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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Store of Colonel Francis Eppes

The inventory of the store owned by Colonel Francis Eppes of Henrico was taken in 1678. The contents consisted of linen, 120 ells of dowlas fifty-one ells of oznaburg, sixty ells of canvas three hundred twelve ells of holland and eighty yards of table and napkin diaper, as well as dishes, ladles saucepans, and other necessities. .Source: Records of Henrico County, vol. 1677-1692, p. 93, Virginia State Library.

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