The Resource Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough

Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough

Label
Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough, 1831
Title
Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough
Inclusive dates
1831
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough, 1831 May 3. Brockenbrough's testimony pertains to wages paid for the preparation of building sites for the construction of University of Virginia dormitories and two hotels "on the West street." One of the men hired for the job of undertaking on the site claimed he was promised a higher rate of compensation than he was paid. Brockenbrough testifies he promised to pay the workers ten percent less than former prices given at the University of Virginia for construction work
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Albemarle County was named for William Anne Keppel, second early of Albemarle and governor of the Virginia colony from 1737 to 1754. It was formed from Goochland County in 1744, and part of Louisa County and certain islands in the Fluvanna River, now called the James, were added later.
  • The University of Virginia was founded in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1819. The initial phase of contruction took place from 1817 to 1828.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Albemarle County court records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Albemarle County (Va.) Affidavit of A.S. Brockenbrough
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia under accession number 44672
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1
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There are no restrictions
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001623793
Terms governing use
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Type of unit
p.

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