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Armistead-Cocke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ar6
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1756-1764, of Maria Carter Armistead (including letters written by Mrs. Thomas Feilde); business papers, 1782-1828, of William Cocke of "Bremo," Henrico County, Virginia and of "Oakland," Cumberland County, Virginia; and letters, 1861-1863, of William Fauntleroy Cocke, Thomas Lewis Preston Cocke and Edmund Randolph Cocke concerning their service in the Confederate States Army (including the Battle of First Bull Run).Also included are five volumes of farm and...

George Carrington Receipts

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Identifier: SC 00217
Scope and Contents

Receipt signed by John Blair for George Carrington, Deputy Clerk, Cumberland, for taxes in 1762 and 1763, "Recd for Mr. Cocke in his absence."  Receipt signed by Charles Barker for George Carrington for attending as witness for Nicholas Davis and Milton Burford.  Also signed by Henry Davenport.  1767.

Carrington Surveys

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C23
Scope and Contents Includes survey with plat, 1785, of 65 acres on Willis Creek in Cumberland Co., Va. conveyed by Joseph Carrington to Mayo Carrington; bond, 1812, of John Adams, Richard Adams and Samuel Adams (guardians of the children of Mayo Carrington) with Benjamin Carrington to make title good on land belonging to estate of Mayo Carrington purchased by Benjamin Carrington; release, 1812, by Ann Carrington of dower right in land of Mayo Carrington; release (draft), [1812], of Eliza G. Carrington to claim...

Carter Harrison Papers

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Identifier: MS 00267
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1834-1861, of Carter Henry Harrison of Elkora, Cumberland County, Virginia. Includes letters about his father, Carter Henry Harrison, Sr., and his mother, Janetta Harrison, as well as his wife, Alice Harrison. Letters typically deal with the finances of Elkora and then with the preparations and operations of the Civil War.

Robert Carter Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C24
Scope and Contents

Deed, 1755, for 400 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. from Robert Carter, Sr. to Robert Carter, Jr. and Thomas Carter; and mortgage, 1762, of 313 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. by Robert Carter, Sr. to John Pleasants, Sr. and John Pleasants, Jr.

Cumberland County, Va. Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame127
Scope and Contents

Account book of an unknown merchant in the Cumberland County area of Virginia.  Some names appear to be from Fluvanna and Albemarle Counties.

John Edmunds Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ed5
Scope and Contents

Letter, 2 March 1795, of Eliza Short Ridgely, "Hors-du-Monde" [Cumberland County, Va.] to her nephew Jack [John Thomas Edmunds] concerning his health; and letter, 23 December 1807, of John [Thomas] Edmunds, Cabin Point, Va. to his uncle F[rederick] Ridgely, near Versailles, Kentucky concerning the possibility of war with Great Britain and the recruiting of troops in Virginia.

Flanagan Mills, Va. Post Office Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Apo1
Scope and Contents

Post office account book, 1905-1906, of S. A. Flanagan, postmaster, of Flanagan Mills, Cumberland County, Va.

John H. Harvey Record Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV S2 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Record book, 1901-1903, of John H. Harvey, a teacher in Bon Brook Public School No. 4, a black school in Cumberland County, Virginia.

Littleton Parish Register

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch3
Scope and Contents

Parish register, 1840-1902, of Littleton Parish, Cumberland County, Va. which includes baptisms, marriages, and confirmations, some years divided into "colored" and "white."

Robert E. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 N35
Scope and Contents

Papers and tax receipts of Dr. Robert E. Nelson. Also includes an engraved identification tag.

Parker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1989.20
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to the Parker family, notably Lena Parker and Bessie Parker of Cumberland County, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are from Harry Leach and Edward Embly, both living in Washington, D.C., which contain descriptions of everyday life. Other letters are from friends, family, the State Teachers College, schools where Lena Parker taught, and from children she had taught. The collection also includes photographs, greeting cards, and genealogical material....

Overton B. Pettit Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P45
Scope and Contents Deed, 1834, from John Duffield, wife Amanda A. Duffield, John Duffield, Jr., wife Frances Duffield, Henry M. Myers, wife Caroline M. Myers and William H. Duffield transferring their rights as heirs of David Ross (to the estate, "Cobbham," Cumberland County, Va.) to Frederick A. Ross, trustee; deed of trust, 1844, from Overton B. Pettit and wife Mary E. Pettit to William Fontaine and Abraham Shepherd, trustees for money owed to Samuel Pettit (includes "Cobbham," slaves, equipment and crops);...

Nancy Randolph Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R16
Scope and Contents Letters, 1805, from Ann Cary Randolph [Nancy Randolph] of "Bizarre," Cumberland County, Va. alluding to her sister Judith Randolph and to the Bizarre Scandal of 1792-1793. The collection includes typescripts of correspondence, 1814-1815, between Ann Cary (Randolph) Morris and her cousin John Randolph (1773-1833); magazine article, 1926, from Liberty magazine; and newspaper clipping, 1962 abstracting an article by Francis Biddle which appeared in American Heritage. Letters, 1805 and n.d....

John Sublet Arithmetic Book, 1766, 1816

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm2
Scope and Contents

Arithmetic book, 1766, of John Sublet, Cumberland County, Virginia, and Warren County, Ohio. The book includes later notations, including a problem based on the distance from Cumberland Court House, Virginia to Williamsburg, Virginiaa., page 51. Records the death of John Sublet, 19 December 1815, on page 78. Verse giving John Sublet's place of residence is on page 42. Cover is partially made of burlap.

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

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