The Resource John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger

John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger

Label
John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger, 1831-1890
Title
John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger
Inclusive dates
1831-1890
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger, 1831-1890 (bulk 1857-1890), records debits and credits incurred in the administration of his plantation. Accounts include wages for laborers employed in picking fruit, milling, and planting; board for laborers; and supplies such as clothing bought for slaves or tools and farm implements. Page 477 records the names of ten slaves owned by Spiece and their date of death
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Described
Biographical or historical data
  • John B. Spiece was a lawyer and slaveholder in Albemarle County.
  • Albemarle County was named for William Anne Keppel, second earl of Albemarle, and governor of Virginia from 1737 to 1754. It was created by a statute of 1744 and formed from Goochland County; part of Louisa County was added in 1761 and islands in the Fluvanna (now the James) River in 1770. The court met for the first time on 8 February 1745.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
John B. Spiece Plantation Ledger
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Albemarle County
  • Microfilm reel was generated by Backstage Library Works through the Library of Virginia's Circuit Court Records Preservation Program
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 1
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Albemarle County Circuit Court
  • Backstage Library Works
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499210
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 232.
Type of unit
  • v. (481 p.)
  • microfilm reel.

Library Locations

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