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Adams Express Company Ledger

Identifier: Ms-2017-043

The collection consists of a ledger for the Adams Express Company recording shipments being moved from Hot Springs, Virginia, to Warm Springs, Virginia, between May and September of 1912.

Dates: 1912

Augusta County and Bath County, Virginia, Receipts,

Identifier: Ms-2013-012

The collection contains various receipts mostly from Augusta and Bath County, VA. These items date from 1780 to 1848.

Dates: 1780 - 1848

Hickman Family Newsletters and Papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Ms-1998-007
Scope and Contents

Family newsletters written by H. William Gabriel of Florence, Montana, about his research into the history of the Hickman family of Back Creek, Bath County, Virginia. Includes extensive information about William P. Hickman (1810-64), a Presbyterian preacher who ministered to congregations in Wythe, Pulaski, and Montgomery counties, Virginia, until his death in May 1864, fighting with the Confederate forces at the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain during the Civil War.

Dates: 1995 - 1998

Warm Springs, Virginia, Ledgers,

Identifier: Ms-2014-003

The Warm Springs, Virginia, Ledgers collection includes 26 ledgers divided that account for the business of John E. Criser, J. S. Kelley, Blakey and Hamilton Co., and Yancey and Faulkner, as well as others in and around the town of Warm Springs. Ledgers date from 1884-1942, but the majority are from 1900-1920. The various companies appear to have done assorted business with each other as they appear sporadically in each other's ledgers.

Dates: 1890 - 1942; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1920

Barbary Wilson Deed of Emancipation for Harry

Identifier: Ms-2022-077

This collection contains a deed of emancipation signed by enslaver Barbary Wilson of Bath County, Virginia, freeing Harry, identified as a Black man, on January 5, 1822. Harry was one of 14 people that Wilson had enslaved and manumitted in 1822.

Dates: 1822