The Resource Journal of George Sinclair, (manuscript)

Journal of George Sinclair, (manuscript)

Label
Journal of George Sinclair, 1851-1853
Title
Journal of George Sinclair
Inclusive dates
1851-1853
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The journal contains debit and credit entries for 1851 and manager journal entries for work at Locust Grove Plantation, 1853. There are several accounts for the hiring of slaves. Other entries concern the hiring of a horse and cart, the hauling of lumber (including loads to the University of Virginia), and purchases of bricks, meal, veal, corn, and wood. Among those having accounts with Sinclair are Eugene Davis and the Corporation of Charlottesville
  • The Locust Grove manager's journal includes entries on the weather; work accomplished at the farm, mill, and brickyard, with frequent mention of the laborer's name; and church attendance. Of interest is a note on shoes given to 15 named slaves on October 24th and the paying of named slaves their Christmas and extra work money on December 26th
  • Genealogical information on the St. Clair family, 1896, 1958, has been laid in the volume
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Journal of George Sinclair, (manuscript)
Note
  • Binding ticket of Ebenezer Watts
  • Binding detached. Loose pages
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u4335191
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a4335191
  • (OCoLC)64590076
Type of unit
v.

Library Locations

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