A Guide to the Robert Carter Wastebook, 1762-1790 Carter, Robert, Wastebook, 1762-1790. MS 57.2

A Guide to the Robert Carter Wastebook, 1762-1790.

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 57.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 57.2
Title
Robert Carter Wastebook, 1762-1790.
Extent
1 item (142 p. ; 22 cm.)
Creator
Robert Carter, 1728-1804.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Robert Carter Wastebook, Manuscript MS 57.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1957.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-50)


Biographical/Historical Information

Resident of Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia; and Baltimore, Maryland. Carter was made a member of the Governor's Council in 1764. He was married to Frances Anne Tasker, youngest daughter of Benjamin Tasker of Maryland.

Scope and Content Information

Rough ledger kept by Robert Carter III (1728-1804), of Nomini Hall containing accounts with employees; records of products sent and received from various minor plantations and quarters; and memoranda of bonds and promissory notes. Among the names in the book are James Gregory, Sr., Peter Lyons, Henry Tazewell, and John Tyler.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Carter, Robert, 1728-1804.
  • Gregory, James, 1753- 1821.
  • Lyons, Peter, 1734 or 5-1809.
  • Tazewell, Henry, 1753- 1799.
  • Tyler, John, 1742- 1823.
  • Subjects:

  • Plantations--Virginia--History--18th century.
  • Merchants--Virginia-- History--18th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Ledgers--Virginia--Williamsburg--18th century.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Carter, Robert, 1728-1804.
  • Gregory, James, 1753- 1821.
  • Lyons, Peter, 1734 or 5-1809.
  • Robert Carter, 1728-1804.
  • Tazewell, Henry, 1753- 1799.
  • Tyler, John, 1742- 1823.