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Warner T. Jones Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J75

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Scope and Contents

Papers, 1807-1891, of Warner T. Jones, judge of Gloucester County, Virginia; his brother Richard P. Jones; and his nephew John R. Page. Papers include letters concerning the Jones family and the Seawell family.

Prominent correspondents include John Randolph Bryan, Joseph Bryan, Samuel Bassett French, James Barron Hope, Charles Triplett O'Ferall, William Booth Taliaferro, John Randolph Tucker, and Lyon Gardiner Tyler. Collection includes printed advertisements for sewing and knitting machines


  • Creation: 1818-1891


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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:

Student (1836-1840) and member of Board of Visitors (1873-1891) at William and Mary. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .


2674.00 Items

Arrangement of Materials:

Organization: This collection is organized into three Series: 1. Correspondence, 2. Legal Papers, and 3. Miscellaneous Papers. Arrangement: In the first series, the collection is arranged chronologically by date with those items without dates located at the end of each series. The first series is divided into subseries in ten year increments, resulting in six subseries. In the second series, the collection is arranged alphabetically by subject or persons last name. The seven subseries in the second series were created for subjects or persons with multiple folders.

Acquisition Information:

Purchased: 2,674 items, 4/28/1936.

Related Materials:

Mss. 69 J71 Jones Family Papers


Other Information:

Additional information may be found at

Guide to the Warner T. Jones Papers
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