The Resource Papers of the Davis and related Horn, Firebaugh and Anderson families, (manuscript)

Papers of the Davis and related Horn, Firebaugh and Anderson families, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Davis and related Horn, Firebaugh and Anderson families, 1831-1905
Title
Papers of the Davis and related Horn, Firebaugh and Anderson families
Inclusive dates
1831-1905
Creator
Contributor
Correspondent
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains correspondence, business and legal papers, military records and miscellaneous papers of the related families
  • Papers of William W. Davis pertain to the forging of iron in Rockbridge County, Va., 1840-1860, under the firm names Jordan and Davis; W.W. and J.C. Davis; and Davis, Bryan and Davis, and contain accounts, receipts, promissory notes and estate appraisals
  • Papers of the Horn, Anderson and Firebaugh families include items pertaining to John Horn's sawmill and Bethesda Presbyterian Church as well as appraisals, tax assesment, wills, and several items regarding slaves, particularly those leased to Benjamin F. Firebaugh. There is also an agreement, 1850, concerning the apprenticing of a slave to a blacksmith
  • Papers also contain returns for the 144th Regiment, Virginia Militia, and an 1850 notice to stockholders of the Howardsville and Rockfish Turnpike Company
Biographical or historical data
Rockbridge County, Va., families.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Davis and related Horn, Firebaugh and Anderson families, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00020.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Guide available.
Extent
1000
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2112855
System control number
  • (Sirsi) AKF8544
  • (OCoLC)30793716
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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