The Resource Papers of Robert Rives, Jr., (manuscript)

Papers of Robert Rives, Jr., (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Robert Rives, Jr., 1832-1882
Title
Papers of Robert Rives, Jr.
Inclusive dates
1832-1882
Title variation
Robert Rives, Jr., papers
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Recipient
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Include correspondence, 1832-1882, of Rives family members, chiefly of Robert Rives, Jr.; other correspondents include Alexander Rives, acting as Robert Rives' lawyer, Maria Rives, William Cabell Rives, and R.C. Pollard
  • Topics include family news, Charlottesville, Va., social news, disputed tax assessment on slaves, fees for wheat milling, his sons at the University of Virginia, settlement of estates, slave hiring, life in Florida, a move to the South to cure illness, the tobacco related illness of a family member, legal and financial matters, hiring an overseer, the sale of a nephew's estate to pay debts, slave prices in Georgia, and deaths of family members
  • Also include letters, 1866, to Charles Carter Harrison and Cornelia Rives Harrison [Wilborn] congratulating them on their marriage; and letters, 1868, from Edward Tiffin Harrison concerning family news
  • Also include financial records, 1840-1868, of Robert Rives,; invitations, newsclippings, and calling cards, n.d.; manuscript poem, n.d., based on a family tradition concerning William Cabell; and printed obituary, 1882, for Charles Carter Harrison
Additional physical form
Also available in microfilm
Biographical or historical data
Resident of Oakland plantation, near Warren in Albemarle County, Va.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of Robert Rives, Jr., (manuscript)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Extent
38 (ca.)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2391043
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALL6526
  • (OCoLC)32135493
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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