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Petition of the President and Professors

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Identifier: UA 96
Scope and Contents A petition from the president and professors of the College of William & Mary to Virginia Chief Justice Paul Carrington and other judges requesting that the case between John Bracken and the College be speedily determined. There is also a note from Bracken consenting to having a verdict decided by the October 1787 court term. The petition is signed by College president Bishop James Madison and John Brakcen and includes the Greek temple form of the Collegte seal.

Richard Randolph Letter to William B. Randolph

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Identifier: UA 345
Scope and Contents Letter written by Richard Randolph to William B. Randolph of Chatsworth (near Richmond, Va.), dated May 21, 1855. Richard Randolph introduces himself as being selected by William & Mary faculty as their agent to solicit financial aid for the College, "an unpleasant task, which I could not decline." He appeals to William Randolph by comparing Plymouth and Bunker Hill, Massachusetts to Jamestown and Yorktown, Virginia ("the provident Yankee and the 'chivalrous Virginian'"), mentions that...

Robert Michie Letter to David Watson

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Identifier: UA 5.291
Content Description Two page letter from William & Mary student, Robert Michie, informing his cousin, David Watson, of the activities of the school, students, and faculty. Michie mentions the selling of Hornsby house in an eggnog fit and in sending Blue (Tom) and Lemon (enslaved persons) with notes to Tucker (St. George) regarding the legality of this transaction but his inability to immediately attend to the issue has caused them to travel to his residence to inquire about the issue. Michie also mentions...

Samuel Lee Haizlip Letter to William & Mary Faculty

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Identifier: UA 5.267
Scope and Contents Letter written by Samuel Lee Haizlip to W&M faculty, April 24, 1905. In reply to the university's inquiring as to whether or not he has fulfilled his pledge to teach, he states that he's been unable to get employment at a school, though he's applied to two different ones. He states he inteds to go to college again before applying to another school.

Stephen Hawtrey Letter to Edward Hawtrey

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Identifier: SC 01461
Scope and Contents Letter, dated March 26, 1765, written by Stephen Hawtrey of London to his brother Edward. At the time the letter was written, Edward was still in Exeter, England, though recently named Master of the Grammar School at William & Mary. Stephen tells Edward about his conversation with William Small, then in London, about the conditions at William & Mary and in Virginia. The letter details what Edward needs to take with him on his voyage, what clothes are appropriate for the Virginia...

Charles D. Styrnbrough Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.183
Scope and Contents June 15, 1906 letter written by Charles D. Styrnbrough to William and Mary faculty member, Henry Louthan, asking for his class standing as well as his "Distinctions."

William Tayloe Letter

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Identifier: UA 5.195
Scope and Contents Letter dated November 1, 1858 and written by Tayloe to a woman named Lizzie. He describes his boarding situation (he was a student at the College of William and Mary at the time) and mentions the names of other students boarding with him, listing them by their surnames only (including Page, Harrison, and Robinson). He mentions one student who boarded with a Miss Galt but got homesick. Tayloe further notes that there "ought to be a large number of students, the faculty is an able one, the new...

Tazewell Tyler Papers

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Identifier: UA 5.196
Scope and Contents This collection includes two items. The first is a document written by Tyler to the faculty at the College of William and Mary, acknowledging his violation of the institutional rule of leaving Williamsburg without the permission of the faculty and the promise that he will not repeat the same mistake. The second document is the faculty's resolution to "overlook this violation of the College Laws" given Tyler's "general good conduct" and his "frank and candid acknowledgement" of his wrongdoing.

University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection

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Identifier: UA 10
Scope and Contents The University Archives Faculty-Alumni File is a reference collection of materials relating to and about individuals associated with the College of William and Mary. The collection includes secondary sources such as news clippings and transcriptions from published sources. An individual might be represented by one item or several folders. The dates associated with each name reflects the dates of the individual's known association with William & Mary.Not all persons associated...

University Archives Lantern Slides & Glass Plate Negatives Collection

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Identifier: UA 8.007
Scope and Contents Lantern slides and glass plate negatives of people and places associated with William & Mary.