Box Small Collections Oversize Box 4
Contains 13 Results:
Two copper engraved maps on one sheet, hand-colored. The maps' cartouches state they are "drawn from the most approved Maps & Charts and Regulated by Astron[mical] Observations." Includes Bahama Islands, the Windward Passage, the Virgin Islands, island place names, map scale, and compass rose. Bodies of water noted: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean.
Collection of legal papers chiefly of Wythe and Warwick counties, Virginia. Includes papers of George Blow, Jr.; letters, 1842-1853, concerning the legal practice of Peter F. Schlecker; resolutions, 1860 July 28, passed by the Board of Trade of Norfolk, Virginia; and deed, 1831, to land in Wythe County, Virginia from Joseph F. White to Elisha D. Payne. Some legal documents concern grain mills.
Document signed. Re: Grant of 46 acres in Pasquotank County, North Carolina bounded by Forks and Indian Creek, and the land of Ambrose Knox Esq. and Dennis's gut. Entered 4 April 1818. Signed by John Branch, Governor, and William Hill, Secretary. Attached is a plat of the land, surveyed 5 May 1818 by Thomas Dailey.
Roster listing the names of the men serving in Company "E," 168th US Infantry, 84th Brigade, 42nd Division. The individuals are divided by rank and/or occupation, and include officers, mechanics, cooks, buglers, and privates.
"Colonial Ancestral Chart and Family Record" of Annie Baker Tucker, the first wife of Dr. Lyon G. Tyler, President of the College of William and Mary. Front of booklet (chart), "Property of Mrs. Lyon Gardiner Tyler, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1888-1919. Begins with Annie Baker Tucker and ends with her "thirty-two Great Great Great Grandparents," circa 1855 to 1681.
Two handpainted Johns Family coat of arms. Large genealogical tree as part of application for membership in the Colonial Dames for Edyth Johns Tyson Cotten. Three pages from the Johns Family Bible beginning with the Marriage Certification for John Johns, Jr. of Baltimore, Maryland and Mary M. McGuire of Essex County, Virginia in 1861 and ending with birth of Arthur Johns in New York in 1936.
Printed broadside of speech by “The Hon. Henry Clay, of Kentucky, delivered June 27, 1840, on the occasion of a Public Dinner, given in compliment to him, at Taylorsville, in his native county of Hanover, in the State of Virginia.” Hanover, Virginia. June 27, 1840.