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Correspondence, 1811-1897.

Author: Rebecca L Barksdale Wimbish; Cornelia Barksdale Quarles
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Personal correspondence of Rebecca (Barksdale) Wimbish and her sister, Cornelia (Barksdale) Quarles, including letters from William Wimbish, who worked at an iron foundry at Union Furnace, Va., during the Civil War; business papers, including portions of ledgers and daybooks; and a detailed statement of the expenses of Rebecca L. Barksdale at Salem Female Academy, Salem, N.C., in 1849.
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Named Person: John McMillian
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca L Barksdale Wimbish; Cornelia Barksdale Quarles
OCLC Number: 20505017
Description: 277 items.

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Personal correspondence of Rebecca (Barksdale) Wimbish and her sister, Cornelia (Barksdale) Quarles, including letters from William Wimbish, who worked at an iron foundry at Union Furnace, Va., during the Civil War; business papers, including portions of ledgers and daybooks; and a detailed statement of the expenses of Rebecca L. Barksdale at Salem Female Academy, Salem, N.C., in 1849.

Volumes in the collection include minutes of church meetings, 1837-1846; business records of mercantile establishments at Catawba Post Office, Peytonsburg and Barksdale, all in Virginia, including ledgers, daybooks, and account books; a wagoner's book which was kept by John McMillan; an account book of tobacco sold in Richmond, Va., 1823-1826; and a child's copybook.

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