2. Digital Manuscript Collection

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Title

2. Digital Manuscript Collection

Subject

Manuscripts

Description

Digital images of selected manuscripts held in physical format at George M. Jones Memorial Library, 2311 Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA 24501

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2022

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

Portable document file (pdf)

Language

English

Collection Items

Virginia Gilliam Postcards
Digital reproductions of four postcards from Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 2038, the Virginia Williamson Magruder Gilliam Papers.

The postcards of attractions near Lynchburg, Virginia are from a larger collection of postcards from…

Lynchburg Taxpayers' League Selected Documents
Selected digital reproductions of documents held in Jones Memorial Library Manuscript 1972, the Lynchburg Taxpayers' League Papers.

Included in the digital collection are a list of the League's objectives, a document describing the League's…

Three Receipts for N.P. Washington Auto Repair Shop
Digital images of three receipts from Jones Memorial Library Manuscript collection 1944. The receipts are for auto repairs done at the N.P. Washington Auto Repair Shop in Lexington, Virginia in the 1920s.

Manuscript collection 1944 is held in…

Lynchburg Men of the Confederacy
Digital reproduction of a typewritten manuscript entitled "Lynchburg Men of the Confederacy" by Arthur H. Jennings.

This manuscript is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1397, Folder 1-5.

Lynchburg Eighty Years Ago
Digital reproduction of a manuscript entitled "Lynchburg Eighty Years Ago" written by John Meem Payne in 1931. The manuscript describes life in Lynchburg, Virginia in the 1850s.

The memoir is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection…

Nowlin Family Notes
Digital reproduction of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1839 - the Nowlin Family Notes.

This collection is held in physical format at Jones Memorial Library in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The collection includes genealogy notes regarding…

Blackford Collection Bill of Sale for Peggy Dean
Digitized scan of a Bill of Sale recording the sale of transfer of enslaved person Peggy Dean to Charles Minor Blackford in March 1846.

The original document, which has been partially laminated, is held as part of manuscript 1793, the Blackford…

Blackford Registry of Enslaved Persons
Digital scan of document entitled "Registry of Negroes, Ages-Births-Sales as December 12th, 1858". The two-page typewritten document is held at Jones Memorial Library in manuscript collection 1793, the Blackford Family Collection.

The document…

C.M. Blackford Family History
Digital scan of "Family Record of Births - Marriages - Deaths with which is added a short Family History of The Blackfords-Colstons-Minors-Carters-Marshalls-Fishers collected and prepared by C.M. Blackford, Lynchburg, Virginia"

This family history…

John D. Langhorne Sale of Tweedside Plantation
Scanned images of a document entitled John D. Langhorne to James Potter Tweedside Plantation. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-5.

The Tweedside Plantation near Savannah,…

Will and Indenture of Thomas Potter
Scanned images of the Will of Thomas Potter dated 30 January 1854. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-4. The Potter estate included the Colerain and Tweedside Plantations near…

T.F. Potter Account with James Potter
Scanned images of a list of expenses by T.F. Potter with James Potter for the Colerain Plantation in 1836, This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-2.

The Potter estate included the Colerain…

Bill of Sale of Abraham
Scanned image of a Bill of Sale for enslaved person Abraham in South Caroline in 1834. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-2.

The Potter estate included the Colerain and…

Sarah Jones Deed of Gift to Grimes
Scanned images of a Deed of Gift recorded in the Chatham County, Georgia country clerk's office on 21 March 1811. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-1.

The Potter estate…

Bills of Sale to James Potter
Scanned images of two bills of sale issued to James Potter on 01 February 1845. These documents are part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-4.

James Potter owned the Tweedside and Colerain…

Thomas Potter Inventory
Scanned images of an Inventory for the estate of Thomas Potter dated 10 October 1853. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-4.

Thomas Potter owned the Colerain Plantation in…

Lands and Negroes Estate of T.F. Potter list
Scanned images of a document entitled Lands and Negroes Est. of T.F. Potter dated 01 November 1853, Copy 1. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-4.

Thomas Potter owned the…

John William sale document
Scanned image of a document dated Savannah 15 May 1844 signed John William. This document may represent the purchase of sale of an enslaved person named George. The document is partially torn and incomplete.

The document is part of Jones Memorial…

Will of Thomas Potter
Scanned images of the Will of Thomas Potter dated 12 October 1835. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-3.

Thomas Potter owned the Colerain Plantation in Savannah, Georgia. …

Bargain and Sale by Thomas Potter
Scanned images of a bargain and sale document for Thomas Potter in Chatham County, Georgia on 08 July 1848. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-3.

Thomas Potter owned the…

Bill of Sale James Potter
Scanned image of a Bill of Sale for James Potter on 05 April 1842 in Savannah, Georgia. James Potter was owner of the Tweedside and Colerain Plantations. This bill of sale documents the purchase of named enslaved persons by Potter in…

Will of James Potter
Scanned images of will for James Potter dated 03 May 1845. This document is part of Jones Memorial Library Manuscript Collection 1141, Potter Estate Papers, Box 1-3.

James Potter owned the Colerain and Tweedside Plantations in Savannah, Georgia.…

Bill of Sale to James Potter
Digital images of a Bill of Sale from Elisha Wylly to James Potter on 01 February 1848. The bill details the purchase of named enslaved persons Coto, June, Barbary, and Tom.

This document is part of Manuscript Collection 1141, the Potter Estate…

Will of John Potter
Digital images of Indenture of John Potter dated 05 May 1839 and recorded in the State of Georgia Chatham County Clerk Office of the Superior Court on 06 December 1839.

In the indenture, Potter divides his estate among his heirs while listing and…

Letter of Attorney Robert F Stockton to James Potter
Digital scan of a letter from Robert F. Stockton to James Potter on 08 November 1849. This letter is from Manuscript Collection 1141, Potter Estate Papers, Folder 2.1.

In the letter, Stockton appoints his brother-in-law James Potter as his…

Charles C Buck and Company Papers
Three digital images of customer requests to the Charles C. Buck and Company candy distributor in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Manuscript Collection 1768 is the Charles C. Buck and Company Papers. The company was owned by Charles Buck, a confectioner…

Thomas Jefferson Note to Steptoe
Digital scan of handwritten note from Thomas Jefferson to William Steptoe dated 13 September 1815.

In the note, Jefferson invites Dr. Steptoe to breakfast with Mr. Correa, Mr. Gilmer, and Jefferson on a botanical expedition.

William Steptoe…

Lynchburg Theaters List
Jones Memorial Library historical list of theaters, auditoriums, movie houses in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The list is sorted alphabetically by the name of the theater. It includes street address, date of opening and closing, and notes.

The…

Overseers of the Poor List
Jones Memorial Library list of persons appearing on the Overseers of the Poor registry for the period 1870 to 1876 in Lynchburg, Virginia.

The list is sorted alphabetically by surname and includes surname, first name, report date, type of services…

Lynchburg Biographies Index
Jones Memorial Library Lynchburg Biographies Index and index reference list.

The Lynchburg Biographies Index is organized alphabetically by surname and provides references for Lynchburg residents who are mentioned in key publications. The LBI…
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