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Personal Papers, 1838 to 1932

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id45136

Scope and Contents

Honorable Discharge papers for Charles D. Tibbets as a private of Captain Montgomery D. Corse’s Company B, First Regiment of Virginia, as a volunteer in the war with Mexico. Fort Monroe, Virginia. August 1, 1848. Two photographs, One of a woman by Morrison Artist and Photographer in Harrisonburg, Virginia and one of a man by Bendann Brothers, Baltimore, Maryland. Appear to be late 1800’s. February 15, 1868. Letter to C.D. Tibbets from J.W. Arthur of New Orleans, Louisiana about power of attorney for Arthur, Stone and Company, Importers and Wholesale Grocers. June 15, 1918. Letter to Cousin Dey from Susan B. Carson of Concord, Virginia suggesting her cousin stay at her house since the other house has a family living in it. April 26, 1920. Letter to C. D. Tibbetts at Concord Depot, Virginia from W.N. Cunningham of Marshall, Virginia about the death of Mae. August 11, 1923. Letter to Charles D. Tibbett from his niece in Kansas City, Missouri, Virginia K. Hahn. She read an article about him and had lost touch with his whereabouts since 1886. She tells him that she is the daughter of “the old pioneer, James Bridger, Mountain Scout…born in Richmond, Va, March 17th, 1804.” February 29, 1932 newspaper article about donation by Mr. W.H. Power of Phoebus, Virginia to the temporary museum at headquarters of the Colonial National Monument of items belonging to Charles D. Tibbets.


  • Creation: 1838 to 1932


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.


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From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository