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Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

Augusta County Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap44
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1804-1824, of an unidentified person of [Augusta County, Va. ?]

Augusta and Rockingham County, Va. Methodist Episcopal Conference Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch10
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1875-1876 and 1903, of the Methodist Episcopal Church Conferences, Augusta and Rockingham counties, Va., John W. Hopewell, steward. The volume also includes loose papers. 31 p. : bound volume ; cm.

Augusta County (Va.) Judgement and Execution Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev5
Scope and Contents

Judgement and execution book, 1881-1906, of justices of the peace of Augusta County, Va. by John W. Hopewell and I. I. Cupp, which shows the judgements concerning money rendered by the court and their implementation. There are also loose papers.

Augusta County, Va. Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap42 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1801-1808, of an unidentified person of [Augusta Co., Va. ?] which includes liquor and brickmason accounts.

Augusta County, Va. Merchant's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame31u Oversize
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1858-1860, used as a journal, 1858, and ledger, 1859-1860, by an unidentified merchant at Parnassus, Augusta County, Va. which was also used for a scrapbook into which were pasted Campbell's Soup advertisements (partially torn out).

Augusta County, Va. Merchant's Journal, 1819

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame63u
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1819, of an unidentified merchant at Krings Mills [Augusta County, Va.] which was used as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings of poetry.  Per 1810 census, many names are from Rockingham County, Va.  Some newspaper clippings are from the 1860's.

Augusta County (Va.) North District School Board, Augusta County, Va.

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Mi16
Scope and Contents

Minute book, 1875-1907, of the North River District School Board, Augusta County, Va. which includes lists of students, lists of teachers, a newspaper clipping containing the population breakdown for Augusta County schools, a list of approved textbooks, records of funds expended, and a letter, 22 November [19]02, from a teacher requesting a pay increase.

Augusta County, Va. School Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV As2
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1883-1908, of the spending of Virginia apportionment funds and county expenditures for schools in Augusta County, Va.

Augusta County (Va.) Secession Debate Record, 1833 January 10

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01442
Content Description

One page document detailing a meeting of 'gentlemen' at the house of Van Laer for the purpose of debating the question of secession by one state or a minority of states from the Union. After debate, those present signed either in the affirmative opinion or the negative. The final piece of the document reads, "After a full discussion it was decided in favor of the affirmative."

John B. Baldwin Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00196
Scope and Contents

Receipt for payment collection in Augusta County, Virginia for $525.49 drawn by Henry Ross and endorsed by Jonathan Dempster and A.A. Hutcheson, received of A. Newfield.  February 27, 1866, Richmond, Virginia.

John L. Beard Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01335
Scope and Contents

Daybook entries for furniture and buying lumber (chair plank), 1842-1854, of John L. Beard. approximately 64 leaves. : bound volume ; 16 cm.

John L. Beard Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac1
Scope and Contents

Daybook of John L. Beard, cabinetmaker of Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va. 107 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.

See also John L. Beard Ledger (Mss. MsV Ac2).

John L. Beard Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac2
Scope and Contents

Ledger of John L. Beard, cabinetmaker of Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va. which includes formulas and directions for the making of glue and wood finishes; and contains measurements for certain pieces of furniture. Beard also made coffins. The volume contains minutes of the Nestorian Debating Society. 71 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.

See also John L. Beard Daybook (Mss. MsV Ac1).

Beard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B38
Scope and Contents

Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.

Blakemore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B55
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.

Byers Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B99
Scope and Contents

The Byers Family Papers include personal and business correspondence; accounts, and business records of the members of the Byers family of Augusta County, Virginia, especially those papers belonging to Joseph Byers, who repaired wells; Samuel C. Byers; and Robert C. Byers. This collection also includes report cards, 1890-1893, of Edwin C. and Howard Byers, and a few letters of James C. Byers, and Leila Byers.

James Turner Clarke Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad45 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Daybook, 1854-1879, kept by James Turner Clarke, physician in Augusta County, Virginia. Also includes copies of deeds of trust for the benefit of Clarke, bounty land warrants for War of 1812 obtained by Clarke; 1907-1908 transactions concerning the building of a tower on the Methodist Episcopal Church (South) at Mount Solon, Virginia. and notes, 1910, concerning archaeological digs in Arizona.

Crist & Blakemore Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C875
Scope and Contents

Accounts of Crist & Blakemore, merchants of Sangersville, Augusta County, Va., with Baltimore, Md. wholesale merchants.

Francis W. Dever Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame22 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1855-1856, of Francis W. Dever, merchant, at Mount Solon, Augusta County, Va. which includes accounts with Samuel Paul.

Emma Virginia Hatfield Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H31
Scope and Contents Letters received chiefly by Emma Virginia "Ginnie" (Frye) Hatfield of Rockingham County and Augusta County, Virginia and West Virginia from her brothers Hiram E. "Hiley" Hatfield of Georgia, who served in the Civil War in the Valley Brass Band, 48th Virginia Infantry Regiment; and John F. Hatfield, who also served in the Civil War under the 10th Virginia Infantry Regiment. There are also many letters to Ginny from her brother-in-law and sister, James W. Thomas and Mary M. "Molly" Thomas of...

John C. Hensell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H42
Scope and Contents

Sermon notes and sermons of Rev. John C. Hensell (b. 1809) of Middlebrook, Augusta County, Va.

John W. Hopewell Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac29
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1874-1902, of John W. Hopewell, wagonmaker, of Mt. Solon, Virginia. Includes a plat of land for a sawmill by John George, North River (Augusta County, Virginia).

Hull Family Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame64
Scope and Contents

Ledger of a unknown member of the Hull family of Rockbridge and Augusta Counties in Virginia.  Includes accounts of a merchant, family accounts and payroll accounts.

J. W. Crist & Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C87
Scope and Contents

Records (mostly accounts with Baltimore wholesale merchants) of J.W. Crist & Company, merchants of Sangersville, Augusta County, Va. Includes letters written to John W. Crist.

Jacob B. Smith Ledger, II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami G19 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1857-1866, of Jacob B. Smith, of Middle Mills, Middlebrook, Augusta County, Va. which contains grist mill accounts.