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Blakemore Papers, 1830-1889

Title
Blakemore Papers, 1830-1889
ID
Mss. 39.1 B55
Extent
1621.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.
Creators
Blakemore, Henry
Subjects
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century
Inland water transportation--Virginia
Iron industry and trade--Virginia
Merchants--Virginia--Augusta County
Railroads--Virginia--History
Shenandoah Iron Works (Page County, Va.)
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
01/17/1939.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
Purchase
Preferred Citation
Blakemore Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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