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Box Small Collections Box 19

 Container

Contains 63 Collections and/or Records:

Disbursement, 1801 July 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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 Hugh Nelson, Chamber of the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.,  to an unidentified recipient recommending his nephew Thomas N. Carter for admission to the United States Naval Service.   March 3, [ca. 1811-1823].

Affidavit, 1774 June 15

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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.

Letter, 1939 Sept. 7

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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].

Letter, 1781 Dec. 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter, 1781 December 11, Francois Anselme de Saint-Victor, York in Va. to [?] d'Eyroux [d'Eiroux] Pontevez [Ponteves], Simiane, France. 1 p. ; 7 1/2 cm. Regrets the death of the recipient's son, [Marie Jean Balthazar d'Eiroux Ponteves] in an accident and commenting that he was mourned by the entire regiment which had fought earlier in the Battle of Yorktown. Also mentions a debt of the son.

Collection, 1766-1813

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Autographs of Virginians including Robert Andrews, Mann Page, Johnny Watts, John Carter, and Benjamin Powell. Several signatures are receipts for the purchase of slaves.

Letter, 1856 Nov. 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letter from Francis H. Smith at the University of Virginia [Charlottesville, Virginia] to R.G. H. Kean.  Declines the invitation to come and lecture in Lynchburg [Va.]  and states that the Board [of Visitors] is making magnificent provisions for my department and "that the Era of makeshift [is] to be at an end."

Letter, 1894 Nov. 24

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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.

Letter, circa 1830-1860

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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.

Contract, circa 1820

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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.