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Box Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28

 Container

Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letters, 1833-1870

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, 1833-1856, between the Shipman family of Rockingham County, Va. and the Wills family of Fluvanna County, Va. There are letters, 1838-1840, between James C. Shipman while serving in the Virginia House of Delegates and his wife Mary Minor Wills Shipman. Many letters are written by women. The collection includes letters of Jane R. Riordan discussing her going to Richmond to learn the millinery trade and starting in business; letters concerning marriage and courtship; letters...

Letters and Other Papers, 1839-1856

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Correspondence, 1833-1856, between the Shipman family of Rockingham County, Va. and the Wills family of Fluvanna County, Va. There are letters, 1838-1840, between James C. Shipman while serving in the Virginia House of Delegates and his wife Mary Minor Wills Shipman. Many letters are written by women. The collection includes letters of Jane R. Riordan discussing her going to Richmond to learn the millinery trade and starting in business; letters concerning marriage and courtship; letters...

Collection

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents William Short, Paris to [?] Donald, October 8 1789 Mentions that Thomas Jefferson is at Havre; trusts his opinion of whether the warrants should be sold at a loss to purchase certificares by Jan. 1; mentions that the market will probably be good for wheat and flour.Commission signed by President George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, New York, April 20, 1790 Appointing William Short Charge des Affaires for the United States to FranceCommission signed by Alexander...

Business Letters, Accounts, and Orders, 1836-1849

 File — Box: Manuscripts Group 2 Box 28, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Records, 1836-1849, of T. Smith & Co., of Hartford, Conn. who were apparently in the saddlery business. Includes letters and accounts.