A Guide to the John S. Crawford Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869 Crawford, John S., Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869 Barcode number 1202628/Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 234

A Guide to the John S. Crawford Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Collection numbers: Barcode number 1202628/Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 234


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Repository
The Library of Virginia
Collection numbers
Barcode number 1202628/Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 234
Title
John S. Crawford Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869
Physical Characteristics
1 v.; 1 microfilm reel.
Collector
Albemarle County (Va.) Circuit Court.
Location
Library of Virginia
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Use microfilm copy, Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 234.

Preferred Citation

John S. Crawford Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869. Albemarle County (Va.) Reel 234, Local government records collection, Albemarle County Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. 23219.

Acquisition Information

This item came to the Library of Virginia in shipments of court papers from Albemarle County.

Microfilm reel was generated by Backstage Library Works through the Library of Virginia's Circuit Court Records Program.


Historical Information

John S. Crawford was a prominent landowner in Bath County, Virginia.

Scope and Content

John S. Crawford Plantation Account Book, 1859-1869, records the accounts of individuals, including slaves and African-Americans, who purchased goods from Crawford. Information found in the accounts include name of individual, date of transaction, goods purchased, service rendered, form of payment, amount owed, and amount paid. Goods sold include tobacco, corn, whiskey, coffee, meal, and bacon. Services rendered include pasturing livestock, renting out wagons, Forms of payment include cash, credit, labor, and barter of goods including chickens, iron kettles, and flour. Includes index.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Crawford, John S.
  • Corporate Names:

  • Albemarle County (Va.) Circuit Court.
  • Subjects:

  • African Americans -- History.
  • Plantations -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Albemarle County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Account books -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.
  • Business records -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.
  • Local government records -- Virginia -- Albemarle County.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Albemarle County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century.