The Resource Unidentified Farm Account Book

Unidentified Farm Account Book

Label
Unidentified Farm Account Book, 1848-1879
Title
Unidentified Farm Account Book
Inclusive dates
1848-1879
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Unidentified Farm Account Book, 1848-1879 (bulk 1868-1879), records individual accounts of farm laborers. Enries include name of farm laborer, dates of transactions, goods purchased, quantity of goods purchased, amount owed, method of payment, and amount paid. Goods purchased include corn, flour, clothing, and salt. Method of payment was predominantly by labor on the farm. Members of Morris family are prominent in account book
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
Amherst County was named for Major General Jeffery Amherst, British commander in North America during the latter part of the French and Indian War and governor of Virginia from 1759 to 1768. It was formed from Albemarle County in 1761. Islands in the Fluvanna (now the James) River were added in 1770.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Unidentified Farm Account Book
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Amherst County
  • Microfilm reel was generated by Backstage Library Works through the Library of Virginia's Circuit Court Records Program
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 1
  • 1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Amherst County Circuit Court
  • Backstage Library Works
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000499345
Terms governing use
Use microfilm copy, Amherst County (Va.) Reel 131.
Type of unit
  • v. (158 p.)
  • microfilm reel.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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