Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Confederate Currency, Receipts, and Plat
Five Confederate Bills, ranging from $5.00 to $100.00 in currency. All bills are issued 1864. Also two notes from the city of Richmond for $.50 and $.75 dated April 14, 1862. Various receipts for dry goods, clothing, and debts. Also included among these receipts is a promissory note for the sum of $180.00 for the hire of two negro slaves, January 5, 1844. Land deed plot is for Reuben Jordan's estate dated February 20, 1835. Exact plat location is unknown in Virginia.
Richard Lee Morton Papers
Nelson and Amherst Counties, Va. Tax Account Book
Tax account, 1812, of Nelson and Amherst counties, Virginia. The book contains an account, 1826-1848, of the settling of the estate of Hudson Martin (including the record of the sale of slaves).
Joseph Keith Newell Diary
Perrin Family Bibles
Consists of three Bibles owned by the Perrin family; a 1751, 1819, and 1838 editions that contain family information and genealogy back to the 1740s. The 1751 Bible contains a list of slave children births and ages.
E. A. Preston Letter to Judith Merriweather
Venable Family Papers
Chiefly letters, 1801-1809, received by Samuel Woodson Venable of Prince Edward County, Va. Correspondents in the collection incude his brothers, Abraham Bedford Venable, Richard N. Venable and William Lewis Venable. Subjects include tobacco prices, buying slaves and growing hemp.
Virginia Counties Collection
Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.
Virginia probate inventories of the enslaved
This collection contains nine Virginia probate inventories listing the assets of several estates, including enslaved men and women. Each inventory lists the names of enslaved persons, their gender, and an approximate age range, usually "between 12 and 50 years of age." One of the inventories lists property owned by a woman.
William Coe Diary
The diary of William Coe, a minister from the Shenandoah Valley, dates his entries from May 29, 1862 to August 13, 1862. He writes about the Seven Days and Cedar Mountain battles and shifts in area from Confederate to Union control. He discusses slavery, specifically his slave who marries a free woman, as well as the death and burial of a slave who was his servant's mother.