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William H. E. Morecock Papers

Identifier: MS 00110

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Scope and Contents

Civil War correspondence, passes and orders relating to 1st Lieutenant William H.E. Morecock of the 32nd Virginia Volunteer Regiment.  Legal documents of William H. E. Morecock, mostly concerning the lawsuit in Williamsburg and James City County, McCandlish vs Warburton, during 1851 to 1853.  Correspondence and financial records of the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary while William H.E. Morecock was Secretary of the Board, 1877-1890.


  • Creation: 1850-1890


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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.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

William H. E. Morecock was treasurer and secretary to the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary, beginning in 1888.

He was a 1st Lieutenant, then Major, in the 32nd Volunteer Virginia Regiment, Co. C.

From 1873 to 1882, he was chairman of the Williamsburg School Board. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Acquisition Information:

Gift of Mrs. William Morecock via the Williamsburg Historic Records Association.

Related Materials:

Mss. 65 M81  Morecock Collection.

Processing Information:

Processed and folder list created by Anne Johnson in September 2009.

Guide to the William H. E. Morecock Papers
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository