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Turner Southall receipt book(1776–1784)

  • MS 1931.3
  • Microfilm: M-50
  • 1 vol. ([73] pp.)

Receipts for money paid out by Col. Turner Southall, commissioner, in connection with the establishment and building of the State Foundry at Westham, on the James River above Richmond, Virginia, where arms and ammunition were manufactured during the Revolution. Mixed in are accounts for the Westham Canal, built by John Ballendine, the builder of the Foundry, and for a brewery at Westham.