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Box Small Collections Box 19

 Container

Contains 65 Collections and/or Records:

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter by Gervas Storrs, Williamsburg, Virginia  to John Mason Ellis about his romantic life and influenza.  November 15, 1790.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: James French Strother letter to Charles Lanman's Dictionary of the United States Congress where he gives autobiographical information. September 26, 1858.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Real estate partner agreement between a German entity and several other people including James Swan of Boston, Massachusetts.  Heading on document, "Gesellschafts Vertrag" which translates to "Social Contract," a partnership agreement.  Relates to the sale or purchase of nearly 2 million acres of land in Virginia and Kentucky, as well as additional land near Boston, Massachusetts.  Includes 4 wax seals.  Written in German.  7 pages.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Archibald McCall, Tappahannock, Virginia,  letter to David Hunter where he states he has been attending the Virginia High Court of Chancery in Richmond in connection with his daughter's "very weighty suit;" and praises cheapness of land in America, good navigation and fishing, price of cattle, horse and crops, and good opportunitie for Episcopal clergy.  Includes typescript.  March 11, 1794.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: John Francis Mercer, Fredericksburg, Virginia to an unknown person where he talks about military debts and how the change in the value of currency will affect planters and their crops, especially those of corn and tobacco.  January 20, 1781.  Transcript included.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Appointment, 1808 December 27, of Robert H. Warburton as Captain of the 68th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Division of the Virginia militia. Signed by Lt. Gov. Alexander McRae.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: C. Miller, Mt. Crawford [Va.], letter to Col. E. Jones Armstrong about an order for deputy sheriffs and clerks to report to the commandant at Richmond, Virginia.  February 5, 1863.  Includes two envelopes addressed to Col. Armstrong.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: List of disbursements for the ship "Susan" signed by Moses Myers, Norfolk, [Virginia].  July 25, 1801.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Jerome Myers, Studio 912, Carnegie Hall, New York, New York to Alexander Kruse, Brooklyn, New York where he states that he "regrets going into that "den of carrols" which was a revalation [sic] of the lowest kind of art traffic."  September 7, [1939].

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter by Wilson C[ary] Nicholas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to an unknown person, possibly in Baltimore, Maryland, requesting a loan to help his brother's family.  Also hopes that money problems in Baltimore are better and rejoices in the possibility of "termination of our differences with France."  April 4, 1800.