Finding aid to the Matthew Harrison (1822-1875) Housekeeping Accounts Book

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 MEMORIAL AVENUE
LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 24501
(434) 846-0501
MATTHEW HARRISON (1822-1875) HOUSEKEEPING ACCOUNTS BOOK
The account book includes the household accounts of Matthew HARRISON and his
wife, Ann Harriotte (JONES) HARRISON, listing amounts paid and purchases made. In
the back of the volume are found French language exercises. Newspaper clippings are
pasted over several pages.
MATTHEW HARRISON (1822-1875)
Matthew HARRISON, son of Burr William HARRISON and Sarah Harrison
POWELL, was born 18 December 1822 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He was graduated
from the University of Virginia with a law degree in 1844. He became Commonwealth's
Attorney for Loudoun County and also served as a representative in the Virginia House
of Delegates from 1861 until 1863, and again from 1874 until 1875.
Matthew HARRISON married ca. 1851 Anne Harriotte JONES, daughter of General
Walter JONES and Ann Lucinda LEE, of Loudoun County.
Matthew HARRISON, the "Loudoun Lion," died 26 January 1875 in Richmond,
Virginia.
[Henry Tazewell Harrison, "A Brief History of the First Harrisons of Virginia of the Cuthbert Harrison
Line" (N.p.:n.pub, 1915), n. pag., Mss., FF2225, Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, VA; Joseph Van
Holt Nash, Students of the University of Virginia: A Semi-Centennial Catalogue (Baltimore: Charles
Harvey & Co., 1878), n.p.; Dictionary of American Biography, Vol. X (New York: Charles Scribner's
Sons, 1933), p. 203; Cynthia Miller Leonard, The General Assembly of Virginia: A Bicentennial Register of
Members (Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1978), pp. 479, 518; Lynchburg News Triweekly, 29 January
1875, p. 4 col. 5.]

MS1062

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Title

Finding aid to the Matthew Harrison (1822-1875) Housekeeping Accounts Book

Subject

Finding aids

Description

Finding aid to the Matthew Harrison (1822-1875) Housekeeping Accounts Book held at Jones Memorial Library

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

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PDF (Computer file format)

Language

English

Identifier

MS1062FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding aid to the Matthew Harrison (1822-1875) Housekeeping Accounts Book,” Digital Collections, accessed July 22, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/76.