The Resource This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Richmond County

This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Richmond County

Label
1793-1796
Inclusive dates
1793-1796
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moody and Price Business Records, 1793-1796, consist of a letter book that contains copies of correspondence between the shipping company and its customers and business associates. Information found in the letters relate to the transportation of cargo, payment for services rendered, dealings with merchants, insurance matters, and the prices of commodities such as flour, wheat, and coal. The letters also refer to a smallpox outbreak in the city of Richmond in 1794 and its economic impact on the community. The letter book includes an index listing the names of customers and business associates in alphabetical order and the page number their letters can be found
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Biographical or historical data
  • Richmond County may have been named for Richmond borough in Surrey, England, or for Charles Lennox, first duke of Richmond and a son of King Charles II. It was formed from Old Rappahannock County in 1692. The county seat is Warsaw.
  • Some volumes were burned and mutilated through unknown causes; in addition, the will books prior to 1699 were missing as early as 1793, and order books for the period 1794-1816 are also missing. Numerous loose records prior to 1781 are missing as well.
  • Moody and Price was a shipping company headquartered in the city of Richmond, Virginia, during the late eighteenth century.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Moody and Price Business Records
Location of other archival material
Richmond County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Richmond County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
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This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Richmond County
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Richmond County
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Richmond County Circuit Court
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001520439
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v. (280 p.)

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