New Glasgow Bibliography


Third Census of the United States. Amherst County, Virginia. 1810. Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

Fourth Census of the United States. Amherst County, Virginia 1820. Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

Seventh Census of the United States. Second series, slave populationAmherst County, Virginia, Vol. 1. 1850. Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

Eighth Census of the United States. Slave schedules, Amherst County, Virginia, Vol. 1. 1860. Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

Amherst County Will Book 4. Inventory and appraisal of Samuel Meredith estate. p. 610. 1809.

Amherst County Will Book 6.  Settlement of Samuel Meredith estate. Amherst County Will Book 6. pp. 500-509. 1824.

Amherst County Will Book 14. Will of Jane H. (Meredith) Garland. p. 54. 1855.

Amherst County Will Book 14. Inventory of real and personal estate of Jane H. (Meredith) Garland. p. 158. 1855.

Beardsworth, Susan R. Survey Report, the grave of Dr. James Murray Brown.  Richmond: 1937. Library of Virginia Digital Collection.

Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone, The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998.

Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1961. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1961.

Brown, Alexander. The Cabells and Their Kin. Baltimore: Genealogy Publishing Service, 1994 reprint of 1939 second edition. First edition printed in 1895.

Cabell, William (1759-1822). Commonplace Book, 1787 Feb. 24-1791 Sept. 23. Virginia Historical Society. Mss5:5 C1118:1.

A Calendar of State Petitions. Special Report of the Department of Archives and History. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1908. Google Books.

Clamorgan, Cyprian, and Julie Winch. The Colored Aristocracy of St. Louis. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1999 reprint of 1858 original. Google Books.

Coke, Thomas. Extracts of the journals of the late Rev. Thomas Coke L.L.D.; comprising several visits to North America and the West-Indies. Dublin: R. Napper, 1816.

Costa, Thomas. Runaway Slave advertisements from 18th Century Virginia Newspapers. Virginia Gazette.

Davis, Bailey F. The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia, 1761-1807 and Albemarle County, Virginia, 1748-1763. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1979.

Davis, Bailey F. The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia, 1807-1827. Books L-R. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1985.

Davis, Bailey F. The Deeds of Amherst County, Virginia, 1827 -1852. Books S-Z. Easley, S.C.: Southern Historical Press, 1985.

Dexter, Franklin Bowditch. Graduates of Yale College with Annals of the College History. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1885.

Fall, Ralph E., ed. The Diary of Robert Rose. Verona, Va.: McClure Press, 1977.

Garland, David. ALS to Sheppard and Webb, Merchants, Richmond. Sept. 1, 1806. Huntington Library, San Marino, California.

Governor's Letters Received, July 1776 to November 1784. Library of Virginia online database.

Hening, William W. Hening’s Statutes At Large of Virginia. Vols. 8, 11-13. New York: Bartow, 1823.

Illinois Historical Collections, Vol. V, Kaskaskie Records 1778-1790. Vol. II, Virginia Series.

Isaac, Rhys. The Transformation of Virginia 1740-1790. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1982.

Jordan, Ervin L. Jr., and Herbert A. Thomas Jr. 19th Virginia Infantry. Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, 1987.

Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1789-1873
Feb. 26, 1810. Library of Congress online database.

Land Office Grants, 1779 – 1993. Library of Virginia online database.

Lexington Parish (Amherst County, Va.) Vestry Book, 1779-1880.  Church records collection, The Library of Virginia.

Lynchburg and Farmer's Gazette, (Lynchburg, Va.) 6 November 1797: p. 3.  Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

The Lynchburg Press and Public Advertiser. (Lynchburg, Va.) 24 September 1818: p. 2.
The Lynchburg Press, (Lynchburg, Va.) 30 March 30, 1815: p 3.

Martin, Joseph. New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of Virginia and the District of Columbia. Charlottesville, 1835.

McDonald, Travis. Tusculum Amherst County Virginia 2003 Restoration Field School Investigation report. Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest. Photo copy at Amherst Museum.

Meade, Robert D. Patrick Henry: Patriot in the Making. Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1957.

Morgan, Phillip D. “Slave Life in Piedmont Virginia, 1720-1800” in Colonial Chesapeake Society, eds. Lois G. Carr, Phillip D. Morgan, and Jean B. Russo. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press,1988.

Morrison, A. J. The Beginnings of Public Education in Virginia, 1776-1860.  Richmond: Davis Bottom, Superintendent of Public Printing, 1917. Google Books.

Nugent, Nell Marion, ed. Cavaliers and Pioneers. Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants. Richmond: Virginia Genealogical Society, 1994.

Palmer, William P., ed. Calendar of Virginia State papers and other manuscripts preserved in the capitol at Richmond. Vols. I-III. Richmond: James E. Goode, 1881.

Percy, Alfred. The Amherst County Story. Madison Heights, Va.: Percy Press, 1961.

Personal Property Tax Records, Amherst County, 1782-1803. Jones Memorial Library Microfilm.

Petition of Samuel Dinwiddie, Landon Carter, and other Amherst County militiamen, dated November 9, 1780. A summary of this petition is in a "Calendar of Legislative Petitions" in the Virginia State Library Report for 1908.

Pulliam, David. Constitutional Conventions of Virginia. Richmond: John T. West, Publisher, 1901.  Google Books.

Robert, Joseph C. The Tobacco Kingdom. Durham, N.C. Duke University Press, 1938.

Sweeny, Lenora Higginbotham. Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution. Lynchburg, Va.: J.P. Bell, 1951.

Sweeny, William Montgomery. Marriage Bonds and Other Marriage Records of Amherst County, Virginia 1763-1800. Lynchburg, Va.: J.P. Bell, 1937.

Sweeny, William Montgomery. The Higginbotham Family. Lynchburg, Va.: J.P. Bell, 1971.

Saloman, Emily J. and Edward D.C. Campbell, Jr., eds. The Hornbook of Virginia History. Richmond: Library of Virginia, 1994.

Virginia Gazette. (Purdie & Dixon), Williamsburg, Va.: 21 September 1769.

Virginia Gazette. (Dixon & Hunter), Williamsburg, Va.: 6 May 1775. Virginia Runaway Project.
Virginia Gazette (Purdie & Dixon), Williamsburg, Va.: 4 August 1774. Virginia Runaway Project.

Virginia Gazette (Purdie & Dixon), Williamsburg, Va.: 31 October 1771.

Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, vols. 20, 41. Richmond: Virginia Historical Society.

Von Briesen, Martha. The Letters of Elijah Fletcher. University Press of Virginia, 1965.

Walker, Frances Moorman. The Early Episcopal Church in the Amherst-Nelson Area. Lynchburg ,Va.: J.P. Bell, 1964.

William and Mary Quarterly, second series, Vol. 11. Williamsburg: The College of William and Mary.

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