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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Birds Nest Chapel Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Se1
Scope and Contents Record, 1862-1865 and 1868-1900, of the sermons of Thomas P. Bryan and others in Birds Nest Chapel [Northampton County, Va. ?] with comments on services and copies of correspondence.

Darby-Parramore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D24
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1801-1868, of the Darby, Parramore and Higgins families of Accomack and Northampton counties, Va. Includes wills, epitaphs, letters, a list, n.d., of slaves, a certificate of dismissal, 1834, from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and genealogical notes on the families.

Ledger for Sale of Bacon, Lard, and Tobacco

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00095
Scope and Contents Large 19 x 13.5 inch leather bound ledger that records the sale of mostly bacon and lard, but also includes whiskey, brandy, tobacco, and other items.  Sale account locations include Smithfield, New Kent County, Richmond, Caroline County, Goochland, and Southampton.  There is also account of dealings with merchants in Baltimore, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts.  Creator of the ledger is not discernable.