Robert Crockett Property Assessment
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a single document appraising the values of enslaved persons and land held by Robert Crockett of Wythe County, Virginia. The assessment lists two enslaved men, aged between 12 and 50, and one enslaved woman, aged between 12 and 50 years, one of those enslaved persons being "subject to fits." Also listed is Crockett's 280-acre farm "lying on the main road at the ford of Reed Creek" with a description of the home and outbuildings thereon, together with another 280-acre tract.
- Crockett, Robert (Wythe County, Va) (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Robert Crockett, son of Samuel and Jane Steele Crockett, was born in 1767. He served as Wythe County court clerk for more than 25 years. Crockett married Jane Lewis Stuart (1780-1855), and the couple would have seven children. Major Robert Crockett died in 1819 and was buried in Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery, Wytheville, Virginia.
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This collection contains a document listing the enslaved persons and land held by Robert Crockett of Wythe County, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Robert Crockett Property Assessment was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Robert Crockett Property Assessment by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert Crockett Property Assessment was completed in 2021. Minimal processing and description was completed in 2000.
- Robert Crockett Property Assessment, 1815
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- A 2000 web version of the finding aid funded in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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