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Catalog Number HRHS-158
Collection Michael Baker Store Account Book Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Michael Baker was born about 1747 and he and his wife Elizabeth had twelve children. In addition to his large land holdings in the Brocks Gap area of Rockingham County, he owned a store at Brocks Gap, a house lot, a tan yard, a slaughter house and lot in Georgetown, Maryland, 400 acres in Greenbrier County, WV and 1,400 acres of land on the 'Western Waters". The Michael Baker store was located in Brocks Gap in the northwestern corner of Rockingham County.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
This is a copy of the original account book that was used to complete the book Michael Baker Store Account Book, Brocks Gap, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1804 - 1825. This publication was transcribed by Dr. M. Ellsworth Kyger and typed and indexed by Patricia T. Ritchie for the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society in 1993.


COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1:
Copy of the original account book that was used to complete the book Michael Baker
Store Account Book, Brocks Gap, Rockingham County, Virginia, 1804 - 1825
Title Michael Baker Store Account Book Collection