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Collection Overview

Title
Blow Family Papers, 1613-1960
ID
Mss. 65 B63
Extent
43.0 Cubic Feet
Primary Creator
Blow family
Other Creators
Barraud, Philip (1758-1830), Blow, George Preston (1860-1922), Blow, George, Jr., Blow, George, Sr. (1787-1870), Blow, Richard (1746-1833), Blow, Richard, Jr. (1810-1855), Blow, William Nivison, Cocke, John Hartwell (1780-1866), Culbertson, Anne Virginia, Lee, Henry (1756-1818), Ruffin, Edmund (1794-1865), Waller family
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into two Groups [Series]; Group 6 and Group 7. This online aid currently provides a box level inventory for the bulk of the collection (comprising Group [Series] 6).  Items were put into the Blow Family Scrapbook in no apparent order. Additional materials that were received have been placed at the end of the collection.
Date Acquired
02/18/1949
Forms of Material
Account books., Correspondence, Financial records, Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

Restrictions

Access
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.
Use
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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately.

Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had stores in Virginia and North Carolina; letterbooks, 1770-1813, of Richard Blow; and account books, 1764-1812, of Richard Blow; correspondence of George Blow (1787-1870) and his account book, 1824-1829; correspondence of Doctor Richard Blow (1810-1855) and George Blow, Jr. (1813-1894); correspondence concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, and Hampden-Sydney College; a typescript history of "Tower Hill," by William Nivison Blow with pen and ink drawings; medical account books, 1836-1851, of Dr. Richard Blow; and notes, 1810-1815, concerning experimental farming.

The Nottoway Indian deed (indenture) with transcript was separated and is located with oversized items.

The Blow family scrapbook contains miscellaneous items including: deeds, 1738-1745, from the Nottoway Indians; land records; accounts of Richard Blow's stores, obituary and will (copy) of Richard Blow (1746-1833); letters to Richard Blow; and material concerning the 4th Regiment, Virginia Militia; 15th Regiment, Virginia Militia; 3rd Brigade, Virginia Volunteers (Confederate States Army) and Sussex Light Dragoons (Company H, 13th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army).

Some accessions are boxed and labeled separately, but most (particularly the early accessions) have been integrated into the collection.

Blow Family Account Books 1783-1844 are available on 1 reel of microfilm in Swem Library’s microforms area call number 1993.27. Manuscript notes on the Blow family of Virginia also available on 1 reel.

Biographical Note

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Blow family">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Blow family</a>.

Subject/Index Terms

Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Mss. 65 B63  Blow Family Papers],
[Series 2: Mss. 65 B63 Blow Family Papers - Group 6],
[Series 3: Mss. Acc. 1977.18 Addition],
[Series 4: Mss. Acc. 1983.01 (or 1983.14) Addition, 1794, 1808],
[Series 5: Mss. Acc. 1985.45A Addition, 1877-1906],
[Series 6: Mss. Acc. 1986.37 Addition],
[Series 7: Mss. Acc. 1986.38 Addition],
[Series 8: Mss. Acc. 1989.28 Addition, 1613-1939],
[Series 9: Mss. Acc. 1990.19 Addition, 1898],
[Series 10: Mss. Acc. 1991.35 Addition],
[Series 11: Mss. Acc. 1991.44 Addition],
[Series 12: Mss. Acc. 1992.05 Addition:  Papers of the Blow Family of "Tower Hill, " Sussex County, 1794-1905],
[Series 13: Mss. Acc. 1995.42 Addition],
[Series 14: Mss. Acc. 1997.40 Addition],
[Series 15: Mss. Acc. 1999.55B Addition],
[Series 24: Mss. Acc. 1988.01 Addition, 1862-1922],
[Series 17: Mss. Acc. 1989.11 Addition, 1898],
[Series 18: Mss. Acc. 1991.08 Addition, 1945],
[Series 19: Mss. Acc. 1991.13 Addition, ca 1918 and 1970],
[Series 20: Mss. Acc. 1986.42 Addition, 1997],
[Series 21: Mss. Acc. 2008.273 Addition],
[Series 22: Mss. Acc. 1990.35 Addition, 1863, 1878 and 1880],
[Series 23: Mss. Acc. 2010.571 Addition, circa 1855-1920],
[All]

Series 1: Mss. 65 B63  Blow Family Papers
These accessions are not labeled by their accession numbers, but use Group 1 -6.
Series 2: Mss. 65 B63 Blow Family Papers - Group 6
Although called 'Series 6' here, the actual boxes are labeled 'Group 6'.
Box 1: Blow Family Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1784-1811
Folder 1: Incoming Business Correspondence of Richard Blow and typescript

1. William, Randolph, March 1, 1787.

2. Burton, Robert, London, March 1, 1787, Portsmouth, VA

3. Gordon, Westmore Maitland, Petersburg, March 4, 1787, Portsmouth

4. Calvert, Samuel, Norfolk, March 9, 1787, Portsmouth

5. Read, Gwyn, March 9, 1787, Portsmouth

6. Owens, Edward, Norfolk, March 9, 1787, Portsmouth

7. Harrow, G. Alexander and Campbell, Janson, Cabin Point, March 11, 1787, Portsmouth

8. Long, Neh., So. Quay, March 19, 1786, Portsmouth

9. Jos. Hays and Co., Murfreesborough, March 20, 1787, Portsmouth

10. Campbell and I’Anson, Cabin Point, March 19, 1787, Portsmouth

11. Peter Thos., Cabin Point, March 21, 1787, Portsmouth

12. Donald, Alexander, Richmond, March 22, 1787, Portsmouth

13. Jos. Hays and Co., Murfreesboro, March 22, 1787

14. Typescript re Dred Scott, 1800-1858

Folder 2: Incoming Receipts and Invoices of R. Blow, 1784-1790.

1. Gordon & Kain -1784-1787

2. Keeling, Thorogood - 1786-1787

3. Kemp, William - 1787

4. Habden, Seth - 1787

5. Blow, Richard - 1785 (to Charles Moore)

6. Hughes, Lux - 1787

7. Turner, E. Capt. - 1787

8. Manning, Michl. - 1789-1790

9. Mabry, Danl. - 1786

10. Lane, Josiah - 1786

11. Pitman, Benj. - 1784-1786

12. Phillipps, Alexander - 1784.

13. Moore, Randolph - 1786

14. Littlejohn, William - 1784

15. Portlock, William - 1789

16. Moody, Isaiah - 1784

17. Kerr, John - 1784

Folder 3: Business Account (store), 1793.
1. Petersburg Store - Petersburg - March 25, 1793 - Norfold Store - Norfolk
Folder 4: Lamb & Younger Invoices (engraved) of Richard Blow, June-July 1796.

1. Lamb and Younger - Halifax - June 13, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 22, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 25, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 22, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 30, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 25, 1769

Lamb and Younger - June 30, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Liverpool - July 6, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Kendal - July 12, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Liverpool - July 22, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Liverpool - July 23, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - July 26, 1796 - Norfolk

Lamb and Younger - London - July 4, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - July 6, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - July 7, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Salop - July 8, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Woodsome - July 11, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Birmingham - July 20, 1796

2. Lamb and Younger - London - July 4, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - not dated - Norfolk

Lamb and Younger - London - July 2, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Manchester - June 25, 1796

Lamb and Younger - Ashton - July 11, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 13, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - July 4, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 30, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 24, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 22, 1796

Lamb and Younger - London - June 22, 1796

3. Invoice - Lamb and Younger (outer covering) 1796

Folder 5: Correspondence and Invoices, 1796-1811 (primarily concerning Robert Hall Waller)

1. Correspondence; Nicolson, Thomas - Richmond - Oct 22, 1802 - Waller, Robert - Williamsburg, VA.

2. Correspondence; Lightfoot, William - Tedington - June 1, 1802 - Waller, Robert - Williamsburg.

3. Receipts/Invoices and Accounts, 1789-1811

Waller, Robert - Williamsburg - 1798-1799 - Galt, Dr. A.D. - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - 1801-1802 - Galt and Son - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Jan 1, 1802

Waller, Robert - Jan 22, 1802 - Henley, Leonard - Williamsburg

Henley, Leonard - March 9, 1802 - Waller, Robert

Hubbard, Matt - March 19, 1802 - Waller, Robert

Duncan, George - March 25, 1802 - Waller, Robert

Waller, Robert - April 22, 1802 Greenhow, Robert

Waller, Robert - May 17, 1802 - John Bryan

Lightfoot, William - Tedington - July 17, 1802 - Waller, Robert

Waller, Robert - 1802-1803 - Deneufville - Peter, Robert - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Dec 31, 1802 - Bracken, John - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Jan 1, 1803 - Bryan, John

Waller, Robert - June 1802 - Coke, Richard

Waller, Robert - June 8, 1802 - Cowan, Hendry

Waller, Robert - June 14, 1802 - Charlton, Mary

Waller, Robert - 1801-1802 - Coke, Richard

Waller, Robert - 1802-1803 - Coke, Richard

Waller, Robert - 1802 - Lee, Haynes

Blow, Richard - 1809-1811 - Armistead, Jesse

4. Waller, Robert - 1796-1801 - Semple, James - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - 1799 - Moody, Josias - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - 1799-1802 - Moody, Josias - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Feb 5, 1801 - Sands, Thomas - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - July 24, 1801 - Sields

Waller, Robert - Jan 4, 1802 - (tax receipt)

Waller, Robert - Feb 9, 1802 - Stroud, William

Waller, Robert - March 28, 1802 - Powell, Peter - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Dec 28, 1802 - Smith, James - Williamsburg (tuition of Edmund)

Waller, Robert - April 13, 1812 - Vizonneau, A.

Waller, Robert Capt. - May 8, 1802 - Morrison, William (for cockade hat)

Waller, Robert - July 3, 1802 - Bryan, Elizabeth

Waller, Robert - July 2, 1802 - Mason, R.

Waller, Robert - Dec 20, 1802 - Smith, John

Waller, Robert - 1802 - Tommas, T. - Williamsburg (boot maker)

Waller, Robert - May 1, 1802 - Smith, James (tuition of Edmund)

Waller, Robert - 1802 - Tazewell, Dr. William - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Nov 23, 1802 - McCandlish - W.M. - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert - Oct 25, 1802 - Moir, James

Ratcliffe, John - Jan 1, 1803 - Cowan, Hendry

Royle, Elizabeth - March 5, 1802 - Waller, Robert (for Emma’s tuition)

Royle, Elizabeth - Jan 5, 1803 - Waller, Robert (for Hardress’ tuition)

Folder 6: Richard Blow Receipts and Tax Receipts, 1797-1801.

1. Mithado and Blow - March 1797 - Clerk of Dinwiddie

Blow, Richard - 1797 - Clerk of Dinwiddie

Blow, Richard - Norfolk - 1797 - Samuel, Cocke, Sheriff

Blow, Richard - 1789 - Mabry, Col. Robert

Blow, Richard - 1799 Irvin, James

Blow, Richard - 1799 - West, William (overseer)

Blow and Scammell - 1799-1800 - Peter, Thomas

Blow, Richard - 1800 - Clerk of Sussex Co.

Blow, Richard - Tower Hill - 1800 - Henderson, Thomas (worked in garden at Tower Hill)

Blow, Richard - 1800 - Sheriff Sussex County

Blow, Richard - 1800 - Bishop, Martha (weaving)

Blow, Richard - 1800 - Collier, Sarah (weaving)

Blow and Scammell - 1800 - Key, John

Blow, Richard - Tower Hill - July 17, 1800 - West, William

Blow, Richard - Oct 2, 1800 - Felts, Kinchen

Blow and Scammell - Petersburg - Dec 9, 1800 - Moore Bowden and Company

Blow and Scammell - July 23, 1800 - Peter, Thomas

Blow and Scammell - Sussex - Jan 21, 1800 - Gilliam, R.

Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Sept 8, 1801 - Edwards, Isaac

Blow, Richard - Tower Hill - Feb 28, 1801 - West, William (wages)

2. Blow, Richard - Jan 14, 1801 - Booth, Robert (Sussex taxes)

Blow, Richard - July 28, 1801 - Booth, Robert (Sussex taxes)

Barnes, John - Dec 12, 1801 - Brown, Thomas

Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Dec 29, 1801 - Walker, William

Carsley, Jesse - Sussex C.H. - 1801 - Scammell, James

Blow, Richard - Nov 16, 1801 - Brown, Jesse, Sheriff of Southampton

Blow, Richard - Oct 15, 1801 - Hines, Stephen

Blow, Richard - June 12, 1801 - Mason, David (colonel in Revolution) - Sussex

Folder 7: Accounts and Receipts, 1800-1803.

1. Blow, Richard - June 20, 1800 - Urquahart, Jno - Southampton Sheriff

Blow and Scammell - July 24, 1802 - Hancock, Johnston

Blow and Scammell - Jan 10, 1803 - Nicholson, Robert

Blow, Richard - 1801 - Holt, William (overseer of wages)

Blow, Richard [?] - May 22, 1803 - Maclin, William

Scammell, James - June 1803 - Brown, Jesse, Sheriff of Southampton

Blow and Scammell - Aug-Nov 1803 - Brown, Jesse, Sheriff of Southampton

Scammell, James - July 9, 1803 - Peters, William

Blow and Scammell - Aug 1803 - Rivers, Thos., Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow, Richard - Sept 17, 1803 - Rivers, Thos., Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow, Richard - Sept 17, 1803 - West, William and Benjamin

Blow, Richard - Oct 24, 1803 - Hines, Allen

Blow and Scammell - Oct 18, 1803 - Brown, Henry and Benjamin

Blow and Scammell - Nov 2, 1803 - Page, John

Blow and Scammell - Nov 27, 1803 - Hines, William

Blow and Scammell - Dec 27, 1803 - Magee, Willie

Folder 8: Receipts and Tax Papers, 1799-1804.

Blow, Richard - 1799 - Urquahart, John - Southampton County Sheriff

Blow, Richard - 1803 - R. Goodwin - Southampton County Sheriff

Blow, Richard - 1804 - Rives, Tho. - Sussex County [four items]

Blow and Scammell - 1804 - Lynch, Francis

Blow, Richard - Tower Hill - May 19, 1804 - West, William (overseer of Town Hill)

Blow and Scammell - May 15, 1804 - Clerk Sussex County

Scammell, James - May 3, 1804 - Wren, Jesse

Scammell, James - March 7, 1804 - Wallace, Tho. - Petersburg

Goodwin, George - March 5, 1804 - Blow and Scammell

Scammell, James - Feb 15, 1804 - Lynch, Francis - Petersburg

Blow and Scammell - April 1804 - Lanier, Littleton

Blow and Scammell - Sussex - 1804 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - July 9, 1804 - Wren, Benjamin

Blow and Scammell - Dec 28, 1804 - Birdsong, Butts

Blow and Scammell - Dec 1804 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - Aug 9, 1804 - Mason, Anty.

Blow, Richard - May 16, 1804 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - Sept 3, 1804 - Birdsong, Butts

Blow and Scammell - Sept 6, 1804 - Parham, Leason

Blow and Scammell - Sept 6, 1804 - Bonner, John, Jr.

Blow and Scammell - Oct 29, 1804 - Williamson, Matt

Blow and Scammell - Sept 11, 1804 - Lanier, Buchner

Blow and Scammell - Sept 1804 - Sheriff of Southampton County

Folder 9: Robert Hall Waller Correspondence, 1804-1808.

1. Lightfoot, William T. - May 17, 1805 - Waller, Robert H. - Williamsburg - Re: horse-breeding

2. Waller, Robert H. - Williamsburg - Aug 1804

Waller, Robert H. - Feb 1806 - Davis, James - Williamsburg merchant

Warburton, Robert - April 1805 - Zalma, Rochive - Richmond merchant

Waller, Robert H. - Jan-April 1805 Greenhow, R. - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - 1805-1806 - Deneufville - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - May 1805 - Greenhow, R. - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - May-June 1805 - Pearman, John - Williamsburg tailor

Waller, Robert H. - Oct 26, 1805 - Sands, Tho.

Waller, Robert H. - Feb-March 1805 - Deneafville, P. - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - Oct 10, 1805 - Bushby, John

Waller, Robert H. - Oct 14, 1805 - Brooks, Edward

Waller, Robert H. - Nov 2, 1805 - Barham, Lucy

Waller, Robert H. - Nov 23, 1805 - Burwell, Carter - Carter’s Cove

Waller, Robert H. - Oct 9, 1805 - Sweeney, Moses - Williamsburg carpenter

Waller, Robert H. - Dec 31, 1806 - Deneafville, P.R.

Waller, Robert H. - Feb 10, 1806 - Davis, James

Waller, Robert H. - Jan 6, 1806 - Hyde, Robert - Richmond

Waller, Robert H. - April 17, 1806 - Henley, Leonard

3. Waller, Robert H. - 1803-1804 - Pearman, John - Williamsburg     

Waller, Robert H. - 1804-1805 - Coke, Richard - Williamsburg

Waller, Robert H. - 1804-1805 - Hockaday - Williamsburg carpenter

Waller, Robert H. - Nov 21, 1805 - McCandlish, Anderson - Williamsburg merchant

Lang, George - Williamsburg - Oct 12, 1804 - Greenhow, Robert

Lightfoot, William - Tedington - Aug 1805 - Waller, Robert -Williamsburg

Waller, Robert H. - Williamsburg - 1805-1806 - McCandlish and Co. - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - Oct 31, 1805 - Lightfoot, William - Tedington

Waller, Robert H. - Feb 1805 - Ratcliff - Williamsburg carpenter

Henley, Leonard - Feb 8, 1808 - Waller, Robert H.

Waller, Robert H. - 1804-1805 - Henderson, J. - Williamsburg merchant

Waller, Robert H. - 1804-1805 - Semple, James - Williamsburg carpenter

Pierce, Francis - Nov 5, 1805 - Waller, Robert H.

Henderson, James - Jan 7, 1806 - Nicolson, Andrew

Folder 10: Accounts and Receipts, 1803-1805.

Blow, Richard H. - Jan 1803 and Feb 1804 - Myrick, William

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1803 and Feb 1804 - Myrick, William

Blow and Scammell - Feb 20, 1804

Blow and Scammell - Jan 6, 1805 - Brown, Thomas

Blow, Richard - 1804 - West, Fathy

Blow and Scammell - Jan 18, 1805 - Birdsong, Britain

Blow and Scammell - Jan 9, 1805 - Bailey, Britain

Blow and Scammell - 1804 - Sheriff of Southampton [two items]

Blow and Scammell - April 19, 1805 - Andrews, Isaac

Blow and Scammell - Dec 12, 1805 - Magee, Willie

Scammell, James - May 29, 1805 - Dunlop, James, Jr. - Petersburg

Blow and Scammell - June 15, 1805 - West, William - overseer

Blow and Scammell - July 12, 1805 - Wills, Goodwin

Scammell, James - Sept 11, 1805 - Parham, William

Williamson’s Exor - June 1805 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow, Richard - Aug 20, 1805 - Urquarhart, John

Blow and Scammell - Aug 5, 1805 - Moss, Henry

Blow and Scammell - July 19, 1805 - Mackensie, D.

Blow, Mrs. - Sept 20, 1805 - Jones, Charles T.

Blow and Scammell - Dec 17, 1805 - Magee, Willie

Blow and Scammell - Dec 13, 1805 - Andrews, Isaac

Scammell, James - Dec 21, 1805 - Parker, Frederick

Scammell, James - Dec 31, 1805 - Booth, Peter and John

Blow and Scammell - Dec 14, 1805 - Newsum, Ch. S.

Blow and Scammell - Dec 26, 1805 - Williams, Joll

Folder 11: Correspondence, 1801-1802

Parker, Henry - March 19, 1802 - Scammell, James - Sussex

Blow and Scammell - Dec 12, 1801 - Bonner, John Jr. - Sussex

Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Jan 6, 1802 - Loftin, Thomas

Blow, Richard - Jan 14, 1802 - Bailey, Britain

Blow, Richard - March 1, 1802 - Mason, D.

Blow and Scammell - March 31, 1802 - Rose, William

Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - June 18, 1802 - Ridley, Thomas Jr.

Blow, Richard - June 21, 1802 - Forts, Joshua - Com. Revenue

Blow and Scammell - June 22, 1802 - Britt, Daniel

Blow and Scammell - July 28, 1802 - Pennington, Edward

Blow and Scammell - August, 18, 1802 - Ridley, Thomas Jr.

Blow and Scammell - August 12, 1802 - Morris, William

Waller, Robert - August 31, 1802 - Roe, William

Blow and Scammell - Sept 6, 1802 - Bonner, John Jr.

Blow and Scammell - Aug 24, 1802 - Fitzhugh, Thomas Jr.

Blow and Scammell - Oct 1802-1803 - Hancock, M.W. - Petersburg

Box 2: Blow Family Financial Papers, 1799-1820
Folder 1: Accounts, Receipts, and Retail Licenses, 1799-1809. (Most of these accounts concern the Blow and Scammell Store, Sussex County.)

Blow and Scammell - Sussex County - May 1801 - Sheriff Sussex County [two items]

Blow, George - Oct 25, 1801 - Pehham, Thomas

Blow and Scammell - March 23, 1802 - Mason, David

Blow and Scammell - Sussex County - May 6, 1802 - Graves, David Com.

Hines, Allen - Aug 4, 1803 - Pennington, James

Scammell, James - June 20, 1803 - Collier, Richard

Winfield, Adams - Aug 25, 1804 - Lane, Thomas

[fragment] Clerk’s receipts - undated

Blow, Richard - Norfolk - March-April 1804 - Clerk of Southampton County

Blow, Richard and Co. - Norfolk - March-Nov 1805 - Clerk of Southampton Co.

Blow and Scammell - Sussex County - Jan-Nov 1805 - Clerk of Sussex County

Scammell, James - March 1806 - Clerk of Sussex County

Scammell, James - Nov-Dec 1805 - Clerk of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - Sept-Nov 1804 - Clerk of Southampton County

Blow and Scammell - Feb-Nov 1804 - Clerk of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - Feb-Dec 1805 - Clerk of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - March-Dec 1807 - Clerk of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - Aug 25, 1809 - Council, Joseph

Blow, Richard - March 1806 - Clerk of Southampton County

Blow and Scammell - Dec 9, 1799 - Com. Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - 1800-1808 Com. Sussex County [seven items]

Folder 2: Cancelled Bonds, 1801-1809.

Blow and Scammell - Sept 23, 1807 - Clanton, Nathan - Georgia

Blow and Scammell - Sussex County - March 16, 1808 - Hines, Tempy

Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Oct 22, 1801 - Gray, Thomas - Petersburg

Blow and Scammell - Aug 18, 1809 - Andrews, Isaac

Blow and Scammell - Jan 10, 1806 - Blow, Thomas R. - exor of Henry Blow

Folder 3: Receipts, Bonds, Tax Papers, 1803-1820.

1. Wallace, Colston - Aug 12, 1803 - Blow and Scammell - bond

Blow and Scammell - Dec 13, 1803 - Carter, Michael - bond

Blow and Scammell - May 1, 1804 - Carter, Michael

Wallace, Colston - Feb 28, 1805 - Blow and Scammell

Wallace, Colston - May 1804 - Blow and Scammell

Gilliam, Burwell - Sept 1806 - Blow and Scammell

Brown, William - 1806-1808 - Blow and Scammell

Blow, George - April 28, 1809 - Wright, Willis

Blow and Scammell - Aug 31, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Turney, Donellson - Sept 26, 1806 - Blow and Scammell

Davis, Nathan - Sussex County - Aug 5, 1803 - Blow and Scammell

Gray, Edwin - Southampton - May 1, 1814 - Blow, Richard

Gray, Edwin - March 1815 - Blow, George

Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 17, 1815 - D.H. Rawlings and Co. - Petersburg

Gray, Edwin - April 1816 - Blow, George - exor. for Lucy Hall

Gray, Edwin - March 1816 - Blow, George - Portsmouth - bond

Doyal, Hardy - Feb 20, 1807 - Blow and Scammell

Cobb, George B. - Halifax NC - April 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex Co. - bond

2. Clerk of Sussex Co. - May 1804 - Blow and Scammell - taxes for Gwaltney

Deloach, Th. - Southampton - Nov 1802 - Blow and Scammell - Sussex County

Lanier, Benjamin - April 6, 1807 - Blow and Scammell

Chappell, William - July 18, 1807 - Blow and Scammell

Johnson, William - April 15, 1809 - Blow and Scammell

Horne, Ephram - Dec 1810 - Blow and Scammell

Waggonage Account - undated

Knight, Ephraim - 1812-1813 - Blow, George

Horne, Ephram - April 1809 - Blow and Scammell

Magee, James - April 1809 - Blow and Scammell

Wren, James - Aug 1809 - Blow and Scammell

Knight, Ephriam - Aug 1812 - Blow, Richard

Folder 4: Accounts and Receipts from the Blow and Scammell store, 1807-1809.
Blow and Scammell - Sussex - 1807-1809 - Lynch, Francis - Petersburg merchant [thirteen items]
Folder 5: Accounts and Receipts, 1805-1806.

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1806 - Williamson, Joseph

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1806 - Browne, Henry - for Birdsong

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1806 - Gardner, Amos

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1806 - Wren, Benjamin

Blow and Scammell - Jan 1806 - Andrews, Isaac

Scammell, James - April 1806 - Conrad, Sommerville L.

James Scammell and Co. - April 1806 - Osborne, Jno - Petersburg

Blow and Scammell - 1805-1806 - Lynch, Francis - Petersburg

Blow and Scammell - May 1806 - Armistead, William - Norfolk

Blow, Richard - Sussex - May 1806 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow, Richard - June 1806 - Osborne, John

Scammell, James - April 1806 - Brown, John

Scammell, James - July 1806 - Revell, Holliday

Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 1806 - Mabry, Robt. Sheriff of Southampton

Blow and Scammell - Aug 29, 1806 - Lynch, Francis

Blow and Scammell - Feb 1806 - Sheriff of Sussex County [two items]

Blow and Scammell - Oct 1806 - Marks, William

Blow and Scammell - Aug 1806 - Sheriff of Sussex County

Blow and Scammell - March 1806 - Southampton County Sheriff

Folder 6: George Blow’s Norfolk and Williamsburg Accounts, 1804-1808 [1.] and Receipts for Merchandise Purchased at Norfolk, 1805-1808 [2.]

1. Blow, Richard (for his son) - Sept 1804 - Mr. Moir’s Acct - Williamsburg

Blow, George - July 1805 - Greenhow, Robert - Williamsburg merchant acct

Blow, Richard (for his son) - 1804-1805 - Moir, James - Williamsburg tailor acct

Blow, George - July 1805 - Orrill, John - Williamsburg tailor acct

Blow, George - 1805-1806 - Coke, John - Williamsburg tavern acct.

Blow, George - Dec 1805 - Greenhow, Robert

Blow, George - Jan 1806 - Greenhow, Robert

Blow, George - Oct 1806 - Greenhow and Cole

Blow, George - Feb 1807 - Greenhow and Cole

Blow, George - Nov 1808 - Marks, James

Blow, George - Oct 1808 - Dohaghey, John

Blow, Richard - Aug 1807 - Taylor, John

Blow, George - June 1808 - Battell, John B. - Norfolk [two items]

Blow, George - May 1808 - Higgins, Eugene - Norfolk [two items]

Blow, George - 1807-1808 - Bonsal Conrad and Co. - book dealer

Blow, George - Jan 1808 - Royle, Hunter - Williamsburg

2. Blow, George - 1807 - Bonsal Conrad and Co. - Norfolk

Blow, George - May 1807 - Mackinder and White

Blow, George - May 1807 - Maddon, John - Norfolk

Blow, George - Dec 1807 - The Enquirer - Richmond

Blow, George - Aug 1806 - Gillie and Mackinder - Norfolk

Blow, George - undated - Hudson, E. - vendue books

Blow, George - Oct 1805 - Gilliad and Mackinder - Norfolk

Blow, George - Feb 1807 - Taylor, R and J - Norfolk

Blow, George - Oct 1805 - Bronsal Conrad and Co. - Norfolk - books

Blow, George - Dec 1808 - Drury, John -Southampton - furniture

Blow, George - Feb 1808 - Donaghy, John

Blow, George - undated - Johnson, John - military hat

Blow, George - March 1808 - Betsy and Peggy - packet

Blow, George - March 1808 - Cluff, Ann - bandbox

Blow, George - March 1808 - Cluff, M. - jeweler

Blow, George - March 1808 - Delaney, Edward - Norfolk

Folder 7: Blow and Scammell Receipts, 1806-1807 [twelve items].
Folder 8: Blow and Scammell Receipts, 1806-1808 [nineteen items].
Folder 9: Notes and Judgments (primarily concerning Blow and Scammell), 1802-1814.

Davis, Henry - May 1806 - Blow and Scammell

Constable of Southampton County - March 1806 - Butts, William

Blow and Scammell - March 1806 - Butts, William

Blow and Scammell - May 1809 - Williamson, Elias

Blow and Scammell - April 1809 - Taylor, William

Blow and Scammell - May 1809 - Mason, Benjamin

Blow, George for R. Blow - Aug 1814 - Davis, John

Blow and Scammell - March 1803 - Barker, Burwell

Blow and Scammell - Nov 1802 - Barlow, John

Folder 10: Receipts, 1801-1814. [Note: The papers in this folder concerning Dr. Robert Downman indicate that Downman treated the Blow slaves. Also, in 1809 R. Blow paid tax on 1,560 acres of land in Southampton County and a large amount in Sussex County]

Blow, Richard - 1801-1805 Richardson, L. Epps - carpenter’s acct

Blow, Richard - 1804 - Richardson, Will - carpenters acct

Blow, Richard - 1804 - Epps, Will

Blow, Richard - 1805-1809 - Downman, Robert Dr. - medical acct

Blow and Scammell - 1802-1808 - Downman, Robert Dr. - medical acct

Blow, Richard - 1806 - Richardson, William - carpenter’s acct

Blow, Richard - 1807-1808 - Gray, J.U. - medical acct

Blow and Scammell - 1808-1809 - Sheriff of Sussex Co.

Blow and Scammell - July 1809 - Williamson, Joseph

Blow and Scammell - 1807 - Leonard, M. - Petersburg

Scammell, James - Sept 1809 - Andrews, Andrew - Petersburg

Scammell, James - Aug 1809 - Brown, Butts

Blow, Richard - Aug 1809 - Gilliam, James

Blow, Richard - 1809 - Sebrell, James

Blow and Scammell - April 1809 - Bishop, John

Blow and Scammell - 1809 - Com. Sussex Co.

Blow and Scammell - 1809 - Sheriff of Southampton

Blow and Scammell - 1809 - Council, Joseph

Box 3: Blow Family Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1779-1863
See also: Box 3-A: Incoming Correspondence of Richard Blow and Papers, 1779-1808.
Folder 1: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1783-1819.

Bensone, William (merchant) - Liverpool - Feb 1, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

Newsum, William and wife - St. Andrew’s Parish near Petersburg - 1783 - Blow, Richard - Albemarle Parish, Sussex

Bland, Thomas - Cobham - May 25, 1789 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth merchant

Daniel Stone and Co. - Feb 1, 1801

Daniel Stone and Co. - Oct 13, 1800 - bill of exchange

Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 11, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Camm, John - Amherst - March 2, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 4, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Rose, Peyton R. - Feb 27, 1811 - Blow, George - Sussex

Camm, John - Amherst - Dec 4, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

Hines, Robert (nephew of R. Blow) - Smithfield - Dec 7, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Bond, Mr. - Dec 31, 1817

Folder 2: Correspondence and Financial Papers of Richard and George Blow, 1782-1863.

1. Newsom, William - Greenville County - Sept 12, 1782 - Blow, Richard - Sussex County - discusses agreement for lots and houses in Petersburg

2. Alex. Donald - Richmond - May 30, 1789 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - reply concerning a tobacco sale

3. Young, Francis - Isle of Wright - Nov 5, 1793 - Blow, Richard - reply concerning seizing John Cunningham

4. Blow, Norborne - James City - 1862 - Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - reply concerning payment for slaves at Mulberry Island

Memo book, 1861

Page [loose] discussing African-Americans hired, 1815-1821.

Blow, George and Waller, R.P. - Williamsburg - May 9, 1831 - Chancery, Ct. - Williamsburg - bond

Murdough, J.W. - Norfolk - July 26, 1806 - Blow, Richard - note

King, Calvert - June 30, 1829 - Cole, Jesse - Williamsburg postmaster

5. Barker, John - Suffolk - Feb 20, 1793 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - reply concerning barrel staves

Chris. McConnico and Sons - 1799-1800 - Blow, Richard - discusses salt for sloop

Blow and Foster, judgment [fragment]

Blow, Richard - July 7, 1804 - Lyons, Jno - suit

Michado, William B. - Oct 21, 1801 - Gray, Thomas - note

Parker, John - April 21, 1803 - Blow, Richard - note

Calahan, Mr. - Jan 30, 1806 - Newman, Morris - Norfolk - note

Blow, Richard - 1806-1815 - Col. Bernard Magnian - account

Blow, Richard - May 13, 1828 - Brettes and Santyjan - Norfolk - rent

Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 23, 1843 - Scott, E.G. - Sussex County - acct

Blow, Richard - July 20, 1819 - Est. Robert Goodwin - Nansemond Co. - slave

Blow, George - Sussex Co. - Jan 14, 1832 - Cooper, James - Sussex Co. - deed

Walker, John H. Est. - 1847-1852 - Blow, George Sr. - acct of shingles, etc.

6. Waller, Benjamin Jr. - Williamsburg - undated - Waller, R.H. - Williamsburg - incomplete deed to B. Waller, Jr.’s House in Williamsburg

7. Blow, George - Littleton - April 6, 1863 - Grayson, E.B. - Lynchburg - reply concerning farm losses because of the occupation (Civil War)

8. Blow, Richard - Petersburg - Nov 15, 1809 - McCormicco, Andrew - lien

9. Tazwells - undated - reply concerning Moss’ will

10. Waller, William - Williamsburg - Dec 14, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex County - reply concerning the sale of Waller’s property in James City

11. Cotton, Alexander R. - Tarboro NC - March 14, 1821 - York Co. - acct

12. Beyton, Adj General Bernard - Richmond - May 1, 1821 - Blow, Col. George - Sussex County

13. Ruffin, Ed - Williamsburg - May 15, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown - reply concerning book binding

14. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 20, 1825 - Brettes, Sautjan and Vincent - Norfolk - concerns rent for lots on Market Square, Norfolk

15. Blow, Mrs. William N. - Norfolk - 1920 - Blow, Mrs. Thomas - personal correspondence

16. Exam copy of  "the Class of Moral Philosophy." undated

Folder 3: Financial Papers/Receipts [1 and 2] and Incoming Correspondence of Richard Blow [3], 1807-1809.

subfolder 1

Blow, Richard - Dec 1807 - Waller, R.H. - Williamsburg

Parker, John A. - Petersburg - Feb 1809 - Blow, Richard

Gordon, James - Scotland Neck - Feb 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth merchant

Grinnell and Post - Norfolk - Feb 1809 - Blow, Richard

Willkans, Ann - Feb 1809 - Blow, Richard

McIntosh, W. - Norfolk - March 1809 - Blow, Richard

Young, Jas. - March 20, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Milhade, David - March 1809 - Blow, Richard

Bowden and Milhados - March 1809 - Blow, Richard

Cuthbert, Js. - April 12, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Wyatt, Henry - April 22, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Tompkins, Christopher - April 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Rogers, J. and Nightengale, S. - April 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

Rodman, William Jr. - Norfolk - May 1809 - Blow, Richard

Cammock, William - Norfolk - May 1809 - Blow, Richard - dismal swamp $

Cammock, William - June 1809 - Blow, Richard

Dunnington, Hundley - Richmond - June 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Cosmon, Jo. - July 1, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Marks, S. Jr. - July 1, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

subfolder 2.

Sills, Th. - April 1809 - Blow, Richard

Noyes, W.R. - Norfolk - May 1809 - Blow, Richard

Powers, David - May 1809 - Blow, Richard

Leaton, George - May 1809 - Campbell and Whalin Warehouse

Bayley, John - May 1809 - Blow, Richard

Katton, Th. - Norfolk - June 1809 - Blow, Richard - concerns the Bell Savage [ship] for London

Nash, William - Norfolk - June 1809 - Blow, Richard

Haldane, John D. - July 9, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Mosly, A. Latimore - July 1809 - Blow, Richard

Cooke, Capt. - Hampton Rhoads - July 1809 - Blow, Richard

Whittle, C. - Norfolk - June 1809 - Blow, Richard

Scott, Hugh - Norfolk - July 1809 - Blow, Richard

Dutton, Th. - July 1809 - Blow, Richard

Armstrong, Bennett - Oct 27, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Pitts, James - Oct 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

Mason, Benjamin - Richmond - Nov 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Parker, John A. - Norfolk - Nov 17, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Hill, Ro. - Dec 180 - Blow, Richard

Spratt, Th. - Aug 1809 - Blow, Richard

3. Butt, Wilson - July 12, 1809 - Blow, Richard

York, Zeb. - Norfolk - July 20, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Rogers, Jno - Providence - Aug 18, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk merchant

Milhade, D. - Norfolk - Sept 15, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Spratt, Th. - Sept 11 and 22, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Hill, Ro. - Sept 28, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Spratt, Th. - Oct 5, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Tripp, Samuel - Norfolk - Oct 12, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Tompkins, Ch. - Sept 11 and 26, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Munson, W. - Oct 24, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Williams, Leonora - Dec 4, 1809 - Blow, Richard

Folder 4: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1810. [Note; These letters penned by R. Blow to his son G. Blow primarily concern his operations at the Tower Hill plantation where G. Blow was living at the time. During this period G. Blow married Eliza Waller, daughter of Robert Hall Waller.]

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 2, 1810 - Blow, Eliza - Williamsburg

2-3. Dillard, George - Richmond - Jan 7, 1810 - Blow, George - Sussex Co. - reply concerning a due bond on the Waller estate from John Camm [two items]

4. Bracken, John - Williamsburg - Feb 9, 1810 - Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - acct against Waller estate; Blow was manager

5-36. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb-Dec 1810 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [thirty-one letters]

37. Hamilton, Burge - Petersburg - April 16, 1810 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Johnston, William - May 3, 1810 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. King, William - April 16 1810 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 5: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1811.

1. Lynch and Cather - Petersburg - Jan 26, 1811 - Blow, George - Sussex Co.

Pollok, Robert - Petersburg - Feb 19, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 5, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard - Jan 18, 1811 - Blow, George

4. Blow, Richard - Feb 15, 1811 - Blow, George

5. Blow, Richard - March 8, 1811 - Blow, George

6. Blow, Richard - March 15, 1811 - Blow, George

7. Blow, Richard - March 18, 1811 - Blow, George

8. Hines, William - March 24, 1811 - Blow, George - Williamsburg (at Waller’s)

9-12. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March-April 1811 - Blow, George - Williamsburg [four letters]

13. Allen, Edward T. - Norfleet’s Mill - May 1, 1811 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

14-16 Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

17. Rose, Peyton R. (school teacher) - Sussex - May 27, 1811 - Blow, George

18-19. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May and Juen, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [two letters]

20. Waller, Benjamin C. - Williamsburg - Aug 1, 1811 - Blow, George

21. Robbing, Christ. - Baltimore - June 20, 1811 - Blow, George - Norfolk

22-23. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 1811 - Blow, George [two letters]

24. Avery, John - Belfast - Nov 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [two letters]

25-28.  Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov-Dec 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

29. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 20, 1811 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Folder 6: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1819 (majority of folder concerns R. Blow).

1. Hudson and Neale - undated - Blow, Richard

2. Wilkins, H. Willis - Suffolk - Jan 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Jan 15, 1819 - Blow, Richard

4. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 20, 1819 - Blow, George - Williamsburg (letter discusses R. Blow’s winning vote to become president of the Farmer’s Bank by “big vote”)

5. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Feb 2, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Feb 14, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Herring, D. - Smithfield - Feb 23, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Rochael, James - Jerusalem - March 11, 1819 - Blow, Col. George - Tower Hill

9. Rochaelle, James - Jerusalem - March 21, 1819 - Blow, Col. George

10. Herring, D. - Isle of Wright - April 26, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

11. Herring, Daniel - May 11, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Herring, Daniel - June 15, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

13. Jones, Ephraim - New Bedford - June 22, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

14. Hall, Neilson - Richmond - June 22, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

15. Blow, George - Richmond - June 27, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

16. Herring, D. - July 2, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

17. Burns, Arch. - Norfolk - July 23, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 3, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

19. Hines, Robert - Smithfield - Sept 9, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

20. Blow, George - Petersburg - Sept 15, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

21. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - Oct 8, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

22. Russell, Seth N. - Bedford - Oct 20, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

23. Neilson, William H. - Norfolk - Nov 27, 1819 - Blow, Richard

24. Harrison, Arthur - Dec 1, 1819 - Blow, Richard

25. Neilson and Neale - Dec 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

26. Thompson, J. - Portsmouth - Dec 8, 1819 - Blow, Richard

27. Roulacks and Co. - Windsor NC - Dec 17, 1819 - Blow, Richard

28. Neilson, William H. - Norfolk - Jan 9, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

29. Magee, R. - Dec 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

<b>Box 3a: Incoming Correspondence of Richard Blow and Papers, 1779-1808</b>

1. Campbell and Wheeler - Petersburg - Jan 12, 1780 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Gordon, George - London - Feb 24, 1789 - Blow, Richard

3. Barksdale, William - Petersburg - Feb 10, 1789 - Blow, Richard

4. Osburn, Joshua - Dunkirk - April 9, 1789 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Donald, Alexander - Richmond - April 18, 1789 - Blow, Richard

6. Anderson, David - Petersburg - April 20, 1789 - Blow, Richard

7. Brown, James - Richmond - April 20, 1789 - Blow, Richard

8. Tyson, Daniel - Philadelphia - April 20, 1789 - Blow, Richard

9. Brown, James - Richmond - April 22, 1789 - Blow, Richard

10. Brown, James - Richmond - April 16, 1789 - Blow, Richard

11. Roper, John - Edington - April 22, 1789 - Blow, Richard

12. Brown, James - Richmond - April 22, 1789 - Blow, Richard

13. Richards, John - Edington - April 23, 1789 - Blow, Richard

14. Briggs, John H. - Sussex - April 23, 1789 - Blow, Richard

15. Fort, Joshua - Tower Hill - April 23, 1789 - Blow, Richard

16. Boritz, William - Edenton - April 23, 1789 - Blow, Richard

17. Brown, James - Richmond - April 27, 1789 - Blow, Richard

18. Peter, Thomas - Cabin Pt. - May 2, 1789 - Blow, Richard

19. Marsh, James - Petersburg - May 8, 1789 - Blow, Richard

20. Donald, Alex - Richmond - May 13, 1789 - Blow, Richard

21. Hicks, J. - May 11, 1789 - Blow, Richard

22. Briggs, John H. - May 11, 1789 - Blow, Richard

23. Richards, John H. - Copland House - May 11, 1789 - Blow, Richard

24. Richards, John H. - May 17, 1789 - Blow, Richard

25. Roper, John - Chowan - May 17, 1789 - Blow, Richard

26. Kennedy, Henry - Edenton - May 18, 1789 - Blow, Richard

27. Ramsey, Allan - Edenton - May 21, 1789 - Blow, Richard

28. Bland, Theo. Jr. - Cobham - May 29, 1789 - Blow, Richard

29. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - July 22, 1789 - Blow, Richard

30. Almond, Harrison - Suffolk - Sept 9, 1789 - Blow, Richard

31. Reynolds, And. - Richmond - Nov 13, 1789 - Blow, Richard

32. Misc items [five]

33. Rochells, John, account - 1785-1789 - Blow, Richard

34. Lamb and Younger - London - Aug 20, 1789 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

35. Parker, Josh - Isle of Wright - Sept 3, 1808 - Blow, Richard

36. Davis Kerr and Young, account, undated

37. Value of Jumonds cargo, undated

38. Statement of building the ship at Hogs Island, by Mr. Diggs.

39. Selden, Wilson C. - undated - Blow, Richard

40. Fragment to Baker and Blow from Samuel Harrison, undated.

41. Rochell, John (large account) - 1780-1784 - Baker and Blow

42. Barksdale, William - undated - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth [fragment]

43. Ship accounts - Portsmouth undated - Bacon, Mr.

44. Letter [fragment]

45. Goods shipped on board the sloops and ships of Blow [eleven items]

46. Record of minor goods delivered

Box 4: George Blow Correspondence and Military Papers, 1813-1823
Folder 1: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow (also contains letters from R. Blow), 1813. [Note; these letters primarily concern the upkeep of the Tower Hill plantation, news about the militia and troop training, and the desire to obtain a family carriage.]

1-5. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan-Feb 1813 - Blow, George - Williamsburg [five letters]

6. Peter Franklin Co. - Petersburg - Feb 13, 1789 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7-9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb-March 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

10. Christian, Edmund - Williamsburg - April 1, 1813 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

11-15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April-May 1813 - Blow, George

16-17. Christian and Jones - Petersburg - July 1813 - Blow, George - Norfolk [two letters]

18. Cargill, Col. Nathan - Sussex - July 19, 1813 - Blow, George - Norfolk

19. Christian, Edmond - Williamsburg - July 30, 1813 - Blow, George

20. Christian and Jones - Petersburg - Aug 6, 1813 - Blow, George - Norfolk

21. Hall, John H. - Middleton - Sept 20, 1813 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply discussing legacy from his brother’s estate

22. Winfree, Abner - Manchester - Oct 4, 1813 - Blow, George - Norfolk - discusses desire to buy land from Blow

23-27. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct-Nov 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill and Sussex - letters discuss camp fever and the court marshal of a friend

28. Jones, Christian - Petersburg - Nov 22, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letter discusses the construction of a carriage for Blow

29. Barraud, Philip - Norfolk - Dec 6, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 7, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Hall, John H. - Rowan - Dec 27, 1813 - Blow, George - Sussex County

32. Miller, James - Southampton - Dec 27, 1813 - Blow, George - reply concerning the use of a slave

33. Harrison, Henry J. - Sussex - Feb 26, 1813 - Blow, George

34. Barham, John - Martin’s Hundred - Aug 5, 1813 - Blow, George - reply concerning a land rent from Blow

35. Johnston, Lucy and Polly - Sussex - Dec 13, 1813 - Blow, Mrs. George

Folder 2: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow (also contains letters from R. Blow), 1818. [Most of the letters from father to son concern the management of Tower Hill.]

1. Crittenton, Levi - Petersburg - Jan 12, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex Co.

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 7, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Whittocks, Ch. - Portsmouth - Feb 12, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex Courthouse

4. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 28, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Warwick, John - Lynchburg - March 28, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply discussing John Camm’s mental condition

6. Edmunds, John - Sussex - March 29, 1818 - Blow, George

7. Hill, Joseph - March 30, 1818 - Blow, Major George - Sussex - discusses 40 apple trees that were sent

8. Hines, George [cousin] - Southampton - April 4, 1818 - Blow, George

9. Edmunds, John - April 12, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 2, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - May 9, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - May 12, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 13, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply discussing the sale of Wren’s Mill

14. Schoolfield, Dr. Jos. - Portsmouth - May 15, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - religious treatise

15. Maving and Cairns - Petersburg - May 16, 1818 - Blow, George [?]

16. Scott, Robert G. - Richmond - May 23, 1818 - Blow, Major George - Sussex Courthouse

17. Jones, John - Warwick County - May 28, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May-July 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [five letters]

19. Edmunds, John - Sussex - July 7, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Jones, Th. Mathew C.H. - July 8, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply concerning the estate of Lucy Hall

21. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Aug 5, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex

22. Atkins, Pleasant - Petersburg - Aug 14, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex

23. Brough, Ro. - Norfolk - Aug 31, 1818 - Blow, George - Little Town

24. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 22, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex Co.

25. Jasper, H. and L. - Lynchburg - Aug 23, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex Co. - discusses the hire of slaves

26. Waller, William - Williamsburg - Aug 29, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply concerning account collections

27. Trezevant, Js. - Southampton - Aug 30, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply discussing a slave/free man of color

28. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 1, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Scott, R.G. - Richmond - Oct 29, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex Co. - letter discussing Blow’s delay in being appointed a full colonel

30. Hannon, R.F - Petersburg - Nov 14, 1818 - Blow, George - Sussex

31. Blow, Richard - Nov 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [two letters]

32. Holdcroft, William - Sussex - Nov 12, 1818 - Blow, Col. George

33. Coke, Richard - Williamsburg - Dec 3, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 5, 1818 - Blow, Major George - Tower Hill

35. Cobb, George B. - Rock Landing - Dec 15, 1818 - Blow, Col. George - Tower Hill

36. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 19, 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Rochell, James - Jerusalem - 1818 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 3: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow (also contains letters from R. Blow), 1819.

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 21, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 5, 1819 - Blow, George

3. Mattox, Col William - Prince George - Feb 19, 1819 - Blow, George - Sussex County

4. Hines, Samuel B. - Southampton - Feb 19, 1819 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply concerning a commission

5. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 6, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 27, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 17, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 10, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 13, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 20, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Coke, Richard - Williamsburg - April 26, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 21, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Annis, William - Northampton NC - June 25, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 17, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Hines, Samuel B. - July 22 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 31 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 21 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Harrison, H.J. - Sussex - Sept 5 1819 - Blow, George

19. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 11 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 18 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 2 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 29, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Waller, Robert P. - Williamsburg - Oct 29 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Hines, Samuel B. - Southampton - Nov 3 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Blow, Richard - Southampton - Nov 13, 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Richard - Southampton - Nov 27 1819 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 4: Military Papers of George Blow, 1813-1823.

1. Cargill, N. - Sussex - Feb 8, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letters mentions that the governor has ordered out 2000 men for the defense of Norfolk

2. Peyton, Adj Gen. Berno. - Richmond - Sept 29, 1820 - Blow, George - 15th VA Militia Sussex

3. Regimental Return, 1820 (list of company commanders and enlistments

4. General Orders, Adjutant General’s Office - Blow, George, Commandant of the 15th Regt. Militia, March 1 and 25, 1823

5. Outgoing correspondence of Blow, George, 1814 and 1820 [four letters]

Box 5: Lee & Lucy Hall Papers (1792-1814) [Fds 1-5] and George Blow Correspondence and Legal Papers (1809-1820) [Fds 6-8].
Folder 1: Lee and Lucy Hall Papers, Correspondence, Legal Papers, and Financial Papers, 1792-1810.

1. Leigh, Francis - Portsmouth - Oct 27, 1795 - Hall, Lee

Herbert, Jonathan - Sept 17, 1796 - Hall, Lee

Bodington, Mrs. - Jan 1804 - Hall, Lee

Millar, Dorcas - Dec 15, 1804 - Hall, Lee

Horton, Levi - 1806-1807 - Hall, Lee

Rains, Js. - Feb-Aug 1807 - Hall, Lee

Horton, Math. - March 7, 1808 - Hall, Lee

Horton, Demsy - Aug and Nov 1807 - Hall, Lee [two letters]

Norfolk Court Summons - Dec 1808 - various names [seven summonings]

Beinger, Inspector D. - Aug 23, 1792 - Milhado and Blow - Port at Norfolk

2. Will of Lucy Hall, Portsmouth, Jan 10, 1809 [George Blow as executor]

Estate of Lucy Hall, 1809-1811 account with G. Blow

Hall, Dr. Lee, estate, Portsmouth

Jones, Demsy - 1808 - Hall, Lucy L. - house rent

Dagnell, Stephen - July 4, 1800 - Hall, Lee - note

Leslie, Alex - Dec 1800 - Hall, Lee - note

Robson, E. - Dec 1803 - Hall, Lee - note

Tonkin, William - 1804-1805 - Hall, Lee - apothecary account

Jones, Demsy - 1805-1807 - Hall, Lee - house rent

Hall, Lee - Feb 1808 - Morre, William - building chimney

Hall, Lee - 1808 - Coward, Samuel - slave hire

Summons to Norfolk Court - Jan 1810 - Blow, George

Aldermen - New Haven, Conn. - May 1804 - Hall, Lee

Norfolk Court Summons - Dec 1808 - Hall, Lee

Butt, James - Nov 1806 - Hall, Lee

Norfolk County - 1810 - Estate of Lucy Hall

3. Est. Cherry, Keader - June 25, 1807 - Est. Lee Hall

Foster, John - 1804-1805 - Hall, Lee - apothecary account

Spalding, Reeves - June 1804 - Hall, Lee

Piercy, James - 1804-1809 - Hall, Lee

Bawn, James - Jan 1806 - Hall, Lee

Cowper, William - Sept 1806 - Hall, Lee

Etheridge, Mat - Feb 28, 1807 - Hall, Lee

Brown, James - 1806 - Hall, Lee

Poindexter, C.B. - Dec 31, 1807 - Hall, Lee - sale of an African-American woman

4. Fragments

Folder 2: Estate Papers of Lucy Hall, 1792-1811.
Folder 3: Estate Papers of Lucy Hall, 1796-1807.
Folder 4: Estate Papers of Lucy Hall, 1812-1814.
Folder 5: Estate Papers of Lucy Hall, 1809.
Folder 6: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow, 1814 and 1816.

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 16, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Hayden, Uriah - Norfolk - Sept 29, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply concerning hats for the militia

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 16, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Murdaugh, Jas. W. - Williamsburg - Feb 23, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letter concerns the estate of Mrs. Hall

5. Hines, Samuel - Southampton - Feb 25, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb-April 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [four letters]

7. Cobb, Jesse - Petersburg - May 30, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Waller, Edmund - Williamsburg - June 11, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 11, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June-July, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

11. Sharp, William - Norfolk - July 21, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 23, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Cobb, Jerry - Petersburg - July 25, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Pollard, Benjamin - Norfolk - July 28, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July-Aug 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

16. Hankin, Prior - Williamsburg - Aug 16, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letter discusses the sale of a property

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 29, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Rawlings, D.A. - Portsmouth - Aug 30, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Cargill, Nath - Sussex - Aug 31, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [three letters]

21. Rawlings, A.D. - Petersburg - Sept 16, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Goodall, John - Williamsburg - Sept 20, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Simpson, John - Petersburg - July 20, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 11, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg - Oct 22, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 7: Richard and George Blow Legal and Financial Papers (1807-1817) [1-4] and Correspondence of George Blow (1814 and 1816) [5-10].

1. Blow, George - undated letter - unidentified - reply discussing war conditions

2. Judgment - April 1807 - Moss, Joshua

Blow and Scammell - 1808-1811 - judgments

Sheriff’s statement - undated - Collier

Blow and Scammell - 1807-1811

Blow, Richard - Feb 15, 1811 - Barham, Samuel

Blow and Scammell - 1810-1817

3. Blow, Richard - 1810 and 1811

Sheriff’s Com. - 1811 - Blow, George

Blow, George - 1810-1813

Blow and Scammell - 1810-1812

Hutchings, Littletown - undated - Blow, Richard

Chisholm - Sept 1811 - Lightfoot

Blow, Richard - 1810-1811

4. Notes [twelve] 1810 - Blow, George

5. Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg - Oct 22, 1816 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 5, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply giving advise to G. Blow on how to build a jail

7. Blow, Richard - Dec 31, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 2, 1818 - Jones

9. Blow, George - June 1814 - Hankins, Joseph - Kentucky

10. Blow - undated - Myrick, William - suit

Folder 8: Papers Concerning Repairs to R.H. Waller’s Williamsburg House, 1814-1819 [four items].
Box 6: Blow Family Correspondence (1787-1869), Legal Papers, and Other Papers.
Folder 1: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1787-1819.

1. Thompson, Thos. - Chomchal [?] - March 23, 1787 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2-5. Blow, George - Tower Hill - 1813 and 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth.

6. Blow, George - undated - to editor of a newspaper concerning economic changes at Portsmouth

Folder 2: Blow Family Correspondence, 1796-1864 (concerning Richard Blow, George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr.) [Note; the letters between George Blow Jr. and Sr. largely discuss local and national politics.]

1. Briggs, John H. - Richmond - March 18, 1796 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 28, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Harrison, H.J. - Portsmouth - Aug 11, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

4. Blow, George - Petersburg - March 13, 1813 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

5. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - Nov 3, 1818 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 7, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Wright, William - Norfolk - March 16, 1833 - Blow, George Jr.

8. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - 1837-1839 - Blow, George Sr. [ten letters]

9. May, Dandridge - Petersburg - June 6, 1864 - Blow, Mrs. L.C.

10. Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - May 5, 1869 - Blow, George Sr. - letter discusses the prospect of an African-American serving as governor

Folder 3: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow, Sr., 1809 (also contains letters from Richard Blow).

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 24, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

2. Dennis, William M. - James City - Jan 27, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 7, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

4. Camm, John - Amherst - Feb 14, 1809 - Blow, George - Norfolk

5. Hankin, William - Williamsburg - March 22, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

6. Stokes, M. - Philadelphia - March 27, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

7. Tazewell, L.W. - Norfolk - April 18, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

8. Hankins, Jos. - Lexington, KY - April 29, 1809 - Blow, George - Norfolk

9. Rives, Landon - Norfolk - April 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

10. Conway, James - Portsmouth - May 1, 1809 - Blow, George

11. Hall Estate Papers - May 1, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

12. Hankin, W. - Williamsburg - May 11, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

13. Hunter, A.R.S. - Hancock Co., Georgia - May 13, 1809 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

14. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 1, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 24, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 25,  1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 8, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 15, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 29, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 22, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 29, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 5, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 12, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Coward, Samuel - Accomack - Aug 14, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Coward, Samuel - Sept 2, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Campbell, James - Petersburg - Oct 11, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 14, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Hall, E. - New Haven, Conn. - Oct 19, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Newsom, R. - Southampton - Oct 19, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 21, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

32. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 27, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

33. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 31, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 2, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 1, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Brown, William Jr. - Tower Hill [manage of Tower Hill] - Dec 11, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

37. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 12, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 12, 1809 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Shields, Samuel Jr. - Dec 15, 1819 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

40. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 16, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

41. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 17, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

42. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 21, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

43. Ashlock, Jos. - Dec 24, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

44. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 29, 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

45. Estate of Robert Waller - Williamsburg - June 1809 - Blow, George - Williamsburg - bill from Robert Anderson

Folder 4: Miscellaneous Items; Family Recipes and Folk Medicine
Folder 5: Military Papers and Legal Documents, 1813-1815.

Military papers, 1813-1815, payroll, accounts, and mustering records

Charges vs. John Evens, Sept 1813

Charges vs. Nathan Riley, Sept 1813

Charges vs. Corp McKinnie, Sept 1813

Charges vs. G. Watts, Sept 1813

Printed forms

Box 7: Blow Family Correspondence, Financial Papers, Legal Papers, and Military Papers, 1803-1846
Folder 1: Blow Family Correspondence and Papers, 1803-1812.

1. Blow, George and Eliza - Dec 14, 1812 - vs. Waller, Edmund and William H. infants

Bill, from R. Warbutron - April 30, 1805 - unknown

Tax account - Blow, Richard - June 1805 - Sussex County Sheriff

Clements, William - May 1808 - Blow and Scammell - deed

Tax account - Blow, Richard - June 1804 - Southampton County Sheriff

Cowper, John and Co. - 1803-1804 - Blow, Richard - protested account

Hargrave, Hamlin - Sussex - Aug 1803 - Blow and Scammell - note

2. Carney, S.W. - Halifax - June 13, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Composition, reply Romans

4. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 5, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Folder 2: Papers Concerning the Hall Estate, 1805-1824.

1. Hunter, Adam - 1806-1807 - Hall, Lee [two items]

Poindexter, C.B - Sept 26, 1807 - Hall, Lucy - note

Memo - March 23, 1806 - Hunter, M.

Hodges, Caleb - May 1816 - Blow, George - note

Latimer, M.A. - Jan 14, 1809 - Blow, Richard - rent of Portsmouth Hall lot

Hunter, Mrs. - undated - Wood, Nich. - Lee Hall est

Watts, Joel - Portsmouth - April 30, 1816 - Blow, George - concerning estate

Gibson, Joseph - March 21, 1809 - Blow, George - concerning the estate

Blow, George - July 16, 1811 - Hall, J.H. - rent for Eunice Hall, New Haven

Blow, George (Justice of the Peace) - Nov 21, 1824 - Clanton, Joseph (Constable)

Bond for Lucy Hall Estate, undated

Bond, Nuttall and Gibson - 1809 - Blow, George [two items]

2. Dudley, George - Mathews - March 17, 1809 - Blow, George - reply discussing the Hall estate

3. Roy, James H. - Portsmouth - Dec 18, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 3: Correspondence and Legal Papers of George Blow, 1811-1846 (also contains correspondence from R. Blow).

1. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Jan 21, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Robertson, William - Petersburg - Feb 24, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

3. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 4, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April 2, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 20, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Dew, Thos. R. - College of WandM - June 20, 1842 - Blow, George - Littleton

9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 23, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Akins, Pleasants - Petersburg - Aug 24, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 13, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Brown, William E. - Sussex - July 1, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 24, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Adams, Henry - Petersburg - Aug 28, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 27, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 22, 1811 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, George, copy of a petition to the governor concerning a slave, 1835.

18. Copy of an agreement between R. Blow and Carter M. Jones, 1846.

19. Deed; Butt, John - Southampton - undated - Clanton, Williamson and wife

20. Document, fragment.

Folder 4: Tax Accounts of Richard and George Blow, 1810-1818.

1. Tax Account, Blow, Richard, 1810-1811.

2. Tax Account, Blow, George - 1812-1818

3. Blow, George exec. R.H. Waller, 1817, Clerk Chancery Court at Williamsburg and Richmond.

Folder 5: Military Forms, c. 1814.
Folder 6: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow (1809-1812) and meeting minutes of the Citizens of Sussex (1832).

1. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Jan 10, 1812 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 29, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 18, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 28, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Crump, Richard - Richmond - March 4, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 10, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7. Hines, Will - Southampton - March 18, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 22, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 6, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Cocke, Benjamin - Cabin Point - April 8, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 18, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

13. Harrison, Henry J. - Hunting Quarter - May 22, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Franklin, Peter and Co. - Petersburg - May 29, 1812 - Blow, George - Norfolk

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 3, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 8, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 28, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 16, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 7, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

20. Franklin, Peter and Co. - Petersburg - July 31, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 7, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 11, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Aikens, Pleasant - Petersburg - Aug 29, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Faulcon, Nicholas - New Hope - Aug 30, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Aiken, Pleasant - Petersburg - Sept 7, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Fitzgerald, William - Nottoway - Sept 9, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 18, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 11, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 20, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Miller, James - Dec 13, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Blow, George - Williamsburg - Dec 15, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - letter discusses hope of obtaining a law license

32. Camm, John - Amherst - Dec 25, 1812 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

33. Proceedings/meeting minutes of a meeting of the Citizens of Sussex appointing delegates to the Baltimore Convention, 1832 (nominating G. Blow, Richard Epps, and William Harrison as delegates).

Folder 7: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow (1813 and 1841) and Military Papers (1813 and 1838).

1. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Feb 11, 1841 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Gray, Th. - Southampton - April 15, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Military Papers; subsistence accounts and papers on the 4th Regiment of Norfolk

4. Avery, William - James Town - July8, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Military forms.

Folder 8: 1. Military Papers of Lieutenant George Blow, 1813, subsistence accounts and return of men record.
Folder 9: Tax Accounts of Southampton County, Richard Blow, 1809-1818.
Folder 10: Tax Papers, 1815-1817 and 1838.

1. Chair Tax, issued by US government and local county, 1815-1817.

2. Cochee Tax, 1838.

3. Stilling Tax.

Folder 11: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow and Papers, 1808-1822.

1. Waller, William - Williamsburg - April 15, 1813 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Waller, William - Norfolk - March 22, 1816 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Parker, R.E. - Norfolk - July 1, 1820 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Doubtfull debts, 1826.

5. Memo of George Blow’s traveling expenses for Robert H. Waller estate, 1808-1817.

6. Bill, W.M. Waller, 1819-1822, Waller, W.H.

Box 8: Blow Family Financial Papers and Correspondence, 1784-1872
Folder 1: Financial Papers, Blow Accounts, 1784-1814.

1. Brown, Henry - undated - Blow, George - list of debts due

2. Brown, Henry - 1784-1814 - Blow, Richard - numerous accounts

3. Gilliam, Joshua - 1785 - Foreman, Alexander

4. Mason, John - 1795 - Blow, Richard

5. Scott, Cole J. - 1790 - Blow, Richard

6. Brown, Henry - 1786 - Armstrong, Bennett

7. Blow, Richard - 1787-1790 - Sheriff of Sussex - tax accounts

Folder 2: Richard (incoming) and George (outgoing) Blow Correspondence, 1814. [many of these letters discuss the war and conditions surrounding it.]
1-17. Blow, George - April-Dec 1814 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth [seventeen letters]
Folder 3: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow, 1814.

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 11, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Gray, Thos. - Southampton - Jan 18, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth Jan 19, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Burdge, Joel - Sussex - Jan 13, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 25, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Parham, Major William - Richard - Jan 27, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7. Lanier, Capt. - Littleton - Jan 30, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 7, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 6, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Jones, Chris - Petersburg - Feb 8, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. McCandlish, William - Williamsburg - Feb 11, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 14, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Hines, Robert - Smithfield - Feb 28, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Fawn, Capt. John - Norfolk - March 3, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth -  April 13, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Whitlock, Ch. - Richmond - April 16, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Cary, Miles - Cobham - April 20, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Barraud, Philip - Norfolk - April 25, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Christian, Edmund - Williamsburg - April 23, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [two letters]

21. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Jones, Chris - Petersburg - May 1, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - May 10, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Fitzgerald, William - Nottoway - May 11, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Howard, Thos. - Richmond - June 3, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 13, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 10, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Jones, Chr. - Petersburg - July 9, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 12, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 19, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Allison, John - Petersburg - July 24, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

32. Henley, Ro. - Washington DC - July 24, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

33. Henley, Ro. - Washington DC - July 24, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Jones, Ch. - Petersburg - July 26, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 5, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 10, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Flynn, O. - Suffolk - Aug 10, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Barron, Joseph A. - Norfolk - Aug 12, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Simpson, John - Petersburg - Aug 13, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

40. Allison, John - Petersburg - Aug 13, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

41. Barraud, Ph. - Norfolk - Aug 18, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

42. Hawkins, J.H. - Lexington, KY - Aug 20, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

43. Peede, Robert - Portsmouth - Aug 21, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

44. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 22, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

45. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 16, 1814 - Blow, Eliza - Tower Hill

46. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 19, 1814 - Blow, George - Quarter Masters Office

47. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 26, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

48. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Oct 17, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

49. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Oct 27, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

50. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Nov 1, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

51. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Nov 11, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

52. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

53. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

54. Key, John - Dec 1, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

55. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 4, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

56. Eppes, Richard - Sussex - Dec 8, 1815 - Blow, George - Richmond

57. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 21, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

58. Cargill, Nathan - Richmond - Dec 22, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

59. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 28, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

60. Rochelle, Robert - Richmond - Dec 29, 1814 - Blow, George - Littleton

61. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 31, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

62. Misc memo by George Blow, undated, Shepard, William

Folder 4: Still Licenses, 1814-1817. [Five items]
Folder 5: Correspondence of George Blow, 1814 and 1817 (also contains letters concerning Richard Blow, 1799, 1814, 1817).

1. Hines, William - Southampton - May 5, 1799 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Christian, Edward - Williamsburg - March 31, 1814 - Blow, George - Sussex

3. Waller, William H. - Williamsburg - July 6, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Bendall, Capt. I. - Oct 14, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Blow, George - Richmond - Nov 6, 1814 - Blow, Richmond - Norfolk - letter discusses conditions in the military service

6. Blow, George - Richmond - Nov 10, 1814 - Blow, Richmond - Norfolk

7. Blow, George - Richmond - Nov 15, 1814 - Blow, Richmond - Norfolk

8. Blow, George - Richmond - Dec 2, 1814 - Blow, Richmond - Norfolk

9. Blow, George - Richmond - Dec 6, 1814 - Blow, Richmond - Norfolk

10. Daniel, William - Cumberland - Jan 17, 1817 - Blow, George - Sussex

11. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 4, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 11, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Belsches, H.C. - Richmond - Feb 13, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letter discusses politics

14. Daniel, William - Cumberland - Feb 28, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 25, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 5, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Fitzgerald, William - Nottoway - March 12, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Gale, John T. - Norfolk - March 25, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 1, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 15, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Rochelle, Jas. - Jerusalem - April 18, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 22, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Gale, John T. - Norfolk - April 24, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg - May 16, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 24, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg - July 5, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Peete, Benjamin - Sussex - July 4, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 29, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Tazewell, W. - Richmond - Aug 2, 1817 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk - reply discussing an iron mill patent

30. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 12, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 23, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

32. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 29, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

33. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 9, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 16, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 7, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 11, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Pescud, Edward - Petersburg - Oct 19, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 25, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 28, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

40. Parham, William - Sussex - Nov 8, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

41. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 4, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

42. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 11, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

43. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 18, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

44. Bassett, Burwell - Nov 22, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

45. Cargill, N. - Davis’ Tavern, Sussex - Dec 1, 1814 - Blow, George - Richmond

46. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 2, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

47. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 11, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

48. Parker, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 16, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

49. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 31, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

50. Ruffin, Edmund - 1813-1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letter discusses the Ruffin plantations

51. Harrison, Mrs. Anna B. - Hunting Quarter - Feb 3, 1826 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

52. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - May 1, 1829 - Blow, George - Little Town - reply discussing the management of Blow’s affairs at the farm near Williamsburg

Folder 6: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow (1799-1862), Financial Papers, and Military Papers (1865 and 1872).

1. US Marshall - July 23, 1799 - Blow, Richard - letter discusses his feelings for held slaves

2. Brand and Toler - Hanover - Nov 6, 1800 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

3. Gray, Edward - Washington DC- Jan 17, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Gray, Edward - Southampton - July 20, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Drew, Dolphin - Edenton - Oct 10, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Accounts, various, 1804-1830.

7. Brown, William E. - Quartermaster - Aug 7, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem, VA - Oct 3, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Harrison, Henry J. - Hunting Quarter - Sept 24, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Robinson, James - Richmond - July 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Nov 2, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 19, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

13. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - Sept 1, 1820 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 9, 1820 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, George - Jan 16, 1832 - Newman and Peets - Southampton

16. Suit; G. Blow vs. Js. T. Garrison, 1832.

17. Suit; G. Blow vs. R.S. Nicholson, 1832.

18. Suit, G. Blow vs. Nicholson, 1833, Southampton Court.

19. Anderson, Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - March 26, 1838 - Blow, George - Little Town

20. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Sept 15, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard - New Orleans - April 27, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Blow, George - San Antonio - Sept 1839 - Blow, George - Littletown

23. Galt, Dickie - Williamsburg - Oct 22, 1843 - Blow, George

24. Wynne, William B. - Oct 17, 1862 - Blow, George

25. Forms, Mutual Assurance Society.

26. Amnesty application of Col. George Blow to Pres Andrew Johnson, 1865.

27. Suit; to settle the estate of George Blow, 1872.

28. Various items, miscellaneous.

Box 9: Blow Family Correspondence, Financial Papers, Military Papers, and Legal Papers, 1805-1843
Folder 1: Richard and George Blow Correspondence, 1812-1816.

1. Blow, George - Richmond - Sept 27, 1814 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk - reply discussing the war; battles, supplies, enlistments, etc

2. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 20, 1814 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - discusses military affairs and acknowledges the gift of a sword and coat

3. Daniel, William - Cumberland, C.H. - Dec 12, 1816 - Blow, George - Sussex County

4. Waller, Edmund - Martin’s Hundred - June 13, 1812 - Blow, George - Norfolk - reply discussing conditions on various plantations

Folder 2: Estate Papers and Correspondence, 1810-1843.

1. Unknown sender - Galveston - May 19, 1843 - Blow, George [ ? ]

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 28, 1817 - Blow, George

3. Nivison, John - Norfolk - May 26, 1810 - Blow, George

4. Indenture deed of William Hardress Waller, 1820, to G. Blow

5. Copy of Richard E. Lee’s Will, Norfolk, undated.

6. Copy of indenture deed, George and Eliza Blow to William Waller of Williamsburg.

7. Chowning, Noah L. - Norfolk - undated - Blow, Richard - bond

Folder 3: Accounts and Receipts of Richard and George Blow from various county officials, 1806-1816.
Folder 4: Correspondence and Paper, 1813-1815.

1. Waller, William H. - Williamsburg - Jan 16, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

2. Waller, William H. - Williamsburg - Jan 29, 1814 - Blow, George

3. Drew, Benjamin - Smithfield - Oct 17, 1815 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Forms; Sussex Militia papers, 1813.

Folder 5: Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1809-1841.

1. Camm, John - Amherst - Nov 29, 1809 - Waller, Benjamin C. - Williamsburg - reply concerning the sale of a slave

2. Copy of letter to the Masonic Lodge from George Blow.

3. Klein, J. - Norfolk - Aug 5, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Daniel, William - Cumberland - Feb 28, 1817 - Blow, George - Sussex

5. Daniel, William [memo] - Richmond - June 21, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Milhado, D. - Dec 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex [four pieces discussing financial affairs and a slave sale]

7. Laine, Ann - Dec 7, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. West, T.G. - Dec 11, 1831 - Blow, Mrs. - Tower Hill

9. Wynne, Thos. - Carter’s Grove - Sept 22, 1841 - Blow, George - Norfolk

Folder 6: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow, 1812 and 1815. [The letters between Richard and George Blow regularly concern their two plantations, Tower Hill and Southampton.]

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 1, 1812 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

2. Rochelle, Robert - Richmond - Jan 5, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 10, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex - letter discusses the College of William and Mary

4. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 18, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Rochelle, Robert - Richmond - Jan 30, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Fitzgerald, William - Nottoway - Jan 31, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 1, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Gray, Edwn. - Southampton - Feb 22, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Sharp, William - Norfolk - Feb 25, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 3, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Hines, George - Southampton - March 5, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Edmonds, John - Sussex - March 10, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Sharp, William - Norfolk - March 10, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex

14. Barraud, P. - Portsmouth - March 13, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - March 15, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - April 4, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 9, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 25, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Christian, Edmund - Williamsburg - June 25, 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex

20. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 2, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 11, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Akin, P. - Portsmouth - July 18, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Barraud, Ph. - Norfolk - July 21, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 25, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Myrick, John - Southampton - July 1815 - Blow, George - Sussex

26. Myrick, John - Southampton - July 20, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 21, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Bell, Graham - Petersburg - Sept 5, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 19, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 8, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 12, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

32. Adams, Robert - Petersburg - Oct 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

33. Harrison, Richard F. - Oct 1, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 17, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Akins, P. - Petersburg - Oct 17, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Johnston, R.M. - Cross Keys - Oct 22, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 27, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 1, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 15, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Box 10: Receipts of George Blow for Work Done the Plantation, 1812-1815
Folder 1: Receipts, 1812. [37 pieces]
Folder 2: Receipts, 1813. [35 pieces]
Folder 3: Receipts, 1814. [42 pieces]
Folder 4: Receipts, 1815. [78 pieces]
Box 11: Receipts of George Blow for Work Done the Plantation (1809-1819) and Correspondence (1818).
Folder 1: Receipts, 1809-1811. [56 pieces]
Folder 2: Receipts, 1810. [31 pieces]
Folder 3: Receipts. [11 pieces]
Folder 4: Receipts. [85 pieces]
Folder 5: Receipts, 1816. [44 pieces]
Folder 6: Still license receipts, 1815-1817. [18 pieces]
Folder 7: Outgoing military correspondence of George Blow, 1818.
Folder 8: Receipts, 1818. [52 pieces]
Folder 9: Receipts, 1819. [42 pieces]
Box 12: Lease (1805), Vouchers (1805-1817), and Correspondence of George Blow (1819-1820).
Folder 1: Lease and Vouchers, 1805-1809.

1. Lease of land on Skiff’s Creek, James City by Robert H. Waller, 1805.

2. Vouchers; Robert Hall Waller estate, for craftsmen work, 1805-1809.

Folder 2: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Estate, various estate functions: slaves, taxes, account work, etc., 1808-1813.
Folder 3: Incoming Correspondence of George Blow, 1819-1820.

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb-Dec 1820 - Blow, George [some from Mrs. G. Blow] - Tower Hill [17 letters]

2. Edmunds, John - Sussex - April 13, 1819 - Blow, George - Sussex

3. Ruffin, Edmund - Prince George - Jan 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

4. Rochelle, James - Southampton - 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex [four letters]

5. Faulcon, Nich. - Mount Pleasant - May 13, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Chapman, John - Wall’s Bridge - March 14, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Briggs, Henry - Jerusalem - June 20, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. Harrison, Henry J. - Feb 9, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

9. Waller, Edm. - Martin’s Hundred, James City - Jan 3, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

10. Yeatman, Tho. Mathews - June 17, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

11. Cargill, Gen. Nath. - Petersburg - June 8, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

12. Hines, Ro. - Smithfield - May 20, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

13. Butts, John - Southampton - March 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

14. Wrenn, Barham - Southampton - Dec 10, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

15. Hines, S.W. - Southampton - Dec 17, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

16. Waller, William H. - Williamsburg - March 3, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Hancock, William - Blk. Water Bridge - March 13, 1820 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 4: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1808. [22 pieces]
Folder 5: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1809-1810. [15 pieces]
Folder 6: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1811. [15 pieces]
Folder 7: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1812. [22 pieces]
Folder 8: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1813. [9 pieces]
Folder 9: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1814. [11 pieces]
Folder 10: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1814. [28 pieces]
Folder 11: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1815. [15 pieces]
Folder 12: Vouchers of the Robert Hall Waller Estate, Craftsmen Work, 1817. [14 pieces]
Box 13: Blow, Waller, and Hall Family Financial Papers, Correspondence, Masonic Papers, and Other, 1796-1855.
Folder 1: Estate Papers of Robert H. Waller, financial papers, 1813-1817.
Folder 2: Blow Family Financial Papers, 1796-1824.

1. Blow, Richard; memo discussing the fire damages on estates, 1796-1824.

2. Blow, Richard; memo discussing these fire damages, 1821-1822.

3. Estate Papers of Lucy Hall, 1809-1816.

Folder 4: Blow Family Papers; Personal, Military, and Correspondence, 1812-1836.

1. Remarks/Notes by Richard Blow on Mr. Hunter’s notes, c. 1815.

2. Military papers, 1812-1813.

3. Correspondence;

Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 12, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 21, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Edwards, L.R. - Jerusalem - Aug 30, 1836 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

Haxall, William - Petersburg - Sept 2, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

Folder 5: Accounts of Uriah Hayden, 1820-1832.
Folder 6: George Blow Papers; Financial, Correspondence, and Hall and Waller Estate Papers, 1815-1839.

1. Edmund Waller Estate Papers, 1820-1832

2. Inventory of the Lucy Hall Estate, undated.

3. Waller, William H. - Aug 4, 1815 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Memo; record of cotton picked during October 18??

5. Blow, George - July 8, 1837 - Parker, Iabez

6. Bond concerning the Waller estate, 1825-1827.

7. Statement of debts due on the R.H. Waller estate.

8. Dismissal of suit, Mr. and Mrs. George Blow vs. William H. Waller, 1817.

9. Murdaugh, J. - Portsmouth - Aug 5, 1839 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Receipts of G. Blow, 1820-1832. [45 items]

Folder 7: George Blow’s estimate for building a mill, 1825. [8 pieces]
Folder 8: Membership list of the Jerusalem Jockey Club and Richard Nicholson vs. James S. Garrison, 1831.
Folder 9: Survey drawings, correspondence, bonds, and other, 1831-1855.

1. Survey drawing of the Jones house and field, 1841.

2. Bonds from A.N. Laine to Joseph Branch, 1831.

3. Edwards, L.R. - Jerusalem - Aug 29, 1836 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

4. Heath and Co. - Nov 2, 1855 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Avery, J. - Hick’s Ford - March 28, 1834 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Beers and Poindexter - 1837 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

7. Printed political notice for William H. Pegram, 1834.

Folder 10: Letter fragment from A. Jordan, 1821.
Folder 11: Astrea Masonic Lodge # 85, printed and handwritten copy of the 1822 lodge by-laws.
Box 14: Blow Family Correspondence, Agricultural Society Papers, and Financial Papers, 1816-1843
Folder 1: Agricultural Society Papers, 1816-1822. [56 pieces]

1. Copy of the Agricultural Society of Sussex County’s constitution, 1821.

2. Copy of the United Agricultural Societies of Virginia.

3. Ruffin, Edmund - Petersburg - Aug 16, 1821 - Blow, Sec. George

4. Cocke, John H. - Bremo - Dec 21, 1820 - Blow, Sec. George

5. Paper; Wilkins, John L., 1822, given at a Petersburg Ag. Society meeting.

6. Drawings concerning various agricultural practices.

7. Cargill, John - Nov 4, 1819 - Pres. of the Sussex Ag. Society

8. Speech by George Blow, undated.

9. Copy of notes by Dr. William Cocke, Sussex Ag. Society, 1822.

10. Surry Ag. Society - July 22, 1820 - Sussex Ag. Society

11. Subscription list of the Sussex Ag. Society, 1816.

12. Barton, R.P. - Springdale - July 22, 1820 - Harrison, George E.

13. Minutes of the Sussex Ag. Society, 1819-1821.

Folder 2: Correspondence of the Blow Family, 1821-1843. [The majority of these letters are from the grandchildren of Richard Blow.]

1. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Nov 9, 1821 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

2. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 30, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Blow, George - Petersburg - April 27, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Tower Hill

4. Blow, George - Petersburg - Aug 21, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

5. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 12, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 2, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Blow, Robert W. - Tower Hill - Sept 11, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Blow, Robert W. - Tower Hill - Sept 19, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 10, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

10. Blow, Norborne - Sussex - June 8, 1821 - Blow, George - Norfolk

11. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April 17, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Blow, Robert W. - Tower Hill - Oct 2, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

13. Blow, Richard Jr. - Williamsburg - Feb 5, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

14. Blow, George Jr. - Hampden Sydney College - Nov 22, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

15. Blow, Robert W. - U of Virginia - May 7, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

16. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 31, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

17. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 12, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. B., Dr. R - Jan 1843 - Blow, George - James City Co.

19. Blow, Richard Jr. - College of William and Mary - Dec 21, 1828 - Blow, George - James City Co.

20. Blow, R.W. - Tower Hill - July 31, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

21. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 21, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

22. Blow, George - Houston, Texas Territory - Feb 1841 - Blow, George - Littleton

23. Blow, George - Nov 10, 1843 - Blow, George - Martin’s Hundred, James City Co.

24. Blow, George - Norfolk - Jan 26, 1843 - Blow, George - Littleton

25. Blow, George - Norfolk - April 4, 1843 - Blow, George - Littleton

26. Blow, George - Norfolk - Oct 20, 1841 - Blow, George - Littleton

27. Blow, George - Jerusalem - Aug 18 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Folder 3: Robert H. Waller Estate papers and receipts, 1816-1821.
Folder 4: George Blow’s receipts for dealings with Heath and Mason, 1819-1821. [12 pieces]
Folder 5: Blow Family Correspondence, 1822. [Letters 1-30 are of a personal nature from the grandchildren of R. Blow, Sr. Letters 30-48 are primarily concerning the business affairs of the Blow family.]

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 16, 1822 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 22, 1822 - Blow, George

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 28, 1822 - Blow, George

4. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - July 26, 1822 - Blow, George

5. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 5, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, R.W. - Portsmouth - Jan 12, 1822 - Blow, Col. George - Tower Hill

7. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 16, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Feb 27, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - March 3, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 4, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 16, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 23, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 13, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 17, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 24, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 7, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 14, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 5, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 12, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 13, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Nov 2, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 16, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 22, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - undated - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - Oct 12, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - May 4, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - Dec 27, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 28, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

29. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - Dec 15, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 7, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Coke, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 27, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

32. Coke, Richard - Portsmouth - Dec 8, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

33. Stone, Daniel - Norfolk - Feb 16, 1822 - Blow, George - Sussex Co.

34. Hines, George - Southampton - May 8, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Waller, William H. - Amherst Co. - May 24, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Waller, William H. - Amherst Co. - Sept 1, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Nov 7, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Hines, S.B. - Nov 3, 1822 - Blow, George - Sussex

39. Heath and Mason - Nov 30, 1822 - Blow, George - Sussex

40. Heath and Mason - Nov 27, 1822 - Blow, George - Sussex

41. Hines, George - Aug 14, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

42. Petit, William - Portsmouth - Jan 15, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

43. Stone, Daniel - Norfolk - Jan 3, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

44. Heath and Mason - Sept 6, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

45. Hines, S.B. - Sweet Springs - Sept 6, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

46. Jourdan, James - Kick’s Ford - April 6, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

47. Turner, Person - April 7, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

48. Heath and Mason - April 13, 1822 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Box 15: Blow Family Financial Papers and Estate Papers, 1788-1826
Folder 1: Financial Papers, 1818-1820.

1. Receipts of George Blow, 1820. [two items]

2. Receipts of George Blow, 1818-1820. [24 items]

3. Sussex County tax receipt of George Blow, 1820. [showing acres of land, slaves owned, and various other property types]

4. Southampton County tax receipt of Richard Blow, 1820. [showing acres of land, slaves owned, and various other property types]

Folder 2: Estate papers of Robert B. Gilliam (1820-1822) and personal bills of George Blow (1820-1822).
Folder 3: George Blow financial papers and estate papers of Lucy Magee (1823) and the Gilliam estate (1819-1822).
Folder 4: Papers concerning the estate of Elizabeth Gilliam, 1824. [29 pieces]
Folder 5: Receipts/notes paid to George Blow, 1824.
Folder 6: Wills and deeds, 1788-1826.

1. Will of John Butts, 1825.

2. Deed of Mary Butts, 1826.

3. Deed of Polly Butts, 1815.

4. Deed of John and Judith Rochelle, 1788.

Folder 7: Petty accounts and tax accounts of George and Richard Blow, 1824-1825 (showing record of land and slaves owned).
Folder 8: Estate papers of Lucy Magee, 1825. [16 pieces]
Folder 9: Personal accounts of George Blow, 1825. [8 pieces]
Folder 10: Personal accounts and receipts of George Blow, 1825.
Box 16: Blow family financial papers and correspondence, 1821-1827
Folder 1: George Blow accounts and tax papers, 1821-1824.
Folder 2: George Blow receipts with Heath and Mason, 1824 [12 pieces]
Folder 3: Estate papers of the Butt, Magee, and Gilliam families (1823-1824), Parish Levy account with G. Blow (1823-1824), and G. Blow tax account (1824).
Folder 4: Magee estate papers, 1824. [Four pieces]
Folder 5: Butt estate papers, 1824. [18 pieces]
Folder 6: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1823-1826 (also contains two incoming letters to Richard Blow).

1. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - Jan 11, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Jan 17, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Feb 1, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Gilliam, C.N. - Richmond - Feb 1, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

5. Cogbill, J.B. - Petersburg - April 11, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Wyche, Capt. William - Belfield - March 19, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Jeffrie, John M. - Sussex - June 10, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. Barham, Samuel - Southampton - June 25, 1823 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Wyche, William - July 2, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

10. Clanton, John - Aug 3, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

11. Heath and Mason - 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

12. Gilliam, Carter N. - Aug 3, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

13. Cooper, John C. - Petersburg - Aug 19, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

14. Heath and Mason - Aug 23, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

15. Whitehead, S. - Portsmouth - Sept 17, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

16. Whitehead, S. - Portsmouth - Sept 20, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Wyche, William - Belfield - 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Heath and Mason - Nov 19, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

19. Hammon, R.H. - Petersburg - Nov 21, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

20. Heath, Joseph - Prince George - Dec 1, 1823 - Blow, George - Sussex

21. Newsom, Lucy - Southampton - Feb 6, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

22. Heath and Mason - Feb 27, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

23. Lockhart and Gordon - March 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

24. Sikes, Nelson - March 18, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

25. Gilliam, C.N. - Sussex - July 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

26. Hines, S.B. - Southampton - March 17, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

27. Robinson, William Jr. - Petersburg - April 14, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

28. Cooper, J.C. - Petersburg - Sept 16, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

29. Wyche, W.P. - Sussex - July 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

30. Rochelle, Js. - Jerusalem - June 13, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

31. Wyche, William P. - June 17, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

32. Heath and Mason - July 14, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

33. Hines, S.B. - Southampton - April 21, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

34. Dillard, Jas. - Sussex - April 26, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

35. Hines, S.B. - April 21, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

36. Rochelle, Js. - May 25, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

37. Heath and Mason - May 26, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

38. Armistead, L.M. - Petersburg - May 26, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

39. Wyche, William P. - June 11, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

40. Jones, George - Sussex - June 12, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply discussing a school for the poor

41. Heath and Mason - July 5, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

42. Blackford, W. - Northampton - July 20, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

43. Rochelle, Js. - Jerusalem - Sept 15, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

44. Hines, S.B. - Southampton - Sept 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

45. Whitehead, S. - Aug 26, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

46. Rochelle, Js. - Aug 7, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

47. Cuthbert and Smith - Petersburg - Aug 7, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

48. Dufour, John F. - Jan 13, 1825 - Sec. of the Sussex Agricultural Society

49. Rochelle, Js. - Jan 4, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

50. Heath, Js. - Prince George - Jan 1, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

51. Blow, Richard - April 13, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

52. Blow, George - Aug 15, 1826 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

53. Gilliam, T.S. - April 25, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

54. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - May 2, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

55. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 5, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

56. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 14, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

57. Thayer, Sceva - Petersburg - July 31, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply concerning a cotton gin

58. Hite, Nich. - Sussex - June 16, 1825 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

59. Hite, Nich. - Sussex - June 7, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

60. Harrison, Jas. J. - Brunswick - June 7, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

61. Harrison, Jas. J. - Brunswick - June 7, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

62. Gilliam, Th. F. - Southampton - Aug 22, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

63. Wynne, William - Bristol - Sept 25, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

64. May, David - Petersburg - Oct 13, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex

65. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Nov 14, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

66. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1825 - Blow, George - Sussex - letter discusses a fire near his dwelling house in Portsmouth

Folder 7: Papers concerning the Gilliam estate (1823-1826) and tax accounts of Richard and George Blow (1826). [61 pieces]
Folder 8: Receipts of George Blow with Heath and Mason, 1827. [20 pieces]
Box 17: Blow family correspondence, financial papers, and various family estate papers, 1805-1842
Folder 1: Vouchers concerning the estate of Edmund Waller (1827), papers concerning Samuel Hines (1822-1824), and copy of deed concerning John Chappell (1822).
Folder 2: Papers concerning the estate of Edmund Waller, 1827.
Folder 3: Papers concerning the estate of Edmund Waller (1824-1828) and John Chappell (1830-1832).
Folder 4: Papers concerning the Drury and Mary Cooper estate, 1830s.
Folder 5: Incoming correspondence of Richard and George Blow (1805-1842) and estate papers concerning John Chappell (1830-1831).

1. Selden, John A. - Feb 27, 1838 - Blow, George - reply concerning the sale of a slave

2. Neil and Marron - Norfolk - Sept 1821 - Blow, Mr. - Portsmouth

3. Briggs, Henry - Southampton - Oct 16, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

4. Neilson, Thos. - Petersburg - Oct 15 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

5. Hall and Peebles - Petersburg - Aug 18, 1842 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Baker, Perkins - Nov 1, 1806 [ ? ] - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Neilson, Th. - Oct 29, 1824 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Baker, Perkins - Sept 23, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Estate papers concerning John Chappell, 1830-1831.

Folder 7: Papers concerning the Lucy Magee estate, 1826. [5 pieces]
Folder 9: Accounts of George Blow with Heath and Mason, 1825-1827. [37 pieces]
Folder 10: Record of cotton picked at Tower Hill plantation (1827) and miscellaneous pieces (1827).
Box 18: Blow family correspondence, financial papers, university students’ papers, and estate papers of various families, 1805-1832
Folder 1: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1826-1827.

1. U of Virginia - July 3, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex - reply discussing the conduct of Robert Blow as a student

2. Report card from U of V, July 1, 1827.

3. Report card from U of V, July 23, 1827.

4. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 10, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - July 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Blow, R.W. - Portsmouth - Sept 24 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown - letter discusses the College of William and Mary

7. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 2, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

8. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Oct 9, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Blow, Robert - Richmond - Oct 5, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

10. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Oct 17, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 19, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 30, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, Robert W. - U of Virginia - Oct 26 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard Jr. - Williamsburg - Nov 5, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown - complains about conditions at the College of William and Mary

15. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Jan 2, 1826 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Gurley, John M. - Jerusalem - Oct 2, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex County

17. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Nov 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Cogbill, Mason and Co. - Petersburg - Nov 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Southampton

19. Heath and Mason - Sept 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

20. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 25, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

21. Heath and Mason - Sept 25, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Applewhite, H. - Cowman’s Well, Sussex - July 24, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

23. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - May 3, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

24. Gurley, R.R. - June 19, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 2: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1827.

1. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - April 1, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - April 26, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Robert - U of Virginia - June 20, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Blow, Robert - U of Virginia - Oct 10, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Blow, Robert - U of Virginia - Nov 13, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Report card, U of Virginia

7. Blow, Robert W. - March 1, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

8. Blow, Robert - April 2, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Blow, Robert - May 1, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

10. Blow, Robert - June 1, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

11. Jones, S. - Kings Creek, James City Co. - Oct 13, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, Richard S. - Portsmouth - Aug 8, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, Richard S. - Portsmouth - Dec 18, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard S. - Portsmouth - Dec 31, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Dec 31, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, R. Jr. - Oct 18, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - letters discusses life at the College of William and Mary

17. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 14, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

18. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 19, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 18, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

21. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 18, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

23. Heath, Joseph - Prince George - Dec 28, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

24. Collier, William A. - Sept 4, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

25. Blow, George - Sept 29, 1827 - Jones, Scervant - Kings Creek

26. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - June 12, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

27. Rochelle, Robert - Humphreys Co., TN - June 1, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

28. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - May 26, 1827 - Blow, George - Littletown

29. Magee, Robert - May 12, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

30. Heath and Mason - June 12, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

31. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - May 4, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

32. Heath and Mason - April 30, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

33. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 18, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

34. Blow, Robert - Portsmouth - April 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

35. Heath and Mason - April 6, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

36. Blow, Richard Sr. - March 6, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Heath and Mason - Feb 26, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Heath and Mason - Feb 22, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Heath and Mason - Feb 19, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

40. Heath and Mason - Jan 27, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

41. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 23, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

42. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 21, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

43. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 16, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

44. Heath and Mason - Jan 11, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

45. Heath and Mason - July 19, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

46. Butts, Mary - Jan 9, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

47. Rochelle, James - April 30, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

48. Harrison, Js. J. - May 15, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

49. Waller, Edmund - James City Co. - 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 3: Estate papers, accounts, and other papers, 1805-1833.

1. Plat-Round Hill Swamp, James Baker surveyor, undated (refers to the Nottoway Indians

2. Pledge between R. Downman and G. Hines that they will refrain from liquor, 1821.

3. Estate of Edmund Waller, 1827-1830.

4. Commission office, 1829.

5. Account of G. Blow concerning the estate of E.W. Jones, 1827-1828.

6. Estate of E. Jones and J. Butts, note, 1828.

7. Pollok and Co. - Richmond - Oct 2, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

8. Felts, Henry - May 16, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex - receipt for bond

Folder 4: Blow family correspondence and report cards, 1827-1832.

1. Proctor of U of Virginia - Feb 15, 1827 - Blow, George - Sussex

2. Blow, Robert W. - U of Virginia - April 26, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1828.

4. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1828.

5. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1829.

6. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1829.

7. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1829.

8. Report card of George Blow, Jr., 1829.

9. Blow, George Jr. - Hampden City - Jan 17, 1829 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

10. Blow, George Jr. - Hampden City - March 8, 1829 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

11. Blow, George Jr. - Hampden City - March 31, 1829 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

12. Blow, George Jr. - Hampden City - Dec 7, 1828 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

13. Blow, George Jr. - U of Virginia - July 13, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

14. Blow, George Jr. - U of Virginia - Dec 25, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

Folder 5: Blow family correspondence and a U of Virginia report card, 1828.

1. Report card, U of V, 1828.

2. Blow, Robert W. - March 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

3. Blow, Robert W. - April 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

4. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Blow, Richard Jr. - College of William and Mary - June 15, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Blow, Richard Jr. - College of William and Mary - Oct 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

7. Bosher, Thomas M. - The Main, James City Co. - Oct 2, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

8. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - April 28, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Webb, W.W. - Williamsburg - July 9, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

10. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Sept 27, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

11. Jones, S. - Williamsburg - June 11, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - June 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - July 19, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Aug 22, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

15. Webb, W.W. - Williamsburg - July 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

16. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - July 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

17. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 17, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

18. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Aug 12, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 23, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

20. Thayer, Henry H. - Petersburg - Nov 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

21. Blow, Richard - Oct 25, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Hines, George - Jerusalem - June 23, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

23. Whitehead, J. - Norfolk - Nov 6, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

24. Delk, William H. - York Co. - Nov 13, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

25. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Feb 29, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

26. Hines, S.B. - May 4, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

27. Sheets, Anty - Albemarle - Sept 10, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

28. Smith, Chas. - Sussex - July 20, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

29. Blow, Richard - April 29, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

30. Atkinson - Smithfield - Nov 8, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

31. Blow, Richard - Oct 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

32. Blow, Richard - Sept 16, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

33. Blow, Richard - Feb 12, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

34. Blow, Richard - Feb 18, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

35. Rochelle, James - April 23, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

36. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 5, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

37. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Jan 17, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

38. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Jan 22, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

39. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Jan 31, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

40. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Feb 13, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

41. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

42. Prichard, J. - Petersburg - April 10, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

43. Blow, George - May 12, 1828 - Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg

44. Cogbill, Mason and Co. - 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

45. Heath and Mason - undated - 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

46. Blow, Richard - Aug 25, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

47. Heath and Mason - Oct 4, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

48. Cogbill, Mason and Co. - Oct 14, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

49. Fielding, Rose - Oct 22, 1828 - Blow, George - Sussex

50. Bosher, Thos. M. - The Main, James City Co. - Oct 28, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

51. Heath and Mason - Nov 5, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

52. Heath and Mason - Nov 29, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

53. Heath and Mason - Dec 15, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

54. Cogbill, Mason and Co. - Dec 17, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

55. Robertson, William Jr. - Petersburg - Dec 17, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

56. Blow, Richard - Dec 22, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

57. Blow, Richard - May 19, 1828 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

58. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Dec 22, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

59. Clanton, Jas. - April 27, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

60. Blow, Richard - July 1, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

61. Blow, Richard - June 3, 1828 - Blow, George - Littletown

Folder 6: Blow family correspondence and bonds, 1811-1828.

1. Blow, Richard Jr. - College of William and Mary - April 24, 1828 - Blow Richard Sr. - Portsmouth

2. Blow, Richard Jr. - College of William and Mary - June 5, 1828 - Blow Richard Sr. - Portsmouth

3. Daniel, Judge William - Lynchburg - Jan 19, 1819 - Blow, George

4. List of bonds due to Blow and Scammell, 1811.

Folder 7: Financial papers of George Blow, 1827-1828.

1. Estate papers of Robert B. Gilliam, 1827-1828. [72 pieces]

2. Edmund and W.H. Waller estates, 1828. [6 pieces]

3. Tuition fee paid by G. Blow for his daughters’ schooling.

4. Tax account of Sussex County for G. Blow’s land, 1828. [Showing record of land, slaves owned, and other]

Box 19: Blow family correspondence and financial papers, 1814-1829
Folder 1: Estate papers of Elizabeth Gilliam, 1814-1824. [14 pieces]
Folder 2: Estate papers, 1826-1829.

1. Accounts of George Blow with John W. Byrd, 1828-1829. [25 pieces]

2. Estate papers of Mary Butts, 1826-1829. [5 pieces]

3. Land tax accounts of Richard Blow, 1828-1829. [6 pieces]

4. Estate papers of the Gilliam family, 1826-1829. [55 pieces]

5. Personal account of G. Blow with blacksmiths. [10 pieces]

Folder 3: Blow family correspondence, 1817-1825.

1. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 23, 1817 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 23, 1821 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Whitehead, T. - Feb 21, 1821 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Clairboren, P.W. - Williamsburg - March 4, 1821 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Blow, R. Jr. - Portsmouth - Nov 6, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, R. Sr. - Dec 21, 1821 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7. Blow, R. Sr. - Dec 4, 1827 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, R. Jr. - Feb 25, 1823 - Blow, Mrs. George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, R. Sr. - March 15, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Robert - April 12, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, R. Sr. - May 3, 1823 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Blow, R. Sr. - June 2, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Blow, R. Sr. - July 20, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, R. Sr. - Aug 20, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, R. Sr. - Sept 21, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, R. Sr. - Dec 19, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, R. Sr. - Jan 10, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, R. Sr. - March 29, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, R. Sr. - July 9, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Blow, R. Sr. - Sept 17, 1824 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, R. Sr. - Oct 4, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, R. Sr. - Oct 11, 1825 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Blow, George - Tower Hill - May 31, 1826 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

24. General Orders from Adj. General - March 4, 1823 - Comm. of the 15th VA militia - Sussex Co.

25. Downman, Robert - Oct 2, 1821 - Blow, Colonel

26. Hines, L.B. - Southampton - March 6, 1824 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 4: Agreement papers between George Blow and William H. Lanier concerning the Southampton Plantation, 1829.
Folder 5: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1829.

1. Prospectus of Leroy Anderson - 1829 - reply discussing a metrical version of the Declaration of Independence.

2. Blow, Richard - 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. Blow, Richard - Nov 16, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Blow, Richard - Sept 7, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Blow, Richard - Aug 4, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Blow, Richard - May 13, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

7. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - May 13, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

8. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - April 18, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Smith, Chas. - Williamsburg - March 6, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

10. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Jan 16, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

11. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Aug 22, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

12. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Nov 4, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

13. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Dec 15, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Sept 6, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

15. Smith, Chas. - Williamsburg - Jan 12, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

16. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 16, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

17. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 22, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

18. Whitehead, J. - Norfolk - Jan 10, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 18, 1829 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

20. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 27, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 25, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 24, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

23. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 17, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 10, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

25. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 10, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 28, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 8, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

28. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - Sept 8, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

29. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - April 17, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

30. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - Nov 10, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

31. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - Dec 18, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

32. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Oct 11, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

33. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - April 17, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

34. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Aug 24, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

35. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Sept 7, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

36. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Oct 13, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

37. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

38. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

39. Coleman, William - Hog’s Island - Oct 1, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

40. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - April 21, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

41. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 25, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

42. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 2, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

43. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 1, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

44. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 29, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

45. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 6, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

46. Blow, R. Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 15, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

47. Murdough, John - Portsmouth - Dec 22, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

48. Selden, Miles C. - Allen’s Quarter - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

49. Lewis, Herbert - Martin’s Hundred - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

50. Heath, H.G. - Prince George - Dec 31, 1829 - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex - discussing the hire of a slave

51. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Feb 16, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

52. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Feb 24, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

53. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 28, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

54. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - April 19, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

55. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - May 16, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

56. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - May 27, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

57. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - June 24, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

58. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 29, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

59. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 17, 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

60. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - 1829 - Blow, George - Sussex

61. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - Aug 11, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

62. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - Feb 27, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

63. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - May 5, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

64. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - June 20, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

65. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

66. Lewis, Herbert Jr. - Martin’s Hundred - 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

67. Jones, Willie C. - Southampton - July 19, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

68. Byrd, John W. - Norfolk - June 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

69. Smith, Chas. - Williamsburg - May 23 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

70. Tatum, Nathl. - Norfolk - April 18, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

71. Watson, T. - Tree Hill - April 19, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

72. Watson, T. - Richmond - July 12, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

73. Watson, T. - Richmond - July 18, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

74. Wilson, Jas. R. - Chuckatuck - July 20, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

75. Wyche, William P. - Sussex - June 24, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

76. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - June 23, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

77. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - March 25, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

78. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - March 31, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

79. Griffin, S.S. - Williamsburg - May 11, 1829 - Blow, George - Littletown

80. Anderson, J.J. - Tree Hill - June 23, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Box 20: Blow family correspondence, 1809-1832
Folder 1: Correspondence of George Blow, 1829-1837.

1. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - March 26, 1829 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 1, 1832 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Oct 3, 1832 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Cooper, James - Texas - Sept 23, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Bragg, Jones and Co. - Petersburg - 1834 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, George - Feb 3, 1834 - Cargill, John - Sussex

7. Blow, George - May 16, 1834 - Woods, Henry - Norfolk

8. Moody, William M. - Williamsburg - Oct 25, 1834 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Murdaugh, John - Richmond - Dec 20, 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Johnson, William - Oct 15, 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 19, 1836 - Mason, John Y. - Washington DC

12. Parker, Jabez - Richmond - July 23, 1837 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

13. Blow, George - Williamsburg - July 19, 1837 - Parker, Jabez - Richmond

14. Anderson, Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Nov 18, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 2: Correspondence of George Blow, 1809 and 1830.

1. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - April 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

2. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - March 16, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

3. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - March 27, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

4. Jones, S. - King’s Creek, James City Co. - April 3, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

5. Harbert, Lewis - Martin’s Hundred, James City Co. - Jan 6, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

6. Harbert, Lewis - Martin’s Hundred, James City Co. - Feb 6, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

7. Harbert, Lewis - Martin’s Hundred, James City Co. - April 30, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 5, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

9. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 12, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

10. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 25, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

11. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 2, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

12. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 9, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

13. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 12, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

14. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 16, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

15. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - April 26, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

16. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - May 3, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

17. Blow, Richard Sr. - Old Place - Oct 2, 1809 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

18. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Jan 26, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

19. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - April 16, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

20. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - May 10, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

21. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Jan 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

22. Blow, George - Sussex - April 7, 1830 - Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg

23. Coke, Richard - Williamsburg - March 26, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

24. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 26, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Folder 3: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1830.

1. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - June-Dec 1830 - Blow, George - Sussex

2. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - May 24, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - June 21, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 8, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 18, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 20, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

7. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 3, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 24, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 26, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Aug 24, 1830 - Blow, George - Littletown

12. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Dec 7, 1830 - Blow, George - Littletown

13. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - May 23, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - June 27, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - Aug 18, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - Sept 13, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - Oct 23, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - Nov 1, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, George Jr. - May 30, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

20. Lewis, Herb. - Martin’s Hundred - July 10, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

21. Lewis, Herb. - Martin’s Hundred - June 12, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

22. Lewis, Herb. - Martin’s Hundred - Sept 8, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

23. Brown Dr. Thos. - July 22, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

24. Chappell, Jas. - Copperhonk Springs - June 30, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

25. Chappell, Jas. - Copperhonk Springs - Aug 4, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

26. Robertson, Arch. - Hog Island - Oct 6, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

27. Smith, Chas. - Limestone Co. Ala. - Oct 18, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

28. Hines, Samuel B. - Jerusalem - Dec 31, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

29. Newsom, Lucy - Southampton - June 26, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

Folder 4: Correspondence of George Blow, 1816-1817 and 1832.

1. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 19, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

2. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March 23, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

3. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 3, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

4. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 11, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

5. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Aug 18, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

6. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Nov 5, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

7. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Dec 3, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

8. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Dec 12, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

9. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Dec 14, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

10. West, Henry M. - Aug 11, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

11. Smaw, George - Oct 30, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

12. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - Feb 5, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

13. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - May 22, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

14. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - July 19, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

15. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Jan 13, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

16. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 12, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

17. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 17, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

18. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Feb 20, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

19. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 2, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

20. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 6, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

21. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 23, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

22. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 25, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

23. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 1, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

24. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 8, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

25. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 10, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 13, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

27. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 17, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

28. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 22, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

29. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 27, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

30. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Aug 31, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

31. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 3, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

32. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 7, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

33. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Sept 17, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

34. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Nov 2, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

35. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - Dec 5, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

36. Jordan, Jas. - Isle of Wright - Feb 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

37. Hines, Samuel B. - Southampton - Feb 9, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

38. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - May 15, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

39. Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill - Sept 1816 - Pollard, Benjamin - Norfolk - letter note sent

40. Blow, George Sr. - March 27, 1817 - Bragg and Cook - Petersburg

41. Blow, R. and Co. - Norfolk - Southampton - Dec 23, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

42. Scott, John L. - Southampton - Dec 23, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

43. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - Jan 22, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

44. Hines, Samuel B. - July 7, 1832 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

Folder 5: Deed and correspondence of George Blow, 1810-1830. [Most of this folder contains Blow’s outgoing correspondence.]

1. Deed forms

2. Copy of contract for the building of Peter’s Bridge (near Tower Hill)

3. Blow, George - Tower Hill - circa 1810 - Hines, R. - Smithfield

4. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 12, 1812 - Hall, John H. - Petersburg

5. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 27, 1812 - Klein, Jacob - Norfolk

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 2, 1813 - Robinson, Anty - Williamsburg

7. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 2, 1813 - Barraud, Dr. P - Norfolk

8. Blow, Richard - July 31, 1816 - Blow, George

9. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 21, 1814 - Jones, Ch. T.

10. Howard, Th. C. - Richmond - May 16, 1814 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Howard, Th. C. - Richmond - June 18, 1814 - Blow, George

12. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Feb 8, 1814 - Fawn, John Capt - Norfolk

13. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 16, 1817 - Williams, Fred - Petersburg

14. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Sept 28, 1818 - Scott, R.G. - Richmond

15. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 11, 1818 - Camm, John

16. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 12, 1818 - Cobb, Geo. - Rock Landing

17. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 6, 1820 - Faulcon, Nicholas -

18. Blow, George - Tower Hill - May 27, 1917 - Allison and Fitzgerald

19. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 26, 1816 - B. Bassett and J. Goodall

20. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 23, 1819 - Waller, Edmund C.

21. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 12, 1818 - Walker, John M.

22. Blow, George - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1820 - Waller, William - Williamsburg

23. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 13, 1817 - Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg

24. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 23, 1819 - Waller, Edmund - Martin’s Hundred, James City Co.

25. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 1819 - Christian, Edmund - Richmond

26. Blow, George - Tower Hill - undated - Ruffin, Edmund - Prince George

27. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 9, 1825 - Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth

28. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 30, 1829 - Blow, Richard Sr.

29. Blow, George - Tower Hill - 1819 - Waller, Dr. Ro. P - Williamsburg

30. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April 26, 1830 - West, Henry

31. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Nov 26, 1830 - Branch, Thos. - Petersburg

32. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April 26, 1830 - Heath and Mason - Petersburg

33. Blow, George - Tower Hill - April 1819 - Heath and Mason - Petersburg

34. Blow, George - Tower Hill - 1817 - Overseers of the Poor - Southampton

35. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Feb 14, 1831 - Branch, Thos. - Petersburg

36. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Feb 16, 1831 - Garrett, R.M. - Williamsburg

37. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 4, 1831 - Turner, John D.

38. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 25, 1831 - Moody, William - Northampton, NC

39. Blow, George - Tower Hill - undated - West, Mr.

40. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 25, 1830 - Heath, Henry G. - Prince George

41. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 15, 1830 - Watson, Thos. - Richmond

42. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 5, 1830 - Robertson, Arch. - Hog Island

43. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 18, 1829 - Robertson, Arch. - Tree Hill

Box 21: Blow Family Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1792-1842
Folder 1: Business accounts of George Blow with his plantation overseers, 1828-1830.
Folder 2: Correspondence of George Blow, 1817, 1826-1861.

1. Blow, R.W. - U of Virginia - Oct 30, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex Courthouse

2. Report card of R.W. Blow from U of Virginia, 1826.

3. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - Jan 1, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex Courthouse

4. Blow, Richard Jr. - Philadelphia - March 1, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex Courthouse

5. Colonization Society - Washington DC - Feb 5, 1830 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex Courthouse

6. Byrd, John W. - Williamsburg - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [four letters]

7. Garrett, R.M. - Williamsburg - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [two letters]

8. Semple, James (Judge) - Williamsburg - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [two letters]

9. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - March 16, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

10. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - March 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [two letters]

11. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex [four letters]

12. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - 1827 and 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [two letters]

13. Harrison, James J. - Diamond Grove - March 17, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

14. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - 1826 and 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [17 letters]

15. Atkinson, Arch. - Richmond - Jan 27, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

16. Smaw, George - Martin’s Hundred - June 5, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

17. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex [9 letters]

18. Garrett, R.M. - Williamsburg - Jan 25, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

19. Downman, Lucy - Feb 15, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

20. Blow, George - June 3, 1817 - Camm, John - Lynchburg

21. Blow, Richard Jr. - Portsmouth - 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [two letters]

22. Wyche, William - Littletown - Feb 12, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

23. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - April 13, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

24. Watkins, John D. - New Kent Ch. - March 15, 1826 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

25. Smith, Charles - Limestone Co. Ala. - Jan 2, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

26. Blow, Richard Sr. - Portsmouth - July 4, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

27. Moody, William - Mt. Forest, NC - 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill [four letters]

28. Smaw, George - Martin’s Hundred - Nov 18, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

29. Cary, George B. - Southampton - May 28, 1831 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

Folder 3: George Blow papers; plantation accounts (1831) [15 pieces] and estate papers concerning Edwin Cooper, Martha Davis, and Joseph Heath (1825-1831)
Folder 4: George Blow financial papers; vouchers and accounts, 1828-1832. [23 pieces]
Folder 5: George Blow financial papers; accounts, 1821-1835. [23 pieces]
Folder 6: Copies of letters by George Blow send to newspapers, 1837-1838. [20 pieces]
Folder 7: Estate papers of Mr. Cooper, John W. Walker, William Gilliam, John Nivison, William H. Walller, Martha Waller, Mr. Hall, Ethelrd Kitchen, Dolly and Charles Gilliam, Henry and Joseph Canton, Susan Hines, Wren and Barham, and Robert Gilliam, 1792-1842.
Box 22: George Blow Papers; Financial and Correspondence, 1832-1862
Folder 1: Financial papers of George Blow; vouchers, accounts, and receipts, 1832-1833.
Folder 2: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1833.

1. Weston, Samuel - Norfolk - March 25, 1833 - Blow, George - Littletown

2. Weston, Samuel - Portsmouth - March 27, 1833 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. Smith, Chas. - Alabama - March 31, 1833 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Rochelle, Jas. - Southampton - May 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

5. Parker, W.H. - Belvedere - July 27, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Smith, Philip - Surry C.H. - Aug 18, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Cooper, James - Austin TX - Aug 31, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. Petway, Henry - Southampton - Sept 23, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - May 16, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

10. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - June 6, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - June 24, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - April 30, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - July 31, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Sept 16, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

15. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Nov 30, 1833 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

16. Smaw, George - Martin’s Hundred - Sept 28, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Coke, John - James City - Nov 18, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - May 4, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

19. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - Sept 5, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

20. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - Dec 2, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

21. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - July 1, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 3: Accounts of George Blow, 1832-1834.
Folder 4: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1835.

1-16. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Jan-Oct 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

17.       Butts, Edward - Southampton - Jan 13, 11835 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Chandler, J.A. - Portsmouth - March 7, 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Aldridge, A. - Stony Creek - July 25, 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

20. Vaiden, M.J. - Sussex - Aug 1, 1835 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

21. Haxall and Co. - Richmond - Aug 13, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Ruffin, Edmund - Prince George - Sept 4, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

23. Jones, William L. - Warwick - Sept 4, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

24. Moody, William M. - Williamsburg - Sept 8, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

25. Bun and Co. - Richmond - Sept 16, 1835 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

26. Wynne, Thos. - Yorktown - Sept 14, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

27. Wood, H.J. (Farmer’s Bank) - Norfolk - Nov 2, 1835 - Blow, George - Sussex

28. Hines, S.B. - Southampton - Dec 2, 1835 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 5: Canceled bills from various banks concerning the Richard Blow estate, 1833-1837.
Folder 6: Correspondence of George Blow, 1838-1839.

1. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Aug 9, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Blow, R. - New Orleans - Feb 28, 1839 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

3. Seldon, John A. - Westover - March 15, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill - reply concerning the sale of a slave

4. Letter fragment, Jan 6, 1838.

5. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - May 6, 1838 - Blow, George - Martin’s Hundred

6. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Nov 26, 1838 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

7. Blow, George - Martin’s Hundred - July 20, 1838 - Smithers, G. - Queen’s Creek, James City Co.

8. Pearman, Miller - Martin’s Hundred - April 13, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, George - Sussex - June 14, 1838 - Johnson, William - Littletown

10. Blow, George - Williamsburg - July 18, 1838 - Ball, Samuel - Richmond

11. Waller, Corbin - Williamsburg - Feb 12, 1838 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Hunt, E.H. - Williamsburg - March 12, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

13. Beasley, William H. - Williamsburg - Aug 2, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Jackson, William - Williamsburg - undated - Blow, George - Littletown

15. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Aug 13, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

16. Johnson, William - Richmond - May 22, 1838 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

17. West, W.W. - Williamsburg - May 22, 1838 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

18. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Aug 1838 - Blow, George - Sussex

19. Johnson, William - Richmond - Oct 20, 1838 - Blow, George - Sussex

20. Cowles, Stephen - Portsmouth - Oct 22, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

21. Haxall and Col. - Richmond - Aug 25, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

22. Dimmock, Chas. - Portsmouth - Nov 1838 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

23. Johnson, William - Richmond - Sept 8, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

24. Goodwyn, W.B. - Southampton - March 12, 1838 - Blow, George - Sussex

25. Harrison, B.P. - Petersburg - Aug 31, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

26. Smith, Polly - Alabama - Sept 22, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

27. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Sept 18, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

28. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Sept 8, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

29. Wood, H. and Sons - Norfolk - Oct 19, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

30-49.  Anderson, Peebles and Hall - Jan-Dec 1838 - Blow, George - Sussex [19 letters]

50.       Haxall and Co. - Richmond - Sept 15, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

51.       Johnson, William - Petersburg - Feb 21, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

52.      Blow, George - Williamsburg - Oct 15, 1838 - Johnson, Wm - Richmond

53. Johnson, William - Petersburg - March 22, 1838 - Blow, George -        Williamsburg

54. Johnson, William - Petersburg - Aug 5, 1838 - Blow, George - Littletown

55. Johnson, William - Petersburg - Nov 7, 1838 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 7: George Blow papers; financial papers and papers concerning various family estates, 1832-1862.
Box 23: George Blow Papers; Financial and Correspondence, 1809-1838
Folder 1: Correspondence of George Blow, 1834.

1. Blow, George Jr. - U of Virginia - Dec 5, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Portsmouth

2. Blow, Norborne - Portsmouth - Nov 3, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

3. Cocke, John W. Sr. - Mt. Pleasant - June 3, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

4. Southall, G.W. - Williamsburg - Feb 7, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

5. Butts, Elly - Southampton - Jan 9, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

6. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Jan 17, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

7. Crockett, J. - Petersburg - Feb 7, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Southampton

8. Blow, George - Sussex - Feb 18, 1834 - Heath and Mason

9. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Feb-Dec 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex [18 letters]

10. Redwood, R.E. - Petersburg - April 7, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

11. Marks, William B. - Petersburg - March 11, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

12. Cooper, Ben - Sussex - March 24, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

13. Rochelle, Js. - Hermitage - Sept 7, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

14. Browne, Orra A. - Jerusalem - June 19, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

15. Nash, E.P. - Norfolk - June 4, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

16. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - July 7, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

17. Allein, Jos. - Tappahannock - Aug 30, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

18. Newsome, J.A. - Southampton - Aug 27, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

19. Haxall, R.B. and Co. - Richmond - Oct 6, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

20. Allyn and Robertson - Norfolk - Nov 11, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

21. Judkins, G.J. - Southampton - Nov 24, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

22. Cooper, John J. - Petersburg - Dec 3, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

23. Allein, Jos. - Surry C.H. - Dec 29, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

24. Haxall and Co. - Richmond - Dec 30, 1834 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

Folder 2: Reports on the Blow children’s schoolwork, medical accounts, and financial papers, 1809-1835.
Folder 3: Financial papers of George Blow; receipts, tax papers, insurance papers, deeds, and other, 1834-1836.
Folder 4: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1836.

1. Griffith, David - Portsmouth - Jan 4, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

2. Mason, John Y. - Washington DC - Jan 15, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown - discussing Blow’s son and his release from the military academy on account of an injury

3. Cobb, Jer. - Southampton - Feb 17, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

4. Ruffin, Edmund - Petersburg - April 14, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

5. Henderson, Thomas - Fort McHenry, Baltimore - Feb 29, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown - ask Blow to write J.W. Mason about being readmitted to the academy

6. Newsom, Lucy - Southampton - May 11, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - March-April 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex [12 letters]

8. Moody, William - Mt Forest, NC - May 2, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

9. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - May 9, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

10. Sledge, Thomas - Sussex - May 22, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

11. Newsom, Lucy - June 16, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

12. Newsom, Lucy - Nov 28, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

13. Baird, Benjamin - Tower Hill - July 29, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

14. Haxall and Co. - Richmond - Aug 3, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

15. Broughton, T.G. - Norfolk - Sept 1, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

16. Mouthcastle, S.M. - James City - Sept 24, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Cabaness, Jas. - Williamsburg - Sept 14, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Judkins, Gray - Southampton - Oct 1, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

19. Gracie and Sargent - New York - Oct 10, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

20. Hunt, E.H. - Williamsburg - Oct 26, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

21. Haxall and Co. - Richmond - Nov 30, 1836 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 5: Tax accounts of G. Blow, estate papers of John Chappell, and record of labors performed at the Tower Hill Plantation, 1831-1836.
Folder 6: Bills and accounts of G. Blow, 1832-1838.
Box 24: George Blow Papers; Correspondence, Financial Papers, and Military Papers, 1773-1843
Folder 1: Accounts of George Blow, 1827-1830.
Folder 2: Financial papers of George Blow; deed of trust, record of store rent, and correspondence, 1833-1838.
Folder 3: Petty accounts and estate papers [2-5] and correspondence [1, 6-18] of George Blow, 1809-1826.

1. Blow, George - Williamsburg - Jan 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk - reply discussing a slave on Robert H. Waller’s estate

2. Felts estate papers, 1833.

3. Petty accounts, 1838-1842.

4. Petty accounts with Mary Laine, 1843.

5. Account of Dr. Richard Blow, 1834.

6. Cowan, Henry - James City - Jan 4, 1812 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

7. Blow, R. - Portsmouth - March 30, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Blow, R. - Portsmouth - Oct 6, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

9. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 1, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

10. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 25, 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

11. Hines, William - March 19, 1812 - Blow, George

12. Hines, George - Southampton - March 19, 1812 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

13. Hines, Robert - Smithfield - Nov 14, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

14. Aiken, Pleasant - Oct 13, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

15. Hall, John H. - Petersburg - May 5, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

16. Bennett, William - Norfolk - April 30, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Fitzgerald, William - June 16, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Hall, J.H. - Petersburg - Nov 19, 1812 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 4: George Blow papers; correspondence, accounts, and estate papers, 1831-1839.

1. Blow, George - Jerusalem - Jan 21, 1834 - Blow, George Jr.

2. Hurt, E.H. - Williamsburg - March 5, 1836 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

3. Estate papers of Drury Cooper, 1833.

4. Tickets and receipts/petty accounts, 1831-1839. [30 pieces]

Folder 5: Estate papers of Mary Butts, 1831.
Folder 6: George Blow financial papers; accounts, memos, settlements, and a two pound note of Virginia currency, 1773-1832.
Folder 7: Financial papers and account papers of George Blow, 1804-1831. [Some of these records contain information on Tower Hill and slaves sold.]
Folder 8: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1832.

1. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Sept 24, 1832 - Blow, George - Littletown

2. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - Oct 24, 1832 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - July 17, 1832 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Heath and Mason - Petersburg - Sept 4, 1832 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Davis, William - New Orleans - Jan 30, 1832 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

6. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - Jan 25, 1832 - Blow, George - Littletown

7. Pettis, Madison - James City - Jan 2, 1832 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 9: Military papers of George Blow; 7th Reg. VA Militia and Isaac Bendall’s Company, 1837. [Three pieces]
Folder 10: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1801-1837.

1. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Dec 22, 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Nov 10, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Blow, Robert - U of Virginia - Jan 9, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Blow, R. - College of William and Mary - March 27, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Blow, Richard - College of William and Mary - Nov 28, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Blow, Richard - College of William and Mary - Dec 17, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - March 14, 1837 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

8. Blow, George Jr. - Petersburg - Feb 21, 1837 - Blow, George Sr. - Sussex

9. Blow, Richard Jr. - Sussex - July 29, 1843 - Blow, George - James City

10. Goosly, William - York - Dec 9, 1801 - Jackson, George - Williamsburg

11. Kirby, Bennett - Martin’s Hundred - Nov 5, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

12. Kirby, Bennett - Sept 1, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex

13. Hunt, E.H. - Williamsburg - March 15, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Moody, William - Northampton - May 13, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

15. Moody, William - Northampton - May 26, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

16. Simmons, Daniel - Southampton - March 25, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex

17. Mountcastle, Soane - Williamsburg - April 20, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

18. Murfee, Jas. - Murfee’s Depot - Jan 14, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Nicholson, Jesse - Portsmouth - March 6, 1821 - Blow, Mr.

20. Newsom, Lucy - Southampton - June 3, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex

21. Murfee, Jas - Jan 20, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex

22. Kennedy, Peter - Dec 6, 1837 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

23. Nicholson, Jesse - Portsmouth - Sept 18, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

24. Atkinson, A. - Smithfield - Sept 28, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

25. Niemeyer, Ch. - Portsmouth - Oct 3, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

26. Morgan and Cooper - Murfreesboro - Feb 18, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

27. Allen, Jos. - Richmond - Feb 6, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

28. Fergusson, Benjamin - Balto - Aug 1821 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

29. Edwards, L.R. - Jerusalem - March 25, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

30. Key, Robert - Oak Grove - May 23, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

31. Parker, Jabaz - Richmond - Sept 14, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

32. Moody, William - May 23, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

33. Key, Robert - Oak Grove - May 8, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

34. Allen, Rich. - Williamsburg - March 1, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

35. Wakerman - Jersey City - March 15, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

36. Briggs and Thomas - Jan 28, 1837 - Blow, George - Sussex

37. Cowley, Stephen - Portsmouth - Feb 21, 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

38. Anderson, Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Feb-July 1837 - Blow, George - Littletown

39. Heath and Co. - Petersburg - Jan 20, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

40. Heath and Co. - Petersburg - Jan 28, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

41. Murdough, J.M. - Dec 3, 1837 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

Box 25: Papers of George Blow; Financial Papers, Correspondence, and Estate Papers, 1793-1853
Folder 1: Papers concerning the estates of John Chappell and Edmund Waller, agreements of G. Blow, will of Thomas Gilliam, agricultural papers, and other, 1793-1834.
Folder 2: Court suit papers (1831) Henry Blunt land plot papers, single letter of correspondence (1853) and estate papers of the Butts family, 1788-1853.
Folder 3: Financial accounts of G. Blow and financial accounts of Mrs. Francis Blow, 1833-1839.
Folder 4: George Blow accounts with Heath and Mason, 1830s. [11 items]
Folder 5: Estate papers of Gray Felts, Southampton, 1832-1833. [35 items]
Folder 6: Correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1821-1836.

1. Blow, George - undated - Rochelle, James - Jerusalem

2. Pettit, W. - Portsmouth - Dec 21, 1821 - Blow George - Tower Hill

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Nov 24, 1821 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

4. Blow, George - Portsmouth - Oct 11, 1836 - Heath and Co. - Petersburg

5. Blow, George - Portsmouth - Oct 10, 1836 - Welles and Co. - Petersburg

6. Blow, George - Williamsburg - June 1836 - Haxall and Co. - Richard

7. Blow, George - Portsmouth - Oct 10, 1836 - Gracie and Sargent - New York

8. Blow, George - March 20, 1836 - Henderson, Dr. Thomas - Fort McHenry

9. Blow, George - Tower Hill - 1835 - Hines, S.B.

10. Hines, S.B. - Sept 20, 1835 - Blow, George

11. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Nov 27, 1835 - Edwards, Mr.

12. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 1835 - Murdaugh, Mr. - Portsmouth

13. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Nov 26, 1834 - Kirby, Col. Bennett - James City

14. Blow, George - Tower Hill - March 15, 1834 - Mason, John Y. - US Congress

15. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Oct 1834 - Blow, Richard Jr. - Paris

16. Blow, George - Littletown - Nov 30, 1833 - Coke, John - Williamsburg

17. Blow, George - Littletown - Nov 10, 1836 - Myers, Mr. - Norfolk

18. Blow, Robert W. - Portsmouth - Aug 27, 1834 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. Blow, George - Tower Hill - undated - Blow, George Jr. - College of William and Mary

20. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 28, 1836 - Haxall and Co. - Richmond

21. Blow, George - Tower Hill - July 28, 1833 - Parker, Col. William

22. Blow, George - Sussex - July 8, 1833 - Woddis

23. Blow, George - Sussex - Nov 23, 1833 - Cooper, James - Texas

Folder 7: Voucher and correspondence with Lucy Newum, 1834. [6 pieces]
Folder 8: Estate papers of Amy Magee and Alex Laine, 1830s.
Folder 9: Correspondence of George Blow, 1839-1841.

1. Blow, George Jr. - San Antonio, TX - Aug 7, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

2. Blow, George Jr. - San Antonio, TX - June 25, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

3. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 14, 1839 - Wynne, Thomas - James City

4. Wynne, Thomas - Grove - May 30, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

5. Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth - Dec 13, 1841 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard - Petersburg - Nov 14, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

7. Gurley, W.D. - Hicksford - Jan 31, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

8. Smither, G. - Martin’s Hundred - March 18, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

9. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Feb 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

10. Blow, G. - Williamsburg - July 9, 1839 - Peebles and Hall - Petersburg

11. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Nov 13, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

12. Pegram, Paul - Norfolk - Nov 19, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

13. Allen, Richard - James City - Nov 19, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

14. Cowley, Stephen - Portsmouth - Aug 10, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

15. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - July 12, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

16. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - July 11, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

17. Blow, George - Littletown - July 1, 1839 - Johnson, W. - Petersburg

18. Johnson, William - Petersburg - June 29, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

19. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Aug 7, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

20. Vest, W.W. - Brooksville - Sept 1, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

21. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Sept 23, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

22. Wright, William - Norfolk - June 17, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

23. Vest, W.W. - New York - Sept 12, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

24. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - April 19, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

25. Cooke, G.B. - Norfolk - March 22, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

26. Blow, George - James City - July 22, 1839 - Walter Taylor Co.

27. Blow, George - James City - July 22, 1839 - Cowley, S. - Portsmouth

28. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Dec 31, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

29. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Dec 27, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

30. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - Dec 27, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

31. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Dec 10, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

32. W.H. Taylor and Co. - Norfolk - Dec 27, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

33. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Oct 25, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

34. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - April 1, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

35. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - Jan-Oct 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [11 letters]

36. Forbles, William - Portsmouth - June 10 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

37. Robertson, Allyn - Norfolk - Oct 7, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

38. Wright, William - Norfolk - July 25, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

39. James and Co. - Petersburg - Sept 19, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

40. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Jan-Aug 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [three letters]

41. Allyn and Robertson - Norfolk - Sept 5, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

42. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - June-Aug 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [two letters]

43. Blow, George - Martin’s Hundred - July 22, 1839 - Allyn and Robertson

44. Dickson, H. and H. - Norfolk - Jan 20, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

45. Farmer’s Bank - Norfolk - Feb 11, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

46. Dickson, H. and H. - Norfolk - April 28, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

47. W.H. Taylor and Co. - Norfolk - July 29, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

48. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - July 29, 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

49. Johnson, William - Petersburg - April-May 1839 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown [two letters]

Box 26: George Blow financial papers, correspondence, and other family papers, 1803-1841
Folder 1: Various account papers of George Blow, 1837-1839. [142 pieces]
Folder 2: Various account papers of George Blow, 1834-1837. [143 pieces]
Folder 3: Various account papers of George Blow, 1834-1838.
Folder 4: Correspondence of George Blow, 1839.

1. Murdaugh, J. - Portsmouth - April 3, 1839 - Blow, George - Sussex

2. McClandish, R.M. - Williamsburg - May and June, 1839 - Blow, George - Sussex [two letters]

3. Blow, George - Littletown - Jan-June 1839 - various receivers

4. Batsford, S.N. - Norfolk - March 8, 1839 - Blow, George

Folder 5: George Blow papers; correspondence, financial papers, and other papers, 1803-1841.

1. “On the Liberty of the Press,” speech given at the College of William and Mary by Samuel Betrahn, 1803.

2. Tuition receipts, 1803-1841.

3. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 3, 1826 - Blow, Robert - U of Virginia

4. Blow, Robert - U of Virginia - 1826 and 1828 - to Richard and George Blow [five letters]

5. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - June 6, 1826 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

6. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 14, 1826 - Blow, Robert - Sussex

7. Parker, Jabez - Richmond - July 21, 1837 - Blow, George - Hog Island

8. Picture and article on an agricultural machine.

9. Drawing of Hunter’s Mill, circa 1821.

10. Waller, William H. - Sussex - March 15, 1817 - Blow, George

11. Papers concerning the Williamsburg company of militia commanded by R.H. Waller, 1803.

12. Bassett, Burwell - Williamsburg - June 1, 1833 - Blow, George - Sussex

13. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - Sept 30, 1820 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

14. Blow, George - Tower Hill - June 14, 1826 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

Box 27: Papers of George Blow; Financial, Legal, and Correspondence, 1823-1845
Folder 1: Accounts of George Blow, 1830-1841.
Folder 2: Accounts and vouchers of George Blow, 1823-1840s. [70 pieces]
Folder 3: Accounts concerning George Blow’s plantations, 1839-1840. [109 pieces]
Folder 4: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, Sr., 1840. (Also contains financial papers)

1. Dew, Thomas R. - College of William and Mary - April 12, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

2. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Jan 6, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Feb 3, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Smither, George - Martin’s Hundred - Mary 25, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Smither, George - Martin’s Hundred - Jan 22, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Wilson, James - Smithfield - March 4, 1840 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

7. Sykes, Z. - Norfolk - Aug 12, 1840 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

8. Circular of U of Virginia - March 11, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Blow, William N. - Williamsburg - Feb 23, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

10. Blow, Richard - Petersburg - Sept 2, 1840 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

11. Blow, Richard - Petersburg - May 18, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

12. Blow, George Jr. - Tower Hill - July 20, 1840 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

13. Blow, George Jr. - Tower Hill - Dec 6, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Parker, Jabez - Richmond - June 18, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

15. Watts, Samuel - Portsmouth - Oct 1, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

16. Parker, William - Aug 27, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

17. Blow, Richard Jr. - Petersburg - Nov 15, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown - reply concerning the shooting of Judge Mason’s brother by William Harrison’s son

18. Hines, Samuel B. - Jerusalem - July 30, 1840 - Blow, George - Littletown

19. Accounts of George Blow, 1840s.

Folder 5: Monthly reports concerning the College of William and Mary, financial and tax papers, and receipts, 1839-1841.
Folder 6: Incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1842.

1. Peebles and Hall - Petersburg - 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown [12 letters]

2. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown [three letters]

3. Lankford, J. - Southampton - 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown [two letters]

4. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - March 22, 1842 - Blow, George - Norfolk

5. Taylor and Co. - Norfolk - April 15, 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Galt, Alex - Norfolk - June 20, 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown

Folder 7: Deed and incoming correspondence of George Blow, 1843-1845.

1. Deed of Trust between George Blow and Newit and Almon Branch for rent of Blow’s land, 1845.

2. Unidentified sender - undated - Blow, George

3. Hansford, Benjamin - Charleston - Oct 1843 - Blow, George [two letters]

Box 28: George Blow Papers; Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1792 and 1831-1849
Folder 1: Financial papers and notes of George Blow, 1824-1845.
Folder 2: Financial papers and vouchers of George Blow, 1840-1842.
Folder 3: Financial papers and tax papers of George Blow, 1829-1843.
Folder 4: Financial papers and correspondence, 1792 and 1841-1843.

1. Appraisal of R.H. Waller estate, undated. [fragment]

2. Account with Josias Moody, Williamsburg blacksmith, 1792.

3. Newell, T.H. - Tower Hill - 1841 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

4. Mangram, J.H. - Sussex - 1843 - Blow, George - Sussex

5. Rochelle, James - Jerusalem - 1843 - Blow, George - Littletown

6. Newell, T.N. - Tower Hill - 1841 - Blow, Mrs. - Littletown

7. Vaughan, Peter - Southampton 1841 - Blow, George - Littletown

8. Newell, T.N. - Sussex - 1841 - Blow, George - Littletown

9. Various letters and accounts concerning the G. Blow plantation, 1840-1844.

10. Southampton accounts, 1840-1845.

11. Petersburg accounts, 1843.

12. Parker, Jabez - Richmond - Aug 17, 1843 - Blow, George - Littletown

13. Norfolk and Portsmouth accounts, 1843.

14. Lively, Ch. - aboard the Patrick Henry - 1843 - Blow, George - Grove Wharf

Folder 5: Blow family correspondence, 1840-1844.

1. Blow, Richard Jr. - Nov 23, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

2. Blow, George - Littletown - Feb 9, 1844 - Chamberlayne, R.H. - Norfolk

3. Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - Dec 1843 - Blow, George Sr. - Grove Wharf

4. Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - Dec 1843 - Blow, George Sr. - Little Town

5. Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - Dec 1843 - Blow, George Sr. - Tower Hill

6. Blow, Richard - Nov 22, 1843 - Blow, George

7. Blow, Richard - Sussex - June 15, 1844 - Blow, George Sr. - Williamsburg

8. Blow, Norborne - James City - Nov 1844 - Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk

9. Blow, Norborne - James City - Nov 4, 1844 - Blacknall, Mrs. - Norfolk

10. Blow, Norborne - James City - Oct 6, 1844 - Blow, George Sr. - Norfolk

11. Blow, Norborne - James City - Feb 26, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

12. Blow, Norborne - James City - March 27, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

13. Blow, Norborne - James City - April 23, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

14. Galt, Dickie - Williamsburg - Oct 2, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

15. McCandlish, R.M. - July 16, 1844 - Blow, George - Martin’s Hundred

16. Galt, Dickie - Williamsburg - Oct 13, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

17. Galt, Dickie - Williamsburg - Oct 15, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

18. Galt, Dickie - Williamsburg - Nov 10, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

19. Hunt, E.H. - Williamsburg - Nov 18, 1844 - Blow, George - Elizabeth City

20. Griffin, Dr. S. - Williamsburg - July 15, 1840 - Blow, George

21. Palmer, William - Richmond - Nov 8, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

22. Palmer, William - Richmond - Sept 30, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

23. King and Southall - Norfolk - Sept 18, 1844 - Blow, George - Grove Wharf

24. Donald and Co. - Baltimore - Oct 7, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

25. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Aug 23, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

26. Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk - April 13, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

27. Pettmay, Lucy B. - undated - Blow, George

28. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - March 11, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

29. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Feb 17, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

30. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Feb 8, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

31. Lawrence, W.B. - Portsmouth - Feb 7, 1844 - Blow, George - Littletown

32. Rochelle, James W. - Jerusalem - Dec 20, 1843 - Blow, George - Littletown

33. Rochelle, James W. - Jerusalem - Dec 20, 1843 - Blow, George - Littletown

34. Smither, George - Martin’s Hundred - Jan 24, 1841 - Blow, George - Littletown

35. Vest, W.W. and Co. - Williamsburg - Jan 25, 1843 - Blow, George Sr. - Littletown

36. Blow, George - Tower Hill - May 20, 1842 - Vest, W.W.

37. Galt, Dickie - Grices Farm - Dec 12, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

38. Palmer and Co. - Oct-Nov 1844 - Blow, George

39. Carroll, Jas. - Surry - Feb 4, 1842 - Blow, George - Sussex

40. Wilson, H. - PandR Railroad Co. - Jan 27, 1842 - Blow, George - Sussex

Folder 6: Financial papers of George Blow concerning his plantations, 1814-1846.
Box 29: Blow Family Correspondence and Financial Papers, 1786-1877
Folder 1: Southampton and Sussex County tax papers of George Blow, 1845-1856.
Folder 2: Blow family correspondence, 1844-1845.

1. Blow, Norborne - James City - Jan 15, 1845 - Blow, William N. - Littletown

2. Blow, Norborne - James City - Jan 6, 1845 - Blow, George Jr. - Norfolk

3. East, William - Williamsburg - Jan 8, 1845 - Blow, George - Littletown

4. Peebles and Davis - Petersburg - Feb 14, 1845 - Blow, George - Littletown

5. Hall and Vaughan - Petersburg - Jan 1, 1845 - Blow, George - Sussex

6. Hall and Vaughan - Petersburg - Jan 31, 1845 - Blow, George - Sussex

7. Lemuel, Peebles - Jan 1, 1845 - Blow, George - Sussex

8. Mercer, John C. - Williamsburg - Jan 10, 1844 - Blow, George - Norfolk

Folder 3: Petty accounts of William N. and George Blow, 1847-1853.
Folder 4: Blow family financial papers, correspondence, Wilkersons vs. Milhado and Blow (1792), and other papers, 1786-1843.
Folder 5: Petersburg accounts of George Blow, 1845-1847.
Folder 6: Petersburg accounts of George Blow with Donnon Hall and Company, 1849.
Folder 7: Blow family correspondence, 1802-1877.

1. Couper, John - Norfolk - July 15, 1802 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - July 15, 1802 - Couper, John - Norfolk

3. Couper, John - Norfolk - July 16, 1802 - Blow, Richard

4. Blow, G. - Feb 26, 1821 - Hall, C. - Norfolk

5. Blow, George - Sussex - Nov 26, 1822 - Hall, Chris - Norfolk

6. Hall, Ch. - Norfolk - Nov 5, 1822 - Blow, George - Sussex Court House

7. Blow, George - Tower Hill - May 17, 1828 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. West, T.G. - Dec 17, 1836 - Blow, Mrs.

9. West, Henry - Dec 26, 1834 - Blow, Co.

10. Blow, Mrs. - Dec 1836 - West, Henry M.

11. Briggs, William Sr. - Dec 14, 1836 - West, Mr.

12. Haxall, R.B. - Richmond - Sept 20, 1835 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

13. West, T.G. - Dec 1836 - Blow, Mrs.

14. French, William - Norfolk - Aug 2, 1842 - Blow, George - Newsoms Depot

15. Cowley, S. - Portsmouth - Dec 31, 1842 - Blow, George - Portsmouth

16. Vest, W.W. - Williamsburg - Aug 29, 1842 - Blow, George - Littletown

17. Carroll, James - Isle of Wright - Dec 22, 1842 - Blow, George - Sussex

18. Hines, S.B. - Southampton - June 13, 1842 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

19. West, T.G. - Old Place - Dec 1836 - Blow, Mrs. - Tower Hill

20. Newsomes - Jan 14, 1844 - Blow, George

21. Sussex Treas. Account - 1877 - Blow, William N.

22. Bond, Potts to Blow, 1862.

23. Essay “White Persons Murdered in Southampton County by Negros in 1831 in all 55 by Nat Turner Confession,” with names listed.

Folder 8: Petersburg accounts of George Blow with Hall Avent and Company, 1847-1848.
Box 30: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence and Financial, 1793-1887
Folder 1: George Blow’s canceled checks, tax lists, stockholder papers, memorandum books, and an 1840 census of the Tower Hill plantation, 1834-1861.
Folder 2: Financial papers, memos, and drawings concerning the Tower Hill plantation, 1840-1865.
Folder 3: Petersburg accounts and financial memos of the Blow family, 1849-1887.
Folder 4: Petty accounts of William N. Blow concerning Tower Hill, 1850-1853. [54 pieces]
Folder 5: Petersburg accounts with William N. Blow at Tower Hill, 1852-1856. [34 pieces]
Folder 6: Correspondence and Petersburg accounts of the Blow family, 1814 and the 1850s.

1. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Aug 12, 184 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Petersburg accounts, 1850s. [28 items]

Folder 7: Blow family correspondence and financial papers, 1792-1837

1. Richard Blow’s account with Lamb and Younger, England, 1792.

2. Blow, George - Tower Hill - Jan 3, 1819 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. James City County Court appraisal of slaves and personal property of R.H. Waller, 1808.

4. Tazwell, L.W. (lawyer) letter, undated. Discusses R.H. Waller’s slaves.

5. Memo book 3, 1837. [fragment]

6. Speech by George Blow given at the Agricultural Society, undated.

7. Holt, Marg. - Newport News - undated - Baker, Richard Sr.

8. Cunningham, William - U of Virginia - May 29, 1826 - mother

9. Kendall, W.P. - Camp McGrath - undated - Blow, George [?]

10. Robertson, William - Petersburg - July 14, 1833 - Blow, George [?]

11. Owners of Schooners, 1792

12. Hewlett, William - Williamsburg - 1817 - Blow, George

13. Petty accounts of the Blow family.

Folder 8: Notes, bills, and an indenture concerning the Blow family, 1793-1857.
Box 31: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence, Financial Papers, Legal Papers, and Other, 1781-1905

<b>Box 31a: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence, Legal Papers, and Military Papers, 1795-1922.</b>

1. Will of Anne Wright, 1795. [Mother of Richard Blow?]

2. Genealogical material on the Waller family of England, 1847.

3. Correspondence of George P. Blow, La Salle, Ill.

4. Correspondence between George Blow and Fannie Hunter.

5. Correspondence of George P. Blow; pensions for Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 for Richard Blow and his descendants.

6. Papers concerning Capt. William Lamb’s Company of Rifles also known as the Woodis Riflemen of Nofolk, VA, undated.

7. Report of the 3rd VA Regiment of the VA Militia-Col. James G. Hodges, 1860.

8. Papers and letters of Edmund Muller.

9. Information on the Blow family during the time of Queen Elizabeth [of England].

10. Information on the Waller family during the time of Queen Elizabeth.

11. 17th century indentures and leases, England, Waller family.

12. Sermon by Rev. C.E. Grammer in memory of Gen. Richard L. Page, 1801.

13. Correspondence of George P. Blow to people in England, 1920-1921.

14. Correspondence between William N. Blow, Jr. and Fannie Hunter, 1894-1907.

15. Circular to creditors of the late Republic of Texas, 1848.

Folder 1: Memorandum books, financial papers, correspondence, and tax papers of George Blow, 1837-1862.

1. Norfolk memorandum book of bank dealings, 1837-1841.

2. Farmer’s Bank account, 1852.

3. Worthington and Lewis, 1860.

4. Munford, Sarah - Williamsburg - Sept 2, 1860 - Blow, Norborne

5. Mercer, Dr. John C. - March 10, 1862 - Blow, George - Tower Hill [?]

6. Norfolk tax account of George Blow, 1861.

7. Memo book, 1861.

8. Memo book, 1860.

9. Miscellaneous papers.

Folder 2: Financial papers and correspondence of the Blow family, 1781-1862.

1. Bank transactions, 1850.

2. Note; John Cowper and Co. - Norfolk - July 16, 1802 - Blow, Richard

3. Receipts for hogsheads on Sloop Adolphus, 1781.

4. Goods shipped on Adolphus to R. Edwards, South Quay, VA, undated.

5. Blow, George - Dec 29, 1828 - Whitehead, Swepton - Norfolk

6. List of fees due to A. Robinson, Williamsburg District Court.

7. W. Whitaker and C. Travis - Williamsburg - July 20, 1792 - Rev. S. Shield and John Bracken

8. Moore, E.W. - Norfolk - Jan 26, 1862 - Blow, George

9. Blow, George - Sussex - undated

10. Copy of muster of the Sussex Light Dragoons, Capt B.W. Belsches Company, 1861.

11. Insurance papers of William Cracken, Maindenhall, 1805.

12. Miscellaneous papers.

Folder 3: Blow family military and financial papers, 1813 and 1874-1891. [Some of these papers appear to concern the post-war activities of the Blow family plantations]
Folder 4: Blow family papers; legal, financial, notes, and working papers, 1807-1888. [Some of these papers concern the Blow family plantations during the pre and post-Civil War period. This folder also contains a letter from G. Blow to the Sec. of State acknowledging a pardon and amnesty by the President of the US]
Folder 5: Blow family correspondence, financial papers, and other, 1798-1905.

1. Byrd, J.W. - Williamsburg - March 20, 1830 - Blow, George - Tower Hill

2. Waller, William H. - Norfolk - July 1816 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. Green, James S. - Wilmington - 1858 - Blow, George

4. Papers concerning the Dismal Swamp Canal Company, 1813-1815.

5. Sussex County tax papers concerning the G. Blow papers, 1874.

6. Receipts and agreement between T.G. Elliot and William N. Blow, 1887.

7. Correspondence; replies from the Raleigh and Wilmington Railroad Company and the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company, 1858.

8. M.H. [Mrs. Hunter ?] - Alexandria - May 23, 1875 - Blow, William - Tower Hill

9. Note to Richard Blow for a $2088 purchase, 1789.

10. Blow, George - Sussex - July 18, 1831 - Turner, Thomas - Sussex

11. Waller, Logan - Richmond - Aug 12, 1843 - Blow, George - Williamsburg

12. Beers and Poindexter - Richmond - Aug 12, 1837 - Blow, George Jr. - Portsmouth

13. Goodwyn and  Kerlin - Emporia - Aug 25, 1905 - Blow, Cargill

14. Fragments

<b>Box 31a: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence, Legal Papers, and Military Papers, 1795-1922.</b>

1. Will of Anne Wright, 1795. [Mother of Richard Blow?]

2. Genealogical material on the Waller family of England, 1847.

3. Correspondence of George P. Blow, La Salle, Ill.

4. Correspondence between George Blow and Fannie Hunter.

5. Correspondence of George P. Blow; pensions for Revolutionary War and the War of 1812 for Richard Blow and his descendants.

6. Papers concerning Capt. William Lamb’s Company of Rifles also known as the Woodis Riflemen of Nofolk, VA, undated.

7. Report of the 3rd VA Regiment of the VA Militia-Col. James G. Hodges, 1860.

8. Papers and letters of Edmund Muller.

9. Information on the Blow family during the time of Queen Elizabeth [of England].

10. Information on the Waller family during the time of Queen Elizabeth.

11. 17th century indentures and leases, England, Waller family.

12. Sermon by Rev. C.E. Grammer in memory of Gen. Richard L. Page, 1801.

13. Correspondence of George P. Blow to people in England, 1920-1921.

14. Correspondence between William N. Blow, Jr. and Fannie Hunter, 1894-1907.

15. Circular to creditors of the late Republic of Texas, 1848.

Box 32: Blow Family Financial Papers and Correspondence, 1807-1873

1. Memo book; transactions of G. Blow. Concerns the settlement of the R.H. Waller estate, 1807-1813.

2. Memo book; Sussex and Southampton County tax accounts of George Blow, 1810-1841.

3. Memo book and diary concerning farm problems and crops, 1850.

4. Account book of the Edmund Waller estate, G. Blow, 1827.

5. G. Blow’s traveling memo book, 1843.

6. Memo book of G. Blow’s bonds due, 1814.

7. Memo book, wood contract, 1852.

8. Memo book, band transactions, 1859.

9. Memo books, cash books, 1856-1861.

10. Memo book of George Blow, 1848.

11. Correspondence of Norborne Blow with Tazewell Taylor, 1873.

12. Sheriff of Southampton County to G. Blow, undated.

13. Frank Ruffin to G. Blow [?], 1873.

14. Blow, George - undated - William N. Blow

15. Account with W.N. Blow, 1871.

Box 33: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence & Financial Papers, 1770-1950

1. Papers concerning the Blow Exhibit at Tower Hill by the College of William and Mary, 1949-1950.

2. Blow, Richard Jr. - Paris - April 23, 1835 - Blow, George - Littletown

3. William N. Blow diploma from the College of William and Mary, 1841.

4. Commission papers by the state of Virginia to William N. Blow to the rank of Major during the war between the US and Spain, 1898.

5. Tobacco crop list of farmers who raised tobacco, 1770.

6. Power of Attorney to John Nevison and Richard Blow, 1801.

7. Papers concerning the ship Portsmouth and a description of difficult sailing conditions, 1791.

8. Randolph, Edmund - Richmond - March 22, 1797 - Waller, Robert H. - Williamsburg

9. Rey and Brandenburg - Cadiz - Jan 3, 1784 - Blow, Richard

10. Blow and Barksdale receipt asking for a delivery of 200 hogsheads of tobacco.

11. Insurance recovered on the ship Three Sisters.

<b>Box 33a: Blow Family Papers, Financial Papers, 1785-1827.</b>

1. Pocket book of George Blow, inventory concerning the estate of the Elizabeth Gilliam, 1811.

2. Pocket book of R.H. Waller; 1785-1808. This book contains information on numerous governmental workings in Williamsburg, such as sheriff tickets, record of repairs on the Capitol in Williamsburg, and other papers.

3. Leather book of George Blow; concerns the estate of W.H. Waller, 1827. [108 pages]

<b>Box 33b: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence and Papers, 1772-1901.</b>

<b>Folder 1: Correspondence and papers of Richard Blow, 1785-1806.</b>

1. Office rent of Robert H. Waller to Mary Singleton, 1786.

2. Notice of partnership of Blow and Scammell at Tower Hill, 1809.

3. Chart showing the Belsches family.

4. Fort, Joshua - Tower Hill - Nov 24, 1788 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - letter discusses tobacco farming

5. Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Sept 28, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth - letter discusses brick making

6. Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Dec 8, 1802 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Aug 2, 1806 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Blow and Scammell - Tower Hill - Sept 23, 1802 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Blow, Richard - Norfolk - Aug 12, 1800 - Blow, and Scammell

10. Drew, Dolphin - Portsmouth - March 5, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

11. Lamb and Younger - London - July 2, 1801 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Crew, Robert - London - Sept 20, 1784 - Blow and Barksdale

13. Crew, Robert - London - Dec 20, 1784 - Blow and Barksdale

14. Blow and Barksdale - Petersburg - June 17, 1785 - Blow, Mr.

15. Philip Momart and Co. - Guernsey - Dec 21, 1788 - Barksdale, William - Petersburg

16. Crew, Robert - London - March 16, 1785 - Blow and Barksdale

17. Tyson, Daniel - Philadelphia - April 16, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. Lamb and Younger - London - May 23, 1799 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

19. Lord, Daniel - New York - Aug 1, 1804 - Hall, Dr. Lee - Portsmouth

20. Mitchell and Sons - Nantucket - 1812 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

21. Jones, John B. - Petersburg - June 28, 1895 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

22. Smythe and Co. - Madeira - June 23, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

23. Crew, R. - London - Feb 2, 1785 - Blow and Barksdale

24. Crew, R. - London - Jan 15, 1785 - Blow and Barksdale

25. Brothers de Banquo - Dunkirk - April 2, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

26. Brothers de Banquo - Dunkirk - June 7, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

27. Strange, James - Petersburg - Oct 30, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

28. Hines, Robert - Petersburg - July 15, 1802 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

29. Lightfoot, William - Pleasant Oaks - Sept 28, 1807 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

30. Hines, R. - Petersburg - Sept 28, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

31. Butler, Dannie - City Point - Nov 6, 1788 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

32. Crew, Robert - London - Feb 28, 1785 - Blow and Barksdale - Portsmouth

<b>Folder 2: Blow family correspondence, 1852 and 1860-1862.</b>

1. Blow, Livinia - March 10, 1862 - Blow, George

2. Mercer, John C. - Oct 22, 1861 - Blow, George

3. Mercer, John C. - April 22, 1852 - Blow, George

4. Blow, George Jr. - June 6, 1861 - Blow, George

5. Blow, N. - March 20, 1862 - Blow, George

6. Blow, N. - March 24, 1862 - Blow, George

7. Blow, Livinia - Tower Hill - Dec 16, 1861 - Blow, George

8. Blow, Livinia - Feb 22, 1862 - Blow, George

9. Blow, Livinia - Feb 16, 1862 - Blow, George

10. Blow, Livinia - Littletown - Jan 14, 1862 - Blow, George

11. Blow, George Jr. - Feb 17, 1862 - Blow, George - Wharf Grove

12. Blow, Norborne - Oct 10, 1860 - Blow, George

<b>Folder 3: Correspondence and legal papers of Richard Blow, 1783 and 1807-1808.</b>

1. Cock, Andrew - New York - Nov 14, 1808 - Blow, Richard

2. Radcliff, P.W. - New York - Nov 15, 1818 - Cock, Andrew

3. Tazewell, L.W. - Norfolk - Dec 9, 1808 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Papers concerning Cocke vs. Fanning.

5. Papers concerning Cocke vs. Fanning.

6. Execution of commissions.

7. Jenkins, Hicks - New York - March 14, 1807 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

8. Inventory of goods; Oxley and Hancock - London - Oct 4, 1783 - Blow, Richard

<b>Folder 4: Correspondence and papers of Richard Blow, 1772-1817.</b>

1. Strange, Isabella - London - Sept 1802 - Hunter, Mary Ann

2. Lamb and Younger - London - Oct 30, 1800 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

3. Stone and Co. - Norfolk - undated - R. Irving and Co.

4. Brother De Banque - Dunkirk - March 4, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Brown, James - Richmond - 1780s - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Tornoe, Andres - Norfolk - Nov 14, 1799 - Wolffs and Dorville - London

7. Donald and Burton - London - May 5, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Cooper, John - York - Sept 24, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Elentheria, Joseph - Barbodoes - Oct 30, 1790 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

10. Brown, James - Richmond - July 15, 1789 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

11. Blow, George (proxy for) - April 15, 1815 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Stone and Co. exchange note, 1801.

13. Hartsshorne, William - Norfolk - March 20, 1806 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

14. Russell, Seth - New Bedford - Dec 30, 1817 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

15. Brothers De Banque - Dunkirk - Jan 7, 1805 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

16. Duff, James - Cadiz - Sept 12, 1793 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

17. Brothers De Banque - Dunkirk - Dec 17, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. Lamb and Younger - London - Oct 30, 1800 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

19. Brothers De Banque - Oct 18, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

20. Donald and Burton - London - May 7, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

21. Leckie, Alexander - Bahama Islands - Oct 2, 1801 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

22. Donald and Burton - London - July 31, 1791 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

23. Beldermaker, Roquarth - Rotterdam - Oct 30, 1800 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

24. Miscellaneous visiting cards

25. Campaign ribbin: Harrison Benjamin

26. Penciled excepts from the Virginia Gazette and the Journal of State Senate, 1772-1781.

27. Mitford, Mary - England - Nov 2, 1803 - Hunter, Mrs. - Portsmouth

<b>Folder 5: Lee Hall family correspondence, Virginia and Connecticut, 1792-1806. [36 pieces]</b>

<b>Folder 6: Incoming correspondence of Richard and George Blow, 1784-1817.</b>

1. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - Feb 27, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

2. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - Feb 1, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

3. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - Feb 20, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

4. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - Jan 10, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Briggs, Samuel - Petersburg - Feb 25, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

6. Brown, James - Richmond - Feb 12, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Brown, James - Richmond - Feb 9, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

8. Brown, James - Richmond - Feb 16, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

9. Brown, James - Richmond - Feb 19, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

10. Withers, William - Feb 2, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

11. Anthony, J. - Halifax, NC - Aug 25, 1806 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

12. Charlton, Francis - Yorktown - Feb 23, 1792 - Blow, George

13. Whitaker, E. - Dec 1, 1817. - Blow, George

14. Jacobs, T. - May 5, 1815 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth [receipt]

15. VveCouncler, Marchille - June 21, 1784 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

16. Buchannon and Pollok - Petersburg - Feb 8, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

17. Trady and Co. - Cape - Dec 15, 1784 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. Harrison, William - Cadiz - Aug 25, 1784

19. Nicholson, Robert - Williamsburg - Feb 6, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

20. Unidentified letter, difficult to read.

<b>Folder 7: Theater bills (1877-1882) and Radford newspapers (1901).</b>

<b>Box 33c: Correspondence journals of Richard and George Blow, 1804-1829.</b>

1. Correspondence journal of George Blow, 1804-1829. Contains a record of G. Blow’s outgoing correspondence during the 1804-1829 period. It also contains for letters penned by Richard Blow in 1804.

2. Correspondence journal of Richard Blow, 1813-1814. Portsmouth and Norfolk. 309 pages. Outgoing correspondence.

3. Correspondence journal of Richard Blow, 1805-1806. Portsmouth and Norfolk. 300 + pages. Outgoing correspondence.

<b>Box 33d: Journals, notebooks, and other papers concerning Richard and George Blow, 1784-1844.</b>

1. Correspondence journal of Richard Blow, 1790-1792. 220 pages.

2. Account ledger of George Blow for Sussex and Southampton Co., 1830-1844. 362 pages.

3. Journal of “Baker and Blow” with a record of pitch landing and work at the South Quay, 1783-1785. 120 pages.

4. Notebook of math work by George Blow, 1799.

5. Military notebook of George Blow. 15 pages.

6. Medical notebook of Dr. Richard Blow, 1844. Sussex County.

7. Booklet entitled “The Life of George Washington.” Philadelphia, C.P. Wayne Publishers, 1807. With maps showing the terrain cover by General Washington during the Revolutionary War.

<b>Box 33e: Blow family papers concerning Richard Blow, Jr. and W.N. Blow, 1830, 1866, and 1891.</b>

1. Notebook of Richard Blow, Jr., 1830. Contains notes on medical lectures and similar matters.

2. W.N. Blow’s diary/farm daybook, circa 1866. Records a record of daily weather and farm labors performed at Tower Hill.

3. Notebook of Richard Blow, Jr. 1830. Contains notes on the lectures of Dr. Nathaniel Chapman. 506 pages.

4. “Jubilee Thanksgiving Service, Grace Church, Petersburg, VA, 1891.” Concerns the labors of Rev. Churchill Gibson by Rev Alfred Randolph.

5. Diploma of Richard Blow, Jr. from the Philadelphia Medical Institute, 1831. [Oversized file]

<b>Box 33f: Papers of the Blow family; correspondence, genealogy, and other, 1765-1855.</b>

1. “The Poems of Charles Hansford,” 1765. Owned by Benjamin Waller of Williamsburg

2. Theater folder, 1880. Joe Jefferson acting.

3. John Cargill family genealogy.

4. Letter of Lee Hall, Portsmouth, 1804.

5. Incoming letters of Livie Blow from her father, George Blow, circa 1855.

6. Incoming letters of Livie Blow written by her sisters, 1855.

7. Blow, George - Williamsburg - Aug 3, 1804 - Blow, Richard

8. Blow, George - Williamsburg - Oct 26, 1805 - Blow, Richard

9. Agreement of Elizabeth Blow Jurgenson to deposit the Blow family papers at the College of William and Mary’s library, Special Collections division.

10. Blow, George - Jan 1833 - Mason, John Y.

11. Genealogy on the Waller, Blow, and Allmand families.

12. Wills of Robert Hall Waller (1807), Richard Blow (1761), and Richard Blow (1833).

<b>Box 33g: Blow family papers, correspondence, estate papers, agreements, and other, 1772-1899.</b>

1. College of William and Mary - Feb 5, 1822 - William N. Blow

2. Blow, George - 1804-1805 - Blow, Richard - these letters were written by G. Blow was attending the College of WandM [11 letters]

3. Estate papers of Robert H. Waller, 1808-1813.

4. Cunningham, Wm and Alex - Glasgow - April 6, 1772 - Briggs and Blow - Southampton

5. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow from various senders, 1785-1799. [18 letters]

6. Outgoing correspondence of Richard Blow, 1800. [3 letters]

7. Estate papers of William Waller, 1799.

8. Paradise, Lucy - Williamsburg - Aug 2, 1806 - Blow, Richard [?]

9. Blow, Elizabeth - Tower Hill - June 1826 - Blow, George

10. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, Sr. from George Blow, 1822-1828. [11 letters]

11. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, Sr. from R.W. Blow, 1822 and 1827. [7 letters]

12. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, Sr. from various senders, 1822. [13 letters, 2 from George Blow]

13. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, Sr. from George Blow while at Tower Hill, 1811-1816. One of these letters penned in Oct 1816 discusses a proposed slave insurrection by Gen. Sampson. [22 letters]

14. Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, Sr. from various senders, 1811-1832. [8 letters]

15. Agreement of Richard Blow with Allan and Anderson for rent of houses, 1830.

16. Blow, William N. - College of William and Mary - Nov 27, 1839 - Blow, Lavinia C.

17. Genealogy of Emma Blacknall Ragland Jeffcott (granddaughter of W.N. Blow) with a letter, 1899.

18. Photograph of Lavinia C. Blow.

<b>Box 33h: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence, Agreements, and Financial Papers, 1768-1830. [many of the papers in this box are dated before the Revolutionary War]</b>

<b>Folder 1: Blow family correspondence, invoices, and an agreement, 1768-1788.</b>

1. Ritchie, John - Cabin Point - Feb 23, 1768 - Briggs, Capt. Charles - Sussex

2. Warden, Hugh - Carron - June 10, 1772 - invoice

3. Knox, James - Glasgow - July 20, 1772 - Warden, Hugh - invoice

4. Gilfillan and McLamont - Glasgow - July 22, 1772

5. Smith, William - Glasgow - July 25, 1772

6. Warden, Hugh - Glasgow - 1772-1773

7. Agreement between Richard Blow, Col. Benjamin Baker, and Col. Oldham, 1779. Discusses a trade agreement.

8. Crew, Richard - London - Aug 18, 1783 - Blow, Richard

9. Barksdale, William - Petersburg - July 9, 1784 - Briggs, George - Portsmouth

10. Bedinger, Dan - Norfolk - March 16, 1784

11. Coffin, James - Boston - Oct 9, 1784 - Briggs, George - Portsmouth

12. Bland, James - Portsmouth - 1785-1786 - Blow, Richard - Petersburg

13. Hay, William - Richmond - May 21, 1785 - Blow, Richard

14. Green, John - Petersburg - May 23, 1785 - Blow, Richard

15. Wills, John - Richmond - Oct 3, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

16. Dunlop, Arch. - Cabin Point - Oct 18, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

17. Burwell, Nathl. - Carter’s Grove - Oct 29, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

18. Nicolson, George - Richmond - Nov 15, 1785 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

19. Blow, Richard - May 18, 1787 - Williamson, James - invoice

20. Donald and Burton - Glasgow - 1788 - Blow, Richard - invoices

21. Neilson, James - Charleston - Oct 24, 1788 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

<b>Folder 2: Contracts and invoices of Richard Blow, 1789-1795. [43 invoices]

Folder 3: Correspondence, accounts, and a record book of Richard Blow, 1760-1806.</b>

1. Record book of Richard Blow at Tower Hill, 1760-1830. “Ledger of slaves and horses owned.” [Donated to the College of William and Mary, Special Collections by Mrs. Edward Jeffcott in 1961.]

2. Blow, Richard - March 21, 1806 - Harrison, Capt. Henry - letter discusses conditions at Tower Hill before R. Blow took over.

3. Tuition of George Blow, 1802.

4. Digges, William Jr. - Williamsburg - May 17, 1806 - Waller, Robert H. - Williamsburg

5. Harrison, B. - Brandon - March 1, 1792 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

6. Wormeley, Ralph - Rosegill - March 10, 1798 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

7. Burwell, Nath. [by P. Burwell] - Carter’s Grove - Feb 13, 1796 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

8. Blow and Scammell account with Richard Blow, 1802-1803.

9. Brig Hoffman account with Richard Blow, 1796.

10. Peter Carter, undated invoice/letter.

11. Summons for R. Blow to appear at the US District Court, 1796.

12. Barber, John - Sept 26, 1796 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

13. Hoomes, John - B. Green - Feb 1, 1796 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

14. Hoomes, John - B. Green - June 1798 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk [two letters]

15. Portsmouth Store account with the Norfolk Store, 1796-1797.

16. Thompson, Thomas - Richmond - June 20, 1798 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

17. Walker and Kennedy - Philadelphia - June 24, 1798 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

18. Knox and Hay - Hull, England - July 20, 1799 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

19. Moore, George - London - 1799 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

20. Lamb and Younger - London - Dec 21, 1799 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

21. Myers, Mr. [memo] - 1799 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

22. Wilkinson, William - 1791[?] - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

23. Brickell, William - Hertford, Co. - May 12, 1800 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

24. W. Rotch invoice, 1801.

25. Flournoy, D. - Paris - July 3, 1801 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

26. Thompson, T. - Richmond - May 26, 1801 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

27. Shepherd, A. - New York City - May 26, 1802 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

28. Major Armistead account with R. Blow, 1802.

29. Gilleat and Mackinder account with R. Blow, 1802.

30. Livingston, Shannon - Williamsburg - Feb 24, 1803 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

31. William Wright of Crany Island account with R. Blow, 1803.

32. Apoth Bill - 1798-1800 - Blow, Richard

33. Blow, Richard - April 1803 - Maynard, Edward - account

34. Bill of landing for wine of R. Blow, 1803.

35. Nathaniel Burwell - Madeira - 1803 - account with Dolphin Drew [sale by Blow]

36. Buchannon and Pollok account with R. Blow, 1803.

37. Talbot Godwin account with R. Blow, 1803.

38. Nye, Capt. T. - New Bedford - Dec 24, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

39. Lamb and Younger - London - Feb 2, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

40. Huttleston, H. - N. Bedford - April 3, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

41. Brothers DeBaugen - Dunkirk - April 20, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

42. Stott, Daniel - Dunkirk - May 21, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

43. Hoomes, John - B. Green - Maay 21, 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

44. Howland, J. - New Bedford - March 9, 1806 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

45. Tucker, James - Norfolk - Jan 20, 1806 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

46. Starbock, D. - Portsmouth - Nov 22, 1806 - Blow, Richard

<b>Folder 4: Incoming correspondence of Richard Blow, 1808-1815.</b>

1. Maury, James - Liverpool - Jan 13, 1807 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk - letter discusses the conclusion of the treaty of amenity, navigation, and commerce between the US and Britain.

2. Copy of affidavit and notary certification to the Hunters, London, 1807

3. Barksdale, William - London - July 31, 1808 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

4. Proctor, Samuel - Canal - Aug 16, 1808 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

5. Doty, Isaac - New York - March 11, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

6. Strange, James - Petersburg - March 11, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Portsmouth

7. Hatcher, Benjamin - Manchester - March 16, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

8. Doty, Isaac - New York - March 9, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

9. Scammell, James - July 1, 1809 - James and George Belsches - Petersburg

10. Cullack, Hugh - Kennebunk - Sept 3, 1809 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

11. Newton, Thomas - Washington DC - March 10, 1810 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

12. Howland, George - New Bedford - April 27, 1810 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

13. Pegram, Edward Jr. - Petersburg - Dec 24, 1910 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

14. Parcels of wine shipped from Madrid to Col. Nathaniel Burwell, 1811.

15. Allen, Thomas - Norfolk - May 14, 1811 - Howland, James Jr. - New Bedford

16. Invoices for the ship Augusus - 1811 - Blow, Richard

17. Wise, George S. - New York - March 14, 1815 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

18. Cocke, R.H. - Bacon’s Castle - March 28, 1815 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

<b>Box 33i: Blow Family Papers; Correspondence, Receipts, Bills, Cash Books, and other, 1773-1902.</b>

1. Unidentified photograph, circa 1900.

2. Clipping obituary of George Blow, Jr., 1901.

3. Three imprints, 1901-1903.

4. Miscellaneous receipts of the Blow family, 1829. [6 items]

5. Burwell, Nathaniel - Carter’s Grove - 1795 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

6. Wright, William - Norfolk - 1820 - Newton, Thomas (member of congress)

7. Blow, George P. - 1902 - Blow, Luty P. - Tower Hill

8. Cash book of Tower Hill, 1884-1885.

9. Negative Photostat; “Occurrences and Events on Board US Frigate Constellation, 1799,” original owned by Mrs. Katherine Blow.

10. Page from surveyor’s guide.

11. Invoices from Donald and Burton, London, 1791.

12. Invoices from Doughty and Nicholson, London, 1791.

13. Letter from Talbot Godwin, Nansemond, 1804.

14. Letter from Buchannan and Pollak, Petersburg, 1804.

15. Bill of landing from William Paxton, London, 1784.

16. Bill to Michael Bailey, Sussex, from Baker and Blow.

17. Cash book, Portsmouth, 1795. [item is damaged]

18. Letters to Luty P. Blow, 1902.

19. Approximately 60 receipts, 1829.

20. Armistead, T. - Richmond - 1804 - Blow, Richard - Norfolk

21. Cash book, sales, Southampton, 1773. [fragment]

22. Cash book, Portsmouth, 1789-1790. [damaged]

23. Cash book, Portsmouth, 1787. [damaged]

24. Correspondence of Cargill Blow to Luty Blow, Tower Hill, 1902.

25. Rogers, Philip - West Hope - 1902 - Blow, Luty

26. Blow, Willie - undated - Blow, Luty

Series 3: Mss. Acc. 1977.18 Addition
Blow Family Papers. A few original documents, copies of genealogical and historical material from notebook of donor's grandfather, George Blow, a few Nelson House news clippings.  Gift of John Blow.
Series 4: Mss. Acc. 1983.01 (or 1983.14) Addition, 1794, 1808
ALS from Hugh Nelson to Richard Blow, 20 June 1794 & ALS from William Archer to Richard Blow, 17 March 1808.  Gift of John Blow.
Series 5: Mss. Acc. 1985.45A Addition, 1877-1906
Papers of George P. Blow, grandfather of the donor, consisting of US Naval Orders, 1877-1906.  Gift of George Blow.
Series 6: Mss. Acc. 1986.37 Addition
Papers of George Blow's grandfather, George Preston Blow, US Naval Officer; papers of his father George Waller Blow; early Blow and Waller family material including the seal of Benjamin Waller.  Ca. 100 items.  Gift of George Blow.
Series 7: Mss. Acc. 1986.38 Addition
Copies of genealogical records relating to the Blows in England, correspondence regarding Blow family lineage in this country, five folders of material relating to George Blow, Jr. military career and judgeship, George Preston Blow, USN, and George Waller Blow, father of the donor.    Gift of George Blow.
Series 8: Mss. Acc. 1989.28 Addition, 1613-1939
Twenty-three items, 1613-1939, chiefly English documents, some of which relate to Blows in England.  Gift of Michael Blow
Series 9: Mss. Acc. 1990.19 Addition, 1898

Deeds to Nelson House in Yorktown; genealogy of the Waller family; the St. Louis Blows; Blow Gym dedication; copy of Marilyn Harper's George Washington Master's regarding early restoration work in Virginia including York Hall; miscellaneous 20th century Blow papers. 

Two letters from George Preston Blow (1860-1922) to his wife immediately after the explosion of the USS Maine on February 15, 1898.  Both letters dated February 16, 1898.

Gift of George Blow.

Series 10: Mss. Acc. 1991.35 Addition
Sixteen copies of Richard Blow letters, slave list, Waller family material, William N. Blow material. Late 18th and 19 century.  Copies of papers in possession of Eastern State Hospital care of Librarian Blanton McLean.  Not to be quoted from, reproduced, or published without permission of Eastern State.  Gift of Eastern State Hospital through Librarian Blanton McLean.
Series 11: Mss. Acc. 1991.44 Addition

One master copy and two other copies of William Nivison Blow's History of Tower Hill, input and slightly edited by John Blow.  Discs with pictures included.  Gift of John M. Blow.

Disks transferred.

Series 12: Mss. Acc. 1992.05 Addition:  Papers of the Blow Family of "Tower Hill, " Sussex County, 1794-1905

Papers of the Blow Family of "Tower Hill" in Sussex County, Virginia.  Includes correspondence of George Blow, Sr., George Blow, Jr.,  Richard Blow, Robert Waller Blow, Elizabeth Waller Blow, William M. Blow, Lucy Peagram Blow, Fanny B. Hunter, M. H. Holt, Livia Ragland, Edwin Forts and others.  Includes list of Virginia Military Institute Alumni from 1839-1902, military correspondence of William N. Blow, some financial documents of William N. Blow, George Blow essays to the President of the College of William and Mary, papers of the Agricultural Society of Sussex and more.

Papers have been put into acid free folders, but have not been processed.  Folder headings by donor have been used.

Box 1
Folder 1: Essays to the President of the College of William and Mary - George Blow, 1806
Folder 2: Letters from Dr. Richard Blow to his father, Col. George Blow, 1829-1834
Folder 3: The Agricultural Society of Sussex, 1819-1822
Minutes and subscription papers.
Folder 4: Invoice of Goods, Tower Hill Store, 1788
Folder 5: Millstone Furrowing, undated
Instructions for furrowing a millstone with illustrations.  Handwritten and drawn.
Folder 6: Specifications for Two-Story Brick House, undated
Possibly done by Richard Blow.
Folder 7: "Report Card," U.S. Military Academy, 1841
Report card sent to George Blow from the Engineering Department of the U.S. Military Academy.
Folder 8: Daybook Sheets from "Tower Hill", 1775-1789
Fragments of account book pages.  Legible.
Folder 9: Transactions with Edwin Forts and Richard Blow, 1794-1799
Accounts.
Folder 10: Letters of Richard Blow, Jr., son of George, to his namesake, Richard Blow, 1828
three letters.
Folder 11: Letters to Richard Blow of Portsmouth, 1784 - 1828
Folder 12: Militia Record, 1822
Annual return of the 15th Regiment of the Virginia Regiment Militia commanded by Col. George Blow for the year 1822.
Folder 13: Letter from Richard Blow of Portsmouth to his grandson, Robert Waller Blow, 1823
Folder 14: Letters of George Blow, Jr. to his father, Col. George Blow, 1829-1940
Folder 15: Letters from George Blow, 1821-1828
Folder 16: Letters from Robert Waller Blow, 1821-1829
Folder 17: Account of Negroes Hired, Estate of Robert H. Waller, 1808-1812
Folder 18: Letters from Richard Blow of Portsmouth to son George Blow of "Tower Hill", 1809-1817
Folder 19: Letters from Richard Blow to son George Blow of "Tower Hill", 1821-1824
Folder 20: Letters from Richard Blow of Portsmouth to son George Blow of "Tower Hill", 1825-1831
Folder 21: Letters to George Blow, 1809 - 1843
Folder 22: Richmond Enquirer, October 19, 1861
Includes George Blow, Jr.'s speech on the subject of secession.
Folder 23: Letters from Eliza Waller Blow, 1813-1835
Five letters.
Folder 24: Edmund Randolph to Robert H. Waller, 1796 and 1797
Regarding financial matters.  Some in fragments.
Folder 25: Minutes taken by Col. George Blow, Sussex County Political Meeting, 1835
Box 2
Folder 1: Military Papers of William N. Bow, U.S.A. and List of VMI Alumni, 1839-1902., 1884-1905
Folder 2: Letters from William Nivison Blow, 1898-1899
Folder 3: Letters to William Nivison Blow, 1889-1907
Folder 4: Letters to George P. Blow, 1893
Folder 5: Letters from Fanny [B. Hunter?]
fragment.
Folder 6: Letters from William G. Stanard to Miss Hunter, 1885-1889
Letters to Miss Hunter and Miss Fanny B. Hunter.
Folder 7: Letter to Cousin Lucy, 1894
Folder 8: Letter to Lucy Peagram Blow, 1894
Folder 9: Letter to Lutie from M.P. Holt, 1896
Folder 10: Letter from Livia Ragland, 1888
Fragment.
Folder 11: Letters from Lidia Arnett Rivers, undated.
Folder 12: Bills, Invoices and Receipts of William N. Blow, 1901-1906
Folder 13: Military Correspondence of William N. Blow, 1884-1903
Folder 14: Curriculum Vitae of William N. Blow and form for Insertion of Lineage in American Ancestry, undated.
Genealogical information.
Folder 15: Unattributed letter fragments and envelopes
Box 3
Folder 1: Early Court Orders, Summons, Judgments and other Legal Papers, 1675-1831
Includes administration of James Fenn, Affidavit of Elizabeth Hines, copy of indenture between Richard and George B low.
Folder 2: Shipping Inventory List, undated
Folder 3: Overseers Memorandum Book, Tower Hill, 1839
Folder 4: Tower Hill and other Blow Property Related Material, 1770-1839
Ledger sheets, inventory list and work estimates.
Folder 5: Early Blow Financial Records, 1783-1824
Bills of Exchange, Duty Bonds, Receipts and Invoices.
Folder 6: Duty Bond of Richard Blow and James Gaddy to Edmund Randolph, Governor of Virginia, 1788
Folder 7: Genealogical Papers, Mostly late 19th century.
Genealogical material on families of Blow, Waller, Camm, Wright, Cargill, Walke, Hines, Cocke, Calvert, Tazewell and Drew.
Folder 8: Genealogical Papers, Mostly late 19th century
Genealogical material on the families of Thomas, Pickering, Thorogood, Ruffin, Phripps, Mason and Wingate.
Folder 9: Genealogical Papers, Mostly late 19th century
Genealogical material on the families of Waller, Cocke, Massenburg, Tazewell, Wright, Cargill and Jones.
Folder 10: Photograph of R. H., 1864
Photograph of a seated woman in a black dress.
Folder 11: Unidentified Fragments
Folder 12: Treatise on Sewering Cities, Villages, Towns and Summer Resorts, and for Domestic Sanitary Improvements, House Plumbing, Etc. Etc.

Written by E.C. Jordan, C.E. Member of the Board.

Concerns Maine.

Folder 13: Miscellany
Sketches, poem, coats-of-arms and newsclippings.
Series 13: Mss. Acc. 1995.42 Addition
ALS of George Blow, Tower Hill, to his daughter Atala regarding friends and neighbors and George Blow’s  pending trip to Texas.
Series 14: Mss. Acc. 1997.40 Addition
Bound copy of copies of genealogical notes from Blow Family bible (1715).  Gift of John Blow.
Series 15: Mss. Acc. 1999.55B Addition
Autograph letters including one letter each by newspaper publisher Robert McCormick, Clare Booth Luce, Hector Bolitho, Comte Phillipe Lafayette, Kitchener, and Virginius Dabney, Robert Kennedy , chiefly to father and donor.  Gift of George Blow.
Series 24: Mss. Acc. 1988.01 Addition, 1862-1922
One package of Blow family materials including originals and typescripts of a Blow-Indian deed, Civil War letter mentioning balloon trip, Herbert Hoover letter about a visit to York Hall, etc. Approximately 40 items plus notebook of typescript.
Series 17: Mss. Acc. 1989.11 Addition, 1898
Log book of  Lt. George P. Blow, of the steamer Potomac, 8 April - 20 August 1898, en route from Pensacola to Guantanamo Bay to survey two Spanish wrecks.
Series 18: Mss. Acc. 1991.08 Addition, 1945
One folder of ephemera relating to George Blow's mother's participation in the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945, including autographs of delegates, ticket stubs, and visitor's cards(Katharine Cooke Blow was the staff member).
Series 19: Mss. Acc. 1991.13 Addition, ca 1918 and 1970
Two photographs of the donor's father, Richard Blow and nephew of Allmand Blow, brother of George Preston Blow. Photographs are ca. World War I and early 1970s.
Series 20: Mss. Acc. 1986.42 Addition, 1997
Publication "The Blow Family" by Captain George Preston Blow, Emma Blacknall Blow Freeman, Mary Frances Blow Hunter, Louise Blow Page, Lucy Cargil Pegram Scrivenor with additions by Adele Margaret Blow Chatfield-Taylor.  Introduction is written by John M. Blow of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  June 9, 1997.
Series 21: Mss. Acc. 2008.273 Addition

Combination of items received in 1978 and other years.

September 22, 1878 letter to Hornet (mother-in-law) from Daniel (illegible) of Tower Hill while he was in Williamsburg, VA.

Photocopies of letters of Lieutenant George P. Blow about the Maine explosion, about the sinking of the Spanish ship, Maria Theresa and the trial.  Photocopy of a November 23, 1965 cover letter from Adel Chatfield-Taylor, daughter of Lt. George P. Blow, to Lieutenant (illegible) of the Naval Historical Foundation sending the material.

Typed carbon copy on tissue paper of a poem, "An Old Time Lover" by Anne Virginia Culbertson, Tower Hill.  Note on reverse name George Blow as the lover.  Other notes, "Tower Hill named by grandmother Martha Ruffin Blow because her great-grandfather was confined in the Tower of London" and "original sent me by Cousin Lutie P. Blow 8/25/43."

Cover letter from John Baker about his research in Sussex County, Virginia where some of John Wigfall's slaves in South Carolina were taken without his permission and sold to people in Virginia, two being Richard Blow and George Blow.  Some of the slave names appear on the inventory of slaves of Richard and George Blow, then possibly given to Michael Blow.  Includes typed transcript of appointing James Warrington of Richmond to be his lawyer and lists names of all his slaves that were taken and includes Richard Blow, Col. Benj. Baker of Nansemond County, Capt. Sinclair in Smithfield and William Hines of Southampton as purchasers.  Dated April 18, 1792.  Includes typed list of tithables and personal property taxes for Richard Blow from 1777 to 1810 which includes names of his slaves.

June 16, 1873 Richmond (Virginia) Post Office Mail Arrangement schedule.  Back of card "To J.S.B. from D.S.F. May 20, 1944."

May 9, 1822 letter to George Preston Blow from Caleb Bonsal of Norfolk, Virginia about the completion of the Encyclopaedia  and George Preston Blow's subscription.

Series 22: Mss. Acc. 1990.35 Addition, 1863, 1878 and 1880
Three Hays items collected by George Blow including ALS by Harriet E. Schofield to Mrs. Gen. Hays, 29 Dec. 1880; Maj. Gen. Humphreys to Gen. Hays from the Head-Quarters, Army of the Potomac about confirming position (12 July 1863); and Gov. Alexander Rice to Mrs. Cornelia G. Hays about endorsing her son's appointment to a cadetship at West Point (13 Mar. 1878).
Series 23: Mss. Acc. 2010.571 Addition, circa 1855-1920
Primarily contains correspondence between members of the Blow family, including Eliza Waller Blow, Colonel George Blow, Judge George Blow, and others.
Arrangement: This series is currently being processed. Consult a staff member for assistance.
Box 1: Blow Family Papers
The correspondence of John O'Grady Allmand was processed into folders in the same organization in which it was accessed. Some of the letters had been were sorted by the previous owners  by senders and some were sorted by subject matter, but an initial survey noted several senders in different folders.  This accounts for the different dates on the folders.
Folder 1: John O'Grady Allmand Genealogy Papers, 1891
Folder 2: John O'Grady Allmand correspondence, 1847-1889

Several letters from brother W.H. Allmand.  Died before November 15, 1865, Maybe October 18; Contacted yellow fever in Mexico in 1847; sailed on USS Arctic from New York to Liverpool.  On USS Baltic May 13, 1855.(note accompanying materials). Most of the letters are undated except for the day of the week.

Letter from W.H. Allmand about duty and travels along Alvarado River near Vera Cruz, Mexico; mentions Commodore Perry Januray 29, 1848

Letter from W.H. Allmand stationed on USS Germantown anchored near Vera Cruz directing business and personal affairs. September 7, 1847.

Copy of letter from Commodore Perry on W.H. Allmand contracing illness in Mexico .January 29, 1848

Letter asking for medicine

Letter on death of John Barrand

Numerous letters from W.H. Allmand to John O'Grady Allamnd for suits, tailoring, shoes, and money.

Folder 3: John O'Grady Allmand correspondence, 1853-1882

Letters to John O'Grady Allmand while he lived in Baltimore, Maryland from family members who lived in Norfolk, Virginia.

Numerous letters from various nieces on family news

Numerous letters from cousins concerning family news and some requesting fabric for clothes

Several letters of recommendation from Norfolk, Virginia businessmen for John O'Grady Alllamnd to use while seeking employment in Baltimore, Maryland, cMarch, 1853.

Folder 4: John O'Grady Allmand personal and family correspondence, 1853-1859

Personal letters from family and friends

Several letters from W.H. Allmand while serving in the U.S. Navy c1853

Folder 5: John O'Grady Allmand personal and family correspondence, 1854-1881
Letters from Luly (sister) are the majority of letters in the folder.  Letters from his brother W.H. Allamnd, his mother and several from friends are also included.
Folder 6: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence from Fred T. Cridland, 1855-1859
Folder 7: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence from Margaret O'Grady Allmand (Mother), 1854 and Undated
Folder 8: John O'Grady Allmand correspondence, 1863-1874
Personal letters and business acquaintances
Folder 9: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1860-1865

Letters from brother W.H. Allmand

Letter from friend in Norfolk, Virginia about hoping Maryland joing the Confederate States of America

Letter from friend in Yokohama, Japan, September 26, 1861

Several letters from E.F. Blow

Several letters from Luly

Letter from Luly about effect of emancipation proclamation on negroes in Norfolk.  January 2, 1863.

Folder 10: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1867-1890
Folder 11: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1870-1905
Folder 12: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1871-1891
Folder 13: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1872-1890
Folder 14: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1872-1892
Folder 15: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1873-1889
Folder 16: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence from Luli, c1884
Folder 17: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence from Nony (Sister), c1884
Folder 18: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence from Nony (Sister), Undated
Folder 19: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, c1885
Folder 20: John O'Grady Allmand Correspondence, 1885-1888
Folder 21: Eliza Blow Atkinson Correspondence, 1861-1901
Folder 22: Eliza Blow Atkinson Correspondence, 1866-1889, 1912
Folder 23: Hannah Atkinson Inventory and Accounts, 1866-1867, 1899
Folder 24: Thomas Marsh Smith Correspondence, 1886
Folder 25: Matthew Smith Correspondence, 1809-1834
Folder 26: Matthew Smith United States Passport, 1857
Folder 27: Wedding Invitations and Coat of Arms, c1885
Folder 28: Photographs, Yorktown, c1920
Folder 29: Photographs, 1708-1970
Folder 30: Obituaries, 1894-1923
Folder 31: Printed Materials and Articles, 1877-1947
Folder 32: Documents, Undated
Folder 33: Matthew Atkinson Correspondence, Senior, c1922
Folder 34: Correspondence, Various, 1817-1920
Folder 35: Correspondence, Various, 1845-1882
Folder 36: Correspondence, Various, 1871-1885
Folder 37: Mary Waller Correspondence, 1868-1874
Folder 38: F. Cridland Correspondence, 1904-1905
Folder 39: Milton Courtright Elliot Papers, 1925
Folder 40: Camm Genealogy Papers, Undated
Folder 41: Waller Genealogy Papers, Undated
Folder 42: Benjamin Waller Commissions, 1737-1756
Folder 43: Letters from Colonel George Blow to Judge George Blow, 1822-1870
Box 2: Blow Family Papers
Folder 1: George Blow Descendant List, c1996
Folder 2: George Blow genealogy papers, 1914-1925
Folder 3: George Blow genealogy papers, 1967
Folder 4: George Blow genealogy papers, 1996
Folder 5: George Blow genealogy papers, c1895
Applications for membership in Daughters of the American Revolutions and Colonial Dames
Folder 6: George Blow correspondence, 1813-1894
Folder 7: George Blow personal Correspondence, 1845-1850
Folder 8: George Blow political papers, 1844-1877
Folder 9: George Blow letters from wife, 1843
Folder 10: George Blow Ferry case, 1858
Folder 11: George Blow bank checks, 1857-1859
Folder 12: George Blow business and legal correspondence, 1820-1850
Folder 13: George Blow business and legal records, 1851-1852
Folder 14: George Blow business and legal records, 1851-1857
Folder 15: George Blow business and legal records, 1846-1852
Folder 16: George Blow, Indentures, 1817-1855
Folder 17: George Blow, Gosport Navy Yard Sale, 1855
Folder 18: George Blow legal papers, 1829-1880

Various legal notes and receipts

George Blow vs Boston Wharf, (c1802)

Virginia Second Judicial Court Indictment for House burning, February 5, 1829

Suffolk Water Company Legal Paper, July 10, 1884

W. Norris Trust  May 4, 1859

Petition to U.S. Congress over shipment of cotton to Philadelphia from Norfolk, Virginia, undated

Sheridan vs Sheridan Divorce decree, May 7, 1873

Carney family civil suit, March 17, 1880

William Bousch will, c1834 (slaves included)

Slander suit, c1884

Arrest warrant for murder, James F. Martin, May 6, 1858

Divorce petition of Hannah Whitlock and request alimony, c1819

Property Bond, c1829.

Sale of land by John Hatton to U.S. of land in Porsmouth, Virginia  March, 1854

Civil suit by Robert Ward, c 1870

Will of

Folder 19: George Blow business and legal corrrespondence, 1820-1860
Letters for debt collection, grocery receipts, home and business  repair receipts, US  Navy commissaries (7/30/1843), Instructions for executing the commission (c1820)
Folder 20: George Blow business and legal Corrrespondence, 1824-1885

Civil suit against John Ferguson for carrying away a slave named Erasmus Hunt,  August 1,1826

Civil suit for the collection of debt from merchants in Norfolk Virginia, c1832

Civil suit over the inheritance of a slave named "Kate" and her son "Ned", c1824

Arrest warrant for Thomas Dee accused of burglary of Roman Catholic Church with witness statements,  /August 23, 1859

Legal Notes, May 22,1885

Jury instruction notes for murder trail, undated

Folder 21: George Blow legal papers, 1837-1885

Commonwealth of Virginia suing James E. Bell for failure to perform duties 1871-1873

Declaration for carrying away a slave c1837

Martha Wright WIll contestation c1877

Grocery sales receipt, January 4,1859

Property Sale of John J. Watson c1872

Promissary Notes c1844-1857

Civil suit against Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad, July 29,1856

Folder 22: George Blow legal papers, 1826-1881

Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad Company vs. County of Norfolk suit c1880

Virginia Commonwealth vs Misdemeanor Sanderlin Record, October 9,1881

Last Will and Testament Daniel Gary Barrand,October 25,1865

Civil suit on land, March 17,1880

Sheridan vs Sheridan Divorce and Civil suit 4April 11,1872

McWhorter vs Roper Civil suit over public property c1858

Rudder & Turner vs Marine Insurance Company of Norfolk civil suit, January 16,1826

Estate of Vincent Parlato: inventory and acount ledgar, undated

Payment receipts c1850s

Letters dealing with a Trust, business letters, business records dealing with shipping and insurance c1851-1852

Folder 23: George Blow Calvert Land Claim, 1850-1932
Box 3: Blow Family Papers
Folder 1: Atkinson Family Notebook and Notebooks, c1920s
Folder 2: Waller Family Notebook, 1769-1889

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Mss. 65 B63  Blow Family Papers],
[Series 2: Mss. 65 B63 Blow Family Papers - Group 6],
[Series 3: Mss. Acc. 1977.18 Addition],
[Series 4: Mss. Acc. 1983.01 (or 1983.14) Addition, 1794, 1808],
[Series 5: Mss. Acc. 1985.45A Addition, 1877-1906],
[Series 6: Mss. Acc. 1986.37 Addition],
[Series 7: Mss. Acc. 1986.38 Addition],
[Series 8: Mss. Acc. 1989.28 Addition, 1613-1939],
[Series 9: Mss. Acc. 1990.19 Addition, 1898],
[Series 10: Mss. Acc. 1991.35 Addition],
[Series 11: Mss. Acc. 1991.44 Addition],
[Series 12: Mss. Acc. 1992.05 Addition:  Papers of the Blow Family of "Tower Hill, " Sussex County, 1794-1905],
[Series 13: Mss. Acc. 1995.42 Addition],
[Series 14: Mss. Acc. 1997.40 Addition],
[Series 15: Mss. Acc. 1999.55B Addition],
[Series 24: Mss. Acc. 1988.01 Addition, 1862-1922],
[Series 17: Mss. Acc. 1989.11 Addition, 1898],
[Series 18: Mss. Acc. 1991.08 Addition, 1945],
[Series 19: Mss. Acc. 1991.13 Addition, ca 1918 and 1970],
[Series 20: Mss. Acc. 1986.42 Addition, 1997],
[Series 21: Mss. Acc. 2008.273 Addition],
[Series 22: Mss. Acc. 1990.35 Addition, 1863, 1878 and 1880],
[Series 23: Mss. Acc. 2010.571 Addition, circa 1855-1920],
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Administrative Information

Repository
Special Collections Research Center
Physical Access Note:
When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.
Acquisition Source
Elizabeth T. Jurgeson and George Blow
Acquisition Method

Gift of 15,000 items of Mrs. E. T. Jurgeson on 2/18/1949;

Gift of 270 items by Mrs. E. T. Jurgeson on 5/23/1960;

gift of 159 items by Mrs. E. T. Jurgeson on 12/28/1962; purchase of 1 microfilm item on 10/16/1992; and

gift of 20 items by George Blow on 12/2/1999.

Accessions include:

1942.40:    Blow Family Papers 1772-1839 (Group I). Mainly letters written between branches of the family in Portsmouth and Sussex County, VA. There are several letters written from W&M.  Gift of Mrs Edward Jeffcott.

1942.55:  Blow Family Papers, Group 2, 1783-1932. Letters and papers of branches of the Blow family in Portsmouth and Sussex County, VA. 712 pieces, 5 mss.  Mrs FS Sargeant.

1948.14:  Fourth group of Blow Papers, 21 pieces 1781-1938 mostly 1820-1850, gift of George W. Blow.

1948.22:  Fifth group of Blow Family papers, mostly genealogical.  Gift of George W. Blow.

1973.47:  Two Blow family account books, 1770 and 1804.,  Deposit by William Cole

1977.18:  Blow Family Papers. A few original documents, xerox copies of genealogical and historical material from notebook of donor's grandfather, George Blow, a few Nelson House newsclippings.  Gift of John Blow.

1983.14:  ALS from Hugh Nelson to Richard Blow, 20 June 1794 & ALS from William Archer to Richard Blow, 17 March 1808.  Gift of John Blow.

1985.45A:  One box of papers of George P. Blow, grandfather of the donor, consisting of US Naval Orders, 1877-1906.  Gift of George Blow.

1986.37:  Papers of George Blow's grandfather, George Preston Blow, US Naval Officer; papers of his father George Waller Blow; early Blow and Waller family material including the seal of Benjamin Waller.  Ca. 100 items.  Gift of George Blow.

1986.38:  Copies of genealogical records relating to the Blows in England, correspondence regarding Blow family lineage in this country, five folders of material relating to George Blow, Jr. military career and judgeship, George Preston Blow, USN, and George Waller Blow, father of the donor.    Gift of George Blow.

1986.42:  One genealogical volume of the Blow Family, including Bible records, sketches, letters, etc., kept by George Blow's grandfather, George Preston Blow.  Gift of George Blow.

1987.14:  About 30 pages of genealogical note on the Blow family tracing their ancestry back to England.  Copies made courtesy of Arthur Freeman.

1987.35:  Copy of typescript history, first chapter of Blow family history by Adele Chatfield-Taylor (aunt of donor).  Gift of George Blow.

1988.01:  One package of Blow family materials including originals and typescripts of a Blow-Indian deed, Civil War letter mentioning balloon trip, Herbert Hoover letter about a visit to York Hall, etc.  Approximately 40 items plus notebook of typescript.  Gift of George Blow.

1989.11:  Log book of donor's grandfather, Lt. George P. Blow, of the steamer Potomac, 8 April - 20 August 1898, en route from Pensacola to Guantanamo Bay to survey two Spanish wrecks.  Gift of David J. Blow.

1989.28:  Twenty-three items, 1613-1939, chiefly English documents, some of which relate to Blows in England.  Gift of Michael Blow.

1990.19:  Deeds to Nelson House in Yorktown; genealogy of the Waller family; the St. Louis Blows; Blow Gym dedication; copy of Marilyn Harper's George Washington Master's re early restoration work in Virginia including York Hall; miscellaneous 20th century Blow papers.  Gift of George Blow.

1990.35:  Three Hays items collected by George Blow including ALS by Harriet E. Schofield to Mrs. Gen. Mays, 29 Dec. 1880; Maj. Gen. Humphreys to Gen. Hays, 12 July 1863; and Gov. Alexander Rich to Mrs. Cornelia G. Hays, 13 Mar. 1878.  Gift of David J. Blow.

1991.04:  Photographs of Allmand Blow, great uncle of donor at the Mattiessen estate near LaSalle, Ill., and yachting on Mobjack Bay near Gloucester, Va.  Gift of David Blow.

1991.08:  One folder of ephemera relating to George Blow's mother's participation in the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945, including autographs of delegates, ticket stubs, and visitor's cards(Katharine Cooke Blow was the staff member).  Gift of George Blow.

1991.13:  Two photographs of the donor's father, Richard Blow and nephew of Allmand Blow, brother of George Preston Blow.  Photographs are ca. World War I and early 1970s.  Gift of David J. Blow.

1991.35:  Sixteen copies of Richard Blow letters, slave list, Waller family materical, William N. Blow material. Late 18th and 19 century.  Copies of papers in possession of Eastern State Hospital care of Librarian Blanton McLean.  Not to be quoted from, reproduced, or published without permission of Eastern State.  Gift of Eastern State Hospital through Librarian Blanton McLean.

1991.40:  One annotated typescript of "The Blow Family of Virginia" by the donor's Aunt Adele Chatfield-Taylor with annotations by AC-T.  Gift of George Blow.

1991.41:  One Mac hi-density disk of Blow Family Photo archives.  Includes picture of Col. George Blow, Judge George Blow, etc.  Gift of John Blow.

1991.44:  One master copy and two other copies of William Nivison Blow's History of Tower Hill, input and slightly edited by John Blow.  Discs with pictures included.  Gift of John M. Blow.

1992.06:  Blow papers, 1740's to 1910's, including Richard Blow and Col. George Blow and William Nivison Blow Papers.  Includes three rare letters of Edmund Randolph and essays written at the College of William and Mary in the 1800's.  Gift of Roger Kitchen.

1992.28:  George Blow's certificate as a life member of the Association for Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, 1917; Richard Waller document in medieval Latin, 1425.  Gift of Michael Blow.

1992.29:  One disk of Blow family photos including print-outs of Col. George Blow, age 10; Sir William Waller; Benjamin Waller.  Gift of George Blow.

1992.43:  Bookplate of Benjamin Wall adhered to front cover of missing book; letter of Capt. McKenney to George Blow (1787-1870) re the sale of a ship. N.d. but approximately 1860.  Gift of Michael Blow.

1992.49:  One roll of film of Blow account books, 18th and 19th centuries.  owner of originals: Rod Graves, Luray Valley Farm Museum.

1993.28:  Forty-three typescript pages of early and recent Blow family genealogy.  Gift of John Blow.

1995.42:  ALS of George Blow, Tower Hill, to his daughter Atala re: friends and neighbors and GB's pending trip to Texas.  Purchased from Halvor Americana.

1997.40:  Bound copy of copies of genealogical notes from Blow Family bible (1715).  Gift of John Blow.

1999.55B:  Autograph letters including one letter each by newspaper publisher Robert McCormick, Clare Booth Luce, Hector Bolitho, Comte Phillipe Lafayette, Kitchener, and Virginius Dabney, Robert Kennedy , chiefly to father and donor.  Gift of George Blow.

2010.571:  Correspondence and other related material of the Wheatland Blow family. Gift of Katherine Atkinson Magnuson.

Separated Materials
All audiovisual material from this collection has been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.
Related Materials

Richard Blow Papers (Mss. 65 B625), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

CDs from this collection have been moved to the Manuscripts Audiovisual Collection.

Mss. 2008.18 Blow Family Genealogy

Preferred Citation
Blow Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revision History

Original Accession and additions intellectually combined in 2009.

Updated in 2010 by Anne Johnson.

Updated in 2010 by Benjamin Bromley.