The Resource Papers of the Conway family, (manuscript)

Papers of the Conway family, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Conway family, 1732-1904
Title
Papers of the Conway family
Inclusive dates
1732-1904
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Include copied excerpts from grant, 23 June 1732, of 5000 acres of land in Spotsylvania County, Va., to Francis Conway and Anthony Thornton, giving boundaries of grant; farm books, 1806-1880, of Gibbon S. Conway,including household accounts, recipes for home remedies including a Civil War substitute for unattainable quinine, and entries for the maintenance of crops and livestock, and supplies given to slaves
  • Also include surveys, 1811, of land in Madison and Orange counties, Va., belonging to Catlett Conway; account book, 1841-1870, of John F. Conway, with entries for the purchase and sale of household goods, sundries, and farm equipment, slave hires, and a detailed list of slaves bought, sold, born, died, and inherited, covering the period from 1776-1864
  • Also include genealogy, 1904, of the Conway family, compiled by Edward C. Mead; French verb conjugations, n.d.; plats, n.d., of lands belonging to the Conway family; and plat, n.d., of lands belonging to the Taliaferro family, including land belonging to John Taliaferro
Biographical or historical data
Family of Madison and Orange counties, Va.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Conway family, (manuscript)
Accompanying material
3 v.
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  • Special Collections
Extent
12
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2454944
System control number
  • (Sirsi) ALT2093
  • (OCoLC)34567082
Type of unit
items and

Library Locations

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