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John M. Martin Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Al7
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1802-1850, of John M. Martin, lawyer and merchants, of [Albemarle County ?] Va. which includes an account with the University of Virginia.  Includes an index.

Dates: 1802-1850

John Rufus Smith Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame115 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1856-1857, of John Rufus Smith, merchant, of Mill Creek, Berkeley County, Va. [W. Va.] which also includes a list, 1862, of losses sustained to farmlands and timber due to damage by the Confederate Army; and the journal, 1865-1878, of Daniel Wright which contains accounts with the Confederate States and a record of wheat threshed by the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1856-1878; Majority of material found in 1856-1857

Jonah H. Lupton Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af25 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1816-1875, of Jonah H. Lupton, merchant and farmer. Included in the volume are notes on livestock, home remedies, and the birth of children. Also included are Civil War notes, 1861-1862, concerning feeding the troops, the Union occupation of Winchester on 12 March 1862, and Jackson and his men.

Dates: 1816-1875

Jonathan Cook Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame16
Scope and Contents

Ledger of Jonathan Cook of Grayson County, Virginia.  He sold items such as glass buttons, chamber pots, forks and knives and food items.

Dates: 1837-1860

Catesby Jones Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af6
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1767-1845, of Catesby Jones, of "Marlfield," Gloucester County, Va. Includes information on Robert Yates, a student at the College of William and Mary in 1827.

Dates: 1767-1845

Eliza Jones Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af7
Scope and Contents

Kept by Eliza Jones of "Concord," Gloucester Co., Va. containing household and farm accounts, 1831-1843. Includes names of slaves and clothing purchased for them. 93 p. : bound volume ; 16 cm.

Dates: 1831-1843

George Jones Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af8
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1829-1830, of a plantation in the vicinity of Buckingham County, Va. under the superintendence of George Jones and George Eubank which contains inventories of livestock, tools, and crops.

Dates: 1829-1830

Richard Henry Jones Debate

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.211
Scope and Contents

Debate, written and presented by Richard Henry Jones while a student at William & Mary, arguing that marriage is better than bachelorhood.

Dates: circa 1858-1861

Joseph A. Logan & Co. Inventory and Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame81
Scope and Contents

Volume used as inventory book and day book, 1870-1872, by Joseph A. Logan & Co., merchants, at Fishersville, Augusta County, Va.

Dates: 1870-1872

Joseph C. Farrar Medical Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two ledgers belonging to Joseph C. Farrar, a doctor in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. The first ledger includes accounts from 1848-1849 while the second ledger includes accounts from 1856-1861. The ledgers contain lists of patients, treatments and prices, and expenditures, as well as entries for both enslaved persons and "free persons of color" who were treated. The 1856-1861 ledger was partially used by an unknown prior owner in 1852-1853, most likely...
Dates: 1848-1861

Josiah G. Low Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame82-84
Scope and Contents

Journals, 1857-1861, of Josiah G. Low, merchants, at Gainesville Depot, Prince William County, Va.

Dates: 1857-1861

Andrew Kincannon Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame77
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1808-1837, of Andrew Kincannon, merchant, of Wythe County, Va.

Dates: 1808-1837

Gideon King Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame78
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1803-1806, with loose papers, 1839-1861, belonging to Gideon King and to Gideon King Stanley.

Dates: 1803-1861; Majority of material found in 1803-1806

Thomas Landers Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00025
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a letter written by Thomas Landers, a private in the 16th Massachusetts Volunteers during the American Civil War, to his parents. In the letter, Landers comments on camp life during the war and the rescuing of escaped slaves in Virginia near Fortress Monroe. The partial transcription of the letter can be found in the finding aid/box list section below.

Dates: 1862 February 20

The Reverend Henry Gardiner Lane Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 L24
Scope and Contents Correspondence, chiefly 1850-1900, of members of the family of Henry Gardiner Lane, an Episcopal clergyman of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Correspondents include members of the Harrison, Randolph, and Lane families of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Included are autograph and composition books, wills, certificates of indenture, Civil War pardon, Confederate bonds and almanacs. See Also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C...
Dates: 1799-1938

William Langborn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L25
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1783-1837, of William Langborn and concerning his estate which was administered by Burwell Bassett. Includes letters, 1793-1805, from William Murdock, agent for Langborn in London, Eng. and typescripts of letters, 1790-1791, from William Langborn to William Short; and abstract from the correspondence of William Short concerning Langborn. Subjects discussed by Murdock include Jay's Treaty; and Langborn's rental houses in London.

Dates: 1783-1837

Lawrence Lewis Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01737
Content Description

A letter written and signed by Lawrence Lewis to his son Lorenzo. The letter covers a variety of topics from farming to illnesses in the family.

Dates: July 9th, 1829

Benjamin Layman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L45
Scope and Contents

Accounts, 1752-1786, of Benjamin Layman, Shenandoah County, Va.; and accounts, 1788-1815, concerning Layman's estate kept by Godfrey Wilkin, his executor.

Dates: 1752-1815

A. K. Leake Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00158
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1872-1901, of Judge A. K. Leake, Goochland County, Va. Many concern the settlement of the estate of Henry Timberlake and the lawsuit, Timberlake v. Timberlake. Includes two insurance policies, 1899-1900, on property in East Leake, Va.

Dates: 1872-1940

Ledger for Sale of Bacon, Lard, and Tobacco

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00095
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1825- 1828

Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame25u
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1853-1854, of an unidentified merchant in or near Fauquier County, Va.

Dates: 1853-1854

Edmund J. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L51
Scope and Contents

Three letters, 1829-1841, written by Edm[und] J[ennings] Lee of Alexandria, Va. to William M. Addison, William Bent and Francis Scott Key concerning legal cases; and two letters, 1844-1849, written to William Crauch by Charles H[enry] Lee and Cassius F[rancis] Lee.

Dates: 1829-1849

Lelia Burnett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00179
Scope and Contents

Letters, journals, and other material relating to Lelia W. Burnett, who was at Miller School in Charlottesville, Virginia. Letters primarily date from the 1880s and 1890s while the journals are from G.H. Farrar and date from the 1920s and 1930s. Also included are woven strands of hair from unknown persons.

Dates: circa 1880s-1930s

Dangerfield Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L58
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dangerfield Lewis of "Marmion" and "Chatterton," King George County, Northern Neck, Virginia. His correspondence concerns plantation management. The collection includes account books, 1821-1829 as well as agreements with overseers, bonds for the hiring of slaves and papers concerning runaway slaves. Also includes accounts, 1816-1846, of his father George Lewis, son of Col. Fielding Lewis and Betty Washington (sister of George Washington). There is a...
Dates: 1799-1854

John W. Lewis and Lewis P. Olds Papers, 1808-1902

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.022
Scope and Contents Collection consists of the papers of three Southerners, dating predominantly from the 19th century. John W. Lewis lived in Virginia, Mississippi, and North Carolina and the portion of the collection from this Methodist minister and farmer includes references to religion including sermons, farming, and slavery. Lewis P. Olds was a North Carolina lawyer and politician and the collection includes evidence of his career as well as poetry and short stories he wrote. The remainder of the...
Dates: 1808-1902; Majority of material found within 1840-1879

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Account books 155
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
Correspondence 92
Financial records 66
Ledgers (Accounting) 56
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Legal documents 42
Journals (accounts) 41
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 41
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
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
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
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
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
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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