The Resource Robert Carter letter book, (microform)

Robert Carter letter book, (microform)

Label
Robert Carter letter book, 1720-1721
Title
Robert Carter letter book
Inclusive dates
1720-1721
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter book, 1720-1721, of Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) of Lancaster County, Virginia, reflecting Carter's substantial business interests. Principally includes business communications to Carter's agents abroad, chiefly William Dawkins and the firm of Perry, and a handful of letters to his son John regarding his allowance and studies. Transcripts of the letters can be found in LETTERS OF ROBERT CARTER, 1720-1727: THE COMMERCIAL INTERESTS OF A VIRGINIA GENTLEMAN, edited by Louis B. Wright (LVA call number F229 .C34). This collection is located on frames 189-232 of the reel
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  • Received
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Robert "King" Carter (1663-1732) was one of the largest land holders in Virginia and one of its most prominent leaders. King Carter lived at Coromoton in Lancaster County, Virginia. He and his first wife, Judith Armistead Carter (1665-1699), had five children. King Carter and his second wife, Betty Landon Willis Carter (1683/4-1719), had ten children. Carter held several positions of honor in the Colony of Virginia over the course of his life, including member of the House of Burgesses, member and president of the Council of State, acting governor (1726), commander in chief of the militia in Lancaster and Northumberland Counties, naval officer of the Rappahannock River district, member of the board of visitors and rector of the College of William and Mary, and agent for the Fairfax proprietary of the Northern Neck of Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Robert Carter letter book, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
  • BR 620
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001582103
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel (44 frames)

Library Locations

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