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Ruffin, Edmund, 1794-1865 (American planter, agronomist, author, soldier and slaveholder)



  • Existence: 5 January 1794 – 18 June 1865

Created for

Charles Lyell Project, July 2021

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Notebook No.95, December 1841- January 1842

 Item — Box: Lyell-temp-box 4
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/95
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell's notes from his travels through Richmond, Virginia, and Charleston, South Carolina. Notes are in pencil and ink and are primarily daily journal entries. The index is located at the back of the notebook. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When...
Dates: December 1841- January 1842