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William B. Jones Student Paper and Notes

Identifier: UA 5.281

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Scope and Contents

Notebook kept by William B. Jones. The front has "No. 17" written in the upper left corner and has the following written across it:

"Universal Suffrage Jan. 1847 Williamsburg Virginia" "Universal Suffrage" "{William B. Jones Woodson C. Moody} The firm."

Written upside down in the lower right corner is "Wm & Mary College, WmsBurg, Va."

The contents are a paper on "Universal Suffrage" attributed to Jones.

The reverse side has class notes on the banking system, also attributed to Jones.


  • Creation: 1847 January


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Biographical / Historical

William B. Jones attended William & Mary from 1840-1841, 1843-1847.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Mrs. A. B. Marchant, Urbanna, Virginia

Related Materials

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection

Woodson C. Moody Certificates


Removed from the Faculty-Alumni File Collection in June 2016

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