Elizabeth G. Elliott papers

Dublin Core


Elizabeth G. Elliott papers


Collection includes papers of Warwick and York Counties' resident Elizabeth G. Elliott (d. 1856), widow of Kemp P. Elliott (d. 1836?); Warwick County sheriff Thomas Moss; woodcutter Thomas Hogg Jr.; and Williamsburg attorney Sydney Smith. Also includes a satiric prose poem dated 1755: "On Sundry Inhabitants of Yorkto{wn} by Doctor Porterfield". Papers of Elizabeth G. Elliott include accounts, receipts, decrees, bonds, letters, and other material.

Included are receipts for taxes from York and Warwick Counties; accounts for building and repairing carriages or "gigs"; several accounts of doctors for treatment of enslaved persons and Elizabeth G. Elliott; many bonds for the annual rental of enslaved persons; legal material concerning the estate of Kemp P. Elliott; a Robert Anderson letter (1848); accounts for hauling wood for Thomas Hogg, Jr.; receipts for board at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum for an enslaved person; and Elizabeth G. Elliott's estate matters which were administered by Daniel P. Curtis; account book (1788-1793) of lawyer, John Wickham which lists expenses; Sheriff Thomas Moss collections account book; and an account book and papers of Sydney Smith.

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