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Title Account book
Dates of Creation 1854 to 1872
Scope & Content This small daybook was used to keep accounts of tuition, fees for boarding pupils, cash advances, and small store items. This was probably kept by Burford Wills for the years 1854 through 1859, in Franklin County, Virginia. He was reported to have the largest school in Franklin County before the Civil War. Wills also provided room and board for some of his pupils. Later entries were a recipe for "cleansing the blood" written by Wm. Holland, "plannettarin" on July 6, 1869. Other entries in various handwritings are dated into 1872.
Year Range from 1854.0
Year Range to 1872.0
Subjects Barter
Confederate soldiers
Merchants' exchanges
Post offices
School children
School classrooms
Schools, Boarding
Stores & shops
Wagon trains
Search Terms Avenel Plantation - Bedford
Burrell- Holland House
Calloway's Mill
Dickenson store
Draper & Co.
English School
Fairmont church
Franklin County, Virginia
Franklin Court
Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia
Glade Hill, Franklin County, Virginia
Hale's Ford, Virginia
John Meador Holland house
Mansfield's School
Mount Pleasant
New London Academy
Pigg River
Rocky Mount, Virginia
Shady Grove
Taylor's Store
Union Hall School District
People Angle, Joe
Bird, Benj. F.
Brown, John L.
Bennett, W. Carr
Bennett, R. C.
Bird, Wm.
Draper & Co.
Dudley, James
Davis, Peter, Jr.
Dillard, H.
Eddy, Thomas
English, S. D. & G. W.
Fralin, Thos.
Holland, John
Holland, Abram T.
Hutcherson, John C.
Haynes, Robt S.
Holland, John W.
Holland, Thos. J.
Hurt, Wm.
Hutts, James P.
Jenkins, John & Solomon
Jenkins, Henry
Law, James
McBride, James
Metts, John
Metts, Lewis
Moorman, Thos.
Mattox, David
Preston, Stephan
Pelter, Pleasant
Pelter, John
Pelter, Josiah
Powell, Chs. B.
Pannill, Wm.
Poindexter, Jno.
Perdue, Jno.
Davis, Middleton
Hutcherson, John C.
Hutcherson, Lucinda
Law, Stephen
Pelter, George
Perdue, Jno.
Perdue, Martha
Semons, Isaac
Smith, Woodson
Smith, Jane Stuart
Stockton, William
Starkey, Joshua
Turner, L.C.
Tyree, William
Wills, Thomas
Ziegler, Chesley
Ashworth, Susan
Ashworth, John
Arrington, Betty
Arrington, John
Callicott, Betty
Callicott, John
Ayers, Samuel
Rader, Susan
Rader, John
Ayers, Mary
Arrington, Isabella
Arrington, Elizabeth
McBride, Susan
Mitchell, Erskine
Burnett, John
Eddy, Lucy
Hall, Susan
Wills, Mary Ann
Armistead, William
Burwell, William Armistead
Audley, Elridge
Dudley, Albert McLeod
Dillard, John
Dillard, John Reed, Dr.
Dillard, Peter Hairston
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 003\1965216-2.JPG
Number of images 59.0
Object Name Daybook
Catalog Number 1965.21.6
Extent of Description 1-6 1/2" x 7 7/8" ( about 110 pages)