The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia An Archeological and Historical Investigation of the Port Town for Stafford County and the Plantation of John Mercer, Including Data Supplied by Frank M. Setzler and Oscar H. Darter
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The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia An Archeological and Historical Investigation of the Port Town for Stafford County and the Plantation of John Mercer, Including Data Supplied by Frank M. Setzler and Oscar H. Darter

By C. Malcolm Watkins
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Table of Contents
  • The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia
  • Contents
  • List of Illustrations
    • Preface
  • The Cultural History of Marlborough, Virginia
  • HISTORY
    • I Official Port Towns in Virginia and Origins of Marlborough
    • II John Mercer’s Occupation of Marlborough, 1726-1730
    • III Mercer’s Consolidation of Marlborough, 1730-1740
    • IV Marlborough at its Ascendancy, 1741-1750
    • V Mercer and Marlborough, from Zenith to Decline, 1751-1768
    • VI Dissolution of Marlborough
  • ARCHEOLOGY AND ARCHITECTURE
    • VII The Site, its Problem, and Preliminary Tests
    • VIII Archeological Techniques
    • IX Wall System
    • X Mansion Foundation (Structure B)
    • XI Kitchen Foundation (Structure E)
    • XII Supposed Smokehouse Foundation (Structure F)
    • XIII Pits and Other Structures
    • XIV Stafford Courthouse South of Potomac Creek
  • ARTIFACTS
    • XV Ceramics
    • XVI Glass
    • XVII Objects of Personal Use
    • XVIII Metalwork
    • XIX Conclusions
  • GENERAL CONCLUSIONS
    • XX Summary of Findings
  • Appendixes
    • Appendix A Inventory of George Andrews, Ordinary Keeper
    • Appendix B Inventory of Peter Beach
    • Appendix C Charges to Account of Mosley Battaley for Goods Sold by Mercer
    • Appendix D “Domestick Expenses”
    • Appendix E Mercer’s Reading 1726-1732
    • Appendix F Credit side of Mercer’s account with Nathaniel Chapman
    • Appendix G Overwharton Parish Account
    • Appendix H Colonists Identified by Mercer According to Occupation
    • Appendix I Materials Listed in Accounts with Hunter and Dick, Fredericksburg
    • Appendix J Account of George Mercer’s Expenses while Attending the College of William and Mary
    • Appendix K John Mercer’s Library
    • Appendix L Botanical Record and Prevailing Temperatures
    • Appendix M Inventory of Marlborough, 1771
    • Index
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