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Bucktrout Daybook and Ledger Legal Papers, undated

 File — Box: 8, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

In the 1990s, Cutler donated to William & Mary Libraries’ Special Collections the accounting daybook and ledger (1855-1870) of Richard Manning Bucktrout, her great-grandfather. This series contains correspondence between Cutler and W&M Special Collections regarding copyright restrictions and access to the daybook. Additional correspondence between Cutler, Terry Meyers, former W&M English Department Chair, and Carol K. Dubbs, Williamsburg author, documents Meyers and Dubbs’ endeavors to transcribe, interpret, and publish portions of the Bucktrout daybook in a book titled Defend this Old Town (Louisiana State University Press, 2004). Included in this series is Cutler’s copy of the deed of gift for the daybook.


  • Creation: undated


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: 6 Linear Feet


From the Series: English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository