Charlottesville (Va.)--History--19th century
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Account book, 1869-1889, of Doctor James Lawrence Cabell, professor of anatomy and surgery at the University of Virginia. Includes his accounts as treasurer of the University of Virginia Chapel fund, as physician to professors at the University, and his personal accounts. The volume was later owned by Cabell's executor, Edward B. Smith. Includes a check in the amount of $1,014.33 from J.L. Cabell to Maj. Edward B. Smith, October 3, 1878.
Papers, 1831-1903, of Thomas P. Knox, his daughter Mrs. Janet P. Fauntleroy, her husband Charles M. Fauntleroy, their daughter Janet Knox Fauntleroy Harrison, her husband Powell Harrison and other family members. Letters primarily discuss family life and conditions at various towns in Virginia, including at Winchester, Charlottesville, and West Point. Letters also discuss agriculture, the Civil War, female social life, and other.
Williams writes to her sister in Charlottesville, Virginia, to inquire about their father's ailing health and to give an update on the health of her own family. Her son Robert is the sickest, taken with the summer complaints, which a doctor diagnoses as dysentery. She also writes about the rental or purchase of a summer home and begs her sister to respond directly with her opinions on the matter.