Item Details

Papers of the Murrell Family [manuscript] 1704-1886.

Hewitt, L
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Business correspondence and records, 1816-1858 of the mercantile firm of John D. Murrell and Hardin Murrell of Lynchburg, Va. who were also engaged in farming in Virginia and Louisiana. Correspondence concerns merchandise, tobacco, slaves and agriculture in Virginia and Louisiana. Letters, 1840s, from L. Hewitt, plantation manager of Tally Ho, near New Orleans, describes crops, especially sugar cane, and work done there. There is personal correspondence from various members of the family, including O.G. Murrell, of Tennessee and Mississippi, and David Deaderick of Tennessee. [ca. 1 ft.].
Collection also inculdes family photographs, books and pamphlets [ca. 20 items] and ca. 50 issues of the Lynchburg Virginian of Civil War vintage.
The collection also contains one leaf from an unidentified [French?] medieval manuscript [12th century?]
Description
2.5 ft.
Cite as
Murrell family Papers, 1704-1886, Accession #6740, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Technical Details
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