Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Box Small Collections Box 92

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

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 John...

List of servants at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, 1864 August 1

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Identifier: id143149
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 John...

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 John...

Contract binding William Byrd, 1770 October 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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, Virginia A. Brown Winfree, to "my dear aunt" Jane Margaret Winfree Brown, 1861 May 30

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

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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 H. B. Jenkins to Mary A. Benjamin , 1862 May 17

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

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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, H.H. Riddleberger, Washington, D.C., to Ben W. Austin , 1886 May 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents 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.

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

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 92, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Letter from A.S. Heath, U.S. Steamer Daylight off Newport News, Virginia, to his wife.