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Tobacco farmers--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal papers...

David Johnson Note to Captain Mayo Carrington

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00249
Scope and Contents Note from David Johnson to Capt. Mayo Carrington suggesting that Carrington give him a check since he is going to Richmond.  The reverse has notations on wheat and tobacco with names of people and money amounts.  February 27, 1861.

Yeaman and Walker Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.542
Scope and Contents The Yeaman and Walker Family Collection consists mainly of correspondence and financial records of the Yeaman and Walker families, mostly relating to tobacco farming in Virginia between 1840 and 1910.  The predominant locations are Pittsylvania County, Botetourt County, Charlotte County, Lynchburg, and Danville. Letters demonstrate economic stress after the Civil War, particularly as it relates to crop and livestock prices. Other topics discussed include sickness and deaths of children and...