Robert Edmiston Inventory
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a single document appraising the values of enslaved persons and lands 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.
- Edmiston, Robert (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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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.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
The collection contains a document assessing the value of enslaved persons and lands held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Robert Edmiston Inventory was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in 1988.
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/).
The processing and description of the Robert Edmiston Inventory commenced and was completed in April 2021.
This item had long been identified as the Robert Edminton Inventory, but a closer inspection in 2021 revealed the name to be Edmiston.
- Robert Edmiston Inventory, 1815
- John M. Jackson, Archivist
- 2021 (CC0 1.0)
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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