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Agrico Farmer's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-085
Abstract

The Agrico Farmer's Account Book contains handwritten notes throughout from an unidentified farmer. The entries include documentation of cattle birth and sales. The book was published by the American Agricultural Chemical Company to advertise Agrico fertilizer.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

John W. Barnett Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-002
Abstract

Broadside providing instructions for a leaf tobacco-curing process, patented by John W. Barnett of Big Spring (Montgomery County), Virginia, in 1879.

Dates: [1879?]

J. A. Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-072
Abstract

This collection contains an Internal Revenue collections account book kept by J. A. Brown of Martinsville, Virginia, from 1889-1892.

Dates: 1889 - 1892

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-078
Abstract

Burnett's Wheat Fan Instructions was printed in Salem, Virginia in September 1851, and it contains directions on how to use C. M. Burnett's patent beveled wheat fan.

Dates: 1851 - 1851

C. E. Sydnor & Co. Letters to Tarter Bros.

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-071
Abstract

This collection contains three letters from "produce commission merchant" C. E. Sydnor & Co. of Richmond, Virginia, to the Tarter Brothers of Rural Retreat, primarily related to the purchase and shipment of cabbages.

Dates: 1898

William H. Collier Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2009-027
Abstract

The collection contains a farm and household expense ledger of William H. Collier of Northampton County, North Carolina.

Dates: 1856 - 1887

Catlett Conway Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-014
Abstract

Ledger of Catlett Conway (1786-1839), owner of "Spring Hill," an estate in Greene County, Virginia.

Dates: 1816 - 1839

Robert Edmiston Inventory

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-077
Abstract

The collection contains a document assessing the value of enslaved persons and lands held by Robert Edmiston, of Washington County, Virginia.

Dates: 1815

M. L. Foley Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-031
Abstract

The collection includes receipts and more than 100 pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to M. L. Foley's business selling birds out of Salem, Virginia.

Dates: 1958-1964, undated

Alfred T. Harris Letter to Robert L. Brown

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2024-012
Abstract

The Alfred T. Harris Letter to Robert L. Brown is written by Harris in Richmond, Virginia, on July 30, 1845, to Brown, in Variety Mills, Virginia. Harris discusses that he has not yet recieved a crop of tobacco and continues to describe tobacco in great detail, from the treatment to the cost.

Dates: 1845

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