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Agriculture--United States--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Berkeley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B44
Scope and Contents Family correspondence of the Rev. Parke Farley Berkeley, an Episcopal minister, his sister, Ann Butler (Berkeley) Berkeley, and his wife Mary Eppes (Thweatt) Berkeley; and of Mary B. Thweatt. Includes letters from Lewis Minor at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Letter, 18 February 1835, details a stagecoach ride; letter, 21 December 1844, discusses agricultural meetings and the division and sale of slaves to settle an estate; and letter, 30 August 1862, written by Charles Middleton,...

James D. Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

Cook-Luttrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 C77
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business, tax and legal records, primarily 1848-1890, of various members of the Cook and Luttrell Families of Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, Virginia. The Cook family correspondence is concentrated between 1855 and 1858 and discusses the migration of several members of the family to western Virginia and Missouri, courtship and marriage, farming, and detailed accounts of family visits. The Luttrell correspondence, 1874-1890, contains letters to Mollie Luttrell...

Farmer's Account Book, I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af16
Scope and Contents Account book, 1835-1867, of an unidentified farmer which includes home medicinal remedies.  Per 1840 and 1850 census reports, his customers live in an area ranging from Culpeper to Rappahonnock, Virginia.

Farmer's Account Book, IV

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af19
Scope and Contents Account book, 1886-1894, of an unidentified farmer which includes notes on English history.  Location is possibly Albemarle County, Virginia.

Farmer's Account Book, V

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af22
Scope and Contents Account book, 1894-1913, of an unidentified farmer which includes various notes, diary entries, and songs.

Farmer's Account Book, III

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af24
Scope and Contents Account book, ca. 1875-1900, of an unidentified farmer.  Lists loads of hay and price.  Only 10 pages used.  Possibly near Linville, North Carolina.

Henry A. Washington Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00091
Scope and Contents Four page letter dated February 17, 1847 from Henry Augustine Washington to his mother, Sarah Tayloe Washington.  She was the wife of Lawrence Augustine Washington.  Letter is written from Richmond, Virginia to Mattox Bridge in Westmoreland County, Virginia.  In the letter Washington writes about the sale of corn and grains in the United States as related specifically to the famine in Ireland and England.  He also writes about politics and the issues with Calhoun, the Mexican War, and the...

Luttrell-Cooke Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 L97
Scope and Contents Personal papers and business accounts; 1820-1900; of the Luttrell and Cooke families of Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Includes correspondence (personal and business) between Luttrell and Cooke families, the Garth family, Ficklen family, and family in West Virginia. Papers discuss Buchanan's inauguration, Sons of Temperance, and the difficulties of a doctor trying to establish a practice at Bridgewater, Va. Also includes letters; 1853-1859; from family in Missouri which discuss living...

Spew Marrow Agricultural Club Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 93 Spe3
Scope and Contents Papers of the Spew Marrow Agricultural Club, Granville County, N. C. Includes committee reports of farm inspections, reports by members, letters, lists of livestock statistics, subjects for experimentation, meeting schedules, minutes, attendance records, and newspaper clipping and printed pamphlet.