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Horses--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Confederate Horse Appraisal and Sale

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01418
Scope and Contents Official form from the Confererate States to Blair Burwell for the appraisal and sale of his property, a horse, for the use of the Confederate government. The horse was appraised at $900, but the officer in charge disapproved the assessed value and reassigned the horse a value of $400.

Merritt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M55
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts) of William H.E. Merritt, of Brunswick and Greensville counties, Va. who was a lawyer, member of the Virginia House of Delegates and editor of the "Richmond Whig"and his brothers Dr. Alexander T.B. Merritt of Hicksford, Greensville County,Va. and John F.W. Merritt of Vicksburg, Miss. The collection includes letters, 8 January and 29 March 1857, written by John Minor Botts and accounts of William H.E. Merritt & Brother with...

Overton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ov2
Scope and Contents Papers, 1727-1918, chiefly 1781-1875, of members of the related Overton, Ragland, Claybrooke and Hart families of Louisa County, Va. and Haywood Co., Tenn. The early papers are primarily legal documents, accounts and account books of John Ragland and Samuel Ragland and correspondence of the children of Samuel Ragland. After 1797, the collection concerns the legal and business papers of Samuel Overton, Thomas Overton, Waller Overton and Sally Overton Claybrooke. After 1810, the collection...

William Wood Crump Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00101
Scope and Contents Three letters written by William Wood Crump of Richmond to an unknown person. Each letter is specific to the purchase and breeding of horses.