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Scope and Contents Reports death of George Braikenridge and his Francis Jerdone youngest son, James; refers to weather and other business concerns. Including letter from Francis Jerdone to his nephew, George Weare Braikenridge 1827, concerning account of entire Jerdone family and their doings. Including letter from Francis Jerdone to Garland Thompson 18 September 1827, concerning bond of mortgage held by his Garland Thompson father that he Francis Jerdone would like to settle.
Scope and Contents Discusses the progress of the appraisal; refers to the appraisal of the "Hell Swamp" to settle the debt of William Holt to Sarah Macon Jerdone and Francis Jerdone, Sr.; gives appraisal of slaves; other family news.
Scope and Contents Volume Manuscript Volume 18. 54 pages. 12 1/4 x 8 inches. Also includes sketches written by William M. Jerdone at Virginia Military Institute, 1870-1871.
Scope and Contents Refers to wife Barbara's health; reports on weather and crops; refers to timber to be sent to Francis Jerdone; refers to martinhouse raised; reports on river and crops.
Scope and Contents Reports on progress in whitewashing; refers to planting of crops; discusses slaves which have been lent to Francis Jerdone and advises he keep them longer; refers to hands hired to work in garden; other family news.
Scope and Contents Reports family health; refers to oats crop; makes plans for trip to Gordonsville to meet each other; questions necessity of his role in settling father's Francis Jerdone, Sr.] estate; 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 .
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.
Scope and Contents Reports having three painful boils; discusses weather and crops; wheat looks bad all over and corn hasn't come up yet.
Scope and Contents Reports on weather and crops; relates news from brother John; lists goods to buy; other family news.
Scope and Contents Discusses cold weather and health of the family; refers to the visit of Doctor Bohannon ?, friend of Frank's; expresses gratitude for the oysters; other family news.
Scope and Contents Refers to family health; reports deaths of Mr. or Mrs. Tyler and B. Spicer; relays illness of John Coleman; refers to river being high; discusses business and crops; other family news.
Scope and Contents Refers to brother William's trip to New Kent; reports on crops and planting; other family news.
Scope and Contents Reports on weather and health; refers to fire at Eagle Tavern and the aid of the snow to prevent further damage; other family news.
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Scope and Contents Reports on weather and crops; refers to report circulating that Mitchell asked for pardon for Pegg slave girl , implicated in attack against Francis Jerdone and his mother; assures Jerdone this isn't true and explains circumstances.
Scope and Contents Explains process for declaring notice for demand for money; reminds Mrs. Jerdone to sign copy and send affidavit. Including Geo. Gairdner, Richmond, Virginia to Francis Jerdone, Louisa County, Virginia , 17 September 1794, which explains delay for letter and encourages him to do these errands immediately.
Scope and Contents Outlines and explains suit of John Pierce and Samuel Beall against Francis Jerdone and his mother Sarah Macon Jerdone .
Scope and Contents Describes goods he has bought for Mr. Jerdone; also lists goods bought for Miss Belches, Mrs. Jerdone and Mr. Breckenridge; asks Mr. Jerdone to buy 12 panes of glass.
Scope and Contents Reports death of brother (John Jerdone); expresses preparations for him; reports lack of will and indicates her lack of knowledge of his affairs; other family news.
Scope and Contents Reports indictment of George Boxley for hiring out Isaack, a Jerdone slave and another man's slave; encloses poem written by Boxley; other family news.
Scope and Contents Refers to health; expresses sorrow of Aunt Mary Jerdone Toler's illness; relates new regulations on saying lessons; other family news.