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Lewis, Thomas, Jr. Papers relating to the estate of Thomas Lewis. 1840-1859. Lincoln, Abraham New York Herald with articles on President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and Jefferson Davis being in Danville, Virginia. April 15, 1865. 4 copies. Copy of a November 21, 1864 condolence letter to Mrs. Bixby published by American Historical Documents. Reprinted of an article from The Spectator, Staunton, Virginia, about President Abraham Lincoln. March 19, 1909. Copy of page 4 of autobiographical sketch by Abraham Lincoln, written 1860. March 20, 1872. Lincoln, Levi Letter from Levi Lincoln of Massachusetts to Honorable Caesar A. Rodney, Attorney General of the United States, thanking him and Thomas Jefferson for wanting him to be part of the Administration. He declines due to poor eyesight. January 26, 1811. Lightfoot, Philip Letter to Dr. Earl Gregg Swem from Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot with attached report written by Virginia Dorsey Lightfoot, “The Military Records of Major Philip Lightfoot.” August 18, 1935 Lineaweaver, Jacob Accounts. 3 pieces. Rockingham County, Virginia. 1858 and 1871 Locke, E.A. Letters from E.A. Locke of Tehama County, California to his cousin in Virginia where he writes about farming, prices and his experiences in California. 1883 and 1884. Lomat, Judy Judy Lomat of Port Tobago writes to unknown Barbour of Virginia. She is sister of Mann Page Lomax. February 22, 1810. Long, John Photograph. Per note on back of photograph, “grave of Captain John Long, of Ramsgate County, Kent, England, marked by marble slab. Warrange Church, New Kent.” Lord, Frank B. Letters to Frank B. Lord, of the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. from C.S. Steward, Dept. of Justice; Otto Praeger, Post Office; Frank Doremus, Michigan Representative and Albert Johnson, Washington Representative. 1916 and 1917. Love, Charles Promissory note from Charles Love to William Wilson. Alexandria, Virginia. March 7, 1799. Lowery, J.T., Store Button envelope from J.T. Lowery and Company, Fredericksburg, Virginia. Undated. Lubin, David Letter to the editor of “World” in Cleveland, Ohio, sending a copy of his book, “Let there be Light” about Amelioration. New York, New York. April 28, 1900. Luchs, L. Letter from L.Luchs, Washington, D.C., to John T. Allen of Washington, D.C. sending a $500 draft for Mr. Flournoy. September 11, 1868. Lucia, J.H. Letter to Miss Frances Bartlett about sadness of holidays. Montpelier, Virginia. December 12, 1905. Lundeen, Ernest Form letter from Ernest Lundeen, U.S. Representative from Minnesota, asking his constituents from Minneapolis to complete form, “I believe that the people should be consulted before Congress declares war.” March 30, 1917. Lyle, George Receipt for Henry M. Conrad owner of a transfer, livery, feed and sale stable in Radford, Virginia. October 9, 1908. Lyle, James A. College Diploma for James A. Lyle of Hartford, Maryland to teach in the public schools. September 1, 1879. Lyons, John W. Notes. One note has return address of Galveston, Texas. 3 items. M MaCaulay, Alex Biography of Alexander MaCaulay by Enrique Naranjo, reprinted from The Hispanic American Historical Review, November 1845. Autographed by Naranjo. Magill, Charles T. Funeral announcement. Rockland, Virginia. September 12, 1870. Madeira (Miss) Printed invitation to a recital at Rauscher’s. Undated. Magniloquus, Roscoe 4 poems. Undated. Mallet, J.O. Intermediate Greek exam. February 1, 1876. Mann, Robert Account of money from John Webb to Sgt. Robert Mann. October 15, 1781. Marshall, William Accounts with William Johnson. Edinburgh, Virginia. 1773 and 1775. Marchpund, Alex Certificate of discharge from the Civilian Conservation Corps. Pembroke, Virginia. March 25, 1935. Mason, George Address by Honorable R. Walton Moore at House of Delegates, Richmond, Virginia, on unveiling of marble bust of George Mason. September 27, 1932. Mason, L. R. Acceptance letter as Rector of Grace Church in Richmond, Virginia. Written from Marietta, Georgia. December 30, 1890. Mason, M.E. Letter to Dr. G.A. (Mencci), Alexandria, Virginia regarding allegations that Mr. Mason spoke badly about Dr. (Mencci). February 19, 1843. Mason, Maud M. Letter to Mrs. Spiers regarding decorating colors. New York. New York. Undated. Masters, L. Letter from L. Masters of Boston, Massachusetts to Giles Unknown regarding a chemical experiment, the “Freer Lovites” club in New York and the “Venus” Club. October 18, 1855. Maury, Matthew Fontaine Prayer by C.M. Maury. Undated. Invitation to unveiling of bust of Matthew Fontaine Maury. Richmond, Virginia. November 15, 1932. Invitation to unveiling of monument of Matthew Fontaine Maury. Richmond, Virginia. November 11, 1929. Booklets on Matthew Fontaine Maury. Mayo, George Accounting by John Preston to Henrico Superior Court about estate of George Mayo. Henrico, Virginia. 1811. Mayo, John Receipt for claims upon Manchester Mills by Elira A. Mayo to John Mayo. March 28, 1811. Letter from Dr. J.D. Moncure, Superintendent of Eastern Lunatic Asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia to William P. Poythrep of Richmond, Virginia about John Mayo’s condition. February 15, 1886. McAdams, George B. Letter from McAdams and Berry’s Clothiery, Richmond, Virginia regarding money. February 15, 1893. McAllister, J.T. Liar’s License. June 20, 1894. McAdoo, W.G. Letter to Rev. C.W. Lane regarding plants. Midway. July 17, 1867 McCabe, W. Gordon “Real and Ideal: A Poem” by W. Gordon McCabe. Printed, possibly pages from a book. Undated. McCormick, Cyrus H. Printed copy of “Memorandum on renewal of his patent, now before Congress.” Two copies. March 20, 1854. McCormick, D.M. Note between J.M. and D.M. McCormick, Johnsonville, Harnett County, North Carolina. 1858. McGill, Martha Letter from Martha McGill, Williamsburg, Virginia, to John D. McGill in Shacklefords, King and Queen County, Virginia about staying with him during the cold season. January 1838. McGraw, J.B. (Dr.) $70 check from Colonel Cunningham of Richmond, Virginia. January 1, 1880. McGuire, E.C. (Rev.) Obituary. Born in Winchester, Virginia 1793 and died 1858. 1858. McGriffin, John L. Receipt. Augusta, Virginia. December 26, 1857. McIntosh, Lachlan Placard reproduction of letter from McIntosh to Colonel John Laurence regarding a historic duel and the death of Button Gwinnett by the American Autograph Shop. Christmas 1937. McKinley, William Death announcement of William McKinley, President of the United States, written by Charles H. Ourand, Major and Inspector-General. General Orders No. 13. Headquarters District of Columbia Militia, Washington, D.C. September 15, 1901. McKown, Mary Ann Printed “Tribute of Respect.” Gerardstown, West Virginia. November, 1972. Mercer, Hugh (General) Reprint from Princeton Whig, “Biographical sketch of General Hugh Mercer” dated January 1834. “The Battle of Princeton, and Death of Gen. Mercer” article with a handwritten note “presented by Colonel Hugh Mercer to Miss C. Grinnan.” Undated. Meyers, Samuel Receipt and Bank Drafts. 2 items. Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia. 1816. 1819. Meyers, William R. Telegraph from Washington, D.C. to William R. Meyers of Richmond, Virginia. July 26, 1949. Middleton, Walter R. Letter from Ammon Hancock, Lynchburg, Virginia, to Colonel Abram Staples of Patrick Courthouse regarding debts owed by Walter R. Middleton. December 20, 1829. Miles, William Porcher Letter to Francis Lawley about meeting for dinner and lack of meat for (General Robert E. Lee) Lee’s army. Richmond, Virginia. January 5, 1864. Miller, John M., Jr. Carbon copies of letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal about government bonds and securities by John M. Miller, Jr., President of First National Bank of Richmond, Virginia and correspondence concerning his letter, one from George J. Seay. February and March 1918. Miller, Lizzie Post Office Registry receipt for Miss Lizzie Miller. Elkton, Virginia. February 16, 1885. Montgomery, George Pardon granted by the Secretary of State, Franklin Pierce. Washington, D.C. March 3, 1857. Moody, Thomas Legal Receipts. 2 items. Prince George County. 1833, 1856 and 1857. Moore, R. Walter Letter to Mr. Coleman from someone in Fairfax, Virginia regarding a meeting. June 1919. Copy of typed press release of an address by R. Walton Moore of Virginia at York, Pennsylvania at the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Continental Congress Session in York. 17 pages. October 14, 1927. Copy of typed press release of an address by R. Walton Moore, Assistant Secretary of State, at the National University, Washington, D.C. June 11, 1935. Letter to Dr. Earl Gregg Swem from R. Walton Moore. June 19, 1935. Morrill, Samuel Patent for a beehive. January 16, 1835. Morris, Stuart Receipt. December 17, 1844. Morrison, Alfred James Essay “Root and Neil: Virginians as it were” by Alfred James Morrison. Typed carbon biography of Dr. Alfred James Morrison with a list of his works. Undated. Mosby, Charles L. Obituary. Lynchburg, Virginia. March 17, 1879. Moseley, William William Langley’s executor account of William Moseley. Norfolk, Virginia. 1810. Mundy Receipts of Mr. Mundy. 3 items. Richmond, Virginia. 1860’s and 1870’s. Murray, George, and Company Letter regarding a accounts and a negro boy. Norfolk, Virginia. December 1803.
- Majority of material found in 1800's
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