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Box Small Collections Box 74

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Papers, 1857-1858

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4398
Scope and Contents

22 June 1857. Authorization signed by Pres. James Buchanan, Washington, [D.C.], directing the Acting Secretary of State to affix the Seal of the United States to an envelope containing a letter to Queen Victoria, answering her recent announcement of the death of the Duchess of Gloucester. 1 p. 3 Feb. [18]58. James Buchanan, Washington, [D.C.], to Col. Selden, n.p. In compliance with his request, has procured desired material, and is returning it. 1 p.

Letter, 1839 Oct. 15

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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Letter, 15 Oct. 1839, James Lyons, Richmond, Va. to Judge [Nathaniel Beverley] Tucker, Williamsburg, Va. Letter of introduction for Joseph M. Carrington who plans to attend Tucker's law lectures [at the College of William & Mary]. Carrington has already studied Blackstone, Coke, etc.

Papers, 1943-1964

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters by President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, 29 Aug. 1962 and 16 Nov. 1961, respectively, to Captain and Mrs. Oliver F. Ramsey about their gift to The White House Restoration Project of Sheffield candlesticks with mounted letter on verso from Capt. Ramsay to Pres. Kennedy, 14 Aug. 1962.  Copies of 1964 correspondence of Oliver F. Ramsey with President Kennedy and also with Clifford Currie, Swem Library, about the use of the Kennedy letters in an exhibit.  Typed and signed essay describing...

Folder 1: Bond, 1845 Mar. 3

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1, Item: 1
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$ 5 Bond, dated 3 March 3 1845 issued from William Thornton to Alexander J. Marshall for opening up the Rappahannock River in Virginia for navigation. (Formelry classified as Mss. Sm Coll Add.27))

Labels, circa 1870-1910

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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Five labels advertising the following tobaccos; Kinnikinique, Westward Ho!, Union Pacific, Island of Cuba, and James River Lynchburg.

Indenture, 1854 June 23

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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Contemporary copy of deed selling 25 shares of stock in the Female College in Buckingham County, Va.

Photograph, circa 1900-1910

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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Black and white photograph, 8 x 6 [?], of a group of hunters, some mounted on horses, with their dogs.

Letter, 1876 April 4

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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Letter, 1876 April 4, of William Henry Harrison, Prince George County, Va. to an unidentified recipient. Written on behalf of someone [perhaps a tenant farmer] who wants to pay more rent rather than have their property sold. 3 p. on 1 leaf ; 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

Devotional Book and Notes, 1940-1950

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
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This collection consists of a family history or devotional book with genealogical notes on the Washington family prepared for the members of the Lambeth parish. This item was composed by Margaret Lewis Maupin during the 1940s. This work traces the lineage of the Washington family starting with John Washington, born 1671. Also includes a typed sketch of the author's  family.

Papers, 1846-1894

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 74, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Letters and poetry of the American sculptor, essayist, and poet, William Wetmore Story. Includes an 1846 poem entitled, "Plea for Peace,"; an 1851 reply to a request for an autograph of his father, Justice Joseph Story (1779-1845); and an 1894 letter giving his opinion on a book and enclosing the clipping of his poem, "In the Rain."