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Title Letter
Dates of Creation April 12, 1831
Scope & Content Letter dated April 12, 1831 from William W. Gilmer, Ivy Creek, postmarked Hardins Tavern, April 14, 1831 to his brother-in-law, Cary Breckinridge, at Grove Hill, near Fincastle, Botetourt County. Mentions tools and equipment left at Fortheringay for Cary Breckinridge and speaks of the progress they are making on their new farm at Ivy Creek.
Year Range from 1831.0
Creator Gilmer, William W.
Year Range to 1831.0
Subjects Agriculture
Boilers
Carts & wagons
ditching
Horticulture
Oxen
Tools
Wagons
Search Terms Botetourt Co., Virginia
Fincastle
Fotheringay
Grove Hill (residence)
Hardins Tavern (Albemarle County, Virginia)
Harris Hardwood Co.
Ivy Creek
People Bowyer, William
Breckinridge, Cary
Breckinridge, Emma Walker Gilmer
Breckinridge, Mr.
Breckinridge, Mrs.
Gilmer, George Henry
Gilmer, John
Gilmer, Mary (Polly) House
Gilmer, Peachy Ridgway
Gilmer, William Wirt
Richardson, James, Mrs.
Watts, Mrs.
Collection Breckinridge Collection
Imagefile 004\196951124.JPG
Number of images 3.0
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1969.51.124
Extent of Description 1-8" x 9 3/4"