Tredegar Iron Works (Richmond, Va)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Folder four contains documents and letters from February 1861 as Confederate South Carolinians prepared for an attack on Fort Sumter. The folder includes a letter from General Arthur Manigault South Carolina’s Ordnance Bureau urging that supplies be sent to the forts in Charleston harbor. Also included are numerous military reports related to the pending attack on Fort Sumter, placement of military regiments, and construction of forts and batteries. Other interesting contents from this folder...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-02-01 - 1861-02-28
File — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Includes typescript essays entitled "Iron-masters of Rockbridge County," "The Old Charcoal Iron Furnaces; Its Construction and Operation, "Victoria Furnace at Goshen," "Extracts from the Testimony in the Law Suit Weaver vs. Jordan Davis and Co." and "A Biographical Sketch of William Weaver." Also includes Lexington New Gazette article on iron works, a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on Rockbridge "pyramid." Inlcudes essay entitled "California Furnace," as well as essay about the history of...
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Glasgow family of Virginia, including correspondence and business papers of William Anderson Glasgow (1825-1910), of Fincastle, and his son, Francis Thomas Glasgow (1854-1927), both lawyers; and of Francis T. Glasgow (1829-1916), brother of William A. and his uncle, Joseph Reid Anderson (1813-1892), both of Richmond; legal briefs, contingent claims contracts, and vouchers, 1880-1885, of the firm of Glasgow and Glasgow, Fincastle, Va.; legal papers, bills,...
Dates: Inclusive 1858-1926