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Box Small Collections Box 92

 Container

Contains 33 Collections and/or Records:

Contract binding William Byrd, 1770 October 14

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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

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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...

Papers, 1861-1898

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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 Partisan...

Typescripts of Letters, circa 1992

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Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters, 1861-1898, bulk, 1861-1864, of Edward R. Jones, Jr. of Co. K, 95th Penn. Vols. (Col. John M. Gosline's Penn. Zouaves) written to his mother, aunt, cousin, and William Butt, Jr. Letters were written from Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. and describe camp-life, battle, express his views on the war, and discuss family affairs. Includes a description of John S. Mosby's Partisan Rangers and Jones' part at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1862). He also discusses battle conditions at...

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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

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

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Scope and Contents 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.