A Guide to the Peachy Family Papers, 1809-1883. Peachy Family, Papers, 1809-1883 MS 49.1

A Guide to the Peachy Family Papers, 1809-1883.

A Collection in
the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 49.1


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 49.1
Title
Peachy Family Papers, 1809-1816, 1809-1883.
Extent
12 items.
Creator
Peachy family.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

Peachy Family Papers, Manuscript MS 49.1, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1949.

Alternative Form

Receipts also available on microfilm M-50.


Biographical/Historical Information

Thomas Griffin Peachy was born in 1734 to Samuel and Winifred Peachy. He married Elizabeth Gilliam in 1758. He died in Williamsburg in 1810.

Mary Mungo Cary Peachy was born in 1764 to Wilson Miles Cary and Sarah Peachy Cary. In 1787, she married Thomas Griffin Peachy's son William Samuel Peachy. She died in Williamsburg in 1836.

Scope and Content Information

Receipts given to Miles Selden by Thomas Griffin Peachy (1734-1810) and his daughter-in-law and administratrix Mary Munro Cary Peachy (d. 1836) of Williamsburg for payments toward the purchase of Flower de Hundred on the James River in Prince George County, Va. Also includes some miscellaneous materials relating to the Peachy family from the mid to late nineteenth century.

Arrangement

Chronologically arranged.

Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Peachey family.
  • Persons:

  • Peachy, Mary Munro Cary, d. 1836.
  • Peachy, Thomas Griffin, 1734-1810.
  • Selden, Miles, 1777- 1814.
  • Subjects:

  • Plantations--Virginia.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Flowerdew Hundred Plantation Site (Va.)
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Contracts--Viriginia--1809.
  • Receipts--Viriginia--19th century.

Contents List

Receipt from T.G. Peachy to Miles Selden, Jr., 19 Feb 1809.
Receipt from T. G. Peachy to Miles Selden, Jr., 11 August 1809.
Contract between T. G. Peachy & Miles Selden, Jr. Agreement to secure to Blair's [Land], Deed 17 June 1815 executed, 23 December 1809.
Receipt from Mary M. Peachy to Miles Selden Jr., 12 June 1810.
Receipt from Mary M. Peachy to Miles Selden, 4 January 1811.
Receipt from Robert Anderson for Mary M. Peachy to Miles Selden, Jr., 21 June 1811.
Receipt from Robert Anderson for Mary M. Peachy to Miles Selden, Jr., 22 January 1812.
Receipt from Mary M. Peachy to Fielding Lewis, 17 March 1813.
Receipt from Mary M. Peachy to Miles Selden, 11 April 1814.
Mrs. Peachy receipts to M. Selden for to purchase F. [Flower] d hundred, 11 April 1814.
Memorandum on bond, 1815.
Receipt from Mary M. Peachy to William Selden, 16 June 1816.
Book fragment. Pages 375-382 of Aids to English Composition by Richard Parker Green. Published in Boston by Robert S. Davis in 1844, 1844.
Check signed by Thomas Peachy, 15 Dec 1883.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Peachy, Mary Munro Cary, d. 1836.
  • Peachy, Thomas Griffin, 1734-1810.
  • Selden, Miles, 1777- 1814.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Flowerdew Hundred Plantation Site (Va.)