A Guide to the Thomas Shannon Notification, 1799 Shannon, Thomas Notification Ms2013-066

Thomas Shannon Notification, 1799

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2013-066


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Processed by: Cort Rushton, Student Assistant and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2013-066
Title
Thomas Shannon Notification, 1799
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Shannon, Thomas, March 25, 1753-November 12, 1841
Language
English
Abstract
Notification issued by Thomas Shannon by the Montgomery Court in January 1799 requesting Aaron Graham and company to pay the rest of his debt by February 1st 1799.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Thomas Shannon Notification must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Thomas Shannon Notification, Ms2013-066, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The collection acquired by Special Collections prior to 2006.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Thomas Shannon Notification was completed in September 2013.


Biographical Note

Thomas Shannon was born in Albemarle County, Virginia in 1753. He served as Captain of the Middle New River Company of Montgomery County troops in the Revolutionary War. After the war, he became sheriff of Montgomery County and, later, a state legislator. He married Agnes Crow in 1778 and died in Montgomery County on Nov. 12, 1841 He is buried in Giles County.

Sources: Find a Grave website

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a notification issued by Thomas Shannon by the Montgomery Court in January 1799 requesting Aaron Graham and company to pay the rest of his debt by February 1st 1799. Debt of 2 pounds had been collected but 17 pounds were outstanding. The notice is addressed to Aaron Graham's securities, namely Jonathan Graham, Joshua Howell, Silas Graham, Lewison Graham, and Joseph Wickham.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)

Contents List

Folder 1
Notification, 1799

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Shannon, Thomas, March 25, 1753-November 12, 1841