Contains 65 Results:
A biographical sketch of Corie Lynn Dorset Rivers, the last owner of these family papers. Biographical information compiled and provided by Rivers's nephew and niece.
Photographs of Corie Lynn Dorset Rivers with William Rivers and Marilyn Rivers Otroszko, 1955 and undated
A letter from W.J.L. Millar to Mr. [Parkes?] Slater at the “Raleigh Hotel” in Williamsburg, Virginia. Millar introduces his brother, “R. Millar” to Slater and says he will be in Williamsburg soon. Undated.
The sender, "V," writes to her mother. She mentions being away from home for a long time and also tells her mother that she is in school “up here” in Albemarle County, Virginia. Dated October 20, 1864.
This note, from the Office Provost Marshal in Williamsburg, Virginia, to “Guards,” requests that they “pass Mrs. Slater and son & Miss [Derfenville] to the lines on Jamestown road on this day.” Signed by J.O. Mathews, Lt. P.M. Dated May 30, 1864.
A letter, dated August 22, 1869, from M.W. Minor, perhaps Mary Jo Minor, in Galveston, Texas to Philippa Barziza. Minor begins with a mournful description of the death of her cousin. She then comments on the teaching profession and asks if Philippa is still teaching.
A letter, dated November 27, 1876, from [Evie Gray] to “Ma Chère Amie,” presumably Cordelia Slater. Evie gives news from college in Farmville, including an account of a sore throat epidemic that has made many of the women sick.
A letter from Susan B. Henly at Porto Bello, York County, Virginia to Park Slater in Williamsburg, Virginia. Bottom half of sheet is missing. Henly inquires about renting a house in Williamsburg for the summer. Undated.