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Wythe County (Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Beauregard Furnace Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu1-MsV Afu2
Scope and Contents Account books of Beauregard Furnace located in Wythe County, Va. which was under contract to supply pig iron to Tredegar Iron Works during the American Civil War.

Calfee Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 C15
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1858-1889, of the Calfee family of southwest Virginia. Includes letters written from Texas by Calvin J. Calfee and letters written by Confederate soldiers David H. Calfee, James Calfee, L. S. Calfee and William B. Calfee as well as deeds for land in Pulaski and Wythe counties, Virginia.

Mrs. Wayne Chatfield-Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01284
Scope and Contents Collection of legal papers chiefly of Wythe and Warwick counties, Virginia. Includes papers of George Blow, Jr.; letters, 1842-1853, concerning the legal practice of Peter F. Schlecker; resolutions, 1860 July 28, passed by the Board of Trade of Norfolk, Virginia; and deed, 1831, to land in Wythe County, Virginia from Joseph F. White to Elisha D. Payne. Some legal documents concern grain mills.

Andrew Steele Fulton Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Al4-MsV Al5
Scope and Contents Account books (ledger and cash book), 1825-1834, of Andrew Steele Fulton, Wythe County, Va. One volume includes recipes for English champagne and for current wine.

Silas Hathaway to Joseph White Deed

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01287
Scope and Contents Deed, 31 January 1831, from Silas Hathaway of St. Albans, Vermont  to Joseph White, New York, New York conveying land in Wythe County, Virginia.  Fragile.

Andrew Kincannon Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame77
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1808-1837, of Andrew Kincannon, merchant, of Wythe County, Va.

McGavock Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other.  Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...

John Posie Mathews Sanders Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af13 Oversize
Scope and Contents Ledger of John Posie Mathews Sanders which includes accounts for a general store, payment for work, expenses and farm inventory. Loose invoices in back of ledger. 115 pages.

Shepherd Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Aa3
Scope and Contents Statement of accounts, 1833-1838, provided to Dr. Shepherd Brown, surviving partner of McKee and Brown [Wythe County, Va.?] Signed by Andrew Fulton, attorney of Wythe County, Virginia.

Collection of Virginia Probate Slave Inventories

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00634
Scope and Contents This collection contains nine Virginia Probate Inventories listing the assets of several estates, including male and female slaves. Each inventory lists how many slaves were purchased, their gender, and an approximate age range, usually "between 12 and 50 years of age." One of the inventories is for a female property owner. Most of the inventories are about 15 lines long and are in good condition.