Item Details

Ledger for the James River Cement Works [manuscript]

Locher, Charles Hess
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
The volume contains accounts, 1854-1856, with the James River & Kanawha Canal Compnay; Charles Irving, editor of the Lynchburg Republican; the Farmer's Bank of Lynchburg; Phoenix Foundry; Daily Richmond Whig; Blue Ridge Railroad; James River & Kanawha Canal Co.; North River Navigation Company; James River Quarry; Virginia Central Railroad; Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company; Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad; Orange and Alexandria Railroad; York River Railroad; and the Virginia Military Institute.
There are also pages of accounts for "Negroes" [no individual names] including labor, insurance and clothing, 1854, 1855, 1856. There is a separate account on page 38 for "Ned Hudson Free Negro."
In 1878 and 1879 the last half of the volume was reused as a general store and family account book.
Description
1 volume.
Cite as
James River Cement Works Ledger of Charles Hess Locher, 1854-1878, Accession #15248, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Notes
Spine title: Ledger C / H. Loche / J. R. C. W.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Byrd Fund, 2011/2012.
Biographical Note
Company started by C. H. Locher in 1848 to make cement for the locks of the James River and Kanawha Canal. Quarries were located near Glasgow, Va., and the cement was ground by water power near Lynchburg, Va.
Technical Details
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