Item Details

Weather Diary of George W. Pettit [manuscript] 1853-1854.

Pettit, George W
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Ledger of George W. Pettit records the weather and daily temperatures from January 1853-October 1864.
The volume also contains scattered very brief remarks on events in his personal life including planting of crops, purchase of slaves, travels, formation of an artillery company in 1861, the enlistment of [sons?] Henry J. and Samuel R. Pettit in the Fluvanna Artillery (known as the Sons of Fluvanna), slave hiring and corn sales to the Confederacy, Federal raid on Columbia, hunting deserters, and death of S. R. Wood in Chimborazo Hospital.
Front of volume also contains a few tobacco shipping accounts, 1842-1843.
Cite as
George F. Pettit Weather Diary, 1853-1864, Accession #14385, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2008/2009.
Technical Details

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