The Resource Wise family papers, (manuscript)

Wise family papers, (manuscript)

Label
Wise family papers, circa 1846-1891
Title
Wise family papers
Inclusive dates
circa 1846-1891
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains several slave documents including a will of Jacob Plecker of Augusta County, Va., 1855, freeing slaves; an agreement among the heirs of David Wise, 1856, of Rockingham County, Va., concerning his widow's use of property, including slaves; a memorandum of bonds and money giving values for slaves, 1856; and tax receipts, 1858, 1859, to John D. Wise for personal property including slaves
  • The collection also contains other papers from the settlement of David Wise's estate, 1852-1863
  • Additional family papers include a photograph, 1900, of [George N. Wise?] on his family farm; a photograph, undated, of [a former slave?]; a handwritten recipe book; a store account book of G. N. Wise with Allemony & Strayer, 1887-1889; an 1871 deed for Rockingham County property between Henry H. and Rebecca Wyant and George G. Grattan; Wise Family farm and business ledgersledgers, 1859-1877, 1893-1917
Biographical or historical data
Rockingham County, Va., family. George N. Wise was a Civil War veteran and Republican Congressional candidate.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Wise family papers, (manuscript)
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  • Special Collections
Extent
circa 65
Note
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2006/2007.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u4383537
System control number
(OCoLC)647997827
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

    • Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections LibraryBorrow it
      160 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA, 22904, US
      38.0364566 -78.5053683
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