A Guide to the Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865 Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865. Ms1988-029

A Guide to the Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1988-029


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Collection number
Ms1988-029
Title
Smythe and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865
Physical Characteristics
1 box 0.2 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Ledger started in Chatham Hill in Smyth County, Virginia, in 1850, discarded and then recommenced in 1862 in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Included in the entries are the labor records of a free black woman, and Washington Steptoe.

Administrative Information

Access Restriction

Collection is open to research

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Smythe and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, Ms1988-029, Special Collections, University Libraries, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Va.


Historical Information

This ledger was started in Chatham Hill in Smyth County, Virginia, in 1850, discarded, and then re-started in 1862 in Rural Retreat, Virginia.

Scope and Content

The ledger includes entries of labor records of a free black woman, and Washington Steptoe.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Box 1
Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865