Edmiston, Robert, Inventory Robert Edmiston Inventory 1815 Ms.1988.077

Robert Edmiston Inventory 1815 Ms.1988.077


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1988.077
Title
Robert Edmiston Inventory 1815
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Edmiston, Robert
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Document assessing the value of lands and enslaved persons held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.

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], Robert Edmiston Inventory, Ms1988-077, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Robert Edmiston Inventory was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.

Processing Information

The processing and description of the Robert Edmiston Inventory commenced and was completed in April, 2021.


Biographical / Historical

Robert Edmiston appears in the 1810 census as a resident of Washington County, Virginia. A Robert Edmiston married Mary Glenn in Washington County in 1793.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single document appraising the values of lands and enslaved persons held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia. The inventory lists an enslaved man and woman, both aged between 12 and 50 years, and an enslaved boy and girl, both aged less than 12 years. The inventory also lists a 207-acre farm and a 120-acre farm, with a description of the dwelling houses and outbuildings on each.

Subjects and Indexing Terms


Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Robert Edmiston Inventory by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 ( https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/ ).

General

This item had long been identified as the Robert Edminton Inventory, but a closer inspection in 2021 revealed the name to be Edmiston.

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Container List

folder 1 MS 88-077
Inventory
1815