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Collection Number: 00634

Collection Title: Ridwell Furnace Daybook, 1805-1809.

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This collection was rehoused under the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.

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Size 1 volume (320 pages)
Abstract Account book in which are noted diverse receipts and expenses of an enterprise which, in addition to producing iron, apparently sold general merchandise. Ridwell Furnace was presumably located in Shenandoah County, Va.
Creator Ridwell Furnace.
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 Ridwell Furnace Daybook #634, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Institute for Research in Social Science before 1940.
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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Account book, 318 pp., in which are noted diverse receipts and expenses of an enterprise which, in addition to producing iron, apparently sold general merchandise. Occasional entries mention the hire of black laborers. Ridwell Furnace was presumably located in Shenandoah County, near New Market, Va.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Rebecca Hollingsworth, February 1993

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was rehoused under the sponsorship of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Preservation, Washington, D.C., 1990-1992.

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