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Catalog Number HRHS-125
Collection Felix Gilbert Day Book Collection
Object Name Day Book
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Felix Gilbert was a prominent merchant and land speculator in eighteenth century Virginia. Along with a store in Staunton, Gilbert and his wife Ann ran a store in that part of Augusta County that later (1778) became a part of Rockingham County. It was located at the intersection of Swift Run Gap Road and Jennings Gap Road, where they crossed the old Indian Road (later more commonly called the Keezletown Road).

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
A "day book" is essentially a daily account book kept by a merchant. The typed cover states that the day book covers 1763-1769, but it actually covers the years 1768-1770.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Day book, 1768-1770


Title Felix Gilbert Day Book Collection