A Guide to the Caleb Wilson Receipts, 1791-1812 Wilson, Caleb, Receipts, 1791-1812 MS 34.7

A Guide to the Caleb Wilson Receipts, 1791-1812

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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 34.7


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 34.7
Title
Caleb Wilson Receipts,
Extent
6 items.
Creator
Wilson, Caleb.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Caleb Wilson Receipts, Manuscript MS 34.7, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1934.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm M-1561.


Biographical/Historical Information

Caleb Wilson was a resident of Norfolk, Va.

Scope and Content Information

Receipts, primarily between Wilson Butt and Caleb Wilson, but also with Nathaniel Wilson, and one issued by Edward Tabb. One receipt documents purchase of casks from Wilson Butt and Co.; others appear to be for Norfolk County, Va., property taxes.

Arrangement

Chronologically arranged.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Butt, Thomas.
  • Butt, Wilson.
  • Tabb, Edward.
  • Wilson, Caleb.
  • Wilson, Nathaniel, fl. 1791-1812.
  • Subjects:

  • Coopers and cooperage- -Virginia--History--18th century.
  • Land value taxation--Virginia--Norfolk--History--18th century.
  • Merchants-- Virginia--Norfolk.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Wilson Butt and Company.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Receipts-- Virginia--19th century.
  • Receipts--Virginia--18th century.
  • Tax record--Virginia--Norfolk County--1812.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Norfolk (Va.)--Economic conditions--18th century.
  • Norfolk (Va.)--Economic conditions--19th century.

Contents List

Receipt. Thomas Bull to Caleb Wilson, 8 August 1791.
Receipt. Wilson Butt to Nathaniel Wilson, 9 December 1791.
Receipt. Wilson Butt to Caleb Wilson, 5 August 1798.
Receipt for taxes. Wilson Butt, sheriff, to Caleb Wilson, 21 October 1798.
Receipt. Wilson Butt, sheriff, to Caleb Wilson, executor of Thomas Wilson, 1 October 1799.
Norfolk County tax receipt. Edward L. Tabb to Nathaniel Wilson. PFWMI, 7 December 1812.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Butt, Thomas.
  • Butt, Wilson.
  • Tabb, Edward.
  • Wilson, Caleb.
  • Wilson, Nathaniel, fl. 1791-1812.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Norfolk (Va.)--Economic conditions--18th century.
  • Norfolk (Va.)--Economic conditions--19th century.