Rogers, William G., Correspondence William G. Rogers Correspondence, 1856-1861, undated Ms.2021.011

William G. Rogers Correspondence, 1856-1861, undated Ms.2021.011


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2021.011
Title
William G. Rogers Correspondence1856-1861, undated
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Rogers, William G.
Language
The marterials in this collection are in English.
Abstract
This collection contains six letters of William G. Rogers, a mercantile businessman from Highland County, Virginia. The letters contain the correspondence between Rogers and the businessmen that he was doing dealing with.

Administrative Information

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This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [item], [box], [folder], William G. Rogers Correspondence, Ms2021-011, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The William G. Rogers Correspondence was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in Septemeber 2019.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and descprition of the William G. Rogers Correspondence completed in July 2021.


Biographical Note

William G. Rogers (b. ca. 1832) was a mercantile businessman in Highland Couny, Virginia, during the 19th century. According to the 1870 U. S. Census, Rogers was a farmer and married to Rachel with several children in Blue Grass, Virginia.

Source: 1870 United States Federal Census for William G Rogers, https://www-ancestrylibrary-com.ezproxy.lib.vt.edu/discoveryui-content/view/40267294:7163

Scope and Content

This collection contains six letters of merantile businessman, William G. Rogers, written from 1856-1861. The letters were written to various preople and contain the business correspondence between them.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Agriculture
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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

Container List

item folder: 1 item: 1
Letter from Rogers
1856-07-16
item folder: 1 item: 2
Letter to Rogers from G. W. [Wattenton]
1858-07-19
item folder: 1 item: 3
Letter to Rogers from G. W. [Wattenton]
1858-??-18
item folder: 1 item: 4
Letter to Rogers from A. Petit [Rieuder]
1861-04-11
item folder: 1 item: 5
Letter to Rogers from G. W. [Wattenton]
July 12, [18??]
item folder: 1 item: 6
Letter from G. W. [Wattenton]
undated