Box Small Collections Box 56
Contains 17 Results:
Journal and Broadside, 1890-1910
Broadside, "A Card from the Engineer of The E.L. Asylum" by Galba Vaiden, late engineer of the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, about favoritism in firing and hiring employees. Possibly 1890.
Small notebook, belonging to an Armistead Family member, which includes names of a circa 1910 football team following family account information from 1901. Handwriting is different.
Notebooks, circa 1873-1875
This collection consists of two journals kept by the Reverend James H. Wright of Lexington, Kentucky. The journals are of a religious nature containing notes and ideas for sermons, as well as Bible verses and their meaning.
Midwifery Record Book, 1876-1887
Consists of one autograph album used by Ann M. Lawton, a midwife from South Middleboro, Massachusetts, to record the names of the babies she helped deliver. Each entry includes the baby's name, parent's names, date of birth, the weight of the baby, the doctor's name, and the place where they were born. Most of the babies were delivered in either Massachusetts or Rhode Island. On the opposite side of the first twelve entries, there are two lines to the poem "Baby" by George Macdonald.
Letter, 1823 Feb. 27
Letter from a secretary of the Foreign Office [England] to [?} Toplis saying that George Canning, Foreign Secretary, has received his letter of the 22nd and will "look over the document which accompanied it as soon as a translation of it has been prepared." February 27, 1823.
Papers, 1804, undated
Letter, 14 September 1804, of John Page to [Bishop James?] Madison. Congratulates the recipient for the "happy state of affairs"under his administration.
What muse can dictate or what works express. A handwritten poem by John Page. Undated.
Copy of letter written to "Gentlemen" which concerns military commissions for Thomas Tavener and John Badgley.
Collection consists of two letters both of which concern the use of true events in fictional writing. The first, 2 February 1951, is from James Branch Cabell to [?] Cope; and the second, 27 October 1951, is from Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews to Mrs. [Reginald ?] Kenney.
Papers, 1871 and undated
Letter from an unknown female to an unknown person about "Grandpap helping Polly Parnell to move into a new house," anticipating a visit every friday night, school out in March, weddings, new dress and hurt arm. March 1, 1871. Includes 5 envelopes addressed to either Mary Jane or Sallie Chisholm in German Settlement, Preston County, Virginia and sent from Waterford, Pennsylvania, Grafton, Virginia or Topeka, Kansas. No dates on the envelopes.
Military Order, 1781 April 6
Broadside order written in Williamsburg by Brigadier General George Weedon on 6 April 1781, ordering Moss Armistead and John Slaughter to Portsmouth, Virginia to apply to the commanding officer of the British Army for exchange of prisoners and liberation of slaves.
Medical Accounts, 1811-1834
Medical accounts of Dr. Richard P. Ludlow and Alexander Somervail in Essex County, Virginia with members of the Rowzee family. Includes invoices against the estate of John Rowzee.
Letter, 1804 Sept. 12
Letter, 1804 September 12, Edmund Randolph,Richmond, [Va.] to W[illiam] F. Ast. Concerns an inquiry by Ast as to whether the Mutual Assurance Company can get its money back for paying a claim to Larkin Stanard for a fire it believes was arson on property that was over-valued by Stanard.
Land grant to ThomasTobin in the County of Harrison, present day West Virginia. January 25, 1787. Copy.
Letter, 1778 July 25
Letter from Richard Henry Lee, Philadelphia, PA to John Page, Williamsburg about the arrival of a French squadron, plans to defeat the English navy, the French minister's audience before Congress, a court-martial and anticipated news from Spain that she "has acceeded [sic] to our alliance and acknowledged our independence." July 25, 1778.
Papers, circa 1940-1949
Land Grant, 1787 Sept. 19
Land grant of 10,000 acres to Abraham Buford in Fayette County, West Virginia
Statement that William Reynolds, assignee of the representative of Daniel Lockley, is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a private of the State Line for three years of service. September 19, 1787.
Letter, 1776 July 26
Letter from A. Little, Hanover (Va.?) to an unknown person about the number of prisoners he saw on the way to Frederick [Md.?], the exchange of officers, and the prediction by Major [?] Hughes that the fate of New York will soon be decided and General [William] Howe will be in possession of the city. July 26, 1776. Incomplete.