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Box Small Collections Box 27



Contains 44 Results:

Correspondence, 1924-1926

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id45130
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Letters from W.H. Power to heirs, possible heirs and lawyers concerning the estate of Charles B. Tibbets. April 14, 1924. Letter to Miss Susie B. Carson in Concord, Virginia from W.H. Power, Counselor-at-Law in Phoebus, Virginia, about the death and funeral of her Uncle, Charles B. Tibbets, April 15, 1924. Telegram to P.A. Fuller of Fullers Hotel in Phoebus, Virginia from Mrs. Virginia B. Hahn in Kansas City, Missouri acknowledging his telegram about the death of her Uncle...
Dates: 1924-1926

Financial, 1917-1925

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id45132
Scope and Contents Bank Book for the Bank of Marshall in Marshall, Virginia for Charles D. Tibbets of Rectortown, Virginia. Bank Book includes list of securities from 1917 to 1921. Banks and assets listed are Liberty bonds, Lynchburg Trust and Savings and Mutual Savings Bank and Trust Company of Lynchburg, Virginia, Bank of Hampton, Virginia and Bank of Phoebus, Virginia. In the front of the book are notes about personal and business concerns, names and addresses. Lists of Phoebus, Virginia School Bonds....
Dates: 1917-1925

Personal Papers, 1838 to 1932

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id45136
Scope and Contents Honorable Discharge papers for Charles D. Tibbets as a private of Captain Montgomery D. Corse’s Company B, First Regiment of Virginia, as a volunteer in the war with Mexico. Fort Monroe, Virginia. August 1, 1848. Two photographs, One of a woman by Morrison Artist and Photographer in Harrisonburg, Virginia and one of a man by Bendann Brothers, Baltimore, Maryland. Appear to be late 1800’s. February 15, 1868. Letter to C.D. Tibbets from J.W. Arthur of New Orleans, Louisiana about power of...
Dates: 1838 to 1932

Photographs, Reminiscences and Correspondence, circa 1900-1950

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Reproduction family photographs in the Williamsburg area from the 1940’s-1950’s, many of the Minor and Christian homes. Photograph of “Wall Plantation” in Warwick County, Virginia. Reminiscences of Estelle Welch Habel who married James Turner Christian, about the Civil War while a young girl near Warrenton, VA. When General Geary and his staff took over their family home. Colonel Atwell brought his wife dressed as a soldier and he later helped save Estelle’s grandfather’s house in The Plains...
Dates: circa 1900-1950

CWF Catalog, Yearbook, Print, 1978, 1991, undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Colonial Williamsburg catalog "John A. Barrows and the Rediscovery of Early Virginia Architecture" by Edward Chappell, 1991; 1978 Williamsburg Reunion Yearbook and a black and white print of Greenway, the home of John Tyler.

Dates: 1978, 1991, undated

Papers, 1961-1993

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Glenna Shiflett's papers concerning the Twentieth-Century Gallery (This Century Gallery) of Williamsburg, her teaching career in public schools and tax and other documents for property on Richmond Road in Williamsburg, Virginia owned by her and her husband, Thomas Shiflett.

Dates: 1961-1993

Letter, 1795 July 31

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letter from St George Tucker to Matthew Carey regarding the circulation of a printed letter written to Jedediah Morse "...vindicate the Inhabitants of this city from a most cruel and unprovoked attack...", about Carey's periodical "Guthrie's Grammar" and  publication, "The American Museum." Dated July 31, 1795. The circulated letter to Rev. Jedediah Morse from a "Citizen of Williamsburg" (1795) is also included.

19.5 cm x 22.5 cm

Dates: 1795 July 31

Guild Edict, 1707

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Taylors' Guild Edict, 1707, from Hochenfels, Germany (near Amberg, Oberpfalz). Full heading in German reads:  "Signatur : An das ehrsame Handwerk der Schneider zu Hochenfels" and it is signed "Oberpfälzi[sches] Pflegamt Hochenfels."The document lays out specific rules and regulations concerning the guild.

Also included is an incomplete transcript, provided by the seller, that has not been checked for accuracy.

Dates: 1707

Travel Diary, 1950

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Travel diary (8pp.), 1950, describing the car trip of three young men from Alabama to New York City. The description focuses on their stays in Washington, D.C. and New York City, but there is also some mentioning of the bad traffic during the trip and stops for food and some overnight stays along the way.

Dates: 1950

Collection, 1869 March-May

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two manuscripts and an accompanying letter describing an insurrection in Cuba during the Ten Years' War. The manuscripts give an account of how many insurgents were killed or wounded, name the towns that were ccupied by the insurgents, and give the status of supplies and ammunition. The accompanying letter, from James C. Burnham to Lanman & Kemp of New York, describes the status of the sugar trade in Cuba. Transcripts are included.

Dates: 1869 March-May

Papers, 1801-1814

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178908
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters mostly to Joseph Arthur, owner of an iron forge in Shenandoah County, Virginia, about his business and family life, from 1801-1814. Includes letters written by John Arthur, his brother. In 1820, there were 5 furnaces in operation in Shenandoah County, being Isabella Furnace, owned by Benjamin Blackford, Speedwell Forge, owned by James Sterret, Union Forge, owned by Joseph Arthur, Columbia Furnace, owned by John Arthur, and Pine Forge, owned by Benjamin Pennybacker. William Leeper, an...
Dates: 1801-1814

Samuel McClure, Shippensburg, Pa. to Joseph Arthur, 1801 November 3

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178909
Scope and Contents

Writes that Lyon Miller has written to him, allowing Joseph Arthur to have his house, for he will "take good care" of it. Gossip about someone who died, and someone else who is ill from "a dangerous complaint"; he has no new business for Joseph.

Dates: 1801 November 3

Joseph Arthur from D.G. Thornburgh and R.C., 1807 August 18

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178910
Scope and Contents

Callipleele for sugar and 15 e.(ingots?) of pig iron being sent to Arthur, carried by a man named Egbert. The bill is being sent from the Catoctin Furnace in Frederick County, Maryland.

Dates: 1807 August 18

Alex I. to Joseph Arthur, 1808 February 2

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178911
Scope and Contents

Alex I., telling Joseph Arthur, that he has Joseph's hat in his possession, but he is unwilling to risk sending it through the mail. He tells Arthur to contact someone he knows in Baltimore so that person can carry the hat back to him.

Dates: 1808 February 2

James Moore, Waterford, to Joseph Arthur, 1808 May 30

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178912
Scope and Contents Autograph Letter Signed. 1 item. Moore tells Arthur that he is pleased that Arthur told him, in his last letter, that some missing iron had been found, and Moore believes that this is the very iron that was missing from his load, through the report of Stephen Henry. Moore hopes that legal issue of the missing iron can be handled quickly and quietly, without involving William Leeper. He also tells Arthur that he does not know when he will purchase more iron, seeing as he has not sold the...
Dates: 1808 May 30

John Arthur to Joseph Arthur, 1809 June 20

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178913
Scope and Contents

John is building a house for a Mr. Wierman at Stoney Creek and writes Joseph telling him of his progress inviting him to bring himself and his wife to John's house sometime that week to see John and his wife; he asks Joseph for a bar of blistered steel, steel with bumps on the outside from the heating process, to steel a pick bought in Pennsylvania. In the postscript, John tells Joseph that he expects to send up to 40 tons of pig iron to his furnace per week.

Dates: 1809 June 20

James Allen to Mr. Arthur, 1809 November 3

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178914
Scope and Contents

James Allen to Mr. Arthur. James wants to sell some steers to Arthur for beef, as he has bought some in the past. He says that he will accept pig iron as a payment.

Dates: 1809 November 3

John Arthur to Joseph Arthur, 1809 November 10

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178915
Scope and Contents John Arthur to Joseph Arthur. John writes telling Joseph how he won a court case against the Ege family, and was awarded damages of $1291.67; he thinks he may have more money coming, because these damages only cover the time up until August 12, 1805; John goes into the details of the trial, saying that the reason of his complaint is that the Ege Family refused him the same sale when he wanted to sell his land and saw mills as they gave the Smith family; however, much testimony was brought...
Dates: 1809 November 10

Joseph Arthur from John Graham, 1809 November 17

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178916
Scope and Contents Graham asks Arthur to take his nephew, Charles Harwood into his care, to be a clerk at Union Forge. Graham has talked with Mr. [Benjamin?] Blackford about Charles' failings, and Blackford thinks that Charles can save himself and become "useful to society," and if he does not, that will be no one's fault but his own. Graham tells Arthur that he saw Mr. Blackford and Arthur's sister at Springfield this morning. Graham then goes on to a detailed description of the debts and advances various...
Dates: 1809 November 17

John Arthur, Columbia Furnace, to Joseph Arthur, 1810 July 15

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178917
Scope and Contents It begins by saying that the furnace has been doing so badly that when he returned, it was advisable to just blow out. The hearth is also damaged, and so John has asked Mr. Blackford to make arrangements for the necessary replacements. He says that he is going to tell Mr. [Benjamin?] Pennybacker to get his pig metal from Joseph while his furnace is being repaired. John has made a settlement with a Mr. Kenorick for $100 for money he was supposedly shortchanged while working at the new house...
Dates: 1810 July 15

John Arthur, Columbia Furnace to Joseph Arthur, 1810 October 19

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178920
Scope and Contents Begins with John telling Joseph that it is hard for him to spare Mr. Turner for even a day, and so Joseph should impress upon William Leeper the necessity of returning without delay (with Turner). John then talks about combining two types of iron ore, which he thinks will improve both. Also, there is a high quality ore in plentiful amounts, but it is so solid and under layered rocks that it is almost impossible to get. With the ore that he does have, John thinks he can make 30 tons of pig...
Dates: 1810 October 19

John Arthur, Shippensburg, Pa. to Joseph Arthur, 1810 October 27

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178921
Scope and Contents

John writes to his brother about a case where a court is giving him the land of Samuel Leeper and he, in turn, is giving it to William Leeper. He also tells Joseph that he is not, at this time, going to go back to trial with Mr. Ege, of the letter of 10 November, 1809.

Dates: 1810 October 27

John Arthur, Columbia Furnace to Joseph Arthur, 1811 January 30

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178924
Scope and Contents John opens by telling Joseph that he offered Mr. Low $200 dollars per year to work as a young hand fields that John owns, which is similar to what Joseph pays his young hands. He tells Joseph that he hopes Mr. Low will perform as well as Joseph's young hands, and if he does not, John might send Mr. Low over to Joseph's farm, for his supervisors are known as being harsher than John's. He also tells Joseph that he has some workers that live up in the mountains, and that they do a good job for...
Dates: 1811 January 30

John Arthur, Columbia Furnace to Joseph Arthur, 1811 February 25

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178928
Scope and Contents John tells Joseph that he will be unable to leave for Shippensburg as early as Joseph wants him to, because he has many arraignments to make at home. He tells Joseph that he has reflected about a building that they are getting built for the forge and that if they can get Mr. William Lusk to build it, then they ought to do it immediately, but if they cannot, they ought to wait until such time as they have more money to meet the expenditure. He sent a letter to Mr. Blackford, asking for...
Dates: 1811 February 25

Samuel McClure, Shippensburg, Pa. to Joseph Arthur, 1811 May 15

 Item — Box: Small Collections Box 27, Folder: 1
Identifier: id178929
Scope and Contents

He says that he cannot come with William Leeper at this time to see Joseph, but that he will come as early as possible in June, for he has to be back home by the beginning of July. He has been to Catoctin since Joseph has, but there is nothing to report from there, and he told this to Mr. Blackford as well. He spends the rest of the letter telling Joseph how a certain lady, Miss G., and her family will not be visiting him up in Catoctin.

Dates: 1811 May 15