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Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id314668
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Three page letter from R.A. (Richard Archibald) Patterson to James Thomas, Jr. dated March 14, 1855.  Patterson is writing from Norfolk, Va. to Thomas is Richmond.  In the letter, he complains about the abundance of tobacco and the negative effects of the surplus on his ability to sell his tobacco for a decent price.  "there is tobacco enough in Norfolk for two places like it and besides the trade here possesses the same ammonia for bright Tobacco as almost everywhere else- They want nothing...
Dates: 1855 March 14

Letter, 1855 March 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id314670
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Three page letter from R.A. (Richard Archibald) Patterson to James Thomas, Jr. dated March 14, 1855.  Patterson is writing from Norfolk, Va. to Thomas is Richmond.  In the letter, he complains about the abundance of tobacco and the negative effects of the surplus on his ability to sell his tobacco for a decent price.  "there is tobacco enough in Norfolk for two places like it and besides the trade here possesses the same ammonia for bright Tobacco as almost everywhere else- They want nothing...
Dates: 1855 March 14

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322080
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Note from David Johnson to Capt. Mayo Carrington suggesting that Carrington give him a check since he is going to Richmond.  The reverse has notations on wheat and tobacco with names of people and money amounts.  February 27, 1861.

Dates: 1861 February 27

Note, 1861 Feb. 21

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322082
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Note from David Johnson to Capt. Mayo Carrington suggesting that Carrington give him a check since he is going to Richmond.  The reverse has notations on wheat and tobacco with names of people and money amounts.  February 27, 1861.

Dates: 1861 Feb. 21

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322092
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Typed carbon paper entitled "A Plea for Shylock."  Handwritten note on last page states, "the author was Major Daniel, of Richmond, son of Attorney General R.T. Daniel."  11 pages. Undated.

Dates: undated

Paper, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322094
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Typed carbon paper entitled "A Plea for Shylock."  Handwritten note on last page states, "the author was Major Daniel, of Richmond, son of Attorney General R.T. Daniel."  11 pages. Undated.

Dates: undated

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322198
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two letters to Miss Virginia Emory from Richmond, VA from a Joe and Joey.  They may be the same individual, but the envelope of one of the letters sheds some doubt.  The letters are informational in that they detail duty stations in Florida and highlight the importance of morale for the soldiers preparing to go to battle in World War II and the role correspondence had in maintaining high morale.

Dates: 1943, 1944

Letters, 1943, 1944

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322200
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two letters to Miss Virginia Emory from Richmond, VA from a Joe and Joey.  They may be the same individual, but the envelope of one of the letters sheds some doubt.  The letters are informational in that they detail duty stations in Florida and highlight the importance of morale for the soldiers preparing to go to battle in World War II and the role correspondence had in maintaining high morale.

Dates: 1943, 1944

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322108
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One handwritten document which includes a copy of a 1785 bond whereby Martin Ashby of Louisa County agrees to pay one thousand pounds to George Noble of Frederick County, Virginia for 350 acres; a 1784 bond to Edward Snickers for an exchange of land between Snickers and Ashby for 306  acres in Frederick County and 350 acres in Loudoun County; and letters from Edward Snickers about his land transactions with Ashby.

Dates: 1784-1785

Transactions, 1784-1785

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322110
Scope and Contents

One handwritten document which includes a copy of a 1785 bond whereby Martin Ashby of Louisa County agrees to pay one thousand pounds to George Noble of Frederick County, Virginia for 350 acres; a 1784 bond to Edward Snickers for an exchange of land between Snickers and Ashby for 306  acres in Frederick County and 350 acres in Loudoun County; and letters from Edward Snickers about his land transactions with Ashby.

Dates: 1784-1785

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322120
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from Mrs. E.E. Moffitt, Richmond, Virginia to Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C. asking him to meet with John Hart who is one of her valued friends. September 10, 1916.  Not postmarked, thus probably hand delivered as a letter of introduction by John Hart.

Dates: 1916 September 10

Letter, 1916 Sept. 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322122
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from Mrs. E.E. Moffitt, Richmond, Virginia to Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C. asking him to meet with John Hart who is one of her valued friends. September 10, 1916.  Not postmarked, thus probably hand delivered as a letter of introduction by John Hart.

Dates: 1916 Sept. 10

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322060
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Marriage announcement between George A. Cunningham of Alabama and Emma Branch of Virginia at the Washington St. M.E. Church in [Petersburg, Virginia].  Undated.  Membership certificate for George A. Cunningham in the Virginia State Agricultural Society.  October 22, 1875. Two incomplete notary drafts for George A. Cunningham and Emily Cunningham concerning a corporation in Georgia and Virginia, dated 1889. Letter to Emma Cunningham in Richmond, Virginia from her husband, George A....
Dates: 1875-1890

Papers, 1875-1890

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322062
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Marriage announcement between George A. Cunningham of Alabama and Emma Branch of Virginia at the Washington St. M.E. Church in [Petersburg, Virginia].  Undated.  Membership certificate for George A. Cunningham in the Virginia State Agricultural Society.  October 22, 1875. Two incomplete notary drafts for George A. Cunningham and Emily Cunningham concerning a corporation in Georgia and Virginia, dated 1889. Letter to Emma Cunningham in Richmond, Virginia from her husband, George A....
Dates: 1875-1890

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322040
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Tax certificate from the treasury office of Louisville, Kentucky certifying that William Coursey, Collector,  paid taxes for 1795.  Signed by James Meriwether and dated July 5, 1797.

Dates: 1797 July 5

Tax Receipt, 1797 July 5

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322042
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Tax certificate from the treasury office of Louisville, Kentucky certifying that William Coursey, Collector,  paid taxes for 1795.  Signed by James Meriwether and dated July 5, 1797.

Dates: 1797 July 5

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322190
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from William Edwards from Richmond, Virginia to his sister dated November 3, 1850.  In it he relays his regrets that work commitments will not allow him to visit as soon as he would like.  Edwards is a lawyer or judge and is summoned to serve in the Alexandria, Virginia area local and state circuit courts for the foreseeable future.  He asks that she send along his regrets and wishes everyone well, even the servants, especially the servant Alfred.

Dates: 1850 November 3

Correspondence, 1850 Nov. 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322192
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from William Edwards from Richmond, Virginia to his sister dated November 3, 1850.  In it he relays his regrets that work commitments will not allow him to visit as soon as he would like.  Edwards is a lawyer or judge and is summoned to serve in the Alexandria, Virginia area local and state circuit courts for the foreseeable future.  He asks that she send along his regrets and wishes everyone well, even the servants, especially the servant Alfred.

Dates: 1850 Nov. 3

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322194
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter dated November 29 from Whitworth asking for Dr. Galt’s opinion on Whitworth visiting a patient at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum named Mary.  He explains that in recent letters, under much stress, he promised to pay Mary a visit, but with much more sober and clear thinking he has decided it best to stay away, unless, of course, it will cause more stress to the patient, Mary.

Dates: undated

Letter, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322196
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

A letter dated November 29 from Whitworth asking for Dr. Galt’s opinion on Whitworth visiting a patient at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum named Mary.  He explains that in recent letters, under much stress, he promised to pay Mary a visit, but with much more sober and clear thinking he has decided it best to stay away, unless, of course, it will cause more stress to the patient, Mary.

Dates: undated

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322124
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Receipt for one hogshead of tobacco received at the "Appomattox River" ... Warehouse.  Signed by Vaughan J. Blick and received from William (illegible). John Holloway noted under columns for "Sweet Scented" and "Aronoko."  December 12, 1777.  Warehouse is possible in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Dates: 1777 December 12

Receipt, 1777 Dec. 12

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322126
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Receipt for one hogshead of tobacco received at the "Appomattox River" ... Warehouse.  Signed by Vaughan J. Blick and received from William (illegible). John Holloway noted under columns for "Sweet Scented" and "Aronoko."  December 12, 1777.  Warehouse is possible in Prince Edward County, Virginia.

Dates: 1777 Dec. 12

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322048
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

February 18, 1848 bond between L.C. Crump, Robert Anderson and John H. Earnest, executors of Miller Brown's estate to the heirs of Miller Brown for the hire of Man Henry. United States Internal Revenue receipt for S.C. Crump in 3 district, Div. No. 1, for 1 gold watch.  May 14, 1870.  Town and state not noted.

Dates: 1848, 1870

Financial Documents, 1848, 1870

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: id322050
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

February 18, 1848 bond between L.C. Crump, Robert Anderson and John H. Earnest, executors of Miller Brown's estate to the heirs of Miller Brown for the hire of Man Henry. United States Internal Revenue receipt for S.C. Crump in 3 district, Div. No. 1, for 1 gold watch.  May 14, 1870.  Town and state not noted.

Dates: 1848, 1870

Small Collections Box 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 13
Identifier: id322116
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Elianna M. J. Southall of Baltimore, Maryland, to her father (Papa), Robert Anderson in Richmond, Virginia.  She requests money for guitar lessons from a Spanish teacher and mentions that she is attending medical classes at school.  Writes about the lack of men at William and Mary where “only four students at Commencement” and proposed the college move to Richmond.  November 9, 1833. The Anderson and Southall Families are from Williamsburg, Virginia.  Includes letter from Dr....
Dates: 1833 November 9