The Resource Commonplace book of James Brent, (manuscript)

Commonplace book of James Brent, (manuscript)

Label
Commonplace book of James Brent, ca.1740-1814
Title
Commonplace book of James Brent
Inclusive dates
ca.1740-1814
Title variation
James Brent Commonplace book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The commonplace book contains accounts for carpentry work and farm work; formulas for simple financial documents; copies of legal and financial documents including promissory notes, indentures and the will of William Brent; prayers and hymns; list of the births and deaths of children of James and Sarah Brent; list of slave births and deaths; slave hirings; a paper currency depreciation scale, 1777-1781; records of property purchases and moves; and medicinal recipes for the cure of dropsy, cancer, etc
Biographical or historical data
Resident of Amherst, Augusta and Lancaster counties.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Commonplace book of James Brent, (manuscript)
Note
Fragile, loose pages
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u3770761
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a3770761
  • (OCoLC)49516365
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
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