Guide to the Southern Insurance and Savings Society of Petersburg, Virginia Papers, November 2, 1863

Summary Information

Title: Southern Insurance and Savings Society of Petersburg, Virginia Papers, November 2, 1863
Collection: AC.581
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This collection is one receipt of two hundred shares of Southern Insurance and Savings Society sold to Rev. A. Hamilton of Petersburg, Virginia, November 2, 1863.

Creator: Southern Insurance and Savings Society (Petersburg, Va.).

Biographical/Historical Note

The General Assembly of the State of Virginia passed the Act to incorporate the Southern Insurance and Savings Society of Petersburg, Virginia, October 22, 1863 with charter stockholders being: William R. Johnson, T.T. Broocks, Z.W. Pickrell, S.A. Plummer, J.B. Wilson, Joseph E. Venable, R.D. McIlwaine, John McNecee, John McIlwaine and E.A. Broadnax. The Assembly stated the shares were to at least one hundred dollars each.

Scope and Contents

The company Southern Insurance and Savings Society of Petersburg, Virginia was incorporated October 22, 1863 and sold its 5th block of shares on November 2, 1863 to Rev. A. Hamilton of Petersburg for $20,000. President R. D. McIlwaine signed it along with an unknown secretary. The shares receipt in this collection is for two hundred shares, for one hundred dollars each, to Rev. A. Hamilton of Petersburg (Virginia) sold on November 2, 1863, signed by R.D. McIlwaine, President.

Arrangement

It is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

Origin of this collection is unknown. Accession number AC.2002.033

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.581: Southern Insurance and Savings Society of Petersburg, Virginia Papers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Papers, November 2, 1863 ACSC_Box 17, Folder 12