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Augusta County (Va.) Secession Debate Record, 1833 January 10

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01442

Content Description

One page document detailing a meeting of 'gentlemen' at the house of Van Laer for the purpose of debating the question of secession by one state or a minority of states from the Union. After debate, those present signed either in the affirmative opinion or the negative. The final piece of the document reads, "After a full discussion it was decided in favor of the affirmative."

Dates

  • 1833 January 10

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.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase from Read 'Em Again Books, June 2018.
Title
Guide to Augusta County (Va.) Secession Debate Record
Author
SCRC Staff.
Date
2018-07-18
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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