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Nathaniel Burwell Ledger and Papers(1771 [1773–1805] 1812)

  • MS 1981.12
  • Microfilm: M-1462
  • 9 items

A ledger of accounts kept by Nathaniel Burwell (1750–1814) including liquor for Carter’s Grove, Carter’s Hill, New Quarter, Marsh Quarter, Fouaces Quarter, River Quarter, Mill Quarter, and the Stills. The loose items consist of Burwell’s account of the estate of John Bryan (1801–1807), court chits, papers for a suit brought on by Burwell-Tilley heirs, and a letter to a London merchant.

Names mentioned include James Anderson, Samuel Athawes (London), Dr. Philip Barraud, Samuel Beall, Carter Burwell, Lewis Burwell, Mrs. [Christiana?] Campbell, Bartholomew Dandridge, Col. William Digges, John Minson Galt, John Grymes, Edward Lightfoot, Gabriel Maupin, Hugh Nelson, John Page of Caroline County, Edmund Randolph, Sr., Messrs. Rowles, Grymes and Company (London), Dr. John de Sequeyra, Thomas Tilley, and St. George Tucker.


Inventory

Date Description
Folder 1
1771–1812 Nathaniel Burwell Ledger
Folder 2
11 July 1788 Carter’s Grove. Letter. Nathaniel Burwell to [Messrs. Rowles, Grymes & Co., London]. ALS, 2 pp. Found in folio 104 of Ledger.
20 April 1795 Receipt. William Nelson, Jr. to Nathaniel Burwell re Robert Beverley estate. 1 p. Found in folio 59 of Ledger.
7 January 1801–11 November 1808 Account of John Bryan’s estate by Nathaniel Burwell. 23 pp.
May 1803 Clerk’s chit. Nelson, Clerk of Gloucester County to Nathaniel Burwell. 2 pp. Found in folio 88 of Ledger.
1804 Clerk’s chit. O. Corby, Clerk of Middlesex to Nathaniel Burwell. 2 pp. Found in folio 88 of Ledger.
1805 Clerk’s chit. O. Corby, Clerk of Middlesex to Nathaniel Burwell. 2 pp. Found in folio 88 of Ledger.
February 1806 Decree. Mathews Court. Nathaniel Burwell vs. Thomas and Lucy Churchill and Elizabeth Lilly, heirs of Thomas Lilly. 2 pp. Broken at fold. Found in folio 88 of Ledger.
16 May 1806 Receipt. John Patterson to Mann Page re Lilly suit. 1 p. Found in folio 88 of Ledger.

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