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Inventory of the Cabell Family Papers 1693-1913, 1743-1823 Cabell Family Papers 1693-1913, 1743-1823. Mss. 65 C12

Inventory of the Cabell Family Papers 1693-1913, 1743-1823

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Collection Number Mss. 65 C12


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Repository
Special Collections, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 65 C12
Title
Cabell Family Papers, 1693-1913, 1743-1823.
Extent
3,192 items.
Creators
Dr. William Cabell, Col. William Cabell, William Cabell, Jr., Cabell Family.
Language
English
Abstract
Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst Counties, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Publication Rights/ Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Cabell Family Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Purchased: 3,192 items, 07/18/1941.


Biographical/Historical Information

There were three generations of William Cabells who were surveyors. Dr. William Cabell (1700-1774) was a physician and assistant surveyor of Goochland and Albemarle Counties, Virginia under Joshua Fry and William Mayo. His son William Cabell (1729/30-1798) was also assistant surveyor of Albemarle County and surveyor of Amherst County, Virginia. His son and the third William Cabell (b. 1759) was surveyor of Amherst County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia. Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William Cabell (1700-1774) as well as letters written to him concerning medical treatment. Also includes accounts, surveys of Amherst County and correspondence with commission merchants of William Cabell (1729/30-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William Cabell (b. 1759).

Also includes correspondence, 1796-1820, of William H. Cabell (1772-1853); correspondence of William S. Crawford, clerk of Amherst County; and correspondence relating to the will of Patrick Henry, Jr. including a list of books purchased from the estate of Patrick Henry (1736-1799). Prominent correspondents in the collection include Joseph Carrington Cabell, John Marshall, Philip Norborne Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph.

There are manuscript volumes of the field survey books of Dr. William Cabell; entry survey books for Goochland and Albemarle Counties, and lists of court cases by William S. Crawford as well as surveys signed by Joshua Fry and surveying business conducted by the College of William and Mary.

Arrangement

Organization

This collection is organized into two series, 1. Papers, and 2. Manuscripts.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by date.

Related Material

Letters, 1885-1890, from William Cabell, England, to Alexander Brown, are located in the Cabell-Brown Collection within the Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library.

Cabell-Brown Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Cabell- Brown Papers, 1885-1890.12 items.Collection number: Mss. Sm Coll Cabell-Brown

The letters of Alexander Brown have been separated into two inventories, located within Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, that are related to the Cabell Fmaily papers.

Alexander Brown Papers (I), 1815-1910, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Alexander Brown Papers, 1815-1910.2,949 items.Mss. Acc. 65 B83

Alexander Brown Papers (II), 1748-1900, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Alexander Brown Papers (II), 1748-1900.1,434 items.Collection number: Mss. 65 B86

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Cabell Family.
  • Persons:

  • Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856.
  • Cabell, William H., 1772-1853.
  • Cabell, William, 1700-1774.
  • Cabell, William, 1730-1798.
  • Cabell, William, b. 1759.
  • Crawford, William S., b. 1815.
  • Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754.
  • Marshall, John, 1755-1835.
  • Nicholas, Philip Norborne, 1775-1849.
  • Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803.
  • Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775.
  • Subjects:

  • Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799.
  • Henry, Patrick, 1783-1804.
  • Medicine.
  • Corporate Names:

  • College of William and Mary--History--18th century.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Albemarle County (Va.)--History.
  • Amherst County (Va.)--History.
  • Goochland County (Va.)--History.
  • Occupations:

  • Surveying--Virginia--History.

Additional Descriptive Data

Bibliography

Hughes, Sarah S. Surveyors and Statesmen: Land Measuring in Colonial Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Surveyors Foundation and the Virginia Association of Surveyors, 1979.

Bibliography

Hughes, Sarah S. Surveyors and Statesmen: Land Measuring in Colonial Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Virginia Surveyors Foundation and the Virginia Association of Surveyors, 1979.

Components List

Papers, 1693-1913, n.d.
Box: 1-9
Series 1: Papers
  • Box-folder 1:1
    Receipt, 9 Oct. 1693.
    DS.

    Contains the mark of Richard Chivers.

  • Box-folder 1:2
    Note requesting payment to Mr. George Forman from (?), 15 Oct., 1725.
  • Box-folder 1:3
    Receipt of William Cabell on account of Henry Reynolds, signed by Robert Hughes, 21 Aug., 1733.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:3
    Agreement between William Crawford and W[illia]m Cabell, 27 Xbr [Dec.] 1733.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:4
    James Christian of St. Ann Parish & Albemarle County, Virginia is bound unto William Cabell for the sum of 198 pounds 7 shillings and one penny, 23 June 1735.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:5
    Will of Samuel Meridith of Saint Paules Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 3 Jan. 1739.
    DS.

    Will contains the legacies to sons Elisha and Samuel and daughter Ruth Jordan. Witnessed by Geo[rge] Morrell and Tho[ma]s Ballard Smith.

  • Box-folder 1:5
    Three receipts of W[illia]m Cabell, signed by Benja[min] Robinson and E. Bennet, 1739.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:6
    Receipt of Mr. Caveall from Samuel Read, scale maker of London, 24 June 1740.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:7
    Arthur Hopkins of "Dear Friend," about his sending Westcote Buttons and staples for the Baggs, 11 Jan. 1741.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:8
    Order of the Council held at the Capitol, signed by Rob[er]t Staunton and John Blair, 6 May 1743.
    ADS.

    It was held upon the petition of William Cabell, Sen[io]r, Joseph Cabell, John Cabell, and William Hopkins, leave is granted them to take up 6,000 acres in Goochland County on the branches of Blackwater Creek and bounded on Nicholas Davis' land to extend backward towards other rivers.

  • Box-folder 1:8
    Promissory note of Rob[er]t Burton and Pleas[an]t Cocke payable to Sam[ue]l Allen, 30 July 1743.
    DS.
  • Box-folder 1:8
    Request for survey, signed by James Neville, 1743.
    ADS.

    Note added that "Entry made 1743 Joshua Fry".

  • Box-folder 1:8
    William Cabell, Richard Burk, and John Mims enter an order of Council for 1600 acres of land beg[inning] at Samuel Burks, Jun[io]r, 5 Aug. 1743.
    AD.

    William Cabell enters for 400 acres of land beginning at the fork of Ioes Creek, and 400 acres on both sides of Fendlys Creek.

  • Box-folder 1:8
    Entries in Col. Mayo's book and entries with Col. Fry, 5 Aug. 1743.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:9
    [William Horsey?] to "Sr" [Capt. William Cabell, Albemarle County], 3 April 1744.
    AL. [signature clipped].

    Letter concerns sending John Row with 2 Negroes to "bent plantation."

  • Box-folder 1:9
    Order of Governor's Council that W[illia]m Cabell be granted leave to survey 1200 acres in Goochland County, signed by N. Walthoe, 3 May 1744.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:9
    Entries of W[illia]m Cabell for land transactions, 5 Aug. 1743 and 17 Oct. 1744.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:9
    A receipt for Certificates Rights and patent fees of William Cabell, signed by W. Wagner, 25 Oct. 1744.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:9
    Order of Governor's Council, 6 May 1743.
    ADS.

    Item states that William Cabell be granted leave to take up 1200 acres in Goochland on both sides of the Fluvanna River. Entered in Auditors Office by John Blair, 29 Oct. 1744.

  • Box-folder 1:10
    Accounts of Capt. William Cabell, 1744.
    ADs.
  • Box-folder 1:10
    Debts of Robert Kidd. signed by H. Wood, March 1744-May 1745.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    Land survey for W[illia]m Miller of 50 acres on the south side of Rockfish River, 5 Feb. 1746.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    Surveys, signed by W[illia]m Cabell and Joshua Fry, 23 Feb. 1746 and 5 March 1746.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    List of debts due W[illia]m Cabell, Aug. 1746.
    D.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    Statement of Matthew Jordain.
    D.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    Indenture between Charles Burks [Birks] of Albemarle County and John Pleasant of Henrico County, 12 March 1746.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Land Survey for William Johnson, Albemarle Parish, signed by W[illia]m Cabell and Joshua Fry, 11 Feb. 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Land survey for Bishup[sic] Toney, signed by W[illia]m Cabell and Joshua Fry, 20 May 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Receipt for Bishop Toney's two surveys, signed by Tho[ma]s Everard, 9 June 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Note requesting payment of Capt. William Cabell from Patrick Napier, 23 June 1747.
    AD. [signature clipped].
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Land Survey, 27 Nov. 1747.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Note giving details of survey for Capt. Charles Lynch, signed by W[illia]m Cabell, 25 Nov. 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Land survey of 2460 acres on the south branch of Rockfish River, signed by W[illia]m Cabell and Joshua Fry, 31 Dec. 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:13
    Land surveys signed by Joshua Fry, surveyor, W[illia]m Cabell, asst. surveyor; and Tho[ma]s Turpin, asst. surveyor; and receipts signed by Tho[mas] Everard, 1748.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:14
    Land surveys in Albemarle signed by W[illia]m Cabell, asst. surveyor, and Joshua Fry, surveyor, and will of George Braxton of St. Stephens parish in King and Queen County, 10 Oct. 1749.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:15
    Land surveys signed by W[illia]m Cabell, asst. surveyor, and Joshua Fry, surveyor, note signed by Ben[jamin] Waller, 1750.
    ADsS and ANS.
  • Box-folder 1:16
    Deed of sale by which Peter Randolph sold Samuel Burk a half acre lot in the town of Westham, 5 Dec. 1750.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:17
    Papers relating to surveying, including survey of land in Albemarle County, signed by Tho[ma]s Jefferson, asst. surv[eyor], and Joshua Fry, surveyor, 10 April 1751.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:18
    Receipts and surveys signed by Tho[ma]s Turpen, asst. surveyor, and Joshua Fry, surveyor, 1752.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:19
    Surveys signed by W[illia]m Cabell, asst. surveyor, and Joshua Fry, surveyor. Condition of obligation between Mathew Talbot, Clement Read and Charles Talbot and Cornelius Cargill, Robert Henry Dyer, William Caldwell, and Abraham Martin, 1753.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:20
    Surveys signed by Pet[er] Jefferson and W[illia]m Cabell and receipts signed by Benj[amin] Waller and Tho[ma]s Everard, 1754.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:21
    Receipts signed by James Lyle, Geo[rge] Gilmer, James Nevil, and John Reid and survey signed by J[oh]n Staples, asst. surveyor, 1755.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:22
    Receipts signed by Cha[rle]s Binns, Ja[me]s Nivel, Ben Waller, and John Nicholas, 1756.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:23
    Charge to the Grand Jury, May and Nov. 1757.
    ADs.
  • Box-folder 1:23
    Receipt signed by James Nevil and Ben Waller, 1757.
  • Box-folder 1:23
    Survey signed by J[oh]n Staples, 1757.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:24
    Receipts of W[illia]m Cabell, Jun[io]r, 1758.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:25
    Receipts of W[illia]m Cabell, J[unio]r, one signed by T. Everard, 1759.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:26
    Receipts and an account of Dr. William Cabell with Robert Munford, Clk., 1760.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:27
    Receipt of Col. William Cabell with Ingram & Co., 1761.
  • Box-folder 1:27
    Official statement from N. Walthoe, Williamsburg, Virginia to the Justices of Amherst County, approving the place for the County Court House to be established, providing it be built at the expense of the county, 30 June 1761.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:27
    Account of William Cabell with John Harvie, 1761.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:28
    Business papers, 1762.
  • Box-folder 1:28
    Deed of Sam[ue]ll Meredith [sic.], 16 Dec. 1761.
    ADSS.

    Admitted to court record, 7 Jan. 1762.

  • Box-folder 1:29
    Letters from Alex[ande]r McCaul, Richmond, to Dr. William Cabell, about sending the supplies he had ordered and discussing the price of tobacco. ALsS. 3 June 1763 and 1 June 1763.
  • Box-folder 1:29
    Surveys and receipts, 1763.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:30
    Receipts and surveys of Col. William Cabell, 1764.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:30
    Account of Col. William Cabell with Alexander McCaul, 1764.
    Physical Location: See medium oversize file.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:30
    A list of fees received for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:31
    [?] Lenevess to Dr. William Cabell, requesting medical treatment for his wife and describing her symptoms, 22 May 1765.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:31
    Surveys and notes concerning surveys by W[illiam] Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1765.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:31
    Receipts, 1765.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:31
    Letter from Joel Watkins, Prince Edward County, to Dr. William Cabell, requesting treatment and listing his wife's symptoms, 30 Oct. 1765.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:32
    "Invoice of Sundries shipt by the John, Capt. J[oh]n Breakhill for Virginia on Account of Collo. William Cabell, Jun[io]r," Feb. 1766.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:32
    Notes relating to surveying.
    ANs
  • Box-folder 1:32
    A list of fees rec[eive]d for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell, J[u]n[ior], surveyor.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:32
    Legal notice signed by Peter Randolph, authorizing William Cabell, J[u]n[ior], to be Deputy Escheator for the counties of Albemarle, Amherst, Buckingham, and Bedford, 12 Dec. 1766.
    DS.
  • Box-folder 1:33
    "Invoice of Sundries shipt by the John, Capt. John Breakhill for Virginia on Account of Col. William Cabell Jun[io]r," 7 Feb. 1767.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:33
    Receipts and surveys, 1767.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:33
    "A list of fees rec[eive]d for surveys in Amherst County by W[illia]m Cabell J[unio]r surv[eyo]r," Feb. 1768.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:34
    "Invoice of Sundries shipt per the John, Capt. John Breakhill for Virginia on acco[un]t of Col. W[illia]m Cabell Jun[io]r," Feb. 1768.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:34
    Receipts signed by Ben[jamin] Waller, James Nevil, 1768.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:34
    Richard Shelton to [Dr. William Cabell], about his daughter's illness, 28 Aug.1768.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:34
    Survey signed by Ja[me]s Higginbotham, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] Cabell, surveyor, 2 Dec. 1768.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:35
    Receipts, 1769.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:35
    John Backhouse, Liverpoole, to Col. William Cabell, Jun[io]r, 1769.
    ADsS
  • Box-folder 1:36
    Account of William Cabell, Jun[io]r with the College of William and Mary, settled May 1769 (for 1768) "for the use of the College of William and Mary," signed by John Blair, Jun[io]r on the reverse of "A List of Fees Received for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell Jun[io]r surveyor," May 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:36
    Settlement of the account of William Cabell, J[unio]r surveyor of Amherst with the College of William and Mary, "for the use of the College of William & Mary," signed by John Blair, on reverse of "A List of Fees Rec[eive]d for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor." 14 Nov. 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:37
    Receipt for callico and linen, etc. for Mrs. Cabell, 1769[?].
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Receipts of Col. William Cabell, 1770.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    "Sales of ten H[ogs]h[ea]ds Tobacco received Sept: 1769 per the John from Virginia on Account of Col. William Cabell Jun[io]r" and "Invoice of Sundries Shipt by John Backhouse on board the John J[oh]n Breakhill for Virginia on Acc[oun]t Col. Will[iam] Cabell Jun[io]r," Sept. 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William Cabell, about his tobacco sales and invoice, 14 Feb. 1770.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Surveying papers, 1770.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Ben[jamin] Howard to [Dr. William Cabell], about his wife's illness, 3 Aug. 1770.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Account of William Cabell with the College of William and Mary, on reverse of "A List of Fees Received for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell Jun[io]r, surv[eyor]," signed by Rob[er]t Miller, Bursar, 22 Oct. 1770.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:39
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William Cabell about the insurance due on the wheat and tobacco, 17 July 1770.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    "Invoice of Sundries Shipp[e]d by the John Capt J[oh]n Breakhill for Virginia on Account of Mr. William Cabell Jun[io]r."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Receipts of William Cabell, Jun[io]r, 1771.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to William Cabell, Jun[io]r about his account, 1771.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Surveys by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor, in Amherst Co., Va., 1771.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    "A List of Bonds & Cash delivered Peyton Randolph Esqr., Executor of the Will &c. of the Hon[ora]ble Philip Grymes Esqr. deed. . . ."
    AD.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Settlement with Peyton Randolph Esqr., Executor of the Will &c. of the Hon[ora]ble Philip Grymes Esqr. and Cr., signed by Peyton Randolph, 20 July 1771.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Peyton Randolph to Col. William Cabell, 6 Nov. 1771.
    Cy of ALS.

    Item concerns Thomas Lomax's giving security for his father's mortgage and removing the Negroes.

  • Box-folder 2:1
    The accounts of William Cabell, Jun[ior] with the College of William and Mary, on the reverse of "A List of Fees Received for Surveys in Amherst County, by William Cabell Jun[io]r. surv[eyo]r," signed by Rob[ert] Miller, Bursar, 4 Nov. 1771.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:2
    "Invoice of Sundries Shipp[e]d by the John Capt. John Breakhill for Virginia on Account of Coll. William Cabell."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:2
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William Cabell, Jun[io]r, 4 Feb. 1772.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 2:2
    Note about an account signed by G[eorge] Wythe, C.H.B. [Clerk of the House of Burgesses], April 1772.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:2
    Edmund Pendleton to Col. William Cabell, 16 Sept. 1772.
    Cy of ALS.

    Item concerns his father's suit.

  • Box-folder 2:2
    The account of William Cabell, J[unio]r, surveyor of Amherst Co. with the College of William and Mary, 15 Oct. 1772, on the reverse of "A List of Fees Rec[eive]d for surveys in Amherst County by William Cabell, jun[io]r, surv[eyor]."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:3
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William Cabell, Jun[io]r, 19 Feb. 1773.
    ALS.

    Item says "I am truly sorry they have not altogether answered your Expectations."

  • Box-folder 2:3
    Surveys signed by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1773.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:3
    W. Cabell, Amherst Co., to John Backhouse, 10 June 1773.
    ALS.

    States why he will not renew his consignment.

  • Box-folder 2:3
    Legal papers, 1773.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:4
    Receipts and survey signed by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] Cabell, surveyor, 1774.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:5
    Notes, receipts, and surveys signed by Ja[me]s Higginbotham, asst. surveyor and W[illiam] Cabell, surveyor, 1775.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:6
    Receipts and list of debts of Col. William Cabell in account with Charles Irving for Henderson & Company.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:7
    Account of William Cabell with William Loving, Dep[uty] Sheriff, Amherst Co., Virginia.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:7
    Indenture between Edward Tinsley and Joshua Tinsley, 1 Aug. 1777.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:8
    List of surveyors fees put into the hands of the sheriff of Amherst Co., 1778.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:8
    Receipts, 1778.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:9
    Accounts, receipts, and notes, 1779.
    ADsS and ANsS.
  • Box-folder 2:9
    Accounts of Hampton Sydney Academy. 1778-1779.
    Cy[?] of AD.
  • Box-folder 2:10
    Land grant to William Aaron, signed by Thomas Jefferson, Governor of Virginia, 20 July 1780.
    D. Signature clipped.
  • Box-folder 2:11
    Accounts of Col. William Cabell, 1781.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:11
    Hugh Rose, Amherst, to Major William Cabell, 9 June 1781.
    ALS.

    Item concerns getting arms as soon as the militia can assemble and asks Cabell to "sollicit all within your reach to turn out as volunteers to take the arms for a day or two until those ordered on duty can join. . . ."

  • Box-folder 2:11
    Two lists of militia ordered into service from Amherst County, 1781.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:11
    Hugh Rose, Amherst, to Major William Cabell, 24 July 1781.
    ALS.

    Item concerns Tarlton's march to the Court House.

  • Box-folder 2:12
    Surveys signed by William Hay, asst. surveyor, 1782.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:12
    Surveys signed by Ja[me]s Barnett, asst. surveyor, and William Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1782.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:12
    Receipts, 1782.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:13
    Surveyors license, issued by the College of William and Mary to William Cabell [William Cabell, Jr. (1759- )] and signed by James Madison, George Wythe, Charles Bellini, and Benjamin Harrison, 2 Oct. 1783.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:13
    List of debts paid by Amherst Col, March 1783.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:13
    Accounts and receipts, 1783.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:14
    Agreement between William Cabell and James Robards, 28 Feb. 1784.
    ALS. Oversize.

    Includes house plans.

  • Box-folder 2:14
    Accounts and receipts, 1784.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:14
    Debts paid by Amherst Co., 8 June 1784.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:15
    Charles Crawford, Hampton Sydney College, to his brother William Sid Crawford, Amherst, 20 Jan. 1785.
    ALS.

    About his studies.

  • Box-folder 2:15
    Accounts and receipts, 1785.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:15
    A list of suits in which W[illia]m Crawford [attorney] is employed, Sept. 1785.
    D.
  • Box-folder 2:15
    Debts of William Cabell, J[unio]r, to the sheriff of Amherst, 18 Oct. 1773-16 Sept. 1785.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:15
    Land grant to William Cabell, signed by Patrick Henry, 2 Dec. 1785.
    DS.
  • Box-folder 2:16
    Survey signed by Will[iam] Cabell, J[unio]r, surveyor, 1786.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:16
    Accounts and receipts, 1786.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:17
    A list of suits brought in the County Court of Albemarle by W[illia]m S. Crawford, [17]87.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:17
    Charge to the Grand Jury, unsigned, August 1787.
    D.
  • Box-folder 2:17
    Surveys signed by Jos[eph] Barnett, asst. surveyor, and Will[iam] Cabell, surveyor.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:1
    Legal document showing handwriting of Col. William Cabell, 1758 and 1788.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:2
    Accounts and surveys of Amherst Co., signed by James Montgomery, asst. surveyor, and William Cabell, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1788.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:3
    Accounts and legal papers of William Cabell, J[unio]r, 1789.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:3
    [Dr.] George Gilmer, Pen Park, to Col. William Cabell, 19 Dec. 1789.
    ALS.

    Giving medical advice.

  • Box-folder 3:4
    Two letters dealing with the levy to pay for the county gaol and repairing the court house, May 1790.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    Accounts of William Cabell, S[enio]r, 1787-1790.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    "A state of the case between Davies & Burks," signed by Nicholas Davies, 13 March 1790.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    Accounts of William Cabell, 1790.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    George Gilmer, Pen Park, to Col. William Cabell, Union Hill, Amherst, 5 June 1790.
    ALS.

    Giving medical advice.

  • Box-folder 3:4
    A list of land belonging to William Cabell, Jun[io]r.
    D.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    Receipt, signed by George Gilmer, 2 Oct. 1790.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:5
    Receipts of William Cabell, 1791.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:5
    Jo[seph] Jo[nes] Monroe, to [?], 18 Oct 1791.
    ALS.

    Item is requesting a copy of a bill.

  • Box-folder 3:5
    Jo[seph] Jo[nes[ Monroe, Charlottesville, to W[illia]m S. Crawford, Clerk of Amherst, 22 Dec. 1791.
    ALS.

    Item concerns his plans to move his law practice to Amherst.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    George Gilmer, Penn Park, to Col. William Cabell, 26 Jan. 1792.
    ALS.

    Item is giving medical advice.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    Legal papers and accounts of Col. William Cabell, Jun[io]r, 1792.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:6
    Landon Cabell, Kingston, Jamaica, to his brother William Cabell, 2 Sept. 1792.
    ALS.

    Item explains why he will not return home from Jamaica and stating, "I live, I repent and will atone, as far as a future life of self denial, and a steady observance of all that is right can atone for my misdeeds."

  • Box-folder 3:6
    John Nicholas, Charlottesville, to William Cabell, Junior, 13 Oct. 1792.
    ALS.

    Item concerns Cabell's candidacy for U.S. Representative.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    W[illiam] Cabell, Union Hill, to Landon Cabell, Kingston, Jamaica.
    Cy of ALS.

    Itemis requesting Landon Cabell to return home.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    Account of Col. Joseph Cabell, with note signed by John Breckinridge. 31 Dec. 1792.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:7
    Accounts, receipts, and legal papers, 1793.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:7
    Prescription by Dr. Gilmer, 19 Aug. 1793.
    L.
  • Box-folder 3:7
    George Gilmer, Pen Park, to Col. William Cabell, 24 Aug. 1793.
    ALS.

    Item concerns his family's health.

  • Box-folder 3:7
    James Pleasants, J[unio]r, Goochland, to William Crawford, Amherst, 26 Oct. 1793.
    ALS.

    Item talks about subscriptions to his relative Mr. Pleasant's paper which is "entirely friendly to Republicanism and the cause of France. . . ."

  • Box-folder 3:8
    Legal papers and receipts, 1794.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:8
    George Hancock, Philadelphia, to William S. Crawford, Amherst County, of Virginia, 13 Feb. 1794.
    ALS.

    Item concerns legislation in the U.S. Congress.

  • Box-folder 3:8
    Charge to the Grand Jury, March 1794, and Aug. 1794.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 3:9
    Accounts, letters relating to land transactions, and surveys signed by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, surveyor, 1795.
    ADsS and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 3:9
    Landon Cabell to Col. William Cabell, 23 Nov. 1795.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 3:10
    Accounts, receipts, and legal papers, 1796.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:10
    J. Breckinridge, Fayette, to William S. Crawford, Amherst, 8 April 1796.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 3:10
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 14 Nov. 1796 and 18 Nov. 1796.
    ALsS..

    Item mentions legal advice given by [John] Marshall.

  • Box-folder 3:10
    "Memo of shoes, stockings & blankets gave my Negroes," 27 Nov. 1796.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 3:11
    Accounts and receipts, 1797.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:1
    Accounts and receipts, 1798.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:1
    J[ohn] Marshall, Richmond, to William S. Crawford Esq[r]., attorney at law, Amherst, 26 Sept. 1798.
    ALS.

    Item concerns resuming his practice in the superior court and engaging in the business you mention.

  • Box-folder 4:1
    Letters from William H. Cabell (1772-1853) about the division of the county to William S. Crawford and [?], 13 Dec. 1798, 17 Dec. 1798, and 21 Dec. 1798. ALsS.
  • Box-folder 4:1
    Letters from William H. Cabell (1772-1853) about the division of the county to William S. Crawford and [?], 13 Dec. 1798, 17 Dec. 1798, and 21 Dec. 1798.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 4:2
    Accounts and receipts, 1799.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:3
    Survey signed by Ja[me]s Higginbotham, surveyor, 1800.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 4:3
    Phillip Norbonne Nicholas, Richmond, to William S. Crawford,, about the selection of electors. 12 Sept. 1800.
    ALS.

    Item concerns the selection of electors.

  • Box-folder 4:3
    W. B. Ha[re], [delegate from Amherst Co.], Richmond, to William S. Crawford, Amherst, 3 Dec. 1800.
    ALS.

    Saying all the electors will vote for Jefferson and Burr.

  • Box-folder 4:4
    Receipts and surveys signed by Ja[me]s C. Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, 1801.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:4
    Business correspondence, 1801.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 4:5
    J[oh]n Camm, Richmond, to William S. Crawford, Cabellsburg, Amherst Co., Virginia,, 26 Dec. 1802.
    ALS.

    Mentions the work of the current session of the House of Delegates and the dispute which took place between George Hay and James Thompson Callender.

  • Box-folder 4:6
    Business correspondence of William S. Crawford, 1803.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 4:6
    Tho[ma]s M. Randolph, Albemarle, to William Crawford, Clerk of Amherst Co, Virginia, 16 July 1803.
    ALS.

    Item concerns a request for a copy of the Amherst polls for Representative in Congress and commenting on international news.

  • Box-folder 4:6
    J[oh]n Camm, Richmond, to William S. Crawford, Amherst County, 29 Dec. 1803.
    ALS.

    Item gives news of the House of Delegates.

  • Box-folder 4:7
    Receipts and papers of W[illia]m H. Cabell and William S. Crawford, 1804.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:7
    William B. Hare, Midway, to Col. William Cabell, 26 April 1804.
    AL. Signature clipped.

    Item concerns a promise of a loan.

  • Box-folder 4:7
    William B. Hare, Midway, to Capt. Edward Carter, 22 Dec. 1804.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 4:7
    William B. Hare, Midway, to [?], 22 Dec. 1804.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 4:7
    List of books purchased by P[atrick] Henry from his father's estate contained in a letter from E. Winston to Col. William Cabell, 30 Oct. 1804.
    AD and ALS.
  • Box-folder 4:8
    Receipts of Col. William Cabell, 1805.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:8
    E. Winston, Huntingtour, to Col. William Cabell,, 16 Jan. 1805.
    ALS.

    Item deals with the settlement of the estate of P[atrick] Henry.

  • Box-folder 4:8
    Printed notice of Thomas M. Randolph about Mr. Leake of Albemarle who hopes to take his place in the House of Representatives, 21 Jan. 1805.
    D.
  • Box-folder 4:8
    Fayette Henry, Lynchburg, to Col. William Cabell, 17 April 1805.
    ALS.

    Item talks about the preaching of his deceased brother's funeral sermon.

  • Box-folder 4:8
    Landon Cabell to Col. William Cabell, 5 May 1805.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 4:8
    William Jordan Cabell, Washington Academy, to his father William Cabell, 23 June 1805.
    ALS.

    Item concerns William Jordan Cabell's [lottery?] tickets.

  • Box-folder 4:8
    E. Winston, Huntingtour, to Col. William Cabell, 5 Aug. 1805.
    ALS.

    Item deals with the settlement of the estate of P[atrick] Henry.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    Notes about Mr. Henry's estate, 29 Jan. 1806.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 4:9
    Legal papers of William Cabell.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:9
    William Jordan Cabell, Washington Academy, to his father William Cabell, 26 March 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about William Jordan Cabell's debts.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 29 April 1806
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 13 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 20 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 30 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 24 June 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 29 July 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 12 Aug. 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William J. Cabell, Washington Academy, to his father Col. William Cabell, 11 Aug. 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about his family's health and his studies.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 1 Sept. 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the settlement of Mr. Henry's debts.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    Public notice, 10 Sept. 1806.
    AD.

    Notice talks about the opening of "a public school" in the New Glasgow Academy.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    Paulina Read to her brother William Cabell, Sen[io]r, 22 Nov,. 1806 and 21 Dec. 1806.
    ALsS.

    Letter talks about the management of her slaves--probably selling Frank because he has no connections nearby or hiring him out to "some humane person that will treat him well."

  • Box-folder 5:1
    Accounts of William Cabell, 1807.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 5:1
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 20 Oct. 1807 and 1 Nov. 1807.
    ALS and AL. Signature clipped.
  • Box-folder 5:1
    Reuben Crawford, Shelbyville, to his brother Charles Crawford, Amherst Co., Virginia, 23 Oct. 1807 and 15 Nov. 1807.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 5:1
    W[ilson] C[ary] Nicholas, Washington, D. C., [House of Representatives], to William Crawford, Amherst Courthouse, Virginia, 6 Dec. 1707 [1807].
    ALS.

    Letter concernc the negotiations with the British government.

  • Box-folder 5:1
    William B. Hare, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 22 Dec. 1807.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    William H. Cabell to the Court of Amherst, 1808.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    Elizabeth Crawford, Amherst County, to "my dear son," 9 April 1808.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    William H. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 22 June 1808.ALS.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    Landon Cabell to his brother Col. William Cabell, 26 June 1808.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    Landon Cabell's deposition, 29 Oct. 1808.
    ADS.

    Deposition concerns a negro runaway slave name Fleming.

  • Box-folder 5:3
    Accounts, 1809.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 5:3
    Dabney Carr, Charlottesville, to William S. Crawford, Amherst, 2 Feb. 1809.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:4
    Accounts, 1810.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 5:4
    William B. Hare, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 24 May 1810.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:4
    William H. Cabell to Col. William Cabell, 31 May 1810 and 22 Dec. 1810.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    David S. Garland, Washington, D.C., to William S. Crawford, Amherst County, Virginia, 27 Jan. 1811.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns the happenings in the House of Representatives.

  • Box-folder 5:5
    David S. Garland, City [of Washington] to [?], n.d.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    David S. Garland, City of Wash[ington] to [?], 26 Feb. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    William H. Cabell to [?], 14 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    William H. Cabell, Monte Video, to Col. William Cabell, 18 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Col. William Cabell, 17 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.

    Letter mentions that Mr. Tucker and he will come to dinner.

  • Box-folder 5:5
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Col. William Cabell, 18 Aug. 1811.
    AL. Signature clipped.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    William H. Hare, Richmond, to [?], 17 Dec. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:6
    Accounts, 1812.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 5:6
    Joseph C. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 6 Jan. 1812.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:6
    Accounts, receipts, and business correspondence, 1813.
    ADsS and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:1
    Accounts, 1814.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 6:1
    Business letters written to William S. Crawford.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:1
    Joseph C. Cabell, Richmond, to Mr. and Mrs. McLelland, 7 Dec. 1814.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:1
    Joseph C. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 29 Dec. 1814.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Will[iam] Cabell, List of property, 1815.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Col. William Cabell, 11 Feb. 1815.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Col. William Cabell, 4 March 1815.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:3
    Accounts and receipts, 1816.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 6:3
    Tho[ma]s Hawkins to Col. William Cabell, 20 Oct. 1816.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns the clothing of Negroes.

  • Box-folder 6:4
    Accounts and business papers, 1817.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 6:4
    [Paul Carrington, Sr.] to Col. William Cabell, 25 March 1817.
    AL. Signature clipped.

    Letter concern "the family of Hannah I mean the two girls [who] have never been House servants, other then as spinners, at [which] business they have been excellent hands and may yet be so, if taught a proper degree of subordination by a mistress--the others except the small children have been wraught in the plantation,"

  • Box-folder 6:5
    Business papers, 1818.
    ADsS and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:5
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to [St. George Tucker], 3 July 1818.
    ALS.

    Letter states that his "negroes are now under excellent discipline and so free from punishment & so well satisfied with their situation, that my carpenter John Brown, who must be sent to Corrottoman this fall, is very much opposed to going although I consent for his wife to go with him. My overseer is an active, attentive, & amiable man."

  • Box-folder 6:5
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to [St. George Tucker], 28 Oct. 1818.
    ALS.

    Letter conerns the difficulty of hiring a new overseer.

  • Box-folder 6:6
    Business correspondence, 1819.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:6
    William H. Cabell, Monte Video, to Col. William Cabell, 22 Nov. 1818.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:7
    Business correspondence and receipts, 1820.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:7
    William H. Cabell to Col. William Cabell, 17 Sept. 1820.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 6:7
    S.C. Cabell to Papa [Col. William Cabell], 6 Nov. 1820.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns news at "Union Grove."

  • Box-folder 6:8
    Joseph C. Cabell, Richmond, to Col. William Cabell, 8 Feb. 1821.
    ALS.

    Letter conerns his plans to be a candidate for the Senate.

  • Box-folder 6:8
    Joseph C. Cabell, Edgewood, to Dr. George Callaway, 19 Oct. 1821.
    ALS.

    Letter conerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 6:8
    Accounts and business correspondence.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:9
    Business correspondence, 1822.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:10
    Joseph C. Cabell, Warminster, to St. George Tucker, 7 June 1823.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns family and business matters.

  • Box-folder 6:10
    A bill of jobs for Mrs. Callay.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 6:11
    Manuscript volume of essays dated Richmond, Virginia, 7 June 1828.
    MsV. 1.
  • Box-folder 6:12
    Plat of 144 acres, Nelson County, belonging to Charles Flood, signed by W[illia]m Hill, asst. surveyor, 31 Aug. 1829.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 7:1
    Receipt, 1 May 1830.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:1
    Creed Taylor to W[illia]m Long, 24 Dec. 1831.
    ALS.

    Letter conerns hiring his man Joshua.

  • Box-folder 7:1
    Business papers, 1834.
    ALS and ADS.
  • Box-folder 7:2
    Business letter, 19 Nov. 1837.
    AL.
  • Box-folder 7:2
    Account of Robert L. Brown with James Smiley, 1838.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:2
    Small manuscript volume of surveying notes made for William Horsley, 23 Jan. 1839 and 21 Feb. 1839.
    MsV. 2.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Field notes of land surveyed for George W. Smiley, 1840.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Field notes surveyed for James W. Smiley, 1841.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Field notes surveyed for William A. Payne, 1841.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Field notes surveyed for Thomas Carter, 1841.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Business papers, 1843.
    AD and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Receipt, 1844.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 7:3
    Receipt and business letters, 1845.
    AD and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1846.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1847.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1848.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1851.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1852.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:4
    Accounts and surveys, 1853.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:5
    Accounts and business correspondence, 1854-1856.
    ADsS and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 7:5
    Accounts of Mayo Cabell with Isaac R. Watkins, 1856.
    MsV. 3.
  • Box-folder 7:6
    Accounts and business correspondence, 1857-1862.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.

    Items include accounts of Robert L. Brown and Mayo Cabell and business letters of Mayo Cabell.

  • Box-folder 7:7
    Business correspondence, 1867.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 7:7
    Business correspondence of Alexander Brown, 1876-1878.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 7:7
    Accounts and memoranda, 1879.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 7:7
    Business correspondence of Alexander Brown and copies of his letters relating to his history of the colony of Virginia, 1880-1886.
    ALsS.
  • Box-folder 7:7
    Accounts of Miss Lucy G. Cabell, 1911-1913.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 8:1
    Letters, arranged alphabetically by signature, n.d.
    42 items.ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      M.B. Brown, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Ja[me]s Murray Brown, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m Brown, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Geo[rge] Cabell, Jr., n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Capt. Hector Cabill [Cabell], n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Nicholas Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      N. Cabell, Jr., n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Sam[uel] J. Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Cal. S. J. Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m D. Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m H. Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m J. Cabell, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      L. Cally, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Cdm. Carrington, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      C. Carrington, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Thomas W. Cooke, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Reuben Crawford, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Nicho[las] Daviss, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      S. Garland, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Tho[ma]s Goodwin, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Sam[ue]l Hansbrough, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Ja[me]s Ingram, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Lawrence Long, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Will Long, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      J[oh]n Loving, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Tho[mas] McCleland, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Peters Martin & Co., n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Tho[mas] Moore, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      E. Penn, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Col. Gabriel Penn, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      J. Penn, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Tho[ma]s Penn, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Geo[rge] Perkins, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      John Phillips, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      R. Rives, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Eliza[beth] Rose, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W. Spencer, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Smyth Tandy, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      John Timberlake, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Sam[ue]l Venable, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m Warwick, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      John Watkins, n.d.
      ALsS.
  • Box-folder 8:2
    Undated and lost correspondence, n.d.
    ALs.
  • Box-folder 8:3
    Livestock on various farms, n.d.
    ADs.
  • Box-folder 8:4
    List of books belonging to the estate of William Cabell. n.d.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 8:5
    Lists of slaves, n.d.
    ADs.
  • Box-folder 8:6
    Legal documents, n.d.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 8:7
    Papers relating to the James Dickie dispute, n.d.
    ADs and ADS.
  • Box-folder 8:8
    Religious writings, n.d.
    AMsS.
  • Box-folder 8:9
    Prescriptions, n.d.
    ADs.
  • Box-folder 8:10
    Undated accounts, legal papers, and surveys, n.d.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 8:11
    Biography of Col. W[illia]m Cabell, Sr., n.d.
    AMsS.
  • Box-folder 8:12
    Autographs before 1799. n.d.
  • Box-folder 8:13
    Signatures, n.d.
  • Box-folder 8:14
    Broadside "John W. Barnett's Tobacco Curing! Process," n.d.
  • Box-folder 8:15
    Notes on historical source material, n.d.
    Ms.
  • Box-folder 8:16
    Invoices and receipts, including a list of medicines sold, n.d.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 8:17
    Photographs of portraits,
    6 items.Photographs.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      Col. Will[iam] Cabell, Jr., 1808.
      1 item.Photograph.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      W[illia]m Cabell (?), 1808.
      1 item.Photograph.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      Nicholas Cabell, Jr., n.d.
      1 item.Photograph.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      Brown relatives in Australia, n.d.
      2 items.Photographs.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      Joseph Carrington Cabell, 1804.
      1 item.Photograph.
  • Box-folder 9:1
    Copies of historical and genealogical manuscripts and printed material made by Alexander Brown and others, n.d.
    Copies. Ms.
  • Box-folder 9:2
    Notices of books by Alexander Brown, n.d.
    Printed material.
  • Box-folder 9:3
    Copies of militia rolls, 1775-1776.
    Copies. Ms.
  • Box-folder 9:4
    Copies of partial lists of tithables of the upper part of St. Anne's Parish, Albemarle, n.d.
    Copies. Ms.
  • Box-folder 9:5-6
    Copies of surveys, n.d.
    Copies. Cy of ADSs.
  • Box-folder 9:7
    Clipping from the Standard, about a letter from John Brown to W[illia]m Cabell dated 20 April 1781. Nov. 23, 1878.
    NCl.
  • Box-folder 9:8
    Survey, n.d.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 9:9
    Fragments of printed material. n.d.
  • Box-folder 9:10
    Miscellaneous pages from The Journal of the House of Delegates, n.d.
  • Box-folder 9:11
    Typescript of historical article by Alexander Brown, n.d.
    Typescript.
  • Box-folder 9:12-13
    Fragments, n.d.
Manuscripts 1736-1878, n.d.
Box:
MsV.
Series 2: Manuscripts
  • Box-folder 6:11
    Manuscript volume of essays dated Richmond, Virginia, 7 June 1828.
    MsV. 1.
  • Box-folder 7:2
    Small manuscript volume of surveying notes made for William Horsley, 23 Jan. 1839 and 21 Feb. 1839.
    MsV. 2.
  • Box-folder 7:5
    Accounts of Mayo Cabell with Isaac R. Watkins, 1856.
    MsV. 3.
  • Box 10
    Field survey book of Dr. William Cabell, n.d.
    MsV. 4-5.
  • Box 10
    Notebook including merchants' arithmetic problems by Nicholas Cabell, 1750-1779.
    22 pages.MsV. 6.
  • Box 10
    Entry survey book of Col. William Cabell (1729/30-1798), who became asst. surveyor of Albemarle County in 1753, June 25-Oct. 7, 1753.
    13 pages.MsV. 7.
  • Box 10
    Entry survey book for Goochland County, a few entries in William Cabell's hand, 1736-1743.
    32 pages.MsV. 8.

    These are not complete entries--i.e. 101, 114, 214, etc., and may have been written by Dr. William Cabell after he returned from England in 1741.

  • Box 10
    Entry survey book in several hands for Albemarle County, Dec. 144-April 1745.
    120 pages.MsV. 9.
  • Box 10
    Entry survey book in unknown hand with index, 1743-1747.
    MsV. 10.
  • Box 10
    Entry survey book of Dr. William Cabell, 1743.
    MsV. 11.
  • Box 10
    Account book including farm and medical accounts of Dr. William Cabell, 1752-1774.
    MsV. 12.
  • Box 10
    Field book of Dr. William Cabell with written religious reflections in an unknown hand, probably 17th century, 1752-1754.
    318 pages.MsV. 13.
  • Box 11
    Religious notes in unknown hand interleaved with surveys, one in the hand of William Cabell, Jr., 1756-1758.
    MsV. 14.

    Notes on medicine, tobacco, and farm accounts are by Dr. William Cabell.

  • Box 11
    Notebook containing mathematical problems in an unknown hand, n.d.
    MsV. 15.
  • Box 11
    Field book of Dr. William Cabell, n.d.
    MsV. 16.
  • Box 11
    Field and entry book of Dr. William Cabell with shorthand explanation for religious notes, n.d.
    MsV. 17.
  • Box 11
    Field book of Dr. William Cabell's with religious notes in unknown hand, n.d.
    MsV. 18.
  • Box 11
    Loose back of surveyor's notebook, n.d.
    MsV. 19.
  • Box 11
    Entry survey book of Dr. William Cabell, n.d.
    MsV. 20.
  • Box 11
    Entry survey book for several surveyors, probably including Joshua Fry, .
    MsV. 21.
  • Box 11
    Field survey book of Dr. William Cabell, n.d.
    MsV. 22.
  • Box 11
    Field survey book of Dr. William Cabell, 1743.
    MsV. 23.
  • Box 11
    Field survey book of Dr. William Cabell, 1749-1751.
    MsV. 24.
  • Box 12
    W. S. Crawford's District Docket to September Court, 1790.
    26 pages.MsV. 25.
  • Box 12
    W. L. Crawford's notebook containing list of cases that came up in Court, Sept. 1791.
    20 pages.MsV. 26
  • Box 12
    Crawford's notebook of District Docket to the Court, Sept. 1792.
    15 pages.MsV. 27.
  • Box 12
    Notebook containing list of court cases, n.d.
    15 pages.MsV. 28.
  • Box 12
    Notebook containing an index of names, n.d.
    7 pages.MsV. 29.
  • Box 12
    Statement of money received from Writ Taxes by James B. Edwards, 1803-1808.
    22 pages.MsV. 30.
  • Box 12
    Miscellaneous entries in diary, 1878.
    MsV. 31.
  • Box 12
    Legal accounts, 1804-1824.
    MsV. 32.
  • Box 12
    Notes by Alexander Brown, n.d.
    MsV. 33.
  • Box 12
    Postage and newspaper accounts, n.d.
    MsV. 34.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856.
  • Cabell, William H., 1772-1853.
  • Cabell, William, 1700-1774.
  • Cabell, William, 1730-1798.
  • Cabell, William, b. 1759.
  • Col. William Cabell,
  • Crawford, William S., b. 1815.
  • Dr. William Cabell,
  • Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754.
  • Hughes, Sarah S.
  • Marshall, John, 1755-1835.
  • Nicholas, Philip Norborne, 1775-1849.
  • Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803.
  • Randolph, Peyton, 1721-1775.
  • William Cabell, Jr.,

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Albemarle County (Va.)--History.
  • Amherst County (Va.)--History.
  • Goochland County (Va.)--History.
  • Richmond, Va.: