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Papers, 1773, 1775, 1794

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id212959
Scope and Contents Item 1: Original land grant to John Whitner for 239 acres in Augusta County, VA, signed by Dunmore (1773 March 1)Item 2: Original Dunmore letter to possibly Edward Snickers concerning Lord Fairfax Martin and James Welsh, Dunmore's overseer and Dunmore's plantation "Mount Charlotte" in West Virginia. Dunmore states he is a "sincere well wisher to this Colony [of Virginia]." Includes typescript (1775 Oct. 23)Item 3: Original account of James Ferguson, master carpenter,...
Dates: 1773, 1775, 1794

Land Grant, 1787 May 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Grant, 10 May 1787, to John Gale for 600 acres of land in Fayette County, Va. [W. Va.] signed by Lt. Gov. Beverley Randolph.

Dates: 1787 May 10

Land Grant, 1771 February 16

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Grant, 1771 February 16, to William Gatewood for 130 acres of land in Amherst County, Va. signed by William Nelson, Williamsburg, Va.  Wax seal attached.

Dates: 1771 February 16

Land Grant, 1743 March 30

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Land grant 1743 March 30, for 400 acres of land in Goochland County, Va. issued to David Griffith.  Condition of patent:  for every 50 acres of land, Griffith is to pay one shilling yearly and also cultivate and improve 3 acres out of every 50 acres within 3 years.  Signed by Lieutenant Governor William Gooch.

Dates: 1743 March 30

Broadside, 1926

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id321830
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Broadside for public sale of land in Madison County, Virginia on October 19, 1926.  Land is owned by E.H. Benton and the auctioneers are D.M. Pattie & Son.

Dates: 1926

Mr. Kool Lobby Cards

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id308577
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A Sanford Howard production of the screenplay, Mr. Kool final draft script dated June 19, 1973. The film was released in the United States  August 7, 1974 titled Together Brothers.  As part of the Blaxploitation Cinema, the story is about an African American policeman, nicknamed Mr. Kool, who is gunned down in a poor neighborhood in Galveston, Texas.  The only witness to the crime was a young boy named Tommy who is rendered...
Dates: 1973

Land Grant, 1804 March 14

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

700 acre Ohio land grant to Captain John Winston, after serving 3 years in the U.S. Army, Virginia Line. Signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, James Madison, Secretary of State, and Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War.

According to an article in the Nov. 1, 1944 issue of The Flat Hat, the grant was written for John W. Price, William & Mary Class of 1823. The surname Price, however, does not appear on the document.

Dates: 1804 March 14

Handmade Paper Samples

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Five sheets of handmade paper made in Cuba. Colors include grey, white, purple, green and orange.

Dates: 2017

Broadsides, 1881 Sept. 12, 1885 Aug. 25

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two broadsides advertising the sale of land in Surry and James City Counties in, Virginia. One broadside is for the sale of land from William Allen's estate for a tract of land known as "Littletown" located four miles from Williamsburg along Grove Road and near the proposed line for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. The auction of the 104 acres was to take place Wednesday, September 12, 1881. The other broadside advertisement was for additional sale of the same land owner's estate for a...
Dates: 1881 Sept. 12, 1885 Aug. 25

Land Grant, 1800 July 28

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Land grant signed July 28, 1800 by Virginia Governor James Monroe to Samuel Haniway and Joseph Friend for land in Harrison County, Virginia. Harrison County is now in West Virginia.

Dates: 1800 July 28

Newspaper, 1970 Oct. 24

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1

Appointment , 1836 May 10

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Appointment, 10 May 1836, of Winfield Scott to the rank of lieutenant-general (signed by Andrew Jackson and Lewis Cass) and letter, 26 May 1865, of Winfield Scott to Quartermaster Capt. [?] Morgan concerning fuel and quarters and his departure for West Point.

2 items.

Dates: 1836 May 10

Note, 1865 May 26

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Appointment, 10 May 1836, of Winfield Scott to the rank of lieutenant-general (signed by Andrew Jackson and Lewis Cass) and letter, 26 May 1865, of Winfield Scott to Quartermaster Capt. [?] Morgan concerning fuel and quarters and his departure for West Point.

2 items.

Dates: 1865 May 26

Poll Book, 1864 October 11

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Poll book, 11 October, 1864, for Civil War soldiers from Luzerne County, Pennsylvania at the headquarters of the 58th Regiment (Pennsylvania) while stationed at Chaffin's Farms, Virginia. Includes list of soldiers voting, and names and signatures of those appointed clerks and judges. Also includes voting results for national and local elections.

Dates: 1864 October 11

Diploma and Photographs, 1898, 1902-1903, circa 1920s

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of four items: Edward C. S. Taliaferro's diploma from the Medical College of Virginia (in Latin), dated April 21, 1898, and three photographs. The first photograph is an identified group and titled "American Physicians Studying in Dr. Neudorfer's Laboratory in Vienna, 1902 June-July." The second photograph is an identified group and titled "Physican's in Dr. Turk's Internal Medicine Course, Neusser Clinic Vienna, 1902-1903." The third photograph is an undated group...
Dates: 1898, 1902-1903, circa 1920s

Ledger and Receipts

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Business ledger, invoices and receipts of the Schmidt Florist in Yorktown, VA. This business was owned and managed by Joseph Schmidt. The ledger accounts for business transactions from October 1939 through December 1940. Receipts span 1940 through 1950. A digital copy is available (see "Digital Material" tab below down)Includes invoices for the business Joseph Schmidt of Yorktown, Virginia for flowers and other items related to a florist from 1941, 1950, and undated. Also...
Dates: 1939-1950

Land Deed, 1756 August 16

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Land deed granting eighty-five acres in Lunenburg County, Virginia to John Slone by Robert Dinwiddie. An exact description of the land parcel location is noted.

Dates: 1756 August 16

Photograph, 1896

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize_Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Photograph, approximately 16 inches by 20 inches of the senior class at Johns Hopkins University in 1896, featuring J. A. C. Chandler. The image includes 9 men, four are sitting and five are standing. They are all wearing graduation caps and gowns.

Dates: 1896

Manuscript, 1748 October 27

 File — Box: Small Collections Oversize Box 3, Oversize Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Manuscript copy of an Act passed by the General Assembly, October 27, 1748, relating to land titles. "At a General Assembly, ...held at the College in Williamsburg..."Includes the signature of Mary Hazzard and note that she has seen and heard the law. Also includes a copy of pages 408-09 and 426-431 from "The Statue a Large: Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia ...", by William Waller Hening (Richmond, 1819).

Dates: 1748 October 27