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Jamestown Society Constitution and William & Mary Related Correspondence

 File — Container: Small Collections Box 125, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4507

Scope and Contents

February, 1854. Constitution of the Jamestown Society of Washington City; includes list of officers and explains their duties; states rules for admittance into the society; prescribes procedures for the annual meeting. 8 pp.

6 August 1858. L.S. Joynes to Hugh B. Grigsby, [Norfolk, Va.]. Will nominate his brother, Edward S. Joynes, for the Professorship in Greek and German at the College of William and Mary; requests Grigsby to recommend his brother. 3 pp.

16 August 1858. Thomas R. Joynes to Hugh Blair Grigsby. Presents his son, Edward S. Joynes, as a candidate for the Professorship in Greek and German; lists his son's qualifications, suggests Governor Wise could testify to his son's merit; requests Grigsby to recommend his son. 2 pp.

11 December 1867. President B[enjamin] S. Ewell of William and Mary College to Hugh Blair Grigsby, L.L.D. Requests Grigsby's presence at the next meeting of the Building Committee; will try to schedule Mr. Tazewell Taylor to meet Grigsby at the same time; otherwise, he will send Grigsby questions through the mail regarding rebuilding and the Grammar School; has been busy preparing for his daughter's approaching wedding. 1 p.


  • Creation: 1854-1880


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