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Thomas Wynne and James Custis Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01535

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Four letters to and from Thomas Wynne. The first letter from 1856, from Wynne, concerns a friend's volumes of literature and periodicals such as the "London Literary Gazette" that he is trying to sell to a library. The three letters between Wynne and Custis concern a piece of land being sold for $3,000. Wynne asks Custis to release a loan and Wynne will "give a note for the amount...payable at 6 months" or Wynne will have to have the property sold at auction to "pay the mortgage." Custis writes back says that Wynne's proposition is acceptable.

Dates

  • Creation: 1856
  • Creation: 1868

Creator

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 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.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

From the Hart Collection.

Title
Guide to the Thomas Wynne and James Custis Correspondence
Author
Olivia Weiss, SCRC Apprentice
Date
2018-10-17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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