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List of Slaves owned by the College of William and Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 339
Scope and Contents This list of slaves owned by the College of William and Mary, circa 1780, includes the slaves that were then at the College as well as slaves hired out.

The list has been digitized.

A transcription of this list is also available in the folder "Slaves owned by the College" in the University Archives Subject File Collection (UA 9).

The London Chronicle

 Collection
Identifier: UA 362
Scope and Contents Vol. XXVII No. 2104 of The London Chronicle, dated "From Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9, 1770," which includes mention of the endowing of the Botetourt Medal at the College of William and Mary by Virginia's Colonial Governor.

Bishop James Madison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 Pst
Scope and Contents Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

Jack Eric Morpurgo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2001.M67
Scope and Contents Papers, 1937-2000, bulk 1950-1970, of Jack Morpurgo, writer, educator, and editor. Includes correspondence, speeches, lectures, radio scripts, published and unpublished essays, articles, and novels, books from his personal library, certificates and awards, photographs, and framed prints. Most of the collection consists of Morpurgo's personal writings and business correspondence related to his work as a professor, editor, and director of the National Book League. Morpurgo was a...

John Page Memorandum Book

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Me4
Scope and Contents Memorandum book, 1762-1797, of John Page begun while a student at the College of William and Mary. It contains a record of the General Episcopal Convention in Philadelphia in 1785, notes in Latin and Greek, and scientific and astronomical writings, including a notation of a November 1776 observation of astronomical activity by Page and Bishop James Madison.

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.

Office of the President. James Blair Records

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Identifier: UA 2.01
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.128 contains papers of and relating to James Blair, first president of the College of William and Mary.  The collection contains two original manuscripts: a funeral bill by Blair dated 1701, and a sermon erroneously attributed to Blair dated 1747.  The bulk of the collection consists of copies collected for research purposes, mostly in 1940-1941.  Includes biographical material; extracts and copies from official records; copies of correspondence; sermons; notes on paintings of Blair...

Preston Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

Edmund Randolph Letter to Rev. S. S. McCrosky

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Identifier: UA 5.047
Scope and Contents One-page letter from Edmund Randolph to the Reverend S.S. McCroskey regarding Randolph mortgaging land to the College of William and Mary for 500 pounds. A typescript is also included.

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...

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College of William and Mary. 10
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 7
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College of William and Mary--Faculty 4
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 4
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Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
Blair, John, 1732-1800 3
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 3
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Bracken, John 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
College of William and Mary. Office of the Bursar. 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 2
Morpurgo, J.E 2
Office of the President 2
Preston, William 2
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 2
William III, King of England, 1650-1702 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Andrews, Robert, 1743?-1804 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Blair family 1
Bolling, Maurice Landon 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691 1
Braxton family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Cabell family 1
Cabell, William, 1730-1798 1
Cabell, William, Dr., 1700-1774 1
Cabell, William, b. 1759 1
Catron, Louis E. 1
Chappell, R. Harvey (Robert Harvey), 1926- 1
Childress, Cecil Marcia 1
Coalter family 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Government 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Home Economics 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Theatre, Speech, and Dance 1
College of William and Mary. General Cooperative Committee 1
College of William and Mary. Lemon Project. 1
College of William and Mary. Office of the President 1
College of William and Mary. William and Mary Theatre 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Coulter family 1
Crawford, William S., b. 1815 1
Crawford, William S., d. 1815 1
Croghan, John 1
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 1
Digges, Dudley 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Faculty Assembly 1
Faculty--Meetings 1
Fry, Joshua, 1700 (ca.)-1754 1
Garrett, Robert M., 1807-1885 1
Gibson, Edmund, Bp. of London, 1669-1748 1
Goodwin, Mary 1
Griffin, James Lewis Corbin, 1814-1878 1
Hackley, William Randolph 1
Hawtrey, Edward 1
Hawtrey, Stephen 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 1
Horner family 1
Hughes, James 1
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 1
Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 1
Jones, Thomas 1
Jones, Warner Throckmorton 1
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 1
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 1
Maddox, William Arthur 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Mary II, Queen of England, 1662-1694 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
Maury, Walker 1
Mercer, Hugh T.W. 1
Michie, Robert 1
Millington, John, 1779-1868 1
Morpurgo, Jack Eric 1
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