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Box Small Collections Box 115

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book, 1806-1837

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Edward Bland Account book. Edward Bland was a lawyer in Nottoway County, Virginia from at least 1806 to 1830.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Two-page letter sending condolences regarding the loss of Captain Davis. The letter also addresses trade negotiations, as they pertain to sugar, and the attempt to ensure that their arrival into ports does not negatively impact the value of the various ship's goods.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A four-page lengthy letter from Camp Suffolk, VA to his friend in Fillmore, NY. Skiff is a Union soldier and tells of his various assignments to the Divisional Quartermaster Department and as Clerk of the Brigade Commissary. Overall, Skiff is happy to serve the Union especially in order to avenge his brother's death. However, Skiff is utterly disgusted with the leadership of the Union Army, McClellan in particular, and the manner in which the war is conducted. He outlines all of his...

letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A two-page letter from Petersburg, VA informing Maury of the inability to pull into the Harbor ar Norfolk due to the high winds and the desire to protect the cargo for the owners. Additionally, he gives reports on behalf of Captian Bliss of the cargo on board other vessels, chiefly cotton, tobacco, flour, and wheat.

Arrest Warrant

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One-page arrest warrant issued from the town of Salisbury in the county of Rowen in North Carolina.

Paper Money

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Colonial Bill in the denomination of six dollars printed in Annapolis for the colony of Maryland. Anne Catharine Green was one of the first female printers of colonial monies.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Three-page letter addressed to his cousin in Greensboro, Alabama. Pasteur is a student at William and Mary on break and visiting family. He writes of his appreciation for having his cousin relay a message of courtship to a Miss Julia, despite the lukewarm response she wrote in return. He also lays out his plans as they pertain to his return to Williamsburg in preparation for the upcoming session.

Box

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Perforated but unfolded box that was meant to hold 10 Cuban cigarettes. The brand is "John" and features a well dressed dark skinned Cuban striking a match to light a cigarette held in his mouth.

Daguerreotype

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Daguerreotype of the bust of Edmund Mitchell, an unmarried man who resided in Baltimore, Maryland and was the President of the Vigilant Fire Company. Mitchell was shot and killed the night of the election of John H.T. Jerome in October of 1850. Articles concerning his assassination are included with the photograph.

J.H. Burton and Senator William B. Spong, Jr. Correspondence

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 115, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01659
Scope and Contents Approximately seven letters addressed to Commander J.H. Burton, of Richmond, Virginia from United States Senator William B. Spong, Jr. of Virginia. Correspondence topics include acesses to veteran healthcare services and gun control legislation.