- keyword(s): Francis Jerdone
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Francis Jerdone, Spotsylvania County, Virginia,? to his father, Francis Jerdone, Richmond, Virginia, 1817 October 23
Scope and Contents Reports on apple harvest, sowing wheat and corn; gives an update of people at "Llangollen"; reports on visits from Isabella Pottie, Sally Toler, Garland Thompson, and Mrs. Lumbdon.
Francis Jerdone, Spotsylvania County, Virginiato his father, Francis Jerdone, Louisa County, Virginia, 1818 April 25
Scope and Contents All enjoying good health; glad the wheat is sowed; Mr. Lewis is purchasing corn; whooping cough is at old Mrs. Lewis's; expects Hawkins; the doctor has cut his finger badly; sorry to hear how Francis Mitchell "has been going on"; the days are now short.
Scope and Contents Mr. Lewis killed a beef and does not want any more at present; Mrs. Lewis has got the books they wanted: Simpson' Euclid and Blair's Lectures; other news of Lewis's and Falcons.
Scope and Contents Recounts illness; planned to sail from London on the 15th; because of illness has been unable to ride horseback so has purchased a wheeled chaise; Mr. Braikenridge has not arrived in England; has received no letters from his family of a date later than the 13th of November 17]84; wishes to be remembered to family and friends.
Scope and Contents Sends weekly news: Joseph Holladay brought 3,000 herrings, the "backward spring"; Captain Lewis Holladay had a sale at the tavern of what remained in his store; plans a trip home.
Scope and Contents Reports on problem with neighbor about property line; refers to health; hired out slaves; better then working for villainous overseers; and other family news.
Scope and Contents Accounts, including estate of Francis Jerdone; includes letter. 1 July 1784 of J. H. Norton to Francis Jerdone and William] Holt; and account, 1772-1774, concerning guardianship of Peggy Belsches] Kello .