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Collection — Box: BW 18, Folder: 1 [X030899286]
Identifier: MSS 16394
Scope and Contents
The Grover family papers (1825-1917; 0.04 cubic feet) also includes papers from the Watts and Harris families. This collection contains receipts, a deed of gift for enslaved people (Dolly, and children Nancy, Elvira, and James from Mary Harris to Rosa M. N. Harris, circa 1845-47), a newspaper clipping of Preston Watt, and ration books of Bettie and William Grover. The papers came in a fabric packet stamped, “The Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Co. of Richmond, VA” which is included.
- Language: English
- Subject: letters (correspondence)
- Subject: Slaves -- Virginia