The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1796-1810
Inclusive dates
1796-1810
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Entries in this ledger reflect Cropper's involvement in various businesses. He was a partner in the firm of Custis and Cropper, which operated a merchant store, grain mill, and sawmill. Other entries relate to plantations and the settlement of estates. Accounts identify individuals by occupation, and include servants and numerous free Blacks. Also recorded are transactions concerning the sale of the Presbyterian meetinghouse at Drummondtown
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
General John Cropper, Jr. (1755-1821) was a prominent resident of Accomack County, Virginia. He was a member and commander of the militia and fought in the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Virginia House and Senate, owned plantations, a tidal mill, and a store, and was involved in other business ventures.
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
Ledger
Location of other archival material
See also
Label
(microform)
Base of film
unknown
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
diazo
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Positive negative aspect
negative
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000495291
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ReductionRatioRange
unknown
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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