Gary Alonzo Barranger
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Law suit filed in Warren County in the state of Mississippi for the June term of the circuit court in 1866. The plaintiffs of the case were John C. and George Wilson Humphreys. Their complaint was against the company of Wells and Green. Their charge is that an agreement was made in January of 1864 for the sale and delivery of 8,000 cypress logs but that the logs were never delivered. The plaintiffs were seeking damages in the sum of $100,000.00.
Letter to niece Lena about family and health, talking about raising chickens and the price of feed, an illness that results in cramps and severe pain every 16-18 day, asking for genealogical information to write a family tree, and various sewing and crocheting projects.
Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.
Print copy of the bust of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in 1801.
Three page letter begging her friend, Sue, to go on a trip as it would please her very much. She comments that the war should not deter her as there is no risk of danger in travelling.
Eight letters addressed to Kate Tuck from various individuals regarding family news and personal events. News is of events and people of their town, Scottsburg in Halifax County, Virginia. In one letter, a friend describes two townspeople who had gone insane, Captain Whit, and a dear friend, Mrs. Arnold. Both were taken to the Asylum in Staunton, Virginia. News in the letters also covers other personal matters of townspeople, economic events, and personal matters.
Letters from friends Joe, Margie, Jean, and Sue asking about life in the army. Mentions life in high school, work experiences, and asks when Craig is coming home.
Letter about how Mattie's card and gift arrived for Levin in France well in time for Christmas.
Four page letter addressed to "Cousin" from A. E. Loenbach in Harrisonburg, Virginia dated 17 September 1888. Loenbach describes the illness that consumed most of her family over the past few weeks, blaming Typhoid fever as the cause. She also reports that a grandson was born to the family and is healthy at two months of age.
Letters to Jerry about their families, Mariagrazia's thyroid condition, her plans to go back to school for a Master's in psychology, and their plans for marriage and a family.
Four page letter from Mollie McWills to her family in Stump, Virginia regarding the news of the death of brother Andy and friend Fronia about the same time.
A two-page letter from Petersburg, VA informing Maury of the inability to pull into the Harbor ar Norfolk due to the high winds and the desire to protect the cargo for the owners. Additionally, he gives reports on behalf of Captian Bliss of the cargo on board other vessels, chiefly cotton, tobacco, flour, and wheat.
Ten letters written to Michael Paro, a private in the United States Army serving in Vietnam, mostly from his love interest, Barbara Jensen. In most of the letters, she discusses life after his time in Vietnam and plans for their future. A picture of Barbara is included with one of the letters.
An envelope written by James Monroe from Oak Hill to Thomas W. Griffith in Baltimore, Maryland dated February 2, 1828.
Series of letters from Nancy Kessler to her husband, Louis, while he served in the United States Navy as a quartermaster and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia from 1944-1945.
Folded Confederate letter address sheet that was later used to record the prices for slaves sold in that area in 1864. It was possibly an auction tally.
Three-page letter addressed to his cousin in Greensboro, Alabama. Pasteur is a student at William and Mary on break and visiting family. He writes of his appreciation for having his cousin relay a message of courtship to a Miss Julia, despite the lukewarm response she wrote in return. He also lays out his plans as they pertain to his return to Williamsburg in preparation for the upcoming session.
Series of letters addressed to Patrick Arnold from family and friends while stationed on the USS Bronson (DD-668) out of Charleston, South Carolina, the USS Howorth (DD-592), and at the Naval Recruiting Station in Washington, D.C. from 1944-1949.
Three page letter from Private Porter Wilson of the 34th Engineers in France to the Black Steel and Wire Company inquiring about the status of his job or the possibility of getting a new one from them upon his return from active service in the war.
Letter to Mr. Starkey about training in the armed forces and serving with "the Maryland-Virginia boys under General Gaither."
Letter to Mr. Forsyth about upcoming rent due of $250 for year of office space.
96 black and white photographs in an album that features some pre-filled stock pictures of safari animals and landscape scenes of Rhodesia and parts of Southern Africa. Most of the other photographs are labeled studio photos of individuals and native Rhodesian's depicted in church, school, and town settings.
- World War, 1939-1945 15
- American Civil War, 1861-1865 4
- Illness 4
- World War, 1914-1918 4
- Christmas Activities 3
- World War, 1914-1918--France 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Area 3
- Korean War, 1950-1953 2
- Norfolk (Va.) 2
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Women 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Africa, Southern -- Description and travel 1
- Africa--Description and travel 1
- African Americans 1
- Arizona--Description and travel 1
- Boy Scouts 1
- Boy Scouts -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 1
- Business 1
- Business records 1
- Calendars 1
- Charlottesville (Va.)--History--19th century 1
- Citizen suits (Civil procedure) -- United States 1
- Coins (money) 1
- College of William and Mary--History 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 6th 1
- Correspondence 1
- Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 1
- Courtship 1
- Cuba--Foreign relations 1
- Death 1
- Debt 1
- Destroyers (Warships) 1
- Dysentery 1
- Education 1
- European currency unit 1
- Farm life 1
- Farming 1
- Financial records 1
- Gardening -- Societies, etc. 1
- High school students--United States--Social life and customs--20th century 1
- Idaho--Description and travel 1
- Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 1
- Kenton (Ohio) 1
- Land grants 1
- Legal documents 1
- Letters (correspondence) 1
- Marriage, Promise of 1
- Merchants 1
- Military bases -- United States 1
- Military occupation--Social aspects--Southern States--History--19th century 1
- Nashville (Tenn.)--History--19th century 1
- Naval operations 1
- Navy-yards and naval stations -- United States 1
- Norfolk (Va.)--History, Naval. 1
- Panama Canal Zone 1
- Pen pals 1
- Photographs 1
- Portraits, American 1
- Portsmouth (Va.)--History--20th century 1
- Practice of law 1
- Presidents--United States--Election--1848 1
- Public hospitals--Medical staff 1
- Rent charges 1
- Rhodesia (Region) 1
- Shipping--Virginia--Norfolk 1
- Slave bills of sale 1
- Soldiers--United States--Correspondence 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Steel industry 1
- Tailoring--United States--History 1
- Tailoring--Virginia--19th century 1
- Texas--Social life and customs 1
- Tintypes (photographic prints) 1
- Tobacco 1
- Typhoid fever 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States--Naval Reserve--Women's Reserve 1
- United States. Navy 1
- United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945 1
- United States. Navy--Hospital corpsmen 1
- University of Virginia--History--19th century 1
- V-E Day, 1945 1
- Voting 1
- Women--Travel 1
- Women--Virginia--History 1
- World War I 1
- World War, 1939-1945--England--Plymouth. 1
- Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 1 + ∧ less