Amherst County Virginia subscription list
This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money to pledge support for the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, William Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under the Governor’s proclamation and providing for the support of their families ...this 13th day of August, 1861."
The lists are arranged by different companies, for example, “Dillard’s Co.,” “Capt. Hargrove’s Co.,” New Prospect Co.,” Capt. Morris Co.,” etc. Underneath each company are names and dollar amounts.
- Creation: 13 August 1861
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
0.04 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized folder) : Five manuscript sheets
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was purchased from David Lesser by the Small Special Collections Library at the University of Virginia Library on December 11, 2020.
- Guide to the Amherst County Virginia subscription list
- Initial record created by Rose Oliveira.
- 25 January 2021 and 27 August 2021
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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