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Graves, Jeremiah White (Pittsylvania County, Va.)

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jeremiah W. Graves Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-084
Abstract The Jeremiah W. Graves Collection includes a cash book, correspondence, receipts and ledger pages, newspaper clippings, and genealogy materials relating to the personal and business activities of Captain Jeremiah White Graves (1801-1878), a farmer, financial advisor, real estate broker, and enslaver of people in Cedar Hill, Pittsylvania County, Virginia.Genealogical materials in the collection relate to the histories for branches of the Graves, Whitehead, Hunt, and Jones...
Dates: 1836 - 1869

Jeremiah White Graves Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-033
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a microfilm copy of Graves' extensive diary, and a typescript manuscript of selected transcribed passages from that diary. In his diary, Graves refers to working his farm, the sale of Negroes in the area, and his children's schooling. During the Civil War years Graves mentions the fighting and the war's end. After the war he comments that Negroes could vote while he could not.

Dates: 1820 - 1878

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Collection 2
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Subject
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Slavery -- United States 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 1