Business papers, correspondence, accounts and farm notes of Sir Peyton Skipwith of Mecklenburg Co., Va., son Humberstone Skipwith and Humberstone Skipwith's wives and children, especially Fulwar Skipwith. Papers are primarily business in nature and reflect the management of "Prestwould."
Papers also concern the development of Lady Skipwith's library, the education of Fulwar Skipwith and his brother Grey Skipwith. Manuscript volumes concern farm accounts, gardening, the study of French and Fulwar Skipwith's lists of books.
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Box VII, folder 5a oversize file: Feb 1, 1798 manuscript map entitled Sir Peyton Skipwith's land A.D. 1798, Joh Hill Cartographer.
Box XXI, Folder 33 medium oversize file, House Plans including photostat.
Skipwith Family Papers in Swem Library's microform area, 14 reels, call number HD 1471 .U5 R43 ser. L part 3
See also the manuscript volume of Peyton Horatio Skipwith, Jr. (Mss. MsV Skipwith); Robert Skipwith Papers (Mss. 74s Sk3); Robert Skipwith Diaries (Mss. 65 Sk4). A picture of the Skipwith Pianoforte is in the University Archives Photograph Collection (P2000.49).
2008.257 Lady Jean Skipwith Collection.