A Guide to the 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook, 1807, 1872-1882 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook MSS 06-79

A Guide to the 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook, 1807, 1872-1882

A Collection in The Fairfax County Public Library

Record Group Number MSS 06-79


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Repository
Fairfax County Public Library
Record Group Number
MSS 06-79
Title
The 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook, 1807, 1872-1882
Extent
0.75 linear feet
Creator
Unknown
Language
English
Abstract
The 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook is a reused fee book from 1807 that contains newspaper clippings from 1872-1882 pasted over the original account writings. The newspaper clippings included are mostly poems but also obituaries and marriage announcements from the Fairfax Herald and other Northern Virginia area newspapers.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None

Use Restrictions

Consult repository for information

Preferred Citation

1807 Fee Book Scrapbook, MSS 06-79, Virginia Room, Fairfax County Public Library

Acquisition Information

Donated by William Page Johnson, II, January 31, 1996

Processing Information

Chris Barbuschak, May 2018
EAD generated by Ross Landis, 2018


Historical and Biographical Information

It is unclear who the creator of this scrapbook is. The book was given to William Page Johnson II, a cousin of Virginia Laughlin in 1994. Virginia (Whalen) Laughlin was the daughter of John McGill Whalen and Florence Sisson, granddaughter of John William Whalen. John McGill Whalen (1896-1945) was Clerk of the Fairfax County Circuit Court from 1936-1945. His father, John William Whalen (1862-1924), was the janitor for the Fairfax County Courthouse for many years.

Scope and Content

The 1807 Fee Book Scrapbook is a reused fee book from 1807 that contains newspaper clippings from 1872-1882 pasted over the original account writings. The newspaper clippings included are mostly poems but also obituaries and marriage announcements from the Fairfax Herald and other Northern Virginia area newspapers.


Index Terms

  • Fairfax County (Va.) - History

Container List

Box 1
Folder 1
1807 Fee Book Scrapbook, 1807, 1872-1882