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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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Manuscripts and Rare Books Department
Collection Number Mss. 65 C12


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Repository
Special Collections, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 65 C12
Title
previous hitCabell next hit previous hitFamily next hit previous hitPapers next hit, 1693-1913, 1743-1823.
Extent
3,192 items.
Creators
Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, William previous hitCabell next hit, Jr., previous hitCabell next hit previous hitFamily next hit.
Language
English
Abstract
Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the previous hitCabell next hit previous hitfamily next hit 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

previous hitCabell next hit previous hitFamily next hit previous hitPapers next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit (1700-1774) was a physician and assistant surveyor of Goochland and Albemarle Counties, Virginia under Joshua Fry and William Mayo. His son William previous hitCabell next hit (1729/30-1798) was also assistant surveyor of Albemarle County and surveyor of Amherst County, Virginia. His son and the third William previous hitCabell next hit (b. 1759) was surveyor of Amherst County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the previous hitCabell next hit previous hitfamily next hit of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia. Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit (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 previous hitCabell next hit (1729/30-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William previous hitCabell next hit (b. 1759).

Also includes correspondence, 1796-1820, of William H. previous hitCabell next hit (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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit; 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. previous hitPapers next hit, and 2. Manuscripts.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by date.

Related Material

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

previous hitCabell next hit-Brown previous hitPapers next hit, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. previous hitCabell next hit- Brown previous hitPapers next hit, 1885-1890.12 items.Collection number: Mss. Sm Coll previous hitCabell next hit-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 previous hitCabell next hit Fmaily previous hitpapers next hit.

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

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


Index Terms

    previous hitFamily next hit Names:

  • previous hitCabell next hit previous hitFamily next hit.
  • Persons:

  • previous hitCabell next hit, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856.
  • previous hitCabell next hit, William H., 1772-1853.
  • previous hitCabell next hit, William, 1700-1774.
  • previous hitCabell next hit, William, 1730-1798.
  • previous hitCabell next hit, 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

previous hitPapers next hit, 1693-1913, n.d.
Box: 1-9
Series 1: previous hitPapers next hit
  • 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 27 Xbr [Dec.] 1733.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:4
    James Christian of St. Ann Parish & Albemarle County, Virginia is bound unto William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Sen[io]r, Joseph previous hitCabell next hit, John previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit and Joshua Fry, 23 Feb. 1746 and 5 March 1746.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 1:11
    List of debts due W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit and Joshua Fry, 11 Feb. 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:12
    Land survey for Bishup[sic] Toney, signed by W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit and Joshua Fry, 31 Dec. 1747.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:13
    Land surveys signed by Joshua Fry, surveyor, W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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
    previous hitPapers next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, 1758.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:25
    Receipts of W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit, J[unio]r, one signed by T. Everard, 1759.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:26
    Receipts and an account of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit with Robert Munford, Clk., 1760.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:27
    Receipt of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit with John Harvie, 1761.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:28
    Business previous hitpapers next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 1764.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:30
    Account of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, surveyor.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:31
    [?] Lenevess to Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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] previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, J[u]n[ior], surveyor.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 1:32
    Legal notice signed by Peter Randolph, authorizing William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit], 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] previous hitCabell next hit, surveyor, 2 Dec. 1768.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:35
    Receipts, 1769.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:35
    John Backhouse, Liverpoole, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, 1769.
    ADsS
  • Box-folder 1:36
    Account of William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit Jun[io]r surveyor," May 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:36
    Settlement of the account of William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, surveyor." 14 Nov. 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:37
    Receipt for callico and linen, etc. for Mrs. previous hitCabell next hit, 1769[?].
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Receipts of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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] previous hitCabell next hit Jun[io]r," Sept. 1769.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, about his tobacco sales and invoice, 14 Feb. 1770.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Surveying previous hitpapers next hit, 1770.
    ADSS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Ben[jamin] Howard to [Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit], about his wife's illness, 3 Aug. 1770.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 1:38
    Account of William previous hitCabell next hit with the College of William and Mary, on reverse of "A List of Fees Received for surveys in Amherst County by William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit Jun[io]r."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Receipts of William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, 1771.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r about his account, 1771.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 2:1
    Surveys by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:2
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 16 Sept. 1772.
    Cy of ALS.

    Item concerns his father's suit.

  • Box-folder 2:2
    The account of William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, jun[io]r, surv[eyor]."
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:3
    John Backhouse, Liverpool, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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] previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1773.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:3
    W. previous hitCabell next hit, Amherst Co., to John Backhouse, 10 June 1773.
    ALS.

    States why he will not renew his consignment.

  • Box-folder 2:3
    Legal previous hitpapers next hit, 1773.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:4
    Receipts and survey signed by Ja[me]s Higginbothan, asst. surveyor, and W[illiam] previous hitCabell next hit, surveyor, 1774.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:5
    Notes, receipts, and surveys signed by Ja[me]s Higginbotham, asst. surveyor and W[illiam] previous hitCabell next hit, surveyor, 1775.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:6
    Receipts and list of debts of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit in account with Charles Irving for Henderson & Company.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:7
    Account of William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 1781.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 2:11
    Hugh Rose, Amherst, to Major William previous hitCabell next hit, 9 June 1781.
    ALS.

    Item concerns getting arms as soon as the militia can assemble and asks previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit [William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, J[unio]r, to the sheriff of Amherst, 18 Oct. 1773-16 Sept. 1785.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 2:15
    Land grant to William previous hitCabell next hit, signed by Patrick Henry, 2 Dec. 1785.
    DS.
  • Box-folder 2:16
    Survey signed by Will[iam] previous hitCabell next hit, 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] previous hitCabell next hit, surveyor.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:1
    Legal document showing handwriting of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 1758 and 1788.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:2
    Accounts and surveys of Amherst Co., signed by James Montgomery, asst. surveyor, and William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, surveyor, 1788.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:3
    Accounts and legal previous hitpapers next hit of William previous hitCabell next hit, J[unio]r, 1789.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:3
    [Dr.] George Gilmer, Pen Park, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 1790.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    George Gilmer, Pen Park, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, Union Hill, Amherst, 5 June 1790.
    ALS.

    Giving medical advice.

  • Box-folder 3:4
    A list of land belonging to William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r.
    D.
  • Box-folder 3:4
    Receipt, signed by George Gilmer, 2 Oct. 1790.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:5
    Receipts of William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 26 Jan. 1792.
    ALS.

    Item is giving medical advice.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    Legal previous hitpapers next hit and accounts of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, Jun[io]r, 1792.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:6
    Landon previous hitCabell next hit, Kingston, Jamaica, to his brother William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Junior, 13 Oct. 1792.
    ALS.

    Item concerns previous hitCabell's next hit candidacy for U.S. Representative.

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

    Itemis requesting Landon previous hitCabell next hit to return home.

  • Box-folder 3:6
    Account of Col. Joseph previous hitCabell next hit, with note signed by John Breckinridge. 31 Dec. 1792.
    ADS.
  • Box-folder 3:7
    Accounts, receipts, and legal previous hitpapers next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 24 Aug. 1793.
    ALS.

    Item concerns his previous hitfamily's next hit 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 previous hitpaper next hit which is "entirely friendly to Republicanism and the cause of France. . . ."

  • Box-folder 3:8
    Legal previous hitpapers next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 23 Nov. 1795.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

  • Box-folder 3:10
    Accounts, receipts, and legal previous hitpapers next hit, 1796.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 3:10
    J. Breckinridge, Fayette, to William S. Crawford, Amherst, 8 April 1796.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 3:10
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit (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. previous hitCabell next hit (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 previous hitpapers next hit of W[illia]m H. previous hitCabell next hit and William S. Crawford, 1804.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:7
    William B. Hare, Midway, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 30 Oct. 1804.
    AD and ALS.
  • Box-folder 4:8
    Receipts of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 1805.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:8
    E. Winston, Huntingtour, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit,, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 17 April 1805.
    ALS.

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

  • Box-folder 4:8
    Landon previous hitCabell next hit to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 5 May 1805.
    ALS.

    Item concerns business matters.

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

    Item concerns William Jordan previous hitCabell's next hit [lottery?] tickets.

  • Box-folder 4:8
    E. Winston, Huntingtour, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitpapers next hit of William previous hitCabell next hit.
    ADsS.
  • Box-folder 4:9
    William Jordan previous hitCabell next hit, Washington Academy, to his father William previous hitCabell next hit, 26 March 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about William Jordan previous hitCabell's next hit debts.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 29 April 1806
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 13 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 20 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 30 May 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 24 June 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 29 July 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 12 Aug. 1806.
    ALS.

    Letter talks about the sale of his tobacco.

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

    Letter talks about his previous hitfamily's next hit health and his studies.

  • Box-folder 4:9
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 1807.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 5:1
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 22 Dec. 1807.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit 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. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 22 June 1808.ALS.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    Landon previous hitCabell next hit to his brother Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 26 June 1808.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:2
    Landon previous hitCabell's next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 24 May 1810.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:4
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit to [?], 14 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit, Monte Video, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 18 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 5:5
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Edgewood, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 17 Aug. 1811.
    ALS.

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

  • Box-folder 5:5
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Edgewood, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Mr. and Mrs. McLelland, 7 Dec. 1814.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:1
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 29 Dec. 1814.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Will[iam] previous hitCabell next hit, List of property, 1815.
    AD.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Edgewood, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 11 Feb. 1815.
  • Box-folder 6:2
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Edgewood, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 20 Oct. 1816.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns the clothing of Negroes.

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

    Letter concern "the previous hitfamily next hit 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 previous hitpapers next hit, 1818.
    ADsS and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:5
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit, Monte Video, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 22 Nov. 1818.
    ALS.
  • Box-folder 6:7
    Business correspondence and receipts, 1820.
    ADs, ADsS, and ALsS.
  • Box-folder 6:7
    William H. previous hitCabell next hit to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 17 Sept. 1820.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns business matters.

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

    Letter concerns news at "Union Grove."

  • Box-folder 6:8
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, Richmond, to Col. William previous hitCabell next hit, 8 Feb. 1821.
    ALS.

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

  • Box-folder 6:8
    Joseph C. previous hitCabell next hit, 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. previous hitCabell next hit, Warminster, to St. George Tucker, 7 June 1823.
    ALS.

    Letter concerns previous hitfamily next hit 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 previous hitpapers next hit, 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 previous hitpapers next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit and business letters of Mayo previous hitCabell next hit.

  • 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. previous hitCabell next hit, 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] previous hitCabell next hit, Jr., n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Capt. Hector Cabill [previous hitCabell next hit], n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Nicholas previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      N. previous hitCabell next hit, Jr., n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Sam[uel] J. previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      Cal. S. J. previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m D. previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m H. previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
      ALsS.
    • Box-folder 8:1
      W[illia]m J. previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit. 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
    previous hitPapers next hit 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 previous hitpapers next hit, and surveys, n.d.
    ADs and ADsS.
  • Box-folder 8:11
    Biography of Col. W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit, 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] previous hitCabell next hit, Jr., 1808.
      1 item.Photograph.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      W[illia]m previous hitCabell next hit (?), 1808.
      1 item.Photograph.
    • Box-folder 8:17
      Nicholas previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit with Isaac R. Watkins, 1856.
    MsV. 3.
  • Box 10
    Field survey book of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
    MsV. 4-5.
  • Box 10
    Notebook including merchants' arithmetic problems by Nicholas previous hitCabell next hit, 1750-1779.
    22 pages.MsV. 6.
  • Box 10
    Entry survey book of Col. William previous hitCabell next hit (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 previous hitCabell's next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 1743.
    MsV. 11.
  • Box 10
    Account book including farm and medical accounts of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, 1752-1774.
    MsV. 12.
  • Box 10
    Field book of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, Jr., 1756-1758.
    MsV. 14.

    Notes on medicine, tobacco, and farm accounts are by Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit.

  • Box 11
    Notebook containing mathematical problems in an unknown hand, n.d.
    MsV. 15.
  • Box 11
    Field book of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
    MsV. 16.
  • Box 11
    Field and entry book of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit with shorthand explanation for religious notes, n.d.
    MsV. 17.
  • Box 11
    Field book of Dr. William previous hitCabell's next hit 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 previous hitCabell next hit, 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 previous hitCabell next hit, n.d.
    MsV. 22.
  • Box 11
    Field survey book of Dr. William previous hitCabell next hit, 1743.
    MsV. 23.
  • Box 11
    Field survey book of Dr. William previous hitCabell, 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.: