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James Jarvis Reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01226
Reminiscences, 1846 February 22, of the War of 1812 and of the American Revolution. Concerns the Battle of Great Bridge, Norfolk County, Va., 9 December 1775; and the attack on and defense of Craney Island, also in Norfolk County, 22 June 1813. 122 p. ; 32 cm.

Dates

  • 1846, 1968 July

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.

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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

1.00 Linear Feet

Biographical Information:

James Jarvis was born in Portsmouth, Va. in 1791. He served as an orderly sergeant in the Portsmouth Rifles, a militia company. He operated a boatbuilding yard and later inspected timbers for Gosport Navy Yard. He died at Portsmouth in 1862. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .
Title
Guide to the James Jarvis Reminiscences
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-08-17
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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