Iron industry and trade--Virginia
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
Time book, 1853-1863, of Liberty Furnace, Shenandoah County, Va. Includes accounts with laborers.
Memoranda and account book 1856, of Samuel Mething, Selma, [Alleghany County ?] Virginia, kept in a diary book. Includes records for the Confederate States, 1863-1865, concerning iron furnaces and enslaves personslaves.