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Joseph S. Perkins papers

Label
Joseph S. Perkins papers, 1819-1866
Title
Joseph S. Perkins papers
Inclusive dates
1819-1866
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Papers, 1819-1866, of Joseph S. Perkins (1792-1873) of Fluvanna County, Virginia, including accounts, a deed, letters, and receipts
  • Contains a deed, 1 September 1819, between Thomas T. Bouldin, executor of David Ross (ca. 1739-1817), and Joseph Perkins of Fluvanna County for two lots of land in Columbia, Fluvanna County, numbered forty-two and fifty-eight. There are also receipts, 1824-1858, for purchases and payment of Fluvanna County property taxes. Also in this collection are general store accounts, 1847-1849, of Polly Perkins with N. H. Payne and paid by Joseph S. Perkins
  • The letters in the collection are all sent to Joseph S. Perkins principally from family members. Includes letter, 19 February and 7 March 1853, from his son William Martin Perkins (1819-1874) in New Orleans concerning the death of his son William Joseph Perkins. There is also a letter, 21 October1854, from his nephew William S. Perkins in Warren County, Kentucky, concerning the settlement of an estate, illness and disease in Warren County, and corn crops yields and prices. Letters, 16 January 1857 and 17 April 1866, from attorneys in Spencerburg, Missouri, concerning Maleta Bowles, her husband John C. Bowles' estate settlement, and the Bowles family
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Biographical or historical data
Joseph Stephen Perkins was born 15 August 1792 in Fluvanna County, Virginia, the son of Stephen and Sarah Bowles Perkins. He married Nancy Shepherd on 20 July 1815 in Fluvanna County. Joseph S. Perkins died 25 November 1873 in Fluvanna County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Joseph S. Perkins papers
Note
Deed located in oversize box 10
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
21
Immediate source of acquisition
Cannon's Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001503426
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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