The Resource Papers of Weaver-Brady families, (manuscript)

Papers of Weaver-Brady families, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of Weaver-Brady families, 1824-1878
Title
Papers of Weaver-Brady families
Inclusive dates
1824-1878
Title variation
  • Weaver-Brady papers
  • Weaver-Brady iron works and grist mill records and papers
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Include the business correspondence and papers, 1824-1878, of William Weaver and his nephew, Daniel C.E. Brady pertaining to their operations at Bath Iron Works, Buffalo Forge, Etna Furnace, and subsidiary organizations, Lydia Furnace, Emma Mines, Liberty Furnace, Potosi Mines, and a grist mill, Spring Mills, located in Rockbridge, Rockingham, and Botetourt, Va. counties. The collection presents a detailed picture of the use of slave and hired slave labor in the manufacture of pig and forged iron
  • Include correspondence, primarily of William Weaver, Daniel C.E. Brady, James D. Davidson, Greenlee Davidson, John Doyle, Charles K. Gorgas, Jordan, Davis, & Co., Henry A. McCormick, William W. Rex, Richmond and Lynchburg, Va. merchants, other iron works owners, and slave hiring agents
  • Also include ledgers, daybooks, journals, time books, records of free and slave labor, provision account books, cashbooks, farm journals, receipts, bills, legal papers, slave account books, land assessments and journals kept by Daniel C.E. Brady
  • Some correspondence, 1861-1863, pertains to the difficulties, arising during the Civil War, such as the demand for iron, inability to fill orders, impressment of iron, filling orders for Confederate government, and opinion and news of the Civil War
  • Also includes appraisements, 1863, of estates of William Weaver; and voting registration, 1870-1875, at Natural Bridge, Va. with Afro-American voting information
Related
Additional physical form
  • Some items available on microfilm
  • Manuscripts Division reels # 1703-1706.
Biographical or historical data
Represented are William Weaver, (1780-1863) and his nephew-in-law, Daniel Charles Elliot Brady, (1821-1878) both iron manufacturers of Rockbridge County, Va.
Cataloging source
VA@
Citation location within source
p.35, no.98
Citation source
Eighth annual report of the Archivist, University of Virginia Library, 1937-1938
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Label
Papers of Weaver-Brady families, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00587.xml
Note
Also known as Weaver-Brady iron works and grist mill records and papers
Accompanying material
and 79 v.
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  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide and copy of 8th Annual Report in MSS guides binder
Extent
1,500
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2389845
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALL5309
  • (OCoLC)32671863
Type of unit
items

Library Locations

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