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Beard Papers, 1834-1906

Beard Papers, 1834-1906
Mss. 39.2 B38
33.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers (including correspondence) of Eva V. Beard, Nannie S. Beard, and John Link Beard of Augusta County, Va. Includes letter, 1843, of J. E. Carnes describing a trip by land and river boat from Augusta County, Va. to Licking County, Ohio (describing Virginia, West Virginia, and Ohio, particularly Cincinnati); a portion of John L. Beard's account book, 1834-1865, listing coffins made; and an order for exchange of Civil War prisoners at Richmond.
Beard, John L. (b. 1810)
Beard, Eva V.
Beard, Nannie S.
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century
Cincinnati (Ohio)--History--19th century
Furniture making--Southern States
Furniture making--Virginia
Ohio--Description and travel
Virginia--Description and travel
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
West Virginia--Description and travel
Account books

Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
 Source: C. J. Carrier.
Related Materials
John L. Beard Daybook (Mss. MsV Ac1), John L. Beard Ledger (Mss. MsV Ac2), John L. Beard Account Book (Mss. Acc. 2006.10), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Beard Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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