Collection Number: MS 12
Physical Location: Archive Room File Cabinet
Extent: 1 folder; 6 leaves.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to research.
User Restrictions: No restrictions.
Preferred Citation: Rolfe Eldridge Contract, MS 12, Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society, Charlottesville, Va.
Acquisition Information: Gift, Reference Division, University of Virginia, 1976, August 15.
Biographical/Historical Information: Rolfe Eldridge (1744- ) was the son of Thomas Eldridge and Martha Bolling. He married Susanna Everard Walker in 1773. Eldridge served as Clerk of Buckingham County, Va., 1770-1806 and as a churchwarden for Tillotson Parish.
Scope and Content: Copy of manuscript prepared by J.P. Madison concerning the contract for Rolfe Eldridge as an apprentice to Thomas Griffin Peachy, 1759. Includes family data on the Eldridge, Bolling, Rolfe, and Peachy families.
[image: Rolfe Eldridge signature from letter to Thomas Jefferson, 14 February 1803, Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mtjbib012145/]
Surnames mentioned: Antrim, Bolling, Blair, Blunt, Branch, Cobbs, Edmunds, Everard, Flood, Gilliam, Johnston, Jones, Kennon, Kenny, Langhorne, Madison, McIlwaine, Meade, Moseley, Peachy, Perkins, Pocohontas, Rolfe, Terry, Walker, Wilson, and Worsham.