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Accounts of textile and fabric goods sold by the merchants, Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise from 1816-1817. Mary fanntleroy Jones is also listed in the ledger. Locations of recordings include Murfreesboro, NC, Petersburg, VA, and Norfolk, VA.
Account book of A. J. Lawrence, a metal-worker from East Weymouth, Somerset, and Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes details of his hours, wages, what he produced, and his observations of labor unrest and strikes. He worked at Weymouth Iron Company, the Mt. Hope Iron Company, Reed and Barton, and A. Field and Co.
Ledger, 1857-1858, of the Albemarle Female Institute of Charlottesville, Va.
Note: The 1858/59 and 1892/93 printed catalogs of the Albemarle Female Institute are in the Rare Book Collection.
Records of A.P. Woodward, an apothecary or druggist from Greenwood, New York. Consists predominantly of an journal recording accounts with individuals for book, listing medical conditions and medications sold. The middle section of the volume is left blank but both the front and back part have been used. In addition, there are some loose items, 1886-1907, consisting of business correspondence, orders, receipts and bills, as well as advertisements for A.P. Woodward's products.
Ledger, 1829-1833, of W. L. Arthur, merchant and farmer.
The Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers contains three ledgers belonging to Asa Moore Janney, a Quaker qho owned Forest Mills located in Loudoun Country, Virginia. The ledgers contain accounts of flour and other commodities Janney provided to families including African Americans as well as volunteers in the Confederate army. The ledgers tracked daily business sales and transactions along with labor expenses for the mill operation.
Letter written April 27, 1854 from Joseph Beale, U.S. Germantown, Montevideo, South America, to his wife, in care of Col. Blow, Norfolk, concerning his fondness for his wife and child and his wish to leave the Navy as a doctor and enter into private practice. ALS
Account books of Beauregard Furnace located in Wythe County, Va. which was under contract to supply pig iron to Tredegar Iron Works during the American Civil War.
Baby book, ca. 1899-1910, kept for Austin Brockenbrough, Jr. and Anne Gordon Brockenbrough. The book contains photographs, lists of presents, locks of hair, newspaper clippings, and a list of wedding presents.
This collection consists of a letter written by Francis T. Brooke in St. Julien, Virginia concerning the political climate of Virginia in relation to the presidential elections of 1820 and 1824. Brooke describes fractures and shifts in party support, and interprets the reasons for Virginia's support of William Crawford in the election of 1824. The letter is addressed to a Mr. Loring.
Correspondence, 1873-1903, of Dr. James Fenton Bryant. Chiefly, 1885-1888, with Margaret (Gunter) Bryant of Enfield, North Carolina who became his second wife. The letters concern their courtship and marriage. The collection also includes some letters from Margaret Gunter's sister, and her cousins at Richmond, Virginia, Lynchburg, Virginia and Tarborough, North Carolina; account books and a diary of Dr. Bryant.
Ledger, 1910-1912, of C. C. Driver and Co., merchants.
Letter from J.E. Carnes, Hopkinsville, Kentucky to "Dear Sir" about the adversity of their friends, printing business in Ohio, residence and employment during the past two years, decision to become an Episcopalian and subsequent return to the Methodist Ministry, description of his children, desire to visit Middlebrook again, inquiry for news of old friends and wish that they all will meet again in Heaven. March 29, 1852.
Two letters to Harvey Chase of C & W Manufacturing [Troy Cotton and Wool Manufactory] in Fall River, Massachusetts from William Cornell of Newport, Rhode Island and Sibley Morrison of Augusta, Georgia about purchasing cotton and prices of cotton. 1832 and 1833.
Commonplace book, 1802, of an unidentified child.
Drawing copybook, ca. 1850, entitled "Accessary to Chapman's American Drawingbook . . . No. 1, 1850," of an unidentified child. The volume bears the signature of E. T. Pilsen on the front cover, and contains simple line drawings.
Diary, 1877 October 11-December 17, of Anne Christian of [Richmond, Va. ?] The diary includes a description of Rutherford B. Hayes to the Virginia State Fair; and discusses the courtship of friends.
Letters received by John Philip Cline, a Lutheran clergyman at New Market, Va and Smithburg, Washington County, Md. Includes fourteen letters, 1824-1832, written by John G. Morris concerning his education; the Henkel family; his pastorate; and [Samuel Simon] Schmucker.
Daybook, 1803-1805, of the Cloverdale Furnace Foundry (Botetourt County, Virginia) and of an unidentified general merchandise dealer of Lexington, Virginia.