Barclay Shipping Ledger
Scope and Content
The Barclay Shipping Ledger from Norfolk, Virginia, covers shipments going throughout Virginia from 1847-1878. The ledger includes records of auctioneers of enslaved persons and other agents involved in Virginia trade. The ledger also contains personal prayers, poems and debts owed to members of the Barclay family, to include Solomon T. Barclay and Lewis B. Barclay from Hampton Roads, Virginia.
- 1847 - 1878
- Barclay family (Virginia) (Family)
Language of Materials
The material in this collection is in English.
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The Barclay family included Solomon T. Barclay and Lewis B. Barclay from Hampton Roads, Virginia.
There are a Solomon T. Barclay (1818-1874) and a Lewis B. Barclay (1855-1918) buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia.
"Solomon Tatem Barclay", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/191510492/solomon-tatem-barclay, accessed June 8, 2023.
"Lewis Boutwell Barclay Sr.", Findagrave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/38100253/lewis-boutwell-barclay, accessed June 8, 2023.
0.4 Cubic Feet (1 box)
The Barclay Shipping Ledger from Norfolk, Virginia, covers shipments going through Virginia from 1847-1878. The ledger includes records of auctioneers of enslaved persons.
Source of Acquisition
The Barclay Shipping Ledger was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in August 2017.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Barclay Shipping Ledger 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 Barclay Shipping Ledger was completed in June 2023.
- Barclay Shipping Ledger, 1847-1878
- Sterling Bryant, Student Assistant
- 2023 (CC0 1.0)
- Language of description
- Script of description
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