The Resource Shirley Plantation records, (microform)

Shirley Plantation records, (microform)

Label
Shirley Plantation records, 1736-1923
Title
Shirley Plantation records
Inclusive dates
1736-1923
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Shirley Plantation records, 1736-1923, of the Carter family of Charles City County, Virginia, consisting of five series: Shirley Plantation Business Papers, 1812-1879; Shirley Plantation Records, 1736-1923; Shirley Plantation Records, 1815-1906; Shirley Plantation Records, 1840-1876; and Shirley Plantation Records, 1801-1879
  • Shirley Plantation records, 1812-1879, consist of Hill Carter, Shirley Plantation business papers, 1816-1879; Hill Carter's account book with Wortham and McGruder, 1818-1875; tax notices and receipts, court fees, and militia fines; "Upper Shirley" papers, 1867-1875; Carter-Randolph family papers, 1821-1862; and family genealogies. Shirley Plantation records, 1736-1923, consist of: Shirley Plantation business papers, 1736-1874; William Fizthugh Carter of Upper Shirley papers, 1867-1885; Confederate bonds, 1861-1864; and Robert E. Lee receipts, 1836-1845. Shirley Plantation records, 1815-1906, consist of: naval journal from aboard the USS Peacock in 1815; cruise journal from the USS Falmouth, 1842-1843; Robert R. Carter letter book, 1866-1887; Robert R. Carter account books, 1856-1899; Shirley notebook, 1866-1887 (1937); Shirley farm journal, 1872-1874 and 1882-1887; Marion Carter diary, 1878-1885; Louise Humphreys Carter Diaries, 1884-1889 and 1903-1906; Shirley slave record book, 1853-1864; Hill Carter cash account books, 1819-1875. Shirley Plantation records, 1840-1876, include: Shirley Plantation business records, 1858-1876; Carter-Randolph legal papers, 1862-1875; nad Hill Carter legal papers, 1855-1874. Shirley Plantation records, 1801-1879, include: Robert Carter diary, 1801; Hill Carter account book, 1816-1848; Shirley account book, 1816-1879; Shirley journal, 1822-1824; Hill Carter hirelings account books, 1822-1846 and 1866-1870; Hill Carter, memorandum books, 1842-1847 and 1850-1853; and Hill Carter, bank account books, 1819-1872
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Biographical or historical data
Prominent planter family resident in Charles City County, Virginia. The family has continuously resided on the land of Shirley in Charles City County, Virginia, since 1660 when it was patented.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of originals duplicates
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation,
Location of other archival material
See also
Label
Shirley Plantation records, (microform)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00168.xml
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
Carter, C. Hill, Jr.
Organization method
Organized into the following five series: I. Shirley Plantation business records, 1812-1879. II. Shirley Plantation records, 1736-1923. III. Shirley Plantation records, 1815-1906. IV. Shirley Plantation records, 1840-1876. V. Shirley Plantation records, 1801-1879.
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000491910
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Type of unit
reels.

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