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Robert B. Mills ledger

Label
Robert B. Mills ledger, 1834, 1845-1847
Title
Robert B. Mills ledger
Inclusive dates
1834, 1845-1847
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Ledger, 1834, 1845-1847, of Robert B. Mills (ca. 1804-1839), and his brother David W. Mills (ca. 1808-1863) of Charlottesville, Virginia. The first half of the ledger was kept by Robert B. Mills, and contains speeches and essays delivered and read in the Charlottesville Debating Society and before various assemblies. Subjects include the admission of Texas to the United States, the benefits of a well-conducted debating society, and patriotism. The second half of the ledger was kept by David W. Mills while he apparently operated an ordinary. Included are customer accounts detailing charges for meals, drinks, and other services
  • Also included with this item is a photograph and brief biography of Mrs. Margaret Joan Conkling Tuttle, President of the Commonwealth of Virginia Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars, in whose honor the ledger was donated
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Robert B. Mills (ca. 1804-1839) and David W. Mills (ca. 1808-1863) of Charlottesville, Virginia, were the sons of Joseph Mills and Mary Blackwell.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Robert B. Mills ledger
Note
Donated to The Library of Virginia by the Daughters of Colonial Wars, Commonwealth of Virginia Society, in honor of Mrs. Margaret Joan Conkling Tuttle
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Daughters of Colonial Wars, Commonwealth of Virginia Society
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001597862
Type of unit
v.

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