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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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 including letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War (letters of John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run (Manassas).

John Hartwell Cocke (fl. 1857-1880) Farm Memorandum Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad33
Scope and Contents Kept at "Bremo," Fluvanna County, Va. 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.)

Galt Papers (IV)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 78 G13 (IV)
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James Galt of Columbia, Virginia (Fluvanna County).  Many letters and accounts concern his guardianship of his nieces and nephews.  Legal documents concern William Galt's estate (1851-1854), deed as executor for John Allen's estate (1839) and an opinion of Hawkins vs. Miles (1819).

William Galt Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ad98-99 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.

Hodgson-Estes Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H66
Scope and Contents Papers, 1805-1874, of the Hodgson family of Columbia (Fluvanna County), Va.; Buckingham County, Va.; and Goochland County, Va. Includes correspondence, accounts and legal documents of Joseph Hodgson, William B. Hodgson, Jr. and Hodgson & Estes, Columbia, Va. There are nineteen manuscript volumes, mostly account books of Joseph Hodgson (trading as Hodgson & Ellis and Hodgson & Son), but also including a letterbook, 1850-1852 and 1860-1863, of Hodgson. Includes memorandum, 1856, of...

James Galt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D13
Scope and Contents Diary, 1844-1850, of James Galt, "Point of Fork," Fluvanna County, Va. The volume mostly concerns his farming practices and includes laborers' accounts.

James H. Manley Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad103-107
Scope and Contents Kept by James H. Manley, the postmaster of Columbia, Va. (Fluvanna County). Includes window registration book, cash book of money orders, and record books. James A. Shepherd signs is the Postmaster in some 1897 entries.

Merchant's Ledger, VI

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ame46u
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1884-1885, of an unidentified merchant [possibly of Fluvanna County, Va.].