A Guide to the Fauntleroy Letter and Account Book, 1735-1744 Letter and Account Book, Fauntleroy MS 2005.9

A Guide to the Fauntleroy Letter and Account Book, 1735-1744

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 2005.9


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 2005.9
Title
Fauntleroy Letter and Account Book 1735-1744
Physical Characteristics
1 item.
Creator
Fauntleroy, William
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Fauntleroy Letter and Account Book, Manuscript #MS 2005.9, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 2005


Biographical/Historical Information

Fauntleroy was a colonial planter living along the Rappahannock River in Lancaster County.

Scope and Content

This manuscript consists of Colonel William Fauntleroy's record of letters to his agents and merchants in London, Glasgow, Whithaven, Liverpool and Bristol from 1738 to 1763 along with other plantation information. Included are 225 letters, lists of his slaves, and the number of acres he owned. The vellum covered volume contains 230 pages, a few of which are separated from the book itself.

Arrangement

1 item.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Fauntleroy, William
  • Subjects:

  • Plantation life-Virginia-Lancaster County
  • Slavery-United States
  • Tobacco-Virginia-Lancaster County
  • Geographical Names:

  • Great Britain-Commerce-Virginia-Lancaster County
  • Lancaster County (Va.)-Commerce-Great Britain

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Great Britain-Commerce-Virginia-Lancaster County
  • Lancaster County (Va.)-Commerce-Great Britain