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William B. Stone Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01176
Financial and legal papers of Major William B. Stone, a lawyer in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Includes a letter, dated 11 May 1848, by T. S. Stone to "Tom" at Princeton University urging the improvement of his penmanship and the abandonment of the use of tobacco, and extolling the virtues of physical education. One document mentions Peter Vivian Daniel and another concerns Stone's candidacy for a circuit judgeship.

Dates

  • 1800-1868

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 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.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Biographical Information:

Major William B. Stone was a lawyer in Port Tobacco, Maryland. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Custodial History:

The collection was transferred from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law to the Earl Gregg Swem Library Special Collections Researh Center.

Acquisition Information:

Gift.
Title
Guide to the William B. Stone Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ellen Strong, 2000.
Date
2007-07-05
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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