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Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart Account Books

Identifier: Mss. MsV Al8-Al9

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Scope and Contents

Account books, 1837-1857, and 1838-1847, kept by Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart who was a lawyer in Staunton, Va.


  • Creation: 1837-1857

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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.

Biographical Information:

Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart was born in Staunton, Va. in 1807 and was educated at the College of William and Mary and at the University of Virginia. Served in Virginia House of Delegates and in U. S. House of Representatives. Served as Secretary of the Interior in 1850-1853 and in the Virginia Senate. Member of the "Committee of Nine" to persuade Congress and the President to exclude clauses from Underwood Constitution. Rector of the University of Virginia. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


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Related Materials:

Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart Copybook, Special Collection Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary

Guide to the Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart Account Books
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository