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Robert McCandlish Letter to William Boulware

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Identifier: UA 1.01
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert McCandlish, Rector of the Board of Visitors at William & Mary, to newly elected member, William Boulware of King & Queen County, Virginia. The letter informs Boulware of his appointment and also lays out the expectation of him, should he agree to serve, especially in regards to attendance. McCandlish refers to the Royal Charter, which states that a quorum must be present to transact business. He goes into further detail about previous experience of there not...

Samuel Stuart Griffin Letters to James Lewis Corbin Griffin

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Identifier: UA 5.286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters written by William & Mary alumnus, Samuel Stuart Griffin of Williamsburg, to his son, James Lewis Corbin Griffin. In the first letter, dated May 7, 1834, Griffin acknowledges his son's recent change of plans, wherein his son now has a teaching position and is living in a public house. Griffin expresses concern over the kinds of individuals his son is likely to meet at the public house and how they may be negative influences on him....

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...

Richard A. Wise Letters, 1861, 1880

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Identifier: UA 6.095
Scope and Contents

The Jan. 9, 1861 letter was written to his father, Henry. Wise mentions the organization of students into a military company under "Old Buck" (President Benjamin S. Ewell) and describes both the uniform and the arms. He also mentions that mail delivery service between Williamsburg and Norfolk has been changed.

His Aug. 26, 1880 letter is to the Board of Visitors, resigning his position as professor of chemistry.

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