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Burwell family

Overview
Works: 10 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 10 library holdings
Genres: History  Account books  Maps 
Roles: Author
Most widely held works by Burwell family
Burwell family papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence and accounts of Dr. Blair Burwell including one letter written while a member of the 8th Virginia Infantry, Confederate States of America Army. Other letters written by members of the Burwell family and accounts concerning "Turkey Island," Henrico County, Va
Papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of John Armistead Burwell include correspondence, 1842- 1857, accounts, 1832-1856, and deeds, 1833-1834, for land in Mecklenburg County, Va., and Granville County, N.C. Correspondence, 1832-1862, of Elizabeth Taylor Guy concerns family and friends at "Woburn" plantation in Mecklenburg County, Va., and "Machpelah" plantation in Granville County, N.C. Papers of Thomas Guy Burwell include correspondence, 1855-1862, and accounts, 1852-1869, kept at "Woburn." Papers of Armistead Burwell include correspondence, 1862-1919, and accounts, 1869-1917, with merchants in Richmond, Va.; legal documents concerning an 1891 Vance County, N.C., lawsuit; and essays and newspaper articles. Miscellaneous items concern tobacco and hiring out of slaves in North Carolina
Papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes the account book, 1811-1822, of Nathaniel Burwell, and correspondence, 1820-1871, accounts, 1811-1872, and diary, 1860, of George Harrison Burwell, all concerning mill and farming operations at "Carter Hall" and the "Island" plantations in Frederick (now Clarke) County, Va. G.H. Burwell's accounts also concern medical and school fees. Correspondence also concerns agricultural societies and the American Colonization Society. Included in the collection are legal papers, especially G.H. Burwell's estate papers; correspondence, 1852- 1882, of Agnes (Atkinson) Burwell pertaining to the education of women and the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; and genealogical notes
Account books and diary( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal account books kept by unidentified individual or individuals, 4 May 1826-18 June 1932, and 1 Apr. 1836-8 Nov. 1838. Included in the latter volume is a diary. Evidence suggests the diary was written by John W. Clark, uncle of Esther Burwell Glenny. The account books may have been kept by a member or members of the Burwell-Glenny family
Burwell-Catlett papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence, 1794-1887, of the Burwell family of Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Mississippi. Includes letters of Mary Cole Turnbull Burwell and her children including Armistead Burwell, Benjamin Powell Burwell, Frances King Burwell Catlett, Robert Burwell, William T. Burwell (at the United States Military Academy), Charles Blair Burwell, and concerning these children and her other children Elizabeth Margaret Burwell Putnam and Anne Burwell Garland
Papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Account books kept by Carter Burwell (1716-1756) and his son, Nathaniel Burwell (1750-1814), for their plantation, Carter's Grove, James City County, Virginia. One account book contains accounts of their neighbor, James Bray (d. 1744), who ran a tannery and shoemaking shop at his plantation; others contain accounts for the building of Carter's Grove. Also, a Book of Common Prayer and a Bible owned by Carter Burwell; four stud horse advertisements and a poster on pedigree and performance of the "late Eclipse." The accounts include names of James Anderson, Governor Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Botetourt, the Rev. John Bracken, Ann Burwell, Armistead Burwell, John Carter, George Charleton, Josiah Chowning, Mrs. Davenport, Dr. John Minson Galt, Governor William Gooch, Philip Grymes, Matthew Hubbard, William Moody, Hugh Nelson, John Norton, Dr. William Pasteur, Dr. John de Sequeyra, Richard Taliaferro, William Trebell, Robert Waller, Henry Wetherburn, Thomas Wharton, Ralph Wormeley, and many others
Burwell family papers by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes personal, business, financial, and legal papers of the Burwell family, including items concerning growing and selling tobacco, cotton, and other crops; slave purchases, sales, and births; runaway slaves; plantation management by Lucy Crawley Burwell in the 1820s; gold-mining in Burke County, N.C.; horsebreeding; civilian conditions during the Civil War and William Henry Burwell's purchase of a substitute to take his place in the Confederate army; taxes, farm, and household expenses; William Armistead Burwell's tenure as chair of the Board of Superintendents of the Common Schools of Vance County, N.C.; estate settlements; the genealogy of the Burwell family; and records relating to the Tabernacle Methodist Episcopal Church and to a black school in Vance County, N.C., in the 1880s. Also included is an album of photographs taken and developed by Fannie Brodie Burwell, a young woman in Wilson, N.C., before her marriage in 1907. Papers of the Williams family include letters regarding the establishment of local academies in North Carolina and letters from students at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., in the 1810s and 1830s. There are also two letters from Patrick Henry (1736-1799) about selling beef and slaves
Papers of the Burwell family by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists chiefly of the business and legal papers of Nathaniel Burwell of "Carter's Grove," and "Carter's Hall." Many of these concern the estates of William Pasteur and John Paradise . They include a power of attorney, 1788 Aug. 8, from Paradise to Burwell in the hand of Thomas Jefferson, and witnessed by Jefferson, William Short and Philip Mazzei, and a letter, 1792 June 15 from Jefferson to Burwell re Paradise's debts
Burwell-Guy Family papers by Burwell Family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Burwell-Guy collection documents antebellum plantation life on a North Carolina tobacco plantation, including the role of family and hospitality, the tobacco economy that supported such a lifestyle, and the slave system that enabled it to function
Papers, 1736-1874 by Burwell family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers of the Burwell family of "Carter's Grove," James City County, and "Carter Hall," Clarke County, Va., including letters written to George Harrison Burwell by Theophilus Feild, Joseph Lewis, Nathan Lufborough, John Randolph of Roanoke, and William Thornton concerning horses; account books of Carter Burwell, Nathaniel Burwell, and Fairfax Herbert Whiting; receipts of Francis Whiting from the Leesburg Jockey Club; stud books of George Harrison Burwell and Francis Beverley Whiting; pedigrees (handwritten) of horses; broadsides (printed) concerning horses; and a pardon, 1865 August 24, granted to George Harrison Burwell by President Andrew Johnson
 
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English (10)