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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War Collection

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 C76
Scope and Contents The Civil War Collection is an artificial collection of material, chiefly 1861-1865, pertaining to the American Civil War including items from both Union and Confederate forces. The collection includes official correspondence, general and special orders, descriptions of campaigns and battles, articles concerning the war, and artifacts. There are pardons, poems, songs, autographs, maps, muster rolls, pen and ink sketches of camp life, engineers' drawings, and a memorandum of signals used by...
Dates: 1856-1940

J. Frank Mancha's New Colony Advertisement

Identifier: SC 01254
Scope and Contents

Single sheet, two page advertisement for land for sale in Surry County, Virginia, known as South Claremont and an extension of Claremont Colony.  Advertisement dated June 1887, Number 33, and published in Raymond, Surry County, Virginia.

Dates: 1887 June

S. B. Barham Account Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad18
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1896-1915, of Doctor S. B. Barham, of Runnymede, Surry County, Virginia, kept while practicing medicine.

Dates: 1896-1915

Surry and James City Counties (Va.) Land Sale Advertisement Broadsides

Identifier: SC 00387
Content Description Two broadsides advertising the sale of land in Surry and James City Counties in, Virginia. One broadside is for the sale of land from William Allen's estate for a tract of land known as "Littletown" located four miles from Williamsburg along Grove Road and near the proposed line for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. The auction of the 104 acres was to take place Wednesday, September 12, 1881. The other broadside advertisement was for additional sale of the same land owner's estate for a...
Dates: 1881 September 12, 1885 August 25

Dawson Warren Account Book

Identifier: SC 01099
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a medical account book written by Dawson Warren, M.D. (????-1850), who practiced medicine at Surry County, VA. This account book spans the period of 1844 to 1849 and contains information on patient visits (including slaves), charges for services rendered, payments made, and bonds payable to Dr. Warren.

Dates: 1844-1849

Dawson Warren Notebooks

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nme4-5
Scope and Contents

Notes, 1822-1828, of Dawson Warren [University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Md. and Surry County, Va.]

Dates: 1822-1828

George Wilson Diary

Identifier: Mss. MsV D17
Scope and Contents

Diary and plantation accounts, 1853-1855, of Dr. George Wilson, "Mount Pleasant," Surry County, Virginia. which includes genealogical information concerning his children. Transcript included. On July 19, 1853, he mentions the death of "Old Betty" with remarks on her age (maybe 92) and her good character, probably inherited by his wife through Joseph Boykin.

Dates: 1853-1855