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G. P. Agee Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa1
Scope and Contents

Contains accounts receivable probably due G. P. Agee, administrator of the estate of W. C. Agee of Buckingham County, Va. Also includes copies of letters written by Francis West.

Albemarle Female Institute (Va.) Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As1
Scope and Contents

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.

Alexander Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00360
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Alexander family of Mecklenburg Co., Va. It includes the letters of Sally Parker (Turner) Alexander, a letter from Lt. Norfleet Smith of Co. G, 3rd N. C. Cavalry, Barringer's Brigade, requesting 12 hour leave of absence, and a letter from Mark T. Alexander, Rosser's Cavalry Division, to his mother Sally Park (Turner) Alexander concerning disagreement between Thomas L. Rosser and Fitzhugh Lee. A list dated April 9, 1865 names the enslaved persons...

John Allan Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa2
Scope and Contents

Contains accounts, 1835-1844, of the estate of John Allan, foster father of Edgar Allan Poe and papers in the lawsuit Louisa G. Allan v. James Galt, executor of John Allan.

Ambler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Am1
Scope and Contents

Letter, 20 May 1806, of Anthony Davis, New Kent County, Virginia to John Ambler, Williamsburg, Virginia, concerning horse-breeding; letter, 18 June 1814, of Thomas Chiles to Edward Ambler requesting permission to kill lambs so sick slaves can have fresh meat; promissory note, 27 Jan[uar]y 1815, from J[ohn] Ambler to W[illiam] Marshall; and check, 8 July 1849, signed by Philip St. Geo[rge] Ambler.

Amelia County, Va. Merchant's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame26u
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1852-1856, of an unknown merchant, of Amelia County, Va. which includes account, 1872-1873; several reports of William R. Dunnavant, county superintendent of roads and bridges; copies of deeds, 1899-1903; a blueprint of a steel truss bridge; and loose papers.

Amos Johnson Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame71-74
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, 1808-1821, of Amos Johnson, merchant, of Fauquier County, Va. Ledger "b", 1808, also contains loose papers, receipts, and letters, 1859- 1861, belonging to Richard N. Johnson.

Note: Richard N. Johnson Ledger.

Armistead Shelton Letter Regarding a Fight Between Two Men Enslaved

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01785
Content Description Letter from Armistead Shelton to Virginia plantation owner Alan Womack concerning a dispute between a Shadrack, a man enslaved by Womack, and George, a man enslaved by Shelton. Part of the letter reads, "Shadrack and my George fout last Wednesday Morning, for which I think they both ought to be corrected as we cannot tell where it may end. I wish therefore your opinion in the case, you will please send me a line by... your opinion and what to do. I do not wish to part a Man and...

Augusta and Rockingham County, Va. Methodist Episcopal Conference Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch10
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1875-1876 and 1903, of the Methodist Episcopal Church Conferences, Augusta and Rockingham counties, Va., John W. Hopewell, steward. The volume also includes loose papers. 31 p. : bound volume ; cm.

Augusta County, Va. Merchant's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame31u Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1858-1860, used as a journal, 1858, and ledger, 1859-1860, by an unidentified merchant at Parnassus, Augusta County, Va. which was also used for a scrapbook into which were pasted Campbell's Soup advertisements (partially torn out).

Augusta County, Va. Merchant's Journal, 1819

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame63u
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1819, of an unidentified merchant at Krings Mills [Augusta County, Va.] which was used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings of poetry.  Per 1810 census, many names are from Rockingham County, Va.  Some newspaper clippings are from the 1860's.

Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...

B. Davenport & Co. Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame20
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1841-1861, of B. Davenport & Co., merchants, of Williamsburg, Va. which includes accounts, 1860, with the College of William and Mary and which was used as a scrapbook, 1892-1905, for newspaper clippings of poems and articles; Christmas cards; valentines; advertisements; cigarette cards; and seed catalog covers.

Barker-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents

Letters and business papers, chiefly 1848-1866, of James E. Cooke of Powhatan, Virginia and the Barker family of Fluvanna County, Virginia. Includes letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War. Civil War letters are between John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run/Manassas.

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...

John L. Beard Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac2
Scope and Contents

Ledger of John L. Beard, cabinetmaker of Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va. which includes formulas and directions for the making of glue and wood finishes; and contains measurements for certain pieces of furniture. Beard also made coffins. The volume contains minutes of the Nestorian Debating Society. 71 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.

See also John L. Beard Daybook (Mss. MsV Ac1).

Bedinger & Forman Journal and Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami G5
Scope and Contents

Journal and ledger, 1817-1820, of Bedinger & Forman, millers, Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.] which contains grist mill accounts, 1817-1820, and includes a copy of the constitution, 1850, of the Altonian Debating Society and minutes of the meetings.

Berkeley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B44
Scope and Contents Family correspondence of the Rev. Parke Farley Berkeley, an Episcopal minister, his sister, Ann Butler (Berkeley) Berkeley, and his wife Mary Eppes (Thweatt) Berkeley; and of Mary B. Thweatt. Includes letters from Lewis Minor at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Letter, 18 February 1835, details a stagecoach ride; letter, 21 December 1844, discusses agricultural meetings and the division and sale of slaves to settle an estate; and letter, 30 August 1862, written by Charles...

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Blankenbeker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00472
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1847-1885, of the Blankenbeker family of Madison County, Va. which includes Smith F. Blankenbeker, James C. Blankenbeker, John M. Blankenbeker and E. F. Blankenbeker. Contains references to the Civil War.

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Richard Blow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Bozarth and Warburton Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Alu4 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1898-1908, of Bozarth and Warburton, merchants and lumbermen of Williamsburg, Va. which includes the accounts of a potato brokerage (a business of William A. Bozarth and [?] Savage); and a lumber account, 1901, with the College of William and Mary).

Brinker & Harris Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame9-MsV Ame10
Scope and Contents

One journal, August 11 - December 31, 1867, and one daybook, March 17 - November 21, 1868 of Brinker & Harris, merchants, of Middletown, Frederick County, Va.

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Account books 155
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
Correspondence 91
Financial records 66
Ledgers (Accounting) 55
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Legal documents 42
Journals (accounts) 41
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 40
Receipts (financial records) 33
Diaries 29
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 28
Photographs 22
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 21
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 20
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 19
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 19
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 19
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 17
Virginia--History--19th century 16
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 15
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 15
Invoices 14
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 14
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 13
Letters (correspondence) 13
University of Virginia--History--19th century 13
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Daybooks 12
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 12
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Scrapbooks 12
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
United States--History--War of 1812 11
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 11
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 10
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Merchants--Virginia--Fauquier County 9
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 9
Agriculture--Southern States--History--19th century 8
Genealogy 8
Merchants--Virginia--Augusta County 8
Notebooks 8
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 7
College of William and Mary--Students 7
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 7
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond 7
Poems 7
Publications 7
Slavery--Southern States--History 7
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Farm management--Southern States--History--19th century 6
Inventories 6
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 6
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 5
Farms--Virginia--Gloucester County 5
Louisa County (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Manuscripts (document genre) 5
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 5
Merchants--Virginia--Buckingham County 5
Merchants--Virginia--Fluvanna County 5
Methodist Church--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Minutes 5
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Reports 5
Speeches 5
Virginia--Genealogy 5
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 4
Banks and banking--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Blacksmithing--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Certificates 4
Clippings (information artifacts) 4
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 4
Debates and debating--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Design drawings 4
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 4
Frederick County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Hanover County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 4
Lexington (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Lynchburg (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Merchants--Virginia--Frederick County 4
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 4
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 4
Merchants--Virginia--Shenandoah County 4
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 4
Pamphlets 4
Plantation life--Virginia 4
Plantation life--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Plantations--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Postcards 4
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Language
French 2
German 2
Hebrew 1
Latin 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 7
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 5
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 5
Brown family 4
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 4
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 4
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 3
University of Virginia 3
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Braxton family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
Coalter family 2
Cocke Family 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, fl. 1857-1880 2
Galt, James, 1805-1876 2
Garth family 2
Gary Alonzo Barranger 2
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Madison, James, 1749-1812 2
Maury family 2
Perrin family 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Sheldon, Jacob D. 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
The Virginia Comedians 2
Tucker 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
Waller family 2
Waller, Benjamin 2
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 2
Webb, W. E. 2
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 2
Aberdeen Academy (King and Queen County, Va.) 1
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Alexander, Mark 1
Allan, John, 1780?-1834 1
Allison White and Company 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Badgley, John 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barclay family 1
Barker Family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, John H 1
Barker, John H. 1
Barraud Family 1
Barraud family 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws Hansford, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Daniel Cary, 1790-1867 1
Barraud, John Taylor, 1826-1860 1
Barraud, Otway Byrd, b. 1801 1
Battaile family 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Blair family 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Blow family 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Boyd family 1
Braikenridge, George, 1737-1827 1
Brooks, Cornelia 1
Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Charles 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Browning, Henry R 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute 1
Burks, Martin Parks, fl. 1817-1859 1
Burnett, Lelia W. 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 1
Cabell, Mayo 1
Cable family 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Robert Samuel, 1842-1918 1
Campbell, Susan, Mrs. 1
Campbell, William, 1755-1823 1
Carey family 1
Carrington family 1
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