Here are links about some of the interesting subjects of the May 1893 Virginia Baptist State Convention in Hampton, Virginia: Virginia Baptist State Convention J.C. Farley, photographer… Read more “Historical Family Photos: 1893 | Virginia Baptist State Convention”
Historical Newspapers: Do You Know Them?
This article is excerpted from the Richmond PLANET newspaper. There were numerous articles in many papers of the day that were similar in subject. People searching for… Read more “Historical Newspapers: Do You Know Them?”
Berkeley Plantation Sale 1847: We Have The Names
Several days ago, I located an 1846 newspaper advertisement for the scheduled sale of the estate of Benjamin Harrison VII. There are a number of clues to… Read more “Berkeley Plantation Sale 1847: We Have The Names”
SALE AT BERKELEY | 1847 | TWENTY-FIVE LIKELY NEGROES-MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN…
December 11, 1846 Richmond, Virginia BY virtue of a Decree of the Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery for Charles City county, pronounced on the 19th… Read more “SALE AT BERKELEY | 1847 | TWENTY-FIVE LIKELY NEGROES-MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN…”