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Box Small Collections Box 19

 Container

Contains 65 Collections and/or Records:

Loan Request, 1800 April

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

Letter, 1783 Aug. 23

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

Letter, 1860 Aug. 8

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

Letter, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 19, Folder: 1
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: Original letters and documents pertaining to the history of early Virginia, particularly Williamsburg, and negative prints of pages containing accounts of Williamsburg found in 18th century gazeteers.