Box Small Collections Box 92
Contains 33 Results:
Letter, Charles T. O'Ferrall, Washington, D.C. to A. S. Garnett, Lloyds, Essex County, Virginia , 1887 February 26
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."
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."
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. B. Tuttle, Camp of the 142nd, New York, Regiment near the [Mine?] Road between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia, to "Dear Sister" , 1863 June 17
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.
Letter from H.H. Riddleberger, Washington, D.C., to Ben W. Austin. Thanks Austin for honorary membership in the Northwestern Literary and Historical Society and gives his opinion of the importance of these societies in education.