The Resource Papers of the Fontaine family, (manuscript)

Papers of the Fontaine family, (manuscript)

Label
Papers of the Fontaine family, 1809-1908
Title
Papers of the Fontaine family
Inclusive dates
1809-1908
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains correspondence, business and legal papers of the family, particularly Walter L. Fontaine, lawyer in Buckingham and Cumberland counties. Most of the correspondence and papers pertain to his practice including the collecting of accounts and the settling of estates
  • Of interest is a letter, 1820 March 12, from John Wayles Eppes mentioning a bond of Thomas Jefferson Randolph with Thomas Jefferson as security, and a list of recipts for bonds presented for suit to Valentine Wood Southall, including an 1819 bond from Wilson Cary Nicholas and Thomas Jefferson Randolph to John Wayles Eppes
  • The collection also contains a blacksmith's account, a physician's account, general store accounts, and a tenant agreement between Thomas Sears, a freedman, and Lucy A. Minor of Albemarle County
Biographical or historical data
Buckingham County, Virginia, family.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Papers of the Fontaine family, (manuscript)
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/uva-sc/vivadoc.pl?file=viu00085.xml
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • Special Collections
Cumulative index finding aids
Listing available.
Extent
355
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1896303
System control number
(Sirsi) AJG2649
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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