A Guide to the Philipp Aylett Records, 1813-1871 Aylett, Philipp, 1813-1871, A Guide to the Records of 29438

A Guide to the Philipp Aylett Records, 1813-1871

A Collection in
the Library of Virginia
Accession Number 29438


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Accession number
Philipp Aylett Records, 1813-1871
Physical Characteristics
1 reel of microfilm
Physical Location
Miscellaneous Reel 277

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Philipp Aylett Records, 1813-1871. Accession 29438, Business records collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Acquisition Information

Lent for microfilming by Mrs. Edward Waller, Jr., 5 May 1955.

Biographical/Historical Information

Philipp Aylett (1790-1842) served as a member of the Virginia House and Senate and as a member of the Board of Public Works. He was also a brigadier in the Virginia militia. His son William Aylett (b. 1833) was a lawyer, a colonel in the Confederate army and Commonwealth attorney of King William County, Virginia.

Scope and Content Information

Ledger records four separate accounts. Accounts of Philipp Aylett, 1813-1831 include entries for various purchases, including accounts for beef, grains, rents of a tavern, granary and tenements, purchase of slaves, purchase of Shooters Hill plantation in 1823, and for tuition for his sons. Accounts kept by William R. Aylett record various personal and business related charges, legal fees, and "receipts and amounts due," 1866-1871.