The Resource Ledger of the Branch-Hoge family of Leesburg, Virginia, (manuscript)

Ledger of the Branch-Hoge family of Leesburg, Virginia, (manuscript)

Label
Ledger of the Branch-Hoge family of Leesburg, Virginia, 1858-1925
Title
Ledger of the Branch-Hoge family of Leesburg, Virginia
Inclusive dates
1858-1925
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The first 75 pages contain records, 1858-1860 of a doctor's visits to patients and their medical and dental treatments, some marked "dead, no effects," or "worthless." Visits to slaves are included
  • The middle section begins with an inventory, 1881 Dec. 28, of "articles taken by Jas. M. & J. C. Hoge for joint use on the farm" and continues with yearly accounts for hired hands and tenants, 1881-1904
  • The final pages contain the accounts of Glenellen Farm (old Pussey Farm) and Overlea Farm, 1915-1925
  • Individual pages record horses foaled, dams and sires, and prices realized, 1888-1915; expense of building new barn, 1892; poultry and butter accounts, 1893, fruit and poultry sold, 1888-1891; various livestock and personal property inventories, 1919-1943; tax returns, 1916-1917; town lots, n.d.; and lists of property returns for assessors, 1883-1913
  • Pasted in county election returns for 1888 indicate that Grover Cleveland carried the county over Benjamin Harrison and that P. H. McKinney beat William Mahone for governor by a 2 to 1 margin
  • The volume also contains several loose bills and receipts from various merchants
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Ledger of the Branch-Hoge family of Leesburg, Virginia, (manuscript)
Note
Binding ticket of Herbert Bell, Alexandria, Va
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2006/2007.
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u4376414
System control number
(OCoLC)456419963
Type of unit
v.

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