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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.

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.

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."

Fluvanna Female Institute Account Book and John Hartwell Cocke Farm Inventory Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad32
Scope and Contents

Account book of Fluvanna Female Institute with names of patrons and payment receipts for board. Also includes an inventory and account book of a farm at "Bremo," Fluvanna County, Va. This farm was presumably owned by John Hartwell Cocke. Includes produce sold and expenses paid. Of note, are some entries that include tax in kind payments of oats to either the United States Union or Confederacy. There is a loose page of inventory of implements at "Lower Bremo," New Kent County, Va.

James Galt Diary, 1835-1844

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D10
Scope and Contents

Diary of James Galt, of "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia which concerns farm management on several plantations, activities of himself and his family and includes lists of clothing given out to slaves (slaves listed by family group) and includes an incident concerning the alleged poisoning of slaves (entry for 18 January 1839.)

William Galt Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad98-MsV Ad99 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account books, 1820-1833, of the mercantile firm of William Galt, Sr. and William Galt, Jr. (a distant relative) of Richmond, Virginia. The later account book contains numerous entries concerning John Allan, the foster father of Edgar Allan Poe as well as entries concerning James Galt and "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginia.

James Galt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D13
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1844-1850, of James Galt, "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Virginiaa. The volume mostly concerns his farming practices and includes laborers' accounts.

Merchant's Ledger, VI

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame46u
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1884-1885, of an unidentified merchant [possibly of Fluvanna County, Va.].

Merchant's Ledger, V

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame45u
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1876-1884, of an unidentified merchant, [possibly of Fluvanna County, Va.]

Merchant's Ledger, VII

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame47u
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1884-1892, of an unidentified merchant, possibly of [Fluvanna County, Va.]

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