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Label
1792-1818
Inclusive dates
1792-1818
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Included are three ledgers (1792-1804; 1794-1795; 1796-1818), relating to the operation of Chaffin's mill and tavern. The ledger for 1792-1803 includes a list for birth, death and sale of slaves, and inventories of goods and slaves given to female members of the household
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Joshua Chaffin (1748-1824) served at various times as collector of taxes, sheriff, and court justice of Amelia County, Virginia. Chaffin also operated saw and grain mills in association with Joshua Atkinson and John Tinsley. By marriage Chaffin was realted to the Booker, Easley, and Jeter families of Amelia County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Available for purchase: Edwards, Conley L., III et al., comps. A GUIDE TO BUSINESS RECORDS IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond : Virginia State Library and Archives, 1994
Form designation
Joshua Chaffin ledgers
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.50
Immediate source of acquisition
Allen, Mrs. B. Randolph
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000494375
Type of unit
cu. ft.

Library Locations

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