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Box 7

 Container

Contains 115 Results:

Deed of land to George Yeardley, undated

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135302

Francis Nicholson, "On board his Majestys [sic] ship Shoreman without ye Capes of Virginia," to Board of Trade, Virginia, 1700 June 10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135303
Scope and Contents Gives an account of a French pirate ship being taken and the trial of the pirates; requests that the Shoreham be granted her "full complement of men" as they are in constant danger of pirates; sends copies of notes from various meetings and councils; discusses plans to have a house built at Williamsburg for his Majesty's Governor; reports hopes of good crops of tobacco, Indian corn and wheat; notes that they are at peace with the Indians; reports that his revision of the laws was carried out...

Francis Nicholson, to the Board of Trade, Virginia, 1701 December 2

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135304
Scope and Contents Sends copies of all accounts, trial proceedings, and collectors' and naval officers' bonds; regrets that they are "not in all respects agreeable to yo[u]r Lordships Directions;" requests suitable stationery; is troubled at the Assembly's refusal to build a house for his Majty's [sic] Governor; reports that the revision of laws has not yet been completed; discusses the problem of finding suitable employees for various offices as "there is little or no incouragement [sic] for men of any...

Land grant to Matthew Talbot witnessed by Robert Dinniddie, 1755 September 10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135307
Scope and Contents

See Misc. Mss. to Oversize File. 1 p. D.

Articles from The Maryland Gazette, 1766 March 27

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135308
Scope and Contents

Includes an address from the King of England, George III, to the House of Commons; and the proceedings of the Sons of Liberty in the colony of Maryland. See Misc. Mss. Oversize file. 1 p. Pst. of D. Incomplete.

John Baylor Jr., London, England, to John Baylor Sr., Caroline County, Virginia, 1770 February 16

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135312
Scope and Contents

Sends the letter via Mr. Morse as a manner by which he can introduce him, Morse, to the Baylor family; sent a long letter via Capt. Fox "concerning the future Plan of my Education;" "The taxes will be repeat'd except, that of the tea." See Misc. Mss. Oversize file. 1 p. Pst. of ALS.

Robert Brooke, Virginia, to Mr. John Norton, London, England, 1770 October 5

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135313
Scope and Contents

Informs Norton that he drew 50 sterling from him for Mr. Philip Clawsome; promises to remit the money by next summer by ship. 1 p. ALS.

Charles Binns, to Loudoun County, Virginia, 1775 May 4

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135321
Scope and Contents

Orders that John Tyler, Charles West, John Taylor, William Whitely, or any three of them be given the land necessary to build a road from Charles Pullen's to Joe's Mill. 1 p. ALS.

Classified advertisements, 1779

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: id135324
Scope and Contents

Advertisements concern such topics as rewards for lost or stolen horses, runaway slaves, items for sale, items found, and one warning to all persons not to deal with Frances Gill" for she has deserted her bed and board." See Misc. Mss. Oversize file. 2 pp. Pst. of PM.

Penet, D'acosta Freres and Co. to "the Honorable Board of Trade of Virginia", 1780 November 25

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id135327
Scope and Contents

Informs the Board of the status of its cargo onboard the schooner, "The Committee," which had been captured and later rescued by an American Privateer; expects that "future operations shall be attended with better successes." 1 p. Cy of ALS.

Charles Fleming, Manchester, to "Colonel", 1781 January 10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id135329
Scope and Contents

Reports that they just arrived last night; states that "we have but two waggons and are much in want of supply;" asks for a loan of supplies; resorts that he was "informed by Mr. Underwood about fairly good Beaver at Richmond." 1 p. Cy of ALS.

Nathaniel Greene, Camp at Congaree, Virginia, to Baron Steuben,, 1781 May 14

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id135332
Scope and Contents Is happy to learn of the latest troop activities; is afforded great pleasure in hearing of the good conduct of General Mughlenburg and his troops; Lord Cornwallis' troops are moving northwardly toward Halifax; wishes him [BS] and the Marquis to prevent the junction of Lord Cornwallis and General Philips; their [BS and the Marquis'] forces should be joined by new troops of General Summer of North Carolina; if a junction cannot be prevented he [NG] wishes him [BS] to join all the forces...

Richard Call, Cumberland Old Court House, Cumberland County, Virginia, to Major General Baron Steuben, Albemarle County, Virginia, 1781 August 22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id135333
Scope and Contents Colonel Febiger advised him [RC] to stop in Cumberland; Colonel Davis mentions in letters that the government is willing to equip the Cavalry as soon as there is a "return of what is wanted;" received a letter from Colonel Joseph Jones who mentions that Jack Atkinson recently returned from Dinwiddie Court where he [JA] saw General Morris; Major Burnet left a letter for where he [JA] saw General Morris; Major Burnet left a letter for him [BS] which will be delivered by Cornet Harris. See...

Alexander Macauley, York Town, Virginia, to "Sir", 1783 February 26

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: id135334
Scope and Contents

Gives a lengthy and detailed account of his journey from Louisa County to Yorktown with his wife; describes all the people they met and places visited. Printed in the William & Mary Quarterly Historical Magazine XI (1903): 180-191. 28 pp. AMss. Incomplete.