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|Size||8 items (1.0 linear feet of shelf space)|
|Abstract||Miscellaneous volumes from Shenandoah County, Va., including six account books of the Pine and Piola iron forges, 1804-1816, 1820-1826, and 1831; a general merchandise daybook, 1825-1828; and accounts of the Beckford Parish poor house, 1799-1838.|
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Eight miscellaneous volumes from Shenandoah County, Va.Back to Top
Volume 1: 1799-1838, 271 pp. Beckford Parish poorhouse accounts. Entries concern general merchandise purchased, cash paid to working hands, and produce sold for the benefit of the poorhouse. Also included are periodic listings of persons in the poorhouse, giving date of admission, name, age, occupation, health status, and date of death or discharge. #02934, Series: "Shenandoah County (Va.) account books, 1799-1838." Folder 1
Volume S-4: 1808-1812, 273 pp. Pine Forge ledger. The name Piola Forge also appears. Entries concern general charges and the purchase of various items. Some entries also include explanatory comments, particularly when the amount written in the book was not collected. #02934, Series: "Shenandoah County (Va.) account books, 1799-1838." Folder 4a
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This collection was rehoused under the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.Back to Top