Southwest Virginia Counties Collection (Ms2000-092)


Southwest Virginia Counties Collection (Ms2000-092)


History of Food and Drink
Local/Regional History and Appalachian South


The collection includes letters from various members of the Godwin, Young, Trevey, Williams and other families of Botetourt, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties establishes the relationship between them. In addition to correspondence, the collection also contains deeds, promissory notes, invoices for goods and services, toll bridge fee receipt, a child's watercolor, 13 pen and ink drawings of weaver's coverlet designs with titles of designs included. The collection also contains five bound leather volumes include accounts and recipes


Figgat, Nancy Godwin
Godwin, Ann





Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Southwest Virginia Counties Collection, Ms2000-092, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Collection Tree


Notebook belonging to John Bralley, where he practiced arithmetic (1815-1816). The latter parts of the book contain store accounts from 1832-1846.…
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_Taylor_nd.jpg

Undated weaving pattern made by Susan Taylor.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_Stuart_nd.jpg

Undated weaving pattern, labeled with both Miss [Mary] Jane Trevey and John B. Stuart.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_Misc_nd.jpg

Unlabeled and undated weaving patterns.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_Fast Thred_nd.jpg

Fast thread pattern for the back shaft of a loom.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1860_1115.jpg

Sinkin Creek Beauty pattern, made by Mary Jane Trevey.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1841_0308.jpg

Tennessee Beauty pattern, made by [Mary Jane Trevey].
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1841_0305a.jpg

Weaving patterns by Mary Jane Trevey.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1841_0129.jpg

Draft for stars and squares weaving pattern for Mary Jane Trevey.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1839.jpg

Vines weaving pattern.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1839_1107.jpg

Weaving pattern for Twitted Bird Eye, made by Mary Jane Trevey.
Ms2000-092_F15_Weaving Patterns_1836_0730.jpg

Weaving pattern for stars and squares, or the Ladies' delight, by Nancy Thrasher.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nda.jpg

Crossed out bill; used as paper to get arithmetic solutions.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd8a.jpg

List of people in arrears, presumably belonging to John Bralley.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd7a.jpg

Constitution of the Cripple Creek Bible Society.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd6a.jpg

Account sheet of John Bralley.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd5a.jpg

Drafts of a promise to pay Mitchell C. Brawley an unspecified sum.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd4a.jpg

undated bill for an unknown person.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd3a.jpg

Sheet of paper containing the repeated phrase "Commandments ten god gave to men."
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd2a.jpg

Undated bill for [Thomas].
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_nd1.jpg

Note stating that James Brooks has paid his debt in full. Note also contains pig-pen cipher that says 'Wythe County Va. Oct. 2, 1816." It is unclear…
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1861_0427a.jpg

List of bills owed and services done for Alexander Pierce by S.C. Bralley, beginning in 1859.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1855_0218a.jpg

List of bills owed and purchases made.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1854_1030a.jpg

Bill for Robert Lewis, beginning on October 30th in 1854.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1849_03a.jpg

Bill for Edmond W. Lockette, beginning in March of 1844.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1848_0825a.jpg

Sheet of calculations.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1847_1011a.jpg

John Bralley is to work for Isaac Williams, surveyor of the road.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1846_11a.jpg

Bill for George Riggle for November of 1846.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1844_1202a.jpg

Note to George Kincannon by James K. Polk and Henry Clay.
Ms2000-092_F14_Notes and bills_1838a.jpg

Record of services rendered and goods bought or sold.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_nd.jpg

Record of purchases made by William H. Young.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_1871_001.jpg

Record of what William H. Young owes to J. Fisher.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_1861_001.jpg

Bill from Waskey [?] to William H. Young.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_1858_0323.jpg

Bill of work done for William Young. Paid in cash on 1/12/1859.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1855_003.jpg

Note for Susan Trevey to pay a sum of money to the Botetourt Sheriff.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_1850_0216a.jpg

Note requesting the company of Samuel [Trevey] Young at Senator Andrew McCartney's residence.
Ms2000-092_F13_Notes and bills_1845_0301.jpg

Note of William Young in account with William J. Reid.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_nd2.jpg

Account of Susan Trevey.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1855_002.jpg

Note for Demaris Trevey to pay a sum of money to the Botetourt Sheriff.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1855_001.jpg

Note for Susan Trevey to pay a sum of money to the Botetourt Sheriff.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1849_0813.jpg

Promise to pay John Trevey $40. Payment received on 8/13/1849.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1848_001.jpg

Account of Miss Diana Trevey from 1848 to 1850.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1845_0201.jpg

Receipt for Mrs. Mary Williams for goods she bought on Feb. 1, 1845.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1844_0517.jpg

Bill for goods [Dianna/Diana] Trevey bought from [T.] G. Godwin.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1844_0503.jpg

Bill for services rendered by doctor R. Schenck.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1831_001.jpg

Note detailed money paid or owed between John Williams and J. Trevey in the first half of 1831.
Ms2000-092_F07_Notes and bills_1824_0831a.jpg

Receipt for Mr. John Williams for goods he bought at Robert & Hazlett Kyle, Store, in Fincastle, Virginia.
Ms2000-092_F12_William H Young_letter_1869_0429a.jpg

Letter from John Evans in Jonesville, Lee County, Virginia, to William H. Young.
Ms2000-092_F12_William H Young_letter_1854_0416a.jpg

Letter from John [Joseph] Trevey to William H. Young.
Ms2000-092_F12_William H Young_letter_1853_0726a.jpg

Letter from George Young to his cousin William H. Young.

View all Items in the Southwest Virginia Counties Collection (Ms2000-092) Collection