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Box Manuscripts Oversize Box 7

 Container

Contains 15 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of pardon, 1865 July 31

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id212958
Scope and Contents Certificate of pardon to Benjamin F. Dew, with surrogate signature of Andrew Johnson, President of the US, and signed by William H Seward, Secretary of State. Including PDS, June 29, 1865, from the Provost Marshall's Office, Bowling Green, VA., stating that Benjamin F Dew took the prescribed oath of allegiance. Oversize

Oversize Broadsides, 1929-1937

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id89484
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Records and samples, circa 1910s-1930s, of the Batesville Printing Company of Batesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. Consists almost exclusively of samples of their printing jobs, like broadsides, stationary, envelopes, fliers, etc., thus providing the names and often addresses of a variety of businesses that existed  in the area at the time and of the kind of events that were advertised.  Especially prominent are annoucnements and stationary for traveling Vaudeville shows such as the Dandy...

Collection

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id3997
Scope and Contents Photostat of 1694 November 14. A warrant, for a survey and grant of Doegs Island in the Potomac River to William Sherwood. Signed by Marguerite Culpeper; Thomas, Lord Fairfax; Catherine Fairfax; Alexander Culpeper and agents William Fitzhugh and Captain George Brent. Photo static copy, 1 page. Including typescript, 1 page. Typescripts, undated, of 1783 December 5, Petition of Robert, Lord Fairfax and Denny Martin to the General Assembly of Virginia concerning ownership of land in...

Original Surveyor's Plat, 1672 March 24

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: id212970
Scope and Contents 24 March 1672. Surveyor's plat of a tract of 400 acres of land belonging to Ambrose Fielding and Jon Southerland, probably located in the Northern Neck; surveyed by Jo. Haynie. Drawing. 1 p. Medium Oversize File

Private Will of Joseph Prentis, 1807 October 7

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id150703
Scope and Contents Private will of Joseph Prentis, Williamsburg Va., dividing his property equally among his four children Joseph, John B., Eliza, and Mary Ann; some property to be sold to pay his debts; various bequests to friends including Mr. and Mrs. Fulwar[?] Skipwith and Alex. Green. Includes the September 2, 1917 Court of Quarterly Sessions held for the city of Williamsburg ordering Joseph Prentis' will to be recorded. Signed by Leonard Henley, Clerk Hustings Court. Also includes September 22,1817, by...

Account of Administration of the Estate of Joseph Prentis, 1815 April 21

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id150705
Scope and Contents Account of the administration of the estate of Joseph Prentis in account with Joseph Prentis, Jr., the acting executor, and signed by William Browne, Jessee sic Cole, and Robert Saunders, who were appointed by the Court of Hustings of the City of Williamsburg.

Oversize Broadsides, 1929-1937

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Records and samples, circa 1910s-1930s, of the Batesville Printing Company of Batesville, Albemarle County, Virginia. Consists almost exclusively of samples of their printing jobs, like broadsides, stationary, envelopes, fliers, etc., thus providing the names and often addresses of a variety of businesses that existed  in the area at the time and of the kind of events that were advertised.  Especially prominent are annoucnements and stationary for traveling Vaudeville shows such as the Dandy...

Oversize material

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents [Jonathan] Boucher, Port Royal, Virginia, to [John] James, at St. Bees, near Whitehaven, England., 7 Aug[ust] 1759 Reflections on tedious voyage and on American society; condemns levity and bad language of Americans.  The countryside of Virginia and the dress of the colonists.  Plans to start a school may turn out better than expected, though he has heard of few pupils yet.  The James' child and a visit by the commissary.  [Jonathan] Boucher, Port Royal, Virginia to [John] James,...

Oversize Scrapbook Pages, Newspaper Clippings

 Series — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: This collections consists of photographs and papers primarily belonging to Doris Crump Rainey, but also her husband Herbert Rainey, who both lived in Williamsburg. Doris was involved with a local neighborhood association of women called the Philodendron Club; some local Baptist churches, especially Mt. Ararat Baptist Church; and with her 40th and 50th high school reunion from the class of 1945 Bruton Heights School (BHS). The papers and photos also show that the Raineys were involved in the...

Oversize Folder 3

 File — Box: Manuscripts Oversize Box 7, Oversize_Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Optometry License for Hebert J. Ganter, Galveston, 1922 Dec. 28

Membership Certificate of Herbert J. Ganter to the Texas Optical Association

Several 19th c./early 20th c. photographs of unidentified people (probably family) and a farmstead (likely in Texas)