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Scottsville, Virginia (Howe)

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Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Virginia… (Charleston, SC: William R. Babcock, 1852), 164.

Scottsville is on the N. bank of the James River canal, 20 miles from Charlottesville, and 79 from Richmond. It is the largest and most nourishing village on the canal, between Richmond and Lynchburg, and does a heavy business; it contains 1 Presbyterian, 1 Methodist, and 1 Reformed Baptist church, and about 160 houses.

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