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Wood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W85

Scope and Contents

Dated 1806-1878. Business and legal papers of John H. Wood, constable of Louisa County, VA. Included are a receipt for $0.76 which he paid for 138 acres of land, that being taxes due; the papers of William J., David, and Charles W. Wood; and papers of Charles Vest, Albemarle County. Also contains personal letters with economic and political comments.

Dates

  • 1806-1878

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

542.00 items

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.

Biographical Information:

John H. Wood was constable of Louisa County, VA Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Acquisition Information:

Purchase

Physical Description

542.00 items
Title
Guide to the Wood Family Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Date
2007-02-22
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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