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Bishop James Madison Letter to the Speaker of the House of Delegates concerning Eastern State Hospital

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00641
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1788 October 31, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to the Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Concerns Bishop Madison request to the General Assembly of Virginia funds to support the Eastern State Hospital for Lunatics. Also included is a lithograph of Bishop James Madison. The letter and lithograph were given by Harry Krauss in honor of professor David L. Holmes.

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Richard Blow Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Galt Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G13
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers; 1745-1892; of the Galt family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Papers primarily concern the Galt family's work at the Eastern State Hospital, including apothecary shop daybooks, account books, medical daybooks, clinical notebooks, weather diaries, commonplace books, reports, medical notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and other. The personal papers consist of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, school notes, financial papers, memoirs, and other material....

Galt Papers (III)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G73
Scope and Contents The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts. Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44. Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III,...

Channing M. Hall III Williamsburg, Virginia Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1999.19a and Additions
Scope and Contents

The collection includes personal as well as offical papers of Channing M. Hall III of Williamsburg. Hall was a member of the Williamsburg City Council and most of the collection concerns the government of the Williamsburg, Virginia.

Charles Lee Letter to William Lee

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Identifier: SC 00539
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1793 June 3, Charles Lee, Richmond, [Va.] to William Lee, "Greenspring" near Williamsburg, [Va.]. 2 p. on 1 leaf ; 22 cm.

Bishop James Madison Papers, Photostats

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Identifier: 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. ...

J. Michel to M. de Mesandre Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01253
Scope and Contents Letter written in French from Williamsburg, Virginia, by J. Michel, Captain of the French vessel, Le Lion, which was loading tobacco in the James River to transport to Europe, dated June 26, 1778.  Michel returned from a voyage from L'Orient in the company of Le Vicomte de Vaux commanded by Pierre Donat. Le Lion was threatened by English vessels in the Chesapeake Bay, including the St. Alban and the Solbay. Michel had sailed to New London, Connecticut and back to Williamsburg where he stayed...

Paradise-Barziza Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P21
Scope and Contents

Photographs (and negatives) of papers concerning the marriage of Count Antonio Barziza, Venice, Italy to Lucy Paradise, daughter of John and Lucy Ludwell Paradise, Williamsburg, Va. Includes a typed copy of a letter, 24 February 1805, from Lucy Ludwell Paradise to Littleton Waller Tazewell; and a photograph of a letter, 28 January 1831, written by Margaret Nelson Bellett. Description: Photographs Williamsburg, Va. Williamsburg Restoration, 1930. 18 cm.

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Correspondence 12
Financial records 6
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 3
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Certificates 2
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 2
Dueling--Virginia 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History 2
Legal documents 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Marriage--Virginia 2
Photographs 2
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 2
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Account books 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
Banks and banking--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Canals--Southern States 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--Presidents 1
Courtship--Virginia--History 1
Daybooks 1
Diaries 1
Dismal Swamp Canal 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Embargo, 1807-1809 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
France--Foreign relations--United States--18th century 1
Genealogy 1
Great Bridge (Va.), Battle of, 1775 1
Great Britain. Royal Navy--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Horses--North Carolina 1
Horses--Virginia 1
Indians of North America 1
Invoices 1
Laboratory notebooks 1
Letter books 1
Lion (ship) 1
Lithographs 1
Loudoun County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Lynchburg (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Manuscripts (document genre) 1
Medicine--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Mentally ill--Care 1
Merchants--Great Britain 1
Merchants--North Carolina--History--18th century 1
Merchants--North Carolina--History--19th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Merchants--Virginia--Nansemond County 1
Merchants--Virginia--Petersburg 1
Merchants--Virginia--Sussex County 1
Merchants--West Indies 1
Minutes 1
Newspapers 1
Pamphlets 1
Photostats 1
Plantation life--Virginia 1
Plantations 1
Richmond (Va.)--History--Theater disaster, 1811 1
Schools--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Scrapbooks 1
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Solbay (Frigate) 1
Speeches 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
St. Alban (Frigate) 1
Surry County (Va.)--History 1
Tobacco--Southern States--History--18th century 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, French 1
United States--History--War with France, 1798-1800 1
United States--Politics and government--1775-1809 1
United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783 1
Vicomte de Vaux (Ship) 1
Virginia Town and City Annual Conference 1
Whiskey Rebellion, Pa., 1794 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--City Council 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Williamsburg (Va.). 300th Anniversary Commission 1
Women--Education--Virginia 1
Women--Virginia--Williamsburg--Social conditions--19th century 1
XYZ Affair, 1797-1798. 1
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Language
English 13
French 1
 
Names
Madison, James, 1749-1812 3
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Galt family 2
Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 2
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 2