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Box Small Collections Box 17

 Container

Contains 70 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, 1858-1864

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1858-1864, of the Booth family and Cooke family. Includes letters from Elizabeth Gardner Booth, one to her mother, Eliza Booth, and one to her brother, Andrew Booth. Also includes genealogical material on the Booth and Cooke families of Gloucester County, Va.

Small Collections Box 17

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Contemporary copy of Jeffery Amherst's appointment as His Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colonial of Virginia. September 1759.

Small Collections Box 17

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Circular letters, 1829, concerning subscriptions to publications of the Declaration of Independence in French and English to be published by Anderson, Sons & Co., Washington, D. C.; list of subscribers in Richmond, Norfolk, and Portsmouth, Va.; and a poem, "Archbishop Sharpe of York and the Highwayman" [concerning John Sharp.]

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Telegram, 1862 May 4, J. J. Astor, Yorktown, Va. to Pelatiah Perit, [New York, N. Y.]. 3 p. on 2 leaves ; 22 cm. Astor is writing to Perit who is president of New York City Chamber of Commerce to tell him about the evacuation of Confederate forces from Yorktown, Va. and tells him to use the information as he sees fit.

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter, 1891 March 24, Daniel Auty to "Silas." 1 p. ; 27 cm. Auty who served in the 11th Massachusetts infantry regiment mentions a [document ?] he picked up while stationed in Williamsburg after the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862. He also mentions the use of the College of William and Mary as a Confederate Hospital.

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from P[hilip] P[endleton] Barbour to J.C. (John C.) Calhoun and Samuel L. Southard, Washington, [D.C.] recommending William H. Brown for a position as a midshipman or cadet's warrant.  September 29, 1823.

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Bills and accounts, 1904-1910, of Dr. S. B. Barham, Runnymede, Surry Co., Va. Includes a letter, 26 January 1907, to Barham concerning the rebuilding of the Surry County Courthouse.

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from George Grey Barnard, New York City, [N.Y.] to Robert Whittmore giving his philosophy on clay vs photographs.  "We who move in clay, and stone, cannot send, to our fellow man shadow (photographs). " June 17, [19]36.

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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, 1838 August - September 6, of Lucy T. Baytop and her son Thomas C. Baytop to James Baytop, Gloucester Court House, Va. and including a letter, 1838, of Thomas C. Baytop to Jefferson W. Stubbs. The letters are written from Richmond, Va., Staunton, Va. and Lewisburg, Va. [now W. Va.] and concern a trip to Lewisburg.

Small Collections Box 17

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1847-1885, of the Blankenbeker family of Madison County, Va. which includes Smith F. Blankenbeker, James C. Blankenbeker, John M. Blankenbeker and E. F. Blankenbeker. Contains references to the Civil War.