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Box Small Collections Box 92

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

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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."

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.

Letter, John Wilcox Brown to Fanny, 1861 May 20

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Letter from John Willcox Brown, Marine Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, to sister "Fanny" (sister-in-law, Frances Bland Coalter Brown). Concerns his service in 4th Battalion of Volunteers stationed near Norfolk to defend a powder magazine. Mentions John Thompson Brown. Asks her to tell Henry Peronneau Brown not to "think of joining any company."

Letter, J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown, 1861 June 11

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Letter from J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown. Contains a description of the Battle of Big Bethel. Brown served in the Richmond Howitzers.

Letter, John Thompson Brown to wife, Mary Martha (Southall) Brown , 1861 June 14

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J. Thompson Brown, Yorktown, Virginia, to wife (Mary Martha (Southall) Brown). He has heard that Magruder has mentioned him in his dispatches; had a report of a fight at Manassas Junction and the enemy were "whipped with heavy loss"; hopes he will be sent there; "if God continues his blessings on our cause we may soon hope for peace and then we can be together again."

Contract binding William Byrd, 1770 October 14

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A contract binding William Byrd to a payment of £55 of current money in Virginia, for services rendered him by his attorneys and executors in dealing with a case involving Robert Carter. Signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe, and Thomas Walne. Including a notation on verso that the item was captured at the house of William Harrison, member of the Rebel Congress, June 25, 1864.

Letter, A.S. Heath, U.S. Steamer Daylight off Newport News, Virginia, to his wife, 1861 August 8

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Letter from A.S. Heath, U.S. Steamer Daylight off Newport News, Virginia, to his wife.

Letter, John H. B. Jenkins to Mary A. Benjamin , 1862 May 17

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Scope and Contents Letter from J.H.B. Jenkins, Cumberland Landing on Pamunkey River, 12 Miles from West Point, Virginia, to Mary Benjamin, Smyrna, Delaware. Jenkins provides a Union soldier's (serving on the 40th New York regiment) description of the Battle of Williamsburg including sketches of the Federal battle position near Fort Macgruder; the ineffectiveness of Austrian rifles; a drawing of wagons used by the confederate army; a description of Jamestown; the promotion of Philip Kearny; and the arrest of...

Letter, A. B. Tuttle, Camp of the 142nd, New York, Regiment near the [Mine?] Road between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia, to "Dear Sister" , 1863 June 17

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Letter from A.B. Tuttle, Camp of the 142nd, New York, Regiment near the [Mine?] Road between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia, to "Dear Sister." Union soldier's account of local military movements near Richardson's Mills (James City County, Virginia); bushwhackers, foraging and prices.