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Prince William County (Va.)--History--19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Oscar N. Early Papers

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 Ea6
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence (112 pieces), 1890-1915, of Oscar N. Early, farmer of Albemarle and Prince William counties, Va. Includes letters from his wife Mary Brown Early and his brother, Everett E. Early. Also includes printed circular letters, sheets and cards as well as accounts. Includes letter, 25 February 1914, concerning the estate of William Jennings of Acton, England.

Edmonds Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 Ed6
Scope and Contents Papers, 1790-1871, of the Edmonds family. Includes ledger, 1790- 1794, of John Edmonds, Sr. kept near Quantico and Dumfries, Prince William County, Va.; commission, 1809 February 23, of Elias Edmonds signed by Thomas Jefferson; letter, 1844 April 22, of John F. Edmonds, Macon County, Mo. to his father Elias Edmonds, Upperville, Va.; and diary, 1870-1871, of Joseph Addison Edmonds of Lexington, Mo. kept on a trip to Texas.

Henry Fairfax Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F16
Scope and Contents Letters, 1819-1846, to Henry Fairfax, merchant, Dumfries, Prince William County, Va. Most concern money owed to Fairfax. Letter, 1 November 1827, from James Osbourn is written on the back of a printed circular entitled "Proposals for publishing . . .Good News from a Far Country . . . ." Includes letter relating to the hiring of a slave Burwell and another letter concerning the illness of Burwell's wife; and letter, 1828, written by William B. Tyler.

Josiah G. Low Journals

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame82-84
Scope and Contents Journals, 1857-1861, of Josiah G. Low, merchants, at Gainesville Depot, Prince William County, Va.

B. G. D. Moxley Account Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap27
Scope and Contents Account book, 1829-1835, of B. G. D. Moxley, "Buckland," Prince William County, Va.

John R. Wheat Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W56
Scope and Contents Letters, 1872-1881, to Dr. John R. Wheat of Prince William County, Va. and Richmond, Va. from his brother C. D. Wheat and his father Dr. R. W. Wheat, both in San Francisco, California. Letters concern life in California, "Quantico," Prince William County, Va. and J. Frank Wheat; and includes letter, 1873, of C. D. Wheat to brother J. Frank Wheat.