Spotsylvania County (Va.)--History--19th century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Receipt for Mrs. Jane Poindexter for the purchase of "the lot of negroes" which were the part of the division of the estate of William Quarles and Colonel John Quarles, dec'd. Purchase price was $680.81. Signed by [?] Twyman and James D. Dillard, commissioners of Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
Receipts and invoices of Miss Patsy Quarles. One invoice is from Dr. William A. Gillespin for treatment of negroes from August through November, 1842. Another receipt is for a horse cart made by Baulden Lochen, May 16, 1838. Probably in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. 3 items.
Mathematics book, 1802-1805, of John Tyler, of Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
Account book, 1803-1833, of Benjamin Waller, Spotsylvania County, Va., which includes the account of his estate administered by Benjamin Waller, Jr; the account of the estate of William E. Waller with Benjamin Waller and Richmond L. Waller, executors; genealogical data on the Waller family; and farm memoranda.
Contains Latin notes (Tacitus), scattered diary entries (concerning weather, farming and court business), drafts of deeds and agreements, drafts of speeches by Waller while running for commonwealth's attorney of Spotsylvania County and accounts, concerning corn and the rebuilding of Waller's Church. Includes a folder of loose Waller family items which concern the War of 1812, the Baptist Church and the Readjuster Party.
Inventory of loose items available in library.