Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger

A Guide to the Smyth and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, 1850, 1862-1865 Ms.1988.029


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Laura Katz Smith

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1988.029
Title
Smythe and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger,1850, 1862-1865
Quantity
0.2 Cubic Feet 1 box
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection includes a ledger started in Chatham Hill in Smyth County, Virginia, in 1850, discarded and then recommenced in 1862 in Rural Retreat, Virginia. Included in the entries are the labor records of a free black woman, and Washington Steptoe.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Smythe and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, Ms1988-029, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Historical Note

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

Scope and Contents

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

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Smythe and Wythe Counties, Virginia, Ledger, Ms1988-029 by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Container List

box 1
Ledger,
1850, 1862-1865