Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Commonplace book, 1802, of an unidentified child.
Commonplace book of an unknown person. Contains an index entitled "An Account of all ye Heads or [sitter] in this Commonplace book" with a 1719 date. Vellum cover. 244 pages.
Diary, 1866 January 1-November 30, of [A. E. C. Hughes ?] of Richmond, Virginiaa. which describes visiting, weather, clothing, and a New Years Day Celebration. The volume also includes poetry, and other writings which were copied from other sources.
Memorandum book, ca. 1850-1863, which may have been kept in Virginia by several different individuals including [Isabella Stuart Waller, George Mercer, and Mary Morris ?]. The volume contains some diary pages, resolutions for good housekeeeping, recipes, verse, and household inventories.
Commonplace book, 1833-1842, of John C. Mercer, which includes a list of Greek derivatives, French phrases, and essays.
Commonplace book, 1856-1858, of thoughts and feelings of Mary Lou Blair.
Commonplace book, ca. 1901, of Olive Nelson (Mrs. James Poyntz Nelson), probably kept in Virginia.
Lists hours worked for men engaged in construction of locks at Little Falls on the Potomac River [later incorporated into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.] Also used as a commonplace book by [Sarah Emily Plummer ?].
Ledger, 1838-1840, of S. H. Coffman & Co., Rifesville, Rockingham County, Va., which includes a journal, 1842; invoice, 1844; and recipes for dyeing wool and cotton. The volume was later used as a commonplace book by Jacob Lineweaver and others and as a child's handwriting copybook.
Commonplace book, 1869-1872, of [one of the daughters of James E. Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Ala. ?] which includes lists of books read, poetry, and recipes.
Commonplace book, 1783-1792, of Ann Sparshall, primarily consisting of poetry, and probably kept in England.
Commonplace book, 1808-1812, of an unidentified student which also includes a diary 20 June-2 July 1809. The volume appears to have been kept in Great Britain.