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William Wiatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00003

Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters by William Wiatt, merchant of Fredericksburg, Va. to his brother, Francis Wiatt, Liverpoool, Eng., mostly concerning business affairs, but touching on the French and Indian War, Virginia, youth and the coming of the American Revolution. The collection also includes three letters by Andrew Glassell, merchant of Fredericksburg concerning the Baptists.

Dates

  • 1747-1785, undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. 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.

Extent

0.18 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Related Materials

Mss. MsV Ap39, William E. Wiatt Account Book, 1856-1881.
Title
Guide to the William Wiatt Papers
Author
Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-06-01
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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