Furniture making--Southern States
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
John L. Beard Account Book
Daybook entries for furniture and buying lumber (chair plank), 1842-1854, of John L. Beard. approximately 64 leaves. : bound volume ; 16 cm.
John L. Beard Daybook
Daybook of John L. Beard, cabinetmaker of Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va. 107 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.
See also John L. Beard Ledger (Mss. MsV Ac2).
John L. Beard Ledger
Ledger of John L. Beard, cabinetmaker of Middlebrook, Augusta Co., Va. which includes formulas and directions for the making of glue and wood finishes; and contains measurements for certain pieces of furniture. Beard also made coffins. The volume contains minutes of the Nestorian Debating Society. 71 p. : bound volume ; 31 cm.
See also John L. Beard Daybook (Mss. MsV Ac1).
Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Virginia. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Virginiaa. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.