The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1761-1793
Inclusive dates
1761-1793
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1761-1793, of Robert Beverley (ca. 1740-1800) discuss tobacco trade with several London merchants, especially John Bland, William Hunter and the Athawes family. In addition, there are significant letters which deal with Revolutionary War affairs, particularly the non-importation issue and the American constitutional position. Until the time of the first Continental Congress in 1774, Beverley went along with the Patriots, when they moved too far for him. Several letters are written to Beverley's oldest son who was sent to England for his education before the war had started. The last group of letters concern the revival of the tobacco trade
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Robert Beverley (d. 1800) of Blandfield, Essex County, Virginia, studied in England and returned in 1761 to take up his estate in Virginia. He married Maria Carter, daughter of Landon Carter of "Sabine Hall." A wealthy merchant and landowner in Essex and King and Queen Counties, his sympathies were strongly with England during the Revolution.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letterbook
Label
(microform)
Publication
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  • The Library of Virginia
Dimensions
35mm.
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Library of Congress
Positive negative aspect
positive
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000493790
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/reductionRatio
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ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

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