The Resource Samuel Hannah letters

Samuel Hannah letters

Label
Samuel Hannah letters, 1851-1854
Title
Samuel Hannah letters
Inclusive dates
1851-1854
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1851-1854, to Samuel Hannah (1792-1859) in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia, consisting mainly of business related correspondence such as loans and debts owed by third parties and conditions of various crops. A few of the letters do deal with more personal matters such as the death of Hannah's slave Lewis, who was killed in a rock fall and the progress of his son, Andrew, in school. The collection also contains a letter from Charlotte E. Hannah (1813-1886) to Nannie Barksdale in Charlotte County, Virginia
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Samuel Hannah (1792-1859), was the son of Andrew Hannah (1766-1826) and Ann Cunningham Hannah (b. 1761). Andrew Hannah had been a revolutionary soldier and ran an ordinary in Charlotte County, Virginia. The family owned much land, including the plantations of "Gravel Hill" and "Cliffside" in Charlotte County, Virginia. Samuel Hannah married Charlotte Ella Barksdale (1813-1886) on 1 February 1837. They lived in Charlotte County and Lynchburg, Virginia; and Kanawha County, West Virginia, where he worked as a cashier for the Bank of Virginia and traded in cotton, salt, and tobacco.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Samuel Hannah letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 4
  • 7
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Colonial Stamp & Coin Shoppe
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001606667
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • p.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
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