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Charles D. Atkins Tax Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-033
Abstract

This collection contains two tax receipts issued to Charles D. Atkins for taxes paid on one enslaved person and land property. Payment is received by James L. Robinson, Sheriff of Orange County, Virginia, and James R. Bell, Constable. There is no name listed on either receipt for the enslaved person.

Dates: 1859, 1861

Confederate Repair Agreement For Beckley Mill (West) Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-043
Abstract

This collection contains the memorandum of an agreement between General John B. Floyd and Thomas J. Leaford of Fayette County, Virginia (now part of West Virginia), for $598.03 for damages to Alfred Beckley's mill. Leaford is also instructed to obtain a deed of trust from Beckley to the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1861

Margaret Leslie Receipt for Soldiers' Benefit

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-042
Abstract

This collection contains a soldier's benefit receipt paid to Mrs. Margaret Leslie of Wythe County, Virginia, on May 11, 1863, for supplies furnished to James Leslie, a soldier in the 45th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1863

Shugart Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-013
Abstract

This collection contains papers from the Shugart Family of Southwest Virginia, created between 1811 and 1876.

Dates: 1811 - 1876

Virginia Receipts for Enslaved Persons

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-038
Abstract

This collection contains nineteenth century financial documents, including tax records for various Virginia residents. Also included are several hand-written receipts mentioning the sale or labor of enslaved people, including a Black child named Peter and a Black man named Bob.

Dates: 1823 - 1865