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Box Manuscripts Group 2 Box 21

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Papers, 1839-1865

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Scope and Contents Item 1: "Birthnight Ball" Invitations, 1839 January 22 Two invitations to the "Birthnight Ball," a dance celebrating the birthday of George Washington, given by the students at the College of William and Mary, addressed to Miss McDowell and Miss Sally McDowell, Abdington, Va. On item signed by Winston Radford.Item 2: Invitation to Miss Sally McDowell, 1839 March29 An invitation to Miss Sally McDowell, near Lexington, Virginia, to attend a party given at the Ball Tavern, [Richmond,...

Papers, 1792-1832, 1931

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Scope and Contents Item 1: James Madison (1723 - 1801), [Orange County, Va.] to James Madison, Jr., n.p., February 28, 1792 Granting him Power of Attorney. 1 ADS, 1 XCy, and 1 TCy.Item 2: James Madison (1723-1801), n.p., to Joseph Chew, Montreal, Canada, February 19, 1793 Sending account of his connections and acquaintances, extolling the virtues of the sulphur spring near Terry's Run Bridge, and saying his son [James] will be returned as a member of the Lower House which he prefers to the Senate....

Papers, circa 1890

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 21, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Copies of letters; ca 1890, of Thomas R. Marshall, fl. 1890, commandant of Virginia Military Institute at Lexington, Va. to his teaching staff.

Papers

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 21, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains papers of the Martin family of North Carolina. It is primarily composed of papers and correspondence with relatives in North Carolina and Virginia, 1862-1868, belonging to Major Thomas Alston Martin who served in the 13th North Carolina Infantry. Several letters date to the Civil War and refer to camp conditions. It includes letters, 1862, of R. C. Martin written while serving in the Confederate Army. Many of the letters were written by women.

Papers, 1706-1858

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Scope and Contents Item 1: Ann Mason, [Stafford Co., Va.], to Haswell and Hunt, London, [England], Ca. 1743 Cy. of L. 1p.Item 2: Ann Mason, [Stafford Co., Va.], to John Thomson, London, [England], Ca. 1743 Cy. of L. 1p.Item 3: G[eorge] Mason, "Gunston Hall," [Farifax Co., Va.], to Richard Henry Lee, n.p., April 12, 1779 ALS. 4pp. Including Tcy. of ALS. 2 items.Item 4: Will[ia]m Fitzhugh, Calvert County, [Md.], to William Bruff, n.p., May 13, 1781 ALS. 1p.Item 5:...

Papers, 1886-1917

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Scope and Contents Item 1: J. S. Leith, Nashville, Tenn., "to whome it may concern," n.p., 29 September 1886 ALS. 1 p.Item 2: Jno. Gaius, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to G. T. Rowland, Akron, Ohio., 11 March 1898 TLS. 1 p.Item 3: G. Mercer Adam, Akron, Ohio, to [Samuel] W. Meek, n.p., 19 May 1900 ALS. 2 pp.Item 4: John Lee Mahin, Pittsburg, [Pa.], to Sam[uel] W. Meek, n.p., 4 June 1901 ALS. 1 p.Item 5: J. C. Shaffer, Chicago, Ill., to Sam W. Weeks...