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Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Hoak Ledger

Identifier: SC 0161

The Hoak Ledger, 1794-1855, is written primarily in German and includes entries for shoeing horses, repairing wagons, and sales of wheat and grain. It likely originated from Gasper Hoak of Page County, Virginia.

Dates: 1794-1855

McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers

Identifier: SC 0160

The McPheeters, Harper, and Swartzle Papers, 1849-1875, include annual membership receipts for the Virginia Central Agricultural Society for A.A. McPheeters and Miss Mary J. McPheeters, a list of the appraised property of Mrs. M.R. Harper, and an article of agreement between Ira Swartzle, David Swartzle, and J. William Sheetz.

Dates: 1849-1875

Recipe Book

Identifier: SC 0164

This collection consists of one notebook of handwritten recipes dated 1855, possibly originating in Rockingham County, Virginia, which contains recipes for a variety of foods, as well as a recipe for a homemade poultice and eau de toilette.

Dates: 1855

Samuel Shacklett Store Daybooks

Identifier: SC 0168

Four daybooks, which cover 1845, September 1851-August 1852, January 1856-March 1858, and September 1865-December 1866, list by date and customer the purchase of a wide variety of items including foodstuffs, fabric, books, clothing and shoes, and sundry home goods.

Dates: 1845-1866