A Guide to the Turner Southall Receipt Book, 1776-1784 Southall, Turner, Receipt Book, 1776-1784 MS 31.3

A Guide to the Turner Southall Receipt Book 1776-1784

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Manuscript Number MS 31.3


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 31.3
Title
Turner Southall Receipt Book, 1776-1784.
Extent
1 item (73 p.)
Creators
Turner Southall, 1736-1791, William Bagnall, John Ballendine, George Carrington, d. 1809, Charles Carter, 1732-1806, Samuel DuVal, Jr., Samuel Ege, d. 1807, William Foushee, d. 1824, Daniel Lawrence Hylton, d. 1811, Joseph Mayo, John Pleasants, Matthew Pleasants, Robert Pleasants, 1722-1801, Thomas Pleasants, John Reveley, James Barrett Southall, 1726-1800, Edmund Winston, d. 1818.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Turner Southall Receipt Book, Manuscript MS 31.3, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1931.

Alternative Form

Also, available on microfilm M-50.


Biographical/Historical Information

Son of Dasey Southall and Edith Southall. Resided in Henrico County, Va. Married to Martha Vanderwall in 1756. Member of the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate. Served on a commission to establish the capital at Richmond and was one of three commissioners for the state foundry at Westham.

Scope and Content Information

Receipts for money paid by Southall in connection with establishment and building of the state foundry at Westham on James River above Richmond. Included are accounts for Westham canal and for a brewery at Westham. Accounts concern building materials, the use of hired slave labor and expenses for re-capturing runaway slaves. Prominent individuals who are represented in the collection include: William Bagnall, John Ballendine, Charles Carter, George Carrington, Samuel DuVal, Jr., Samuel Ege, William Foushee, Daniel Lawrence Hylton, Joseph Mayo, John Pleasants, Matthew Pleasants, Robert Pleasants, Thomas Pleasants, John Reveley, James Barrett Southall, and Edmund Winston.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bagnall, William.
  • Ballendine, John.
  • Carrington, George, d. 1809.
  • Carter, Charles, 1732- 1806.
  • DuVAl, Samuel, Jr.
  • Ege, Samuel, d. 1807.
  • Foushee, William, d. 1824.
  • Hylton, Daniel Lawrence, d. 1811.
  • Mayo, Joseph.
  • Pleasants, Matthew.
  • Pleasants, Thomas.
  • Pleasants, John.
  • Pleasants, Robert, 1722-1801.
  • Reveley, John.
  • Southall, James Barrett, 1726- 1800.
  • Winston, Edmund, d. 1818.
  • Subjects:

  • Breweries--Virginia-- Richmond--History--18th century.
  • Fugitive slaves--Virginia--History--18th century.
  • Iron foundries--Virginia--Richmond-- History--18th century.
  • Slave labor--Virginia-- History--18th century.
  • Westham Canal (Va.)--History--18th century.
  • canals-- Virginia--Richmond--History--18th century.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Virginia.--State Foundry.
  • Geographical Names:

  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Receipts.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Bagnall, William.
  • Ballendine, John.
  • Carrington, George, d. 1809.
  • Carter, Charles, 1732- 1806.
  • Charles Carter, 1732-1806,
  • Daniel Lawrence Hylton, d. 1811,
  • DuVAl, Samuel, Jr.
  • Edmund Winston, d. 1818.
  • Ege, Samuel, d. 1807.
  • Foushee, William, d. 1824.
  • George Carrington, d. 1809,
  • Hylton, Daniel Lawrence, d. 1811.
  • James Barrett Southall, 1726-1800,
  • John Ballendine,
  • John Pleasants,
  • John Reveley,
  • Joseph Mayo,
  • Matthew Pleasants,
  • Mayo, Joseph.
  • Pleasants, Matthew.
  • Pleasants, Thomas.
  • Pleasants, John.
  • Pleasants, Robert, 1722-1801.
  • Reveley, John.
  • Robert Pleasants, 1722-1801,
  • Samuel DuVal, Jr.,
  • Samuel Ege, d. 1807,
  • Southall, James Barrett, 1726- 1800.
  • Thomas Pleasants,
  • Turner Southall, 1736-1791,
  • William Bagnall,
  • William Foushee, d. 1824,
  • Winston, Edmund, d. 1818.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.