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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: Thomas Nelson, Jr. , York County [Virginia] Merchant, affidavit for the sale of a negro slave, Frank [11 years old],  to John Carter, Williamsburg [Virginia].  Witnessed by George Riddell and [illegible].  June 15, 1774.

Small Collections Box 19

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Gregory Page to "Mama."  Discusses his health, school routine, fear of smallpox in Richmond, Va., and mentions Judge [St. George] Tucker.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter written by Mrs. M.W. Palmer to her son, W. Palmer, who is an organ builder in St. Louis, Mo. and concerns family news. Includes note from  W. Palmer's brother.

Small Collections Box 19

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Parham writes Mann Page of Prince George County, Va. to give him his recommendations for members to serve on a committee of a Masonic organization and to express the wish that Page remain as grand master of Masons of Virginia for another year. 24 November 1894.

Small Collections Box 19

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: S.H. Parker, Va. L[and] Off[ice], Richmond, [Va.], to Hon[ora]ble G[ideon] D. Camden. Topics include a land warrant and a visit to Norfolk where he saw Governor Wise and notes the lack of support for Stephen A. Douglas.  States that Douglas men are "know-nothings,: and quotes (Wise), "there are a few brawling politicians who make a noise, but it is in vain to kick against the pricks."

Small Collections Box 19

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter by Charles Carter, Ludlow Farm,  to Edmund Pendleton 23 August 1783. Concerns the sale of lands belonging to Carter's grandfather Robert "King" Carter,  to pay off Charles Carter's debts to the estate of John Robinson being administered by Pendleton.

Small Collections Box 19

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Indenture of the apprenticeship by the Overseers for the Poor of the Parish of Bridgewater in Somerset of William Harris to Robert Poasey, a mason.  8 July. 1691.  DS.  1 p.

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from John Randolph, Bizarre, to Citizen [James Brown] about "the bearer...brings...Tobs..." and "Quasha brings Mr. Brown some Butter..."  He writes that  "...we are almost frozen to death, & if the weather continues as it is now, expect to hear that all the northern trade is embargoed - which will be very unfortunate for our Yankee brethren since they will have no stories to give us of French Piracy - Mr. Webster must then be dumb."  Dec 22, 1798.  He noted date as:  22d Decr. 22d...

Small Collections Box 19

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Bond of Benjamin Robinson with John Curtis, Jr. and Charles Holden of Northampton County, [Va.].  January 29, 1678.

Letters, 1860 Jan. 7, Feb. 29

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, 1860, of John S. Millson (1808-1874), US Congressman, and autobiographical data submitted for Charles Lanman's Dictionary of the United States Congress.