James McDowell PapersWLU.Coll.0045

James McDowell PapersWLU.Coll.0045


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Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives

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Repository
Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives
Identification
WLU.Coll.0045
Title
James McDowell Papers1795-1816
Quantity
4 Item
Creator
McDowell, James
Creator
Reid, Andrew, Jr.
Creator
Moore, William
Language
This collection is in English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], James McDowell Papers, WLU Coll. 0045, Special Collections and Archives, James G. Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three documents: a land survey, Oct. 27, 1795, of 624 acres on the Big Calf Pasture River in Rockbridge County, Virginia; deed of trust between William Moore and Andrew Reid, Jr. in favor of McDowell, Oct. 8, 1804; deed of 29 1/2 acres on South River from David, an emancipated slave, and McDowell, Dec. 23, 1816. Included in the Control folder is a Thesis by Mary Boyce Hicks, "James McDowell and the Virginia Slavery Debate of 1831-32," Athens, Georgia, 2010.

Related Material

WLU Coll. 0449, James McDowell Correspondence

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Land use surveys
  • Rivers
  • Slavery
  • Slavery. Virginia. Debate of 1831-32.
  • Virginia -- Big Calf Pasture River
  • Virginia -- Rockbridge County
  • Virginia -- South River

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • McDowell, James
  • Moore, William
  • Reid, Andrew, Jr.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Virginia -- Big Calf Pasture River
  • Virginia -- Rockbridge County
  • Virginia -- South River

Container List

Control folder. box: 1, Text folder: 1,
Correspondence, 1795 - 1816. box: 1, Text folder: 2,
  • Legal document, 1795-10-27. box: 1, Text folder: 2,
  • Legal document, 1804-10-08. box: 1, Text folder: 2,
  • Legal document, 1816-12-23. box: 1, Text folder: 2,