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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

E. T. Pierce Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame T2-MsV Ame T3
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1883-1885, of E. T. Pierce, merchant [News Ferry, Halifax County, Va.] who sold tobacco fertilizers.

E. T. Pierce Ledger, I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame100
Scope and Contents Ledger and inventory of E. T. Pierce, merchant.  The 1870 census suggests Pierce lived near Halifax County, Virginia.

Peter W. Ferrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 F41
Scope and Contents Papers, 1840-1906, of Peter W. Ferrell of Danville, Virginia. Includes correspondence, 1860-1873, concerning family news, debts, and the shipping of staves. Correspondents include his brother James O. Ferrell, a teacher at the Kentucky Military Institute, Farmdale, Kentucky.; his brother-in-law John M. Sutherlin of New Orleans, Louisiana; and various companies in Halifax County, Virginia.

Philip Howerton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H84
Scope and Contents Papers, 1812-1870, of Philip Howerton and his family of Halifax County, Va. Includes a letterbook, 1829-1853; account books, 1825-1857, of the store and blacksmith's shop of Philip Howerton and tobacco manufacturing company of Philip Howerton and W. M. Howerton. The collection also includes accounts, 1852-1859, for transporting tobacco; sermons, 1832 and n.d., of Charles Busser; constitution and minutes of the Branch Bible Society of Halifax County, Va.; letter, 1834, from American...

Major Wyatt Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D11
Scope and Contents Diary, 1840-1845, of Reverend Major Wyatt, Halifax County, Virginia, which contains mostly religious writings.

Note: Original too fragile to be used. See handwritten copy.