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Virginia Land and Company Share Certificates

Identifier: SC 01480

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Scope and Contents

Three company shares issued to Samuel Myers of Richmond Virginia spanning the years 1811-1836. The stock shares are for the Kennebec Bridge, Newburyport Turnpike Corporation, and the Bank of Virginia. One share sold to A. L. Warner of the Richmond Library Company in March of 1844, and one stock certificate from the Virginia Land and Loan Company sold to W. S. Harris 15 April 1891.


  • Creation: 1811-1841

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.

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Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.


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Guide to the Virginia Land and Company Share Certificates
Christina R. Luers, CA
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository