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This collection consists of letters from supervisors or sponsors to Minnie A. Hill, a northern female teacher, who was in Norfolk and then Petersburg, Virginia teaching at freedmen’s schools in the late 1860s.
Letters, 1909-1919 between Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick, a courting couple of Alexandria, Virginia who were engaged toward the later part of their correspondence. Milton F. Kerrick seems to have worked for a railroad since at least one letter-head is that of a railroad brotherhood.
Two scrapbooks, 1923-1924 and 1925-1927 of high school student Dorothy E. Howe of Omaha, Nebraska, where she attended Edward Rosewater South High School. Scrapbooks contain photographs, invitations, letters, written entries by friends, printed programs and ephemera.
Financial, legal, and business records, circa 1930s to 1940s, relating to the Hull Coal Company of Charlottesville, Virginia. Includes bills, correspondence, environmental documents, and other materials.
November 3, 1882 letter from Israel Green of Mt. Vernon, Ohio to his daughter, Clara G. Murphy in Indiana, about his letter to the editor on November 6, 1858 in the Daily Cincinnati Gazette supporting Lincoln for President. Describes circumstances that led to the letter.
Israel Green was known as the first person to publically suggest Abraham Lincoln for President.
Ledgers, letters, receipts, and other material, circa 1850s to 1910, related to the Ives family of Falls Church, Virginia. Includes ledgers of S.S. Ives' business in Falls Church where he made and repaired items for wagons and carts. His customers included African-Americans. Also includes correspondence between members of the Ives family. There are also political materials, receipts, account books, and other materials.
This collection contains of letters written to James McDowell (Governor of Virginia from 1843-1846, Member of the U. S. House of Representatives from 1846-1851) by students at the College of William and Mary.
Letter from James Alfred Jones, Richmond, Virginia to Colonel Cunningham asking him to give an answer about the court proceedings on the recording of the will. Janaury 14, 1889.
Richard G. Joynt's collection of British manuscripts, from the 15th to the 20th century, of 88 letters and documents, 41 cut signatures, and many book engravings. The authors and signatures include kings, queens, prime ministers, nobles, military officers, authors, and other dignitaries. Personal matters, military orders and letters, religion, treaties, politics, intrique, and much more are covered in these letters, often interwoven with current events.
Letters, 1940-1946, received by June Maberry of Aquasco, Maryland. Includes letters from friends, a cadet at Augusta Military Academy in Fort Defiance, Virginia, and a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy. The topics discussed in the letters pertain to the authors' personal lives.
Mississippi Senator Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar (1825-1893) to Nathaniel Beverly Tucker (1820-1890) sending regrets that he will be unable to attend Tucker's birthday celebration.
Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.
This collection consists of a letter written by Thomas Landers, a private in the 16th Massachusetts Volunteers during the American Civil War, to his parents. In the letter, Landers comments on camp life during the war and the rescuing of escaped slaves in Virginia near Fortress Monroe. The partial transcription of the letter can be found in the finding aid/box list section below.