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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

The Reverend Henry Gardiner Lane Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 L24
Scope and Contents Correspondence, chiefly 1850-1900, of members of the family of Henry Gardiner Lane, an Episcopal clergyman of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Correspondents include members of the Harrison, Randolph, and Lane families of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Included are autograph and composition books, wills, certificates of indenture, Civil War pardon, Confederate bonds and almanacs. See Also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C...

Physician's Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Am17-20
Scope and Contents Three ledgers and an account book, 1805-1826, of an unidentified physician who practiced in the vicinity of Gloucester County, Va., Mathews County, Va., and King and Queen County, Va.

Richard Billups Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B49
Scope and Contents Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.

Tabb Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T14
Scope and Contents Papers, 1797-1875, of the Tabb family. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1829-1839, of John Henry Tabb, merchant of Danville, Va.; and papers, 1870-1875, of John N. Tabb and H. A. Tabb, merchants of Mathews County.

Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb Papers

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Identifier: SC 01097
Scope and Contents Photocopies and papers; 1847-1949. One copied 1861 diary and 1847-1849 correspondence of Dr. Henry Wythe Tabb of Mathews County, Virginia. Tabb's papers discuss life at 'Auburn,' their estate in Mathews County, including topics of hunting, female social life, detailed descriptions of the estate, servants, Tabb's wealth, and other topics. Includes clippings about the Auburn House. Also includes papers and correspondence (1947-1949) concerning genealogy done on the Tabb family. 66...

Christopher Tompkins Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T59
Scope and Contents Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.

Elias James White Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab24-25
Scope and Contents Mss. MsV Ab24 is filed in Oversize.

Account books, 1853-1862, of Elias James White, blacksmith. Includes genealogical information on his marriage and the birth dates of his children. Account books include names of families from Gloucester County and Mathews County, Virginia.

George A. White Mathematics Textbook

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2014.156
Scope and Contents Contains a mathematics textbook kept by George A White of Matthews County, Virginia from 1823-1826. The volume consists of various mathematical problems in geometry and trigonometry, colored illustrations of some of the mathematical problems, and conversion charts dry and liquid measurements, English money, and cloth measurements. At the end of the book are two pages of possible merchant accounts for George A. White from 1840-1841. The volume also contains several loose pieces of paper...

William E. Wiatt Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap39
Scope and Contents Account book of William E. Wiatt kept in Gloucester and Mathews counties, Virginia containing accounts, 1861-1874. Includes a record of books lent to soldiers of the 26th Virginia Infantry Regiment August 1862-September 1863 and of marriages, 1856-1881, performed by Wiatt mostly in King and Queen, Gloucester and Mathews counties. There is a list, 1869-1870, of students in his school in Gloucester County and his accounts indicate that he also worked as a land surveyor.

William Wirt Letters

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Identifier: SC 00596
Scope and Contents Letter from William Wirt, Williamsburg, [Virginia] to John Patterson, Clerk of Court, Mathews County, [Virginia], asking for the record in the case of William Armistead and Company vs Mildred Dixon, executix of Thomas Dixon, lest the appeals case be dismissed. April 12, 1806. Letter from William Wirt, Washington,, [D.C.] to Littleton Waller Tazewell, 26 September 1823, about the advantages of Washington [D.C.], New York City is "almost the only prosperous point in the Union," his...