The Resource Richard Blow receipt book : Portsmouth, Virginia

Richard Blow receipt book : Portsmouth, Virginia

Label
Richard Blow receipt book : Portsmouth, Virginia, 1784-1814
Title
Richard Blow receipt book
Title remainder
Portsmouth, Virginia
Inclusive dates
1784-1814
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Receipt book, 1784-1814, of Richard Blow of Sussex County and Portsmouth, Virginia. Included are receipts for money delivered or received for freight charges, payment of notes, hire of slaves, and work performed on various vessels belonging to Blow
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Richard Blow (1746-1833) was the son of Samuel and Martha Blow of Portsmouth, Virginia. He served at various times as a trustee of the town of Portsmouth, a justice of the Norfolk County court, director and president of the Dismal Swamp Canal Company, and president of the Farmer's Bank of Norfolk. He was a prominent tobacco merchant and operated branch stores in Southampton and Sussex counties, where he owned large plantations.
Cataloging source
vi
Label
Richard Blow receipt book : Portsmouth, Virginia
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Kempton, Richard, Mrs.
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000493615
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
v.

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