Endfield (Plantation, King William County, Virginia?), 1855. Item #99-4941
9.75 x 7.75", unlined cream paper, watermark "W & James Philad.a". Fold creases, a few tiny holes, some toning, couple of areas light else very good. There are sixteen named "Men at Endfield" and thirty-one named "Women at Ditto", there are twenty-eight children listed as a group with no names. On the side is a note "10 women & 1 man in quarters" and "15 + 21 = 36 Men-boys-young & old women in fields". Another note indicates that "3 born in 1855". John Waller, a British emigrant, purchased 1,039 acres in King and Queen County (now King William County), Virginia and established his plantation in Endfield. In 1814, one of his heirs sold the property to Carter B. Berkely.