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Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Four page letter from Union Officer 2nd Lieutenant Ira Fox Gensel of the 4th United States Regular Infantry from a camp near Roper's meeting House in James City County, Virginia dated May 11, 1862. He describes his march into Williamsburg after the battle that took place in that city and the high casualties as a result of that battle. He calls Williamsburg a beautiful city but the court houses, William and Mary College, and all of the churches are used as hospitals and are filled. Gensel...
Dates: 1862-05-11

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Four page letter from Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Johnson of the 8th New Jersey Volunteers from near the Pamunkey River, on the Road to Richmond, May 21, 1862. Johnson describes in great detail the latest battle against the Rebels and their ability to claim victory with the assistance of fresh Union troops who were able to charge the forces near the end of the fighting. He describes Williamsburg as a beautiful city, filled with about 200 inhabitants before the outbreak of war, a nice...
Dates: 1862 May 21

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Ten letters and seven postcards, 1940-1945 from concentration camp prisoners in Germany. Letters contain the name of the detainee, date of birth, and prisoner number. The majority of the letters were written on official camp stationary which contained the rules and warnings (in German) of what was allowed to be included in correspondence addressed to the detainees.

Dates: 1940-1945

Land Patent

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two page copy of a land patent issued by James Monroe in 1781 to George Fitzwater in the county of Kanhawa, Virginia when he was Governor of Virginia. The copy is certified by S. H. Parker, Register of the Land office in Richmond dated June 22, 1854.

Dates: 1854 June 22

Request Card

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Postcard with a request for information on where to purchase products made to the Safety Jar Company from T. J. Jones from the Hampton Normal Institute in 1909.

Dates: June 10,1909

Plaintiff Petition

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Law suit filed in Warren County in the state of Mississippi for the June term of the circuit court in 1866. The plaintiffs of the case were John C. and George Wilson Humphreys. Their complaint was against the company of Wells and Green. Their charge is that an agreement was made in January of 1864 for the sale and delivery of 8,000 cypress logs but that the logs were never delivered. The plaintiffs were seeking damages in the sum of $100,000.00.

Dates: 1866 June

Letters and Postcards

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two letters, and three postcards addressed to Glenn Homard from various people and four postcards from Glenn Homard, all to Mrs. Samuel Wigney. One of the postcards from Homard is a Red Cross communication that the ship on which Homard sailed arrived safely overseas. Homard also indicates in his communications that he is stationed "Somewhere in France." Included with the correspondence is a photograph of Private William G. Stevens who was in the 12th Engineers, Detached out of Fort...
Dates: 1918-1921

Invitation and Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

British and foreign Anti-Slavery Society invitation sent to an unidentified individual from Louis Alexis Chamerouzow on October 30, 1860 for an event to be held by the society on November 2, 1860. On the back of the invitation is the fragment of a letter concerning spirituality and remaining humble in service. Creator and recipient of the letter are unknown.

Dates: October 30, 1860

Journal, 1814-1850

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Identifier: id307577
Scope and Contents

Journal of John S. Barret, plantation owner in Alabama.  Barret writes extensively about his farm, weather conditions, crop harvests and livestock.  Some entries record hunting opportunities and their results.  One page lists all of the slaves born to his plantation since 1802 and the woman they were born to.  Another entry records the sadness of the untimely death of his friend, William Aylett.

Dates: 1814-1850

Diary (with loose clippings), 1900

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diaries, 1900 and 1912, of Mary E. Anderson of Alleghany and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In daily entries she talks about chores, social visits, church, collecting books for 'Mrs. Booker T. Washington's club for colored women.'

Also included are 2 news clippings regarding predictions made by clairvoyants and one clipping with a recipe for facial cream. There is also a postcard featuring Betty Springer as well as well as a calling card with her name on it.

Dates: 1900

Diary (with Betty Springer postcard), 1912

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Diaries, 1900 and 1912, of Mary E. Anderson of Alleghany and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In daily entries she talks about chores, social visits, church, collecting books for 'Mrs. Booker T. Washington's club for colored women.'

Also included are 2 news clippings regarding predictions made by clairvoyants and one clipping with a recipe for facial cream. There is also a postcard featuring Betty Springer as well as well as a calling card with her name on it.

Dates: 1912

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two letters from Dorwin Keller to Stella Breece dated February 22, 1945 and March 15, 1945. In the first letter he thanks her for the box of goodies and recites a poem about the country in which he is based, India. It is not a very optimistic outlook of his location nor the situation of being at war. In the second letter Keller sent along a Japanese bill that he claimed he took from a dead soldier. He indicated that if there was blood on the note that she should just lay it out in the...
Dates: 1945 February 22, 1945 March 15

Travel Diary

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

79 page diary detailing a trip to England and France in 1912- 1913. Ann was the wife of Brigadier General James Hutchings Cunningham and her diary includes some of her time living at West Point, New York.

Dates: 1912-1913

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Five letters to his wife and children during the Vietnam Conflict. Furney was a fixed and rotary wing helicopter pilot of the 361st Aviation Company (Escort) in the United States Army. His letters are a response to news from home regarding his children and activities of his wife. He also writes about the plans and excitement of seeing his them as he takes leave and they rendezvous in Hawaii. Furney recalls preparations for a Change of Command in his correspondence and mentions his need to...
Dates: 1969 February- July

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Four page letter to Lois Ross from Raymond Ross dated November 8, 1918. He tells her that he is somewhere in Belgium and that this is his fourth front line assignment. He reports that he likes Belgium much better than France. Additionally, he mentions that he participated in the Battle of Argonne Forest and inquires if she had heard about it.26 page letter from James Crawford to his classmate, Lois Ross from Clarksville High School in Clarksville, Ohio dated April 24, 1919. ...
Dates: 1918 November 08; 1919 April 24

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two notes written to John Christian regarding business affairs dated June and July 1887.

Dates: 1887 June-July

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Four page letter from Mollie McWills to her family in Stump, Virginia regarding the news of the death of brother Andy and friend Fronia about the same time.

Dates: 1891 September 15

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Two page letter to the head of a day care center from a professor of the Psychology Department at William and Mary thanking her for her willingness to allow the department to conduct cognitive tests on pupils of her school. Harcum also shared some of the results of the tests he and his colleagues, including students, performed.

Dates: 1960 June 08

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

One page letter in response to President Wise's claim for the college of William and Mary to receive war repararations caused to the property during the Civil War. Butler's response to Wise was that the filed claim was not approved by Congress.

Dates: 1871 April 23

Letter

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two page letter recommending a friend, Lucoian Minor, to the vacancy of the chair of the law school at William and Mary.

Dates: 1855 September 24

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection:

Letters from Edwin Petelle, stationed in Korea, to his wife and child from June to December of 1953. This collection has not been processed.

Dates: 1953 June- December

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 2
Content Description From the Collection:

Letters from Edwin Petelle, stationed in Korea, to his wife and child from June to December of 1953. This collection has not been processed.

Dates: 1953 June- December

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 3
Content Description From the Collection:

Letters from Edwin Petelle, stationed in Korea, to his wife and child from June to December of 1953. This collection has not been processed.

Dates: 1953 June- December

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 98, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Two page letter from John Graurner to Adam Empie asking him to provide parental guidance and moral support to Rpbert Meade, the son of his good friend, who will be attending the college that year.

Dates: 1832-10-2