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Collection Number: 00964

Collection Title: Mount Airy Plantation Books, 1805-1855

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Size 3 volumes (1 reel of microfilm)
Abstract Three plantation journals relating to the Mount Airy Plantation, owned by the Tayloe family, near Warsaw in Richmond County, Va., and other plantations in the area. One volume, the first page of which carries the name John Tayloe, contains a daily record of work completed at Mount Airy in 1805. A second volume contains similar information for Mount Airy, 1813-1818 and 1825-1826, and also contains similar information for work completed during this period for Forkland, Old House, Doctors Hall, and Marske plantations, perhaps also in Richmond County. The third volume contains similar information for Mount Airy for 1814, an inventory of slaves, and a crop record for Mount Airy, Landsdown plantation, and the other plantations noted above, 1840-1845.
Creator Mount Airy Plantation.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Mount Airy Plantation Books #964, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Lent for filming by Estelle Tayloe of Warsaw, Va., in March 1945.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Three plantation journals relating to the Mount Airy Plantation, owned by the Tayloe family, near Warsaw in Richmond County, Va., and other plantations in the area. One volume, the first page of which carries the name John Tayloe, contains a daily record of work completed at Mount Airy in 1805. A second volume contains similar information for Mount Airy, 1813-1818 and 1825-1826, and also contains similar information for work completed during this period for Forkland, Old House, Doctors Hall, and Marske plantations, perhaps also in Richmond County. The third volume contains similar information for Mount Airy for 1814, an inventory of slaves, and a crop record for Mount Airy, Landsdown plantation, and the other plantations noted above, 1840-1845.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, August 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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