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Box 3


Contains 170 Collections and/or Records:

Box 3

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: id242660
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains correspondence.

Correspondence, 1813 May 9

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252484
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers, Lisbon, Portugal to Moses Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Sam finally sold the Mechanic's corn.  Says things will get worse in Lisbon. There is at least 280,000 barrels of old flour there, more coming daily.  He has heard that the river at Norfok has been blocked by hulks.  What is Moses' individual situation?

Correspondence, 1813 May 21

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252485
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers, Lisbon, Portugal to Moses Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Sam's last was 15th of May advising of sale of Mechanic's corn. Has since tried to sell flour but that's not possible. Plans to keep it in storage until fall. Will go to England. Says,"my brother, the DUnited Kingdome, Major, Aide de Camp, etc." seems busy.

Correspondence, 1813 August 28

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252488
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers, Liverpool, United Kingdom to Moses Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Says since he left London in July has had no opportunity to either write or receive letters. Has just returned from Scotland and expect to get his letters tomorrow. Plans to be in London in a month.

Correspondence, 1823 April 11

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252493
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers, Pensacola, Florida to Myer Myers, Richmond, Virginia. Sam got the letter from Treasury for Scott with his appointment as Collector. Sam thinks both New Orleans and Mobile hold promise for enterprise. He perfers the latter. Tell Pa that Rickets would do for Danish Vice Consul in Pensacola.

Correspondence, undated

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252497
Scope and Contents Letter, Samuel Myers to unknown member of Richmond Law Society. Sam writes that he is about to retire from Richmond to return to pursue studies at home in Norfolk, and expresses gratitude for assistance he received from the Law Society.

Correspondence, 1824 April 22

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id252501
Scope and Contents Letter, Robert E. Center, Mobile, Alabama to Myer Myers, Richmond, Virginia. Letter discussing shipping business.

Correspondence, 1871 August 24

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id253811
Scope and Contents Letter, David M. Cohen, Norfolk, Virginia to Myer Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Cohen, a nephew of Myer Myers, asks to be given the dueling pistols that Myer possesses. These pistols are the ones used in the duel between James Barron and Stephen Decatur. Myer responds at the bottom of the letter that they are family heirlooms and must stay at the homestead, to be passed down to future heirs. Also in folder is modern magazine clipping, undated, of picture of these pistols in their case.

Correspondence, 1822 June 13

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id253816
Scope and Contents Letter, R. J. Harris, Raleigh, North Carolina to Myer Myers. Harris writes about sale of property and Myer's loan to him of money.

Correspondence, December 4

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id253817
Scope and Contents Letter, Betty Harrison, Elk Hill to Myer Myers, Norfolk, Virginia. Note accompanying a gift of slippers, a thank you present for her visit to Norfolk the previous spring.