Detail View: Manuscripts: Mason family manuscript account book

Item ID: 
C0214
Title: 
Mason family manuscript account book
Creator: 
Mason, Armistead Thompson, 1787-1819
Creator: 
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803
Subject: 
Slavery--Virginia--Loudoun County.
Subject: 
Plantations--Virginia--Loudoun County.
Subject: 
Agriculture--Virginia--Loudoun County.
Summary: 
Manuscript account book documenting the business, professional, family, and personal accounts of Stevens Thomson Mason (1760-1803) and Armistead Thompson Mason (1787-1819), father and son of one of Virginia's most illustrious families. Included in the accounting are extensive records for the operation of the family plantation Raspberry Plain Farm, near Leesburg (Loudoun County), with many entries relating to the working slaves, with records of legal practice and fees appearing intermittently.
Date created: 
1792-1820
Decade: 
1790s
Decade: 
1810s
Decade: 
1800s
Genre: 
Manuscript
Type: 
Text
Original Format: 
Manuscripts
Finding aid: 
http://sca.gmu.edu/finding_aids/masonaccountbook.html
Collection: 
Mason family manuscript account book, 1792-1820
Rights advisory: 
Public domain. There are no known restrictions.
Physical location: 
Box 1
Digital Publisher: 
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives
Original Extent: 
12.75 x 8 x 2.75