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Box Small Collections Box 10

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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.

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.

Letter, 1700 June 13

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

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.

Letter, 1694 April 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written to Andros requiring that he and others give their support to the College of William & Mary.

Engraving, circa 1700

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
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."

Letter, 1693 March 1

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 10, Folder: 1
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 dissimenation of funds to other individuals, including the estate of Nathaniel Bacon.

Letter, 1781 April 4

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

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.