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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Brooke Letter to John Norton and Sons

Identifier: SC 01540
Scope and Contents

One page letter about Brooke's business difficulties in selling tobacco and recent bankruptcies in the area. He writes to acknowledge two receipts of Norton's and regrets that he cannot pay his debts currently as his tobacco is not selling. In lieu of current payment, he sent an amount of his tobacco. He also writes that he hopes his economic prospects will improve and he will pay his debt back.

Dates: 1773 June 28

E.B. Chaney Letter to his Brother

Identifier: SC 00220
Scope and Contents

Letter from E.B. Chaney to his brother about his home and selling of tobacco. Location unknown.  February 18,1867.

Dates: 1867 February 18

Mordecai Meyers letter to Matthew Maury

Identifier: SC 01650
Scope and Contents

A two-page letter from Petersburg, VA informing Maury of the inability to pull into the Harbor ar Norfolk due to the high winds and the desire to protect the cargo for the owners. Additionally, he gives reports on behalf of Captian Bliss of the cargo on board other vessels, chiefly cotton, tobacco, flour, and wheat.

Dates: 1830 November 15

Tobacco Label Collection

Identifier: SC 01093
Scope and Contents

Five labels advertising the following tobaccos; Kinnikinique, Westward Ho!, Union Pacific, Island of Cuba, and James River Lynchburg.

Dates: circa 1870-1910

Invoice from Torsch and Rea Engravers (Baltimore, Md.)

Identifier: SC 00163
Scope and Contents

Invoice from Torsch & Rea, printers in Baltimore, Maryland, to Jno. F. Allen & Co., for 10 "Wett Back" tobacco labels.  1869.

Dates: 1869 August 20