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Papers relating to the period 1701-1704

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2 (formerly folder 11)
Identifier: id3421

Scope and Contents

Typed copy of the order, 8 May 1701, for a meeting of the Council of Virginia, to be held at the College, 9 June 1701 Typed copy of the order, dated 11 Nov 1701, for a meeting of the Council of Virginia to be held at the College, 11 March 1702 Typed copy of the resolution of the House of Burgesses, 23 June 1702, concerning a statement made by William byrd in regard to taxes for the support of the College Extract from the report of the journey of Francis Louis Michel from Berne, Switzerland to Virginia, concerning a visit to the College in 1702 Extract from "The present state of the College impartially considered", 1703, and a copy of a letter from Franklin B Hough, at Boston, to Benjamin S Ewell, concerning the copying of papers relating to the College An extract concerning a riot of the students at the College from the affadavit of James Blair, 1 May 1704 An extract, concerning Governor Nicholson's abusive language in speaking of the College from the affadavit of James Blair, 1 May 1704 An extract concerning a midnight intruder at the college, from affadavit of James Blair, 1 May 1704 Modest answer to a malicious libel against his excellency Francis Nicholson relating to the school boys of the grammar school, 1704 Extract from a modest answer to a malicious libel, 1704, concerning threats made by Commissary Blair agains Mrs Young, keeper of the College table. An extract, concerning repairs to Mr Ingles' room at the college, 1704 Carbon copy of a memo of several faults in the building of College, circa 1704 A


  • Creation: circa 1880s-1990s


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English Latin

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 13.00 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository