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Box Small Collections Box 92

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Papers

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Item 1: Dr. Augustine Smith, Yorktown, Va., to his future wife, Alice G. Page, Rosewell, July 2, 1791 Letter announces his love for Alice and his desire to marry her. He expresses concern that Alice might be unaware of his affections for her.  He further espresses his concern over his present state of finances but notes that his profession as a doctor will provide a lifestyle for her of comfort and elegance.Item 2: Dr. Augustine Smith, Yorktown, Va., to his future wife, Alice G....

Papers, 1861-1898

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Form of material and dates: 1861-1898, Letters, chiefly 1861-1864, from Edward R. Jones, Jr., private of Company "K," 95th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers (Colonel John M. Gosline's Pennsylvania Zouaves), to his mother, aunt and cousin, William Butt, Jr. Letters are written from Virginia, Washington, D.C. and southern Maryland and describe conditions in camp and on the battlefield and express his views on the Civil War, as well as family news. Includes description of John S. Mosby's...

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...

Letter, Catherine Virginia Winfree to sister Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown , 1861 June 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
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Letter from "Jennie" (Catherine Virginia Winfree), Lynchburg, Virginia to "Sister Jane" (Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown). Concerns the coming of the Civil War and economic depression saying "there are a great many Negroes out of employment and much suffering among the poor."

Collection, 1825-1896

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection of legal papers chiefly of Wythe and Warwick counties, Virginia. Includes papers of George Blow, Jr.; letters, 1842-1853, concerning the legal practice of Peter F. Schlecker; resolutions, 1860 July 28, passed by the Board of Trade of Norfolk, Virginia; and deed, 1831, to land in Wythe County, Virginia from Joseph F. White to Elisha D. Payne. Some legal documents concern grain mills.

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...

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...

Publications, 1860, 1913-1914

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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"...

Letter, Virginia A. Brown Winfree, to "my dear aunt" Jane Margaret Winfree Brown, 1861 May 30

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Scope and Contents Letter from "Jennie" (Virginia A. Brown Winfree), Lynchburg, Virginia, to "my dear aunt" (Jane Margaret Winfree Brown). Concerns evacuation of Hampton, Virginia; C.V. Winfree will go into camp next week; soldiers at Manassas Gap ready to fight; and ladies are sewing for soldiers. Includes letter of C.V. Winfree to "Sister" Jane, i.e., Jane Margaret Winfree Brown. Thinks it doubtful troops will muster in because some leading men have "deserted" cause; and discusses exposure of the...

Letter, Charles T. O'Ferrall, Washington, D.C. to A. S. Garnett, Lloyds, Essex County, Virginia , 1887 February 26

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Charles T. O'Ferrall, Washington, D.C. to A.S. Garnett, Lloyds, Essex County, Virginia. Sends copy of speech on education made by O'Ferrall in House of Representatives.