The Resource Charles Thompson, Jr. papers

Charles Thompson, Jr. papers

Label
Charles Thompson, Jr. papers, 1794-1899
Title
Charles Thompson, Jr. papers
Inclusive dates
1794-1899
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1794-1899, of Charles Thompson, Jr. (1789-1855) of Hanover and Louisa Counties, Virginia, including accounts and receipts, agreements and contracts, bonds and promissory notes, correspondence, estate administration records, muster fines, slave records, and suit papers
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Charles Thompson, Jr. was born on 22 January 1789. He was the son of Charles Thompson (1743-1836) and Anne Jerdone. He lived in Hanover County, and was a militia captain during the War of 1812 in the 74th Virginia militia. He then moved to Louisa County around 1820 and operated a tavern there. Thompson then moved back to Hanover County, and served in the Virginia House of Delegates for two terms from 1840 to 1842. He was also treasurer of the Louisa Railroad Company. Charles Thompson, Jr. died on 13 September 1855.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Charles Thompson, Jr. papers
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi04636.xml
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
Inventory
Extent
.675
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Sophienburg-New Braunfels Archives and Museum of History
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001722751
Type of unit
cu. ft. (2 boxes)

Library Locations

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