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Chapman Johnson Letter to Mr. Preston

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01174
Scope and Contents Letter, 19 Jan. 1835, of Chapman Johnson, Richmond, Va. to Mr. Preston, n.p. Discusses how Dr. Alexander McCall of Washington County has asked him to furnish a written note of argument, with reference to authorities, in the case of "King v. White" in the Supreme Court; understands that Preston will again argue the case for the appellant King so will send the note to him if this meets with his approval; asks Preston to inform him when the case will be argued and whether the argument will embrace...

Chapman Johnson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.038
Scope and Contents The letter dated May 18, 1800, from Chapman Johnson to College of William and Mary alumnus David Watson provides a detailed account of an "unfortunate disturbance," a student revolt at the College the previous winter. Chapman reported on a student's rude treatment of the postmaster, its witnessing by Professor Bracken, the expulsion of the student, the resulting student meetings and protests, faculty-student negotiations, consultation with Bishop Madison and St. George Tucker, student...

Archibald Woods Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 W87
Scope and Contents Papers, chiefly 1783-1846, of Archibald Woods of Ohio County, West Virginia. The papers concern his family, the Poage family, and the Houston family, as well as his business dealings. Correspondents include Levi Barber, Daniel Call, Philip Doddridge, Chapman Johnson, Henry Lee, James Pindall, Benjamin Ruggles, Daniel Sheffey and John Tyler, Edgar Campbell Wilson, George Washington Wilson and Thomas Wilson. Subjects dealt with in the collection include banking, cholera, the Cumberland Road, land...