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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Brown Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B83
Scope and Contents Inventory contains the papers of Alexander Brown (1843-1906), farmer, merchant and author who lived in Nelson County, Virginia. Includes correspondence relating to his books, The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin, New Views, and other correspondence and business papers of Brown including letters written...

William Faber Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad81
Scope and Contents Account book, 1833-1861, of William Faber, miller, Nelson County, Va. Concerns flour mill, sawmill and blacksmith work. Includes list, 1853-1859, of slaves hired out.

William Faber Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F11
Scope and Contents Papers, 1846-1860, of William Faber, merchant and justice of the peace of Nelson County, Va. Chiefly accounts but includes a deed of trust for slaves.

Floyd J. Whitehead Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W59
Scope and Contents Dated 1805-1881. Business and  personal letters and papers of Floyd L. Whitehead, Deputy Sheriff of Nelson County.  Included are day books and fee books of the county; Confederate tax forms for the listing of cattle and agriculture products on which ten percent, tax-in-kind was to be paid; and broadsides advertising lotteries for the District of Columbia, Monongalia Academy, the Dismal Swamp Company and of the State of Virginia.

William Massie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M39
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of William Massie, farmer, plantation owner, slave owner, and miller of "Pharsalia" and Tye River Mills, Nelson County, Va. Correspondents include Nathaniel Francis Cabell and Chiswell Dabney. Letters discuss life in Nelson County, agriculture, slavery, milling, and other subjects.

Nelson County Va. Sheriff's Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev11-Lev12
Scope and Contents Receipt books, 1811-1837, for cash money paid out by Hudson Martin, sheriff, and Nicholas L. Martin, deputy sheriff, of Nelson County, Virginiaa. which includes memoranda, 1826 and 1828, of the birth dates of Jane L. Martin and Henry B. Martin.

Nelson County, Va. Tax Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV T4
Scope and Contents Tax book, 1835, of the Nelson County Virginia. Commissioner of Revenue.

William L. Williams Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Am15
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1853-1857, of [William L. Williams ?], a physician, of Nelson County, Virginia