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Major Wyatt Diary

Identifier: Mss. MsV D11

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Scope and Contents

Diary, 1840-1845, of Reverend Major Wyatt, Halifax County, Virginia, which contains mostly religious writings.

Note: Original too fragile to be used. See handwritten copy.


  • Creation: 1840-1845

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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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Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Access to original restricted due to fragility of manuscript.  See handwritten copy made by Pauline Glenn Singleton in January 1883.

Physical Description

ca. 50 p. : bound volume ; 20 cm.

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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository