Clark, Edmund Papers, 1781-1836

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Clark, Edmund 

Title:  Papers, 1781-1836 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  2 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A C592 

Scope and Content Note 

Collection includes day books, 1796-1799, for Clark’s mill store in Va.; day book, 1793-1794, ledger, 1792, and letterbook, 1791-1798, for a store in Hanover Town, Va.; ledger, 1790-1800, day books, 1792-1800, and journal, 1792-1796, for a store and mill at New Market, Va.; and a day book, 1789-1790, for a store in Spotsylvania County, Va. 

Also includes personal and business correspondence; legal papers; land papers; and records about his return to army service as captain of the Seventh Regiment. 

Biographical Note 

Edmund Clark, a native of Virginia, served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He owned store, in Hanover Town, Va. and Spotsylvania County, Va., and a store and mill in New Market, Va. He later moved to Kentucky where he continued to make his livelihood as a merchant. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Miscellaneous papers, 1784-1791.

2 Accounts, bills, and miscellaneous papers, 1792-1796.

3 Letterbook, 1793-1796.Memo book begun in 1792. 

4 Miscellaneous papers, 1797-1800.

5 Account of the postmaster at New London, 1800 Apr. 17.Accounts, list of names and accoutrements of the Seventh Regiment, U.S. Army.

6 Miscellaneous papers. Account book of Messrs. Fitzhugh and Rose, 1801-1804.

7 Mill papers including Small Mill book, 1762-1815; accounts, etc.


Box 2 

8 Miscellaneous papers. Ohio land papers, 1805-1810.

9 Miscellaneous papers. Estate papers, 1812-1819.

10 Correspondence, 1820-1836.

11 Estate papers, 1821.Day v. Clark, 1805-1833.

12 Correspondence from Robert Gilchrist to Edmund Clark and Dennis Fitzhugh, 1807-1816. 

13 Estate papers concerning Fitzhugh v. Gilchrist, 1815-1819.

14 Photostats of papers concerning Fitzhugh v. Gilchrist.

15 Daybook for Spotsylvania store, 1789-1790. [Click here for PDF of daybook]

16 Account book, 1790-1795. 

17 Ledger, 1792-1800. 

18 Journal for New Market and Clarks Mills, 1796-1799. 

19 Letterbook from Hanover Town, 1791-1798. 

20 Ledger for Hanover Town store, 1792. 

21 Daybook for Hanover Town store, 1793-1794. 

22 Ledger for New Market store and mill, 1791-1792. 

23 Ledger for New Market store, 1791-1792. 

24 Daybook for New Market store, 1792-1793 Sept. 

25 Daybook for New Market store, 1793-1794. 

26 Daybook for New Market store, 1795-1800. 

27 Daybook for Clark’s Mill, 1796-1797. 

28 Daybook for Clark’s Mill, 1797-1799.