Accounts, surveys and correspondence, chiefly 1743-1823, of members of the Cabell family of Albemarle and Amherst counties, Virginia.
Includes accounts and land transactions, 1733-1754, of Dr. William Cabell (1700-1774) as well as letters written to him concerning medical treatment.
Also includes accounts, surveys of Amherst County and correspondence with commission merchants of William Cabell (1729/30-1798); and surveyor's license and surveys of William Cabell (b. 1759).
Also includes correspondence, 1796-1820, of William H. Cabell (1772-1853); correspondence of William S. Crawford, clerk of Amherst County; and correspondence relating to the will of Patrick Henry, Jr. including a list of books purchased from the estate of Patrick Henry (1736-1799).
Prominent correspondents in the collection include Joseph Carrington Cabell, John Marshall, Philip Norborne Nicholas, Wilson Cary Nicholas, Edmund Pendleton and Peyton Randolph.
There are manuscript volumes of the field survey books of Dr. William Cabell; entry survey books for Goochland and Albemarle Counties, and lists of court cases by William S. Crawford as well as surveys signed by Joshua Fry and surveying business conducted by the College of William and Mary.
Surveyor’s Notebooks from the Cabell Family papers in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number TA522 .V8 C3.
Letters, 1885-1890, from William Cabell, England, to Alexander Brown, are located in the Cabell-Brown Collection within the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Cabell-Brown Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. Cabell- Brown Papers, 1885-1890.12 items.Collection number: Mss. Sm Coll Cabell-Brown
The letters of Alexander Brown have been separated into two inventories, located within Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, that are related to the Cabell Fmaily papers.
Alexander Brown Papers (I), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Alexander Brown Papers (II), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.