Brunswick County (Va.)--History--19th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D83
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1850-1890, including correspondence, accounts (including accounts, 1875-1895, of laborers ?) and manuscript volumes (journals, ledgers and a fee book, 1866-1878), of members of the Dromgoole family of Brunswick County, Virginia. Most of the manuscripts apparently were created by Edward Dromgoole (fl. 1838-1897), a merchant and lawyer of Brunswick County.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame49
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M11
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&quot;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 &...
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af27
Scope and Contents Journal of work done on an unknown plantation, perhaps in Brunswick or Greensville County, Virginia, between January 3-June 16, 1853 and June 15-July 1, 1857. Notes on weather are given. The book includes an inventory of slaves in 1864 with their ages and in some cases their birth days recorded. There are inventories of livestock and implements, undated, but probably for 1853. There is a record of slave marriages for 1857 and births and deaths for 1857-1861, and a record of...
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R20
Scope and Contents Papers, 1842-1863, of the Rawlings family of Brunswick County, Va. Mostly correspondence, 1859-1863, of William Mort Rawlings including his correspondence, 1861-1863, while serving in the 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment with his father Joseph W. Rawlings, mother Martha A. G. Rawlings, sisters Amanda J. Rawlings and Henrietta V. Rawlings, and brothers Robert Larkin Rawlings (also serving in the Confederate States Army), J. S. Rawlings and P. H. Rawlings. Also includes indenture, 1842, between...
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Sm8
Scope and Contents This collection of 3,098 pieces, dated about 1764-1916, consists of papers of a family of Smiths who lived at Smith's Cross Roads, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, and the Walker family who lived at Brunswick County, Virginia. Most of the papers are dated about 1860-1900. Some of the more interesting works include the following: A letter concerning news of the State Legislature (Va.), amending laws regarding transporting slaves across state lines, dated 28 Dec. 1806. A...