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Box Small Collections Box 92

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Henry C. Hoar, Photograph, Undated

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Manuscripts purchased in memory of Henry C. Hoar, a volunteer in the Manuscripts Department of Swem Library, College of William and Mary from 1966 to 1976. Includes letters, 1861, written to Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown by Catherine Virginia Winfree concerning the coming of the Civil War and by Virginia A. Brown Winfree concerning the evacuation of Hampton which bears letter of C. V. Winfree concerning the vulnerability of the Peninsula; letters, 1861-1863, from Civil War soldiers such as...

Report from Hm. Pollard, Headquarters, Stevenson's, to Colonel Trigg, 1864 June 13

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
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He reports that a captain, lieutenant, and twenty men of the 54th Virginia (Infantry?) abandoned their picket. He orders the recipient to immediately send out enough men to fill the gap, and to keep the news as quiet as possible.

Letter from William Henry Harrison, Headquarters, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, to Gov. (Return Jonathan) Meigs, Jr., Chillicothe, Ohio, 1812 December 24

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
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Concerning Lieutenant Colonel Campbell and an expedition against Tecumsah and 600 warriors.

Letter from C.H. Phinizny, Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, Cummings Brigade, to Brigadier General Alexander Welch Reynolds, 1864 May 9

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Concerning the position of the pickets of General Cumming's regiment.

Letter, 1701 May 6

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
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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.

Manuscript, 1864 October 30

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

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...

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...

Papers, 1866-1887

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id4381
Scope and Contents 12 August 1866. Fitzhugh Lee, Richland Mill, Stafford County Virginia, to Colonel M. M. Kimmel, Mexico. Discusses farming, politics, news of former Confederate officers. 1 Oct. 1867. Fitzhugh Lee, Garrisonville Post Office, Stafford County, Virginia, to Colonel M. M. Kimmel, Concerns Colonel Kimmel's fighting in Mexico, farming, and lady friends. 16 Nov. 1869. Fitzhugh Lee, Richland Mill, Stafford County, Virginia, to "Miss Maggie," Cryptic letter alluding to an unknown promise and a...

Roll of "Destitute Contrabands" of Williamsburg, Va., including 37 names., 1863-1864

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id143148
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Manuscripts purchased in memory of Henry C. Hoar, a volunteer in the Manuscripts Department of Swem Library, College of William and Mary from 1966 to 1976. Includes letters, 1861, written to Jane Margaret (Winfree) Brown by Catherine Virginia Winfree concerning the coming of the Civil War and by Virginia A. Brown Winfree concerning the evacuation of Hampton which bears letter of C. V. Winfree concerning the vulnerability of the Peninsula; letters, 1861-1863, from Civil War soldiers such as...