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.
Minute books, 1815-1857, of the New Shenandoah Company, Port Republic, Rockingham Co., Va. The company was organized to open the Shenandoah River and its branches to navigation. Includes a printed copy of the company's charter, and a letter, 16 March 1856, from a stockholder.
New Shenandoah Company Meeting Minutes and other records 1815-1860 in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number HE631 .V8 N4.
$ 5 Bond, dated 3 March 3 1845 issued from William Thornton to Alexander J. Marshall for opening up the Rappahannock River in Virginia for navigation. (Formelry classified as Mss. Sm Coll Add.27))