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Prince Charles and Princess Diana Autographed Christmas card, 1986

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

A Christmas card signed by Prince Charles and Princess Diana. The card opens with a message on the left, and a photo portrait on the right. A letter of authenticity is housed with this item.

Dates: 1986

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Thinks John Marshall may be induced to write a biography of George Washington and writes him by the same post. Will also write other gentlemen he and Lear discussed. Encloses two letters which he asks Lear to forward on his behalf concerning the same topic.

Dates: 1833 August 11

Account Book and Almanac

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Account book (Acc. 1984.014) of the father of the 4th President of the United States during the American Revolution. Names of notable Virginian and military men are within the accounts including Colonel Taylor, Captain Daingerfield, Robert Johnson, James and Ambrose Madison (his sons), John Page, Thomas Shackeford, James Tomlinson, William Wright, and James Finney. Accounts are for the purchase of flour, shoes, stockings, wagons, and other sundry goods for the military. There are also...
Dates: 1777-1779

Envelope

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

An envelope written by James Monroe from Oak Hill to Thomas W. Griffith in Baltimore, Maryland dated February 2, 1828.

Dates: 1828 February 2

Receipt, 1754 August 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: id303932
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This document is a receipt for fifty shillings for a survey of land in Berks County, Pennsylvania, signed by Edmund Physick. It is dated August 26, 1754.

Dates: 1754 August 26

Letter, 1835 May 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: id307689
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from United States Senator John Tyler (1790- 1862) to Benjamin Ogle Tayloe dated May 30, 1835.  In it he discussed horses and horse racing.  He also comments on the recent Democratic Party convention of 1835.  As a newly emerged Whig party leader, Tyler was nonplussed by the nomination of Martin Van Buren and voiced support that Virginia voters would go for Judge White (Hugh Lawson White) one of four Whig Presidential candidates in 1836.

Dates: 1835 May 30

Letter, 1781 May 3

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Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

Dates: 1781 May 3

Letter, 1781 April 4

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Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Dates: 1781 April 4

Letter, 1700 June 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
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Personal letter from King William III to the 2nd Duke of Queensberry relating to his role as the King’s Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament. William notes that he has just sent a long official letter, but wants to add one in his own hand to tell Queensberry how pleased he is with the work the latter had been doing on his behalf and that he will find an opportunity to reward him.

Dates: 1700 June 13

Letter, 1693 March 1

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written to Andros, noting that as a result of the Royal Charter establishing the College, the Crown grants Francis Nicholson "and others named in our said charter" the sum of 1,985 pounds 14 shillings and 10 pence "out of such Money Received for our Revenue of Quit Rents in our said Colony as is remaining in the hands of our Trusty and Welbeloved [sic] William Byrd." The letter further dictates the dissemenation of funds to other individuals, including the estate of Nathaniel...
Dates: 1693 March 1

Letter, 1694 April 14

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Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter written to Andros requiring that he and others give their support to the College of William & Mary.

Dates: 1694 April 14

Letter, 1700 Dec. 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter to Nicholson requesting that he give all possible aid to the College of William & Mary.

Dates: 1700 Dec. 30

Engraving, circa 1700

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Scope and Contents From the Collection:

18th century copperplate engraving of King William III and Queen Mary II's portraits. Their autographs were cut from unknown documents and added to the engraving by an unknown person. The engraving says "Printed for Joseph Watts in St. Pauls Church Yard."

Dates: circa 1700

Letter of testimony, 1677

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Signed testimony of Captain Thomas Larimore of the ship Rebecca, along with two members of his crew, detailing their role in aiding Virginia Governor William Berkeley in suppressing Bacon's Rebellion.

Dates: 1677

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter addressed to an unknown recipient by James Monroe. Contents concern his plans for travel, arrival date, and an indication that he will write again once he reaches his destination. The letter was written from his home at Highland, formerly Ash Lawn, near Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dates: 1820 September 4

Letter to Major Henry Lee, 1833 August 11

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A Collection of two letters written by John Marshall. Letter, 1833 August 11, replies to Major Henry Lee’s criticisms of the two-volume condensed edition of Marshall’s Life of Washington published in 1832. Battle of Bunker Hill occurred before George Washington took command. Regrets that Champe’s affair was omitted. The statement of Henry Lee (1756-1818) refutes the malignant remark of Thomas Jefferson. Did not have letter of George Washington to Henry Lee, Sr....
Dates: 1833 August 11; 1834 February 21

Letter to John L. Lawrence, 1834 February 21

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A Collection of two letters written by John Marshall. Letter, 1833 August 11, replies to Major Henry Lee’s criticisms of the two-volume condensed edition of Marshall’s Life of Washington published in 1832. Battle of Bunker Hill occurred before George Washington took command. Regrets that Champe’s affair was omitted. The statement of Henry Lee (1756-1818) refutes the malignant remark of Thomas Jefferson. Did not have letter of George Washington to Henry Lee, Sr....
Dates: 1833 August 11; 1834 February 21