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Gristmills--Virginia

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Richardson Grist Mill Bill of Sale

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01115
Scope and Contents This collectoin consists of a bill of sale for the grist milll owned by R.B. Richardson to A.B. Cranstone for 365 dollars and 30 cents. The mill contained approximately 75 acres of land and timber in James City County, Virginia. A transcription of the bill of sale is also included.

Welch Family Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad239-258
Scope and Contents Account books of several generations of the Welch family of Fauquier County, Virginia. The earliest book includes notes, 1767-1778, of Thomas Glascock. The early volumes were probably kept by or for Sylvester Welch (1764-1832), the later ones by or for Sylvester Welch (b. 1800).The latter Welch seems to have been a merchant and owner of grist mills. One book, 1852-1856, includes ledger accounts with free blacks as well as with slaves. The volume, 1878-1880, concerns a farm. There is...