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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers

Identifier: MS 00358
Content Description

The Asa Moore Janney Forest Mills ledgers contains three ledgers belonging to Asa Moore Janney, a Quaker who owned Forest Mills located in Loudoun Country, Virginia. The ledgers contain accounts of flour and other commodities Janney provided to families including African Americans as well as volunteers in the Confederate army. The ledgers tracked daily business sales and transactions along with labor expenses for the mill operation.

Dates: 1861-1875

Gaius Dickinson Letters

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D56
Scope and Contents

Two letters, 26 March and 4 November 1791 from Gaius Dickinson, a Quaker, to his son Daniel Dickinson in Rockingham County, Va. The letters concern his travel plans and religion. Also includes a letter, 1930, concerning the provenance of the letters.

Dates: 1791, 1930

George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers

Identifier: SC 01588
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.

The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.

Dates: 1764, 1766

Samuel M. Janney Collection

Identifier: SC 01154
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings about Samuel M. Janney, a minister of the Society of Friends in Loudoun County, Virginia. Topics include reviews of his book, "History of the Religious Society of Friends, from its rise to the yar 1828,"  articles on other publications on the Society of Friends and obituaries for Samuel M. Janney. Includes a letter from S.M. Janney to T. E. Zell, dated 1865, about the publication of volume 4 of his book.

Dates: 1865-1880

Quaker Meeting Roll Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch13
Scope and Contents

Roll book, possibly 1820-1860 of a Quaker meeting, Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Dates: 1820-1860