sale of mostly bacon and lard, but also includes whiskey, brandy, tobacco, and other items. Sale account locations include Smithfield, New Kent County, Richmond, Caroline County, Goochland, and Southampton. There is also account of dealings with merchants in Baltimore, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts. Creator of the ledger is not discernable.
Account books, 1868-1873, of T. H. Love and John B. Winfree, possibly carpenters, tobacconists or proprietors of a hardware store in Lynchburg, Va. Some prominent names mentioned are "Robert and Virgee and "Miller and Franklin." Most accounts are from the Lynchburg area, but include businesses and people in Memphis, Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee; Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana and other towns, particularly in Virginia and Tennessee. 8 volumes
Two page affidavit regarding a business dispute over the sale of tobacco.
Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.
Ledger, 1869-1878, of Thomas C. Jones of the firms of Jones & Brooks, coal and wood dealers, and T. C. Jones & Co., tobacconists, of Richmond, Va.
Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.
Five labels advertising the following tobaccos; Kinnikinique, Westward Ho!, Union Pacific, Island of Cuba, and James River Lynchburg.
Chiefly letters, 1801-1809, received by Samuel Woodson Venable of Prince Edward County, Va. Correspondents in the collection incude his brothers, Abraham Bedford Venable, Richard N. Venable and William Lewis Venable. Subjects include tobacco prices, buying slaves and growing hemp.
Warlow collection of cabinet photographs of 18th to early 20th century well known people including celebrities, influential families, and Civil War figures. The photographs of 18th century subjects are of their portraits. Identification is by the collector or original owner, usually in pencil on the reverse side.
Photographs were taken mostly in Richmond, Virginia, but many studios were in New Orleans, Georgia, South Carolina, West Virginia and other locations.