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Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Campbell Family Papers II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...

E. T. Pierce Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame T2 & Ame T3
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1883-1885, of E. T. Pierce, merchant [News Ferry, Halifax County, Va.] who sold tobacco fertilizers.

James Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H23
Scope and Contents Letters, 1845-1852, received by James Harris at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va. Several of the letters as well as a printed circular, 1854, concern tobacco prices and letter, 2 March [18]52, written by brother William A. Harris concerns estate of another brother Benjamin [Harris ?].

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.

T. H. Love and John B. Winfree Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ac5-10, Ac14 and Ac15
Scope and Contents Account books, 1868-1873, of T. H. Love and John B. Winfree, possibly carpenters, tobacconists or proprietors of a hardware store in Lynchburg, Va. Some prominent names mentioned are "Robert and Virgee and "Miller and Franklin." Most accounts are from the Lynchburg area, but include businesses and people in Memphis, Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee; Norfolk, Virginia; New Orleans, Louisiana and other towns, particularly in Virginia and Tennessee. 8 volumes

Plantation and Farm Instruction, Regulation, Record, Inventory and Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af27
Scope and Contents Journal of work done on an unknown plantation, perhaps in Brunswick or Greensville County, Virginia, between January 3-June 16, 1853 and June 15-July 1, 1857. Notes on weather are given. The book includes an inventory of slaves in 1864 with their ages and in some cases their birth days recorded. There are inventories of livestock and implements, undated, but probably for 1853. There is a record of slave marriages for 1857 and births and deaths for 1857-1861, and a record of...

Rubbs vs. Pyrtle Affidavit

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Identifier: SC 01396
Content Description Two page affidavit regarding a business dispute over the sale of tobacco.

Evans Tanner Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16
Scope and Contents Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Thomas C. Jones Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame T1
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1869-1878, of Thomas C. Jones of the firms of Jones & Brooks, coal and wood dealers, and T. C. Jones & Co., tobacconists, of Richmond, Va.

James Thomas, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T38
Scope and Contents Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.