The Resource Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book

Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book

Label
Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book, 1889-1894
Title
Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book
Inclusive dates
1889-1894
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book, 1889-1894. The book is a quarterly record of the dues paid by Alliance members, male and female, in each branch in the county. The branches were: Dry Bridge, Robious, Midlothian, Bermuda, Cedar Hill, Centre, Skinquarter, Otterdale, Clover Hill, Port Walthall, and Broad Rock. Also included is a letter fromthe Secretary-Treasurer of the Virginia Alliance, 1898; and statements of account, 1892
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Chesterfield County was named for Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth earl of Chesterfield, British statesman and diplomat, and was formed from Henrico County in 1749.
  • The Farmers Alliance began in Texas in 1876 and expanded to Virginia in the 1880s. By 1890, there were more than 30,000 members in 85 branches in Virginia. The Alliance worked to promote higher commodity prices through collective action by groups of individual farmers.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Virginia State Farmers' Alliance County Secretary's Book
Note
  • This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Chesterfield County
  • The collection is located at the State Records Center. Contact Archives Research Services for access information, directions, and hours
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Chesterfield County Circuit Court
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001616932
Type of unit
v. (12 p.)

Library Locations

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