The Resource Items located in oversize, box 8

Items located in oversize, box 8

Label
1795-1797
Inclusive dates
1795-1797
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Court papers, 1795-1797, in the suit of James Hunter's executors vs. William Richards, all of Stafford County, Virginia, in a suit before the Fredericksburg District Court concerning the right to erect a water grist mill along the Rappahannock River
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
James Hunter was born in 1721 in Scotland. Becoming involved in his family's mercantile business, Hunter made trips to Virginia for business before permanently settling in Stafford County, Virginia. Hunter became a successful businessman and landowner, and was the largest single slave owner in Stafford County. Hunter operated an iron-works along the Rappahannock River. During the Revolution, he produced arms and supplies for the American cause. Never married, Hunter died in November 1784.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Court papers
Label
Items located in oversize, box 8
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01809.xml
Note
Items located in oversize, box 8
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
74
Immediate source of acquisition
Bazile, Leon M.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500954
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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