Iron industry and trade--Virginia
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu1-MsV Afu2
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu3
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.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu4
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F75
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G48
Scope and Contents Letters, 1821-1858, received by George D. Glenn, iron founder at Isabella Furnace near Luray, Page County, Va. from family (members of the Bradley, Groves and Dowdell families) and friends who have left Page County for West Virginia, Ohio and Oregon. A few letters concern patterns and moldings for iron castings and there are three letters, 1826-1831, written by a Quaker, Abraham Alderdice of Wilmington, Del.
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 G91
Scope and Contents Papers, 1848-1852, of Grove & Blakemore, merchants at Cassville, Rockingham County, Va. and Shenandoah Iron Works, Va. Includes business letters, accounts and orders and correspondents include Emanuel Grove, Luray, Va. and M. Slaughter & Co., Fredericksburg, Va.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu5
Scope and Contents Account book, 1827-1842, of Isabella Furnace, Page County, Va. which includes account book, 1850-1854, of Caroline Furnace. Includes recipes for buttermilk muffins, corn bread and cakes and pies; and accounts for clothing and shoes.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu7
Overview Time book, 1853-1863, of Liberty Furnace, Shenandoah County, Va. Includes accounts with laborers.
Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ad82-83
Scope and Contents Ledger (time book), 1851-1866, of D. & H. Forrer, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. and ledger, 1865-1866, of the commissary [company store] of D & H. Forrer, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page County, Va. The latter volume lists foodstuffs and goods given out to workers which they often paid for by work. Includes accounts with free blacks.