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Virginia -- James River

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anderson, William A., 1821-07-14

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a land grant for William A. Anderson for fifty five and a half acres of land in Rockbridge County along the South River. The file also includes a typescript document verifying the original land grant's validity, certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Land Office in Richmond, as well as a handrawn map of the area.
Dates: 1821-07-14

Brady House, 1960-01-05

 File — Box 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents This file consists of a historic and architectural analysis of the Brady House at Buffalo Forge. The manuscript includes information on the construction of the forge, as well as first hand stories from the Brady's relayed to the author of the manuscript. Also includes photographs of key architectural features and sketches of forge design. Includes sketched floorplan. Written by Toon Tellegen.
Dates: 1960-01-05

Gore, James, 1839-01-18 - 1839-01-19

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This file consists of a land grant for James Gore for sixty eight acres of land in Rockbridge County.
Dates: 1839-01-18 - 1839-01-19

James River and Kanawha Company Papers - John Jordan

 Collection — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0068
Scope and Contents This file consists of a contract for locks between the James River and Kanawha Company and James Jordan, dated November 26th, 1835. The contract also includes specification for locks, articles of agreement, and a signature by James Cabell. The file additionally includes a letter to John Jordan from W.P. Munford noting that a lock contract has been voided (dated October 3rd, 1830). Finally, the file contains a page of handwritten notes on financing for the lock, as well as participant investors.
Dates: 1830-10-03

Photographs of Belle Isle and the Falls of James River at Richmond, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.
Dates: 1930 - 1940

Plat Map and Land Survey by William Paxton for James Willson

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0544
Scope and Contents A survey and small map, dated 1818, of 115 acres of land in Rockbridge County, Virginia, which belonged to James Willson. The survey includes the names William Cunningham, Jonathan Poague, Rueben Grigsby, and Thomas McFarland, whose lands border the Willson property. The North Fork of the James River and Mill Creek are also mentioned in the survey.
Dates: 1818