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Guide to the Dilmus Appleberry Papers, 1810-1927, bulk 1850-1896

Abstract

Business, family, and legal correspondence, accounts, bills, invoices, indentures, land surveys, and other papers. Correspondents whose names appear most often are Pettit and Leake, a legal firm of Goochland Court House, Va., Altantic and Virginia Fertilizing Co. of Richmond, Va., and Appleberry's nephew, Thomas A. Bledsoe.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Dilmus J. Appleberry papers
Creator
Appleberry, Dilmus J.
Extent
2.5 linear feet, 5 Boxes, 1,750 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

This collection contains business, family, and legal correspondence of plantation owner Dilmus Appleberry. It is largely composed of accounts, bills, invoices, indentures, and land surveys. Letters, some of a business nature, comprise about five percent of the collection. Correspondents whose names appear most often are Pettit and Leake, a legal firm of Goochland Court House; Atlantic and Virginia Fertilizing Company of Richmond, Virginia; and Dilmus Appleberry's nephew, Thomas A. Bledsoe.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1810-1869
Box 1
Correspondence, 1870-1878
Box 2
Correspondence, 1879-1894
Box 3
Correspondence, 1895-1927
Box 4
Correspondence, undated
Box 5

Historical Note

Dilmus J. Appleberry was a plantation owner of Fluvanna County, Virginia.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Dilmus Appleberry Papers Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Dilmus Appleberry Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1933.

Processing Information

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