Director's minutes [manuscript] 1828-51.


Director's minutes [manuscript] 1828-51.

Official records of the directors' meetings of the company formed to open the Rivanna River to navigation in Fluvanna, and Albemarle Cos. Topics considered are: acquisition of the rights of the Rivanna Co., legal troubles including a suit of Thomas Jefferson with the Rivanna Co., the claims of millers along the river, share-holders lists and transfers of stocks, the proposed navigational improvements including inspections of the river and lock sites, financial reports, repairs, construction contracts, the annual stock-holders' meetings, and general business of the directors. Chief officials were: Daniel F. Carr, Martin Dawson, Thomas Macon, William A. Meriwether, Hugh Nelson, and Thomas Jefferson Randolph.

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Dawson, Martin R. (person)

Macon, Thomas. (person)

Colonel Thomas Macon resided in Hanover and Orange counties, Virginia, from 1786 to1815. He apparently owned a large amount of land, but his occupation is unknown From the description of Papers, 1786-1815. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 83636021 ...

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Carr, Daniel F., d. 1846. (person)

Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 (person)

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was an American statesman and third president of the United States. From the description of Thomas Jefferson letter, 1809. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367818629 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) was the third president of the United States, born in Goochland (now Albemarle County), Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from 1769 to 1775, and with R. H. Lee and Patrick Henry initiated the inter-colonial committee of correspond...

Nelson, Hugh. (person)

Meriwether, William McNutt, 1918- (person)