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J.T. McAllister's Notebooks on Revolutionary War and Virginia Counties

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1930.108
Notebooks of typescript or handwritten abstracts of land documents and Revolutionary War records kept by J[oseph] T . McAllister, a lawyer from Warm Springs, Virginia.  Most of the land abstracts are from Bath County, Virginia from the late 1700's to mid 1800's, though some records are from the 1910/11 era for Bath County and 1904 era for Highland County.  The Revolutionary transcripts include many  war service declarations from many Virginia Counties.

He was author of several books, Historical Sketches of Virginia Hot Springs, Warm Sulphur Springs and Bath County, Virginia (1908) and Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War:  McAllister's Data (1913).

Dates

  • 1780-1912

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

Joseph Thompson McAllister was author of several books, Historical Sketches of Virginia Hot Springs, Warm Sulphur Springs and Bath County, Virginia (1908) and Virginia Militia in the Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data (1913).

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Related Materials:

Msv Lev18  J.T. McAllister Notebook,

Msv Ns5  J.T. McAllister Bath County Notebook and

Msv Nmi2  J.T. McAllister Notebook

Processing Information:

Processed by Anne Johnson.
Title
Guide to the J.T. McAllister's Notebooks on Revolutionary War and Virginia Counties
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Anne Johnson.
Date
2010-09-30
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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