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Isaac Campbell Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af2
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1834-1863, of Isaac Campbell, a farmer, near Timberville, Rockingham County, Va.

Dates: 1834-1863

Robert S. Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C18
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, personal accounts, 7 ledgers, and legal papers, 1869-1912, of Robert S. Campbell, sheriff of Fluvanna County, Va. Includes materials on raising cattle, travel, the duties of a sheriff, and material relative to Fluvanna County. One of the ledgers is 502 pages in length and contains numerous correspondence loosely tucked inside the volume.

Dates: 1869-1912

Carter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C24
Scope and Contents The collection includes: correspondence and land records of Robert "King" Carter; correspondence and land records of his sons Robert Carter (1704-1731) and Landon Carter (1710-1778); correspondence, accounts, land records and the appointment to the Virginia Council of Robert Carter (1728-1804), son of Robert Carter (1704-1731); correspondence, diaries, land records and accounts of Robert Wormeley Carter (1734-1804), son of Landon Carter of Sabine Hall; and correspondence and land records and...
Dates: 1667-1862; Majority of material found in 1792-1861

Catlett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included....
Dates: 1865-1921

John A. Cave Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00671
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a ledger that once belonged to John A Cave, a Blacksmith in Page County, Virginia. The entries primarily deal with Cave's accounts with Joshua Buracker from 1858 through 1861. Some of the items listed include shoes, shovels, and nails.

Dates: 1858-1867

Cerulean Society Minute Book (Williamsburg, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi10
Scope and Contents Minutes, 1842 March 16-May 3, of meetings of the Cerulean Society of Williamsburg, Virginia which was a literary club formed by three women who inducted male "knights" into the group. A "knight" read a poem or thesis at each meeting and his talk was recorded in the volume. The book was kept by Mary Greenhow Lee while on a visit to Williamsburg and contains a list of people she visited. It also includes diary entries, 16 March-3 May 1842, concerning her visit in Williamsburg and 20...
Dates: 1842

William H. Chapman Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01189
Scope and Contents Memoir, "The Birth, Education, Conviction and Conversion of William H. Chapman Up to His Entering the Traveling Connection, etc." written in 1824. Gives an account of his childhood, his training as a carpenter, but mostly concerns his conversion to Methodism and his ordination as a circuit rider for the Methodist Church. He discusses the religious nature of his parents and the conversions of his sisters. Methodist ministers mentioned include James Hendrickson, J. J. Jacobs,...
Dates: 1824

Chappelear Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1876-1959, of Benjamin Curtis Chappelear including manuscript and printed maps of Fauquier, Loudoun, Clarke, and Warren counties, Va.; Virginia state maps; United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Maps of areas in Virginia and West Virginia; notes concerning land records and manuscript volumes which include account books collected by Chappelear of blacksmiths, farmers, postmasters, students, tanners, and operators of general stores. The collection also includes...
Dates: 1788-1959

Charles Colfelt Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad35-MsV Ad40
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1851-1881, of Charles Colfelt, miller, of Frederick County, Virginia. Includes diary entries, weather notes, farm work, accounts with freedmen, and mentions Ember Days (days of fasting). Also includes accounts of James P. Colfelt.

Dates: 1851-1881

Cocke Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00231
Scope and Contents

Letter from J.E. Wills, Upper Brandon (home of William Byrd Harrison) to Dr. Cocke asking if Cocke needed a farm manager, July 11, 1869.  Note to Palmer and Turpin requesting seeds, written from Bremo, July 17, 1869.  The years on both of these documents are difficult to read.

Dates: 1869 July 11, July 17

John Hartwell Cocke (fl. 1857-1880) Farm Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad33
Scope and Contents

Kept at "Bremo," Fluvanna County, Virginia. Lists farm laborers and amount fined in corn or money for "disobedience of orders."

Dates: 1875-1880

Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C64
Scope and Contents Papers include letter, 13 March 1838, from Charles Carter at University of Virginia to C[ary] Charles Cocke; letter, n.d., of Jesse Pound to W. E. Webb; letter, 24 June [18]46, of W. E. Webb, "Loch Lomond," Goochland Co., Va. to [John Hartwell] Cocke, Bremo, Fluvanna Co., Va.; letter, 27 June 1884, of W[illiam] R[uffin] C[oleman] Cocke, Philadelphia, to Charles [Hartwell Cocke ?]; account, 1885, of Cary Charles Cocke; and list, n.d., of slaves at "Bremo" and "Lower Bremo" Fluvanna Co.,...
Dates: 1838-1885

James P. Colfelt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00487
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1880-1886, of James P. Colfelt, merchant, Bartonsville, Frederick County, Va. The collection consists mainly of accounts.

Dates: 1880-1886

Conway D. Whittle letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01857
Content Description

Letter to Richmond, Virginia slave traders Davis, Deupree and Co., from Virginia physician Conway Davies Whittle inquiring about the rates of sale of 24 enslaved persons owned by Whittle. Age, gender, complexion, and skills are mentioned to describe the enslaved people.

Dates: 1860 November 2

Cook-Luttrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C77
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business, tax and legal records, primarily 1848-1890, of various members of the Cook and Luttrell Families of Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia. The Cook family correspondence is concentrated between 1855 and 1858 and discusses the migration of several members of the family to western Virginia and Missouri, courtship and marriage, farming, and detailed accounts of family visits. The Luttrell correspondence, 1874-1890, contains letters to Mollie Luttrell...
Dates: 1848-1890

Cooke & Eustace Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame17
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1815-1818, of Cooke & Eustace, merchants, Aquia [Stafford County], Va. which includes bonds, 1821-1824.

Dates: 1815-1818

Gerald Cowden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2000.40
Scope and Contents

Research material of Gerald Steffens Cowden from his Ph.D. dissertation on the Randolph's of Virginia, "The Randolphs of Turkey Island:  a Prosopography of the First Three Generations, 1650-1806. " Also includes other works and essays from his earlier education, and the research accompanying those essays as well.

Dates: 1965-1982

David Crawford Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Adi1 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1813-1818, of David Crawford, distiller, of Shenandoah County, Va.

Dates: 1813-1818

David Crawford Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV T5 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Records, 1814-1815, of David Crawford, [U. S.] deputy collector of revenue in Shenandoah County, Va. for the eighth collection district of Virginia. The volume includes abstracts of duties on licences granted for distilleries; duties on retailers of wine, liquors and foreign merchandise; duties on sales at auction; and duties on carriages.

Dates: 1814-1815

Thomas Croxton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C89
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1858-1899

Curtis, Jones & Co. Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame19 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1837-1844, of Curtis, Jones & Co., merchants, Gloucester Court House, Va.

Dates: 1837-1844

George Washington Parke Custis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C96
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1832-1856, of George Washington Parke Custis of "Arlington." The collection is mostly letters written to Francis Nelson, his farm manager at "White House," New Kent County, Virginia concerning growing and marketing crops, agricultural improvements, the effect of the proposed Richmond and York River Railroad on the plantation, and Robert E. Lee. There are a few additional letters to Nelson from merchants and railroad officials, and photostats of 2 additional Custis letters.

Dates: 1832-1856

Daniel Thomas Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad174-MsV Ad175
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1842-1876, of Rev. Daniel Thomas (a Dunkard minister) of Rockingham County, Virginia and his administrator. Includes agreement, 1850, to discontinue the carding of wool, prescriptions for the treatment of disease, letter written to the Gospel Visitor Church of the Brethren's failure to meet; the expenses of Spring Creek Mill; estate accounts; and account concerning the building of a house.

Dates: 1842-1876

Darby-Parramore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D24
Scope and Contents

Papers, chiefly 1801-1868, of the Darby, Parramore and Higgins families of Accomack and Northampton counties, Va. Includes wills, epitaphs, letters, a list, n.d., of slaves, a certificate of dismissal, 1834, from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and genealogical notes on the families.

Dates: 1801-1908

Payroll Report Directed to Rene Edward DeRussy

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00496
Scope and Contents

Operations Payroll Report by James T. Richardson, Richmond [Va.], to Rene Edward DeRussy, Old Point Comfort, Va., 1854 June 30,  for dredging crew working on the James River under the supervision of James S. Richardson, detailing wages for both white and slave labor.

Dates: 1854 June 30

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Account books 155
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Journals (accounts) 41
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 41
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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
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 20
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 19
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 19
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 18
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Virginia--History--19th century 16
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 15
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
Letters (correspondence) 14
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 14
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 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
Scrapbooks 12
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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
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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
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 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
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
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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
Luttrell family 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
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