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Box Small Collections Box 92

 Container

Contains 33 Collections and/or Records:

Letters, 1918-1919

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Contains letters written during World War I by Captain Verner Gaggin, a doctor who served at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia during World War I, to his wife Nell. Some of the letters still bear envelopes sent to an address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Topics discussed include day-to-day hospital proceedings and the impact of the Spanish Influenza of 1918.

Manuscript, 1864 October 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Manuscript draft, dated October 30, 1864, written by Henry Ward Beecher comparing Abraham Lincoln to Wendell Phillips, being particularly praiseworthy of Phillips. Typescript included.

Diary, 1937

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Typescript of diary, 1937, of Rosalie Durrette Jones McLeod of a trip aboard a steamer with her father in the summer of 1937 before she entered the College of William and Mary as a student. Among the places visited were; Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow, Kiev, Odessa, Istanbul, Athens, Cairo, Jerusalem, Naples, Rome, Florence, Venice, Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lucerne, Geneva, Paris, Brussels, Cologne, Amsterdam, and London. Collection also contains a photograph of Rosalie D. J. McLeod and her father.

Letter, 1701 May 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of a letter written by Lord George Hastings (later the Earl of Huntingdon) addressed to an unnamed Lord, offering congratulations on the honor with which the King had awarded his service, and asking for a recommendation to the King. The letter was written in Vienna, Austria. Also included are two pages of research from the donor, including evidence that the recipient of the letter was Arnold van Keppel, Earl of Albemarle.

Publications, 1860, 1913-1914

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents "The American Citizen," an address delivered by Hon. D. W. Voorhees of Indiana before the Literary Societies of the University of Virginia (1860 July 4)"Compulsion Makes Hypocrites, Not Converts Says Judge G. L. Christian, Jurist Defends Position and Tells Why He Opposes Prohibition" (1914 Aug. 3)"The Issues Involved in Statewide Prohibition" speech delivered by Royal E. Cabell (1914 May 14)"Facts for Consideration Relative to State-Wide Prohibition" (circa...

Papers, 1768-1804

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Item 1: Copy of Dunmore letter concerning his desire to be elected one of the Scottish peers to Parliament (original dated 1768 March 16 and in the possession of John Blair of Richard Bland College)Item 2: Original Dunmore letter concerning a request to have Major Murray appointed an officer in the Royal Highland Regiment, also mentions John Manners (Marquis of Granby), Lord John Murray, and the Duke of Atholl (1770 January 18)Item 3: Original account of Dunmore with...

Papers, 1900

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Item 1: Robert Skipwith, Genito P.O., [Powhatan Co., Va.], to [Mrs. Annie C. Pratt, employee of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, studying deafness as connected with education], February 21 or 22, 1900 Gives brief genealogical information about the Skipwith and Bolling families. 3 pp. Autographed letter signed. Item 2: Black and white photograph taken from an ambrotype, of Mary R. Bolling, deaf-mute daughter of Col. William Bolling, [20th century] 3 1/4" x 4 1/2" (Photo 1). 1 item. Photograph Item 3:...

Papers, 1821-1822

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 15 May 1821. Brownell & Taylor, Providence, [R.I.], to E. Augustus Russell, Merchant, Petersburg, Va. Sloop, Yankee, arrived on the 11th after a 56 hr. journey from Norfolk, [Va.]; the Captain and mate have gone home, but will be ready to set sail on Saturday or Sunday; will send molasses, sperm candles, and what he can get of brandy, cider brandy, and potatoes; there is no flour being sold because of news of peace in Europe, but before news of peace, sales were being made at 5 doll[ar]s;...

Papers, 1824-1864

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4383
Scope and Contents 29 Oct. 1824. W.C. Rives, "Castle-Hill," [Albemarle Co., Va.], to "the Hon[ora]ble" Robert S. Garnett, L[l]oyds' [P.O.], Essex Co., Va. Declines the invitation to stay with him and Mrs. Garnett in Washington, D.C., because his wife has recently added a new son to "her" family; also comments that Washington, even under the most favorable conditions "affords but few pleasures for a lady" and that he [WCR] would deny his wife even a "peep at the 'great Babel'" because of the new baby; apologizes...

Papers, 1856-1859

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4541
Scope and Contents 21 June 1856.  Henry A. Wise, Richmond, Va., to George Booker, n.p. Concerning the Presidential election of 1856.  1 p.21 April 1857.  Henry A. Wise, Washington, [D.C.], to W[illia]m H. D. C. Wright, n.p.  Has appealed to President James Buchanan on behalf of [Henry] May, who seems to be leaning toward [Hugh] Buchanan [for a political appointment],- suggests that May stand firm, and if not selected, "acquiesce with grace"; himself nor his family not well; is "disgusted with Washington," and...