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Label
1799-1804
Inclusive dates
1799-1804
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Diary, 1799-1804, of James Duval of Caroline County, Virginia, providing a record of his farm, including the weather; corn, cotton, oats, tobacco, wheat, and other crops; his personal accounts with his family and neighbors; Caroline County elections for the Virginia General Assembly; marriages and deaths of family and neighbors; his slaves and African Americans in Caroline County; his militia service; his trips to the county court on court day; purchase of whiskey; purchase of farm supplies; and his religious life. Duval provides a brief record of proceedings against Caroline County slaves who participated in Gabriel's Rebellion in 1800
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
James Duval was born and lived in Caroline County, Virginia. He was a farmer who grew a wide variety of crops. Duval was a member of the Caroline County militia, and appointed an ensign in 1803, but resigned his commission later that year.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Diary
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Butler, W. D.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000503542
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
v. (87 leaves).

Library Locations

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