Papers of Jeremiah White Graves [manuscript], 1822-1878.


Graves, Jeremiah White, 1801-1878?. Papers of Jeremiah White Graves [manuscript], 1822-1878.

Papers of Jeremiah White Graves [manuscript], 1822-1878.

The collection contains an account book, 1822-1853, and two diaries, 1843-1878, of the Pittsylvania County plantation owner and farmer. The diaries chiefly concern the day to day farm activities of Graves, his family, slaves, and tenants including a brief note on Lee's surrender and the roaming of Confederate soldiers.

3 v. + 1 reel : positive ; 35 mm.

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