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Branch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00198
Scope and Contents Calling card invitation headed "High Street M.E. Church" in Petersburg, Virginia with engraved names, John P. Branch and Mary Louisa M. Kerr, for Tuesday May 12th, no year. Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr Branch for "the pleasure of your company" on the "tenth of February" at One West Franklin Street [Richmond, Virginia].  October 19, 1907 letter from Philip F. Brown, manager of "The Chesterfield" apartments in Richmond, Virginia to John P. Branch about a $31.29 debt owed by Branch...

Robert Brooke Letter to John Norton and Sons

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01540
Scope and Contents One page letter about Brooke's business difficulties in selling tobacco and recent bankruptcies in the area. He writes to acknowledge two receipts of Norton's and regrets that he cannot pay his debts currently as his tobacco is not selling. In lieu of current payment, he sent an amount of his tobacco. He also writes that he hopes his economic prospects will improve and he will pay his debt back.

Charles Carter Letter to Edmund Pendleton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00563
Scope and Contents Letter by Charles Carter, Ludlow Farm,  to Edmund Pendleton 23 August 1783. Concerns the sale of lands belonging to Carter's grandfather Robert "King" Carter,  to pay off Charles Carter's debts to the estate of John Robinson being administered by Pendleton.

G. W. Berlin Letter to Griel, Atla, and Company

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Identifier: SC 00471
Scope and Contents Letter from G.W. Berlin, Harrisonburg, Virginia, to Griel, Atla and Company, Philadelphia about the collection of a claim against the C.H. Sprinkel and Co., and uncertainty of being able to collect the debt due to present laws.

George W. Tinsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01386
Content Description Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.

Fairfax Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H25
Scope and Contents Papers, 1736-1945, of and collected by Fairfax Harrison. Papers collected include colonial era documents, deeds, surveys, the diary of Sally Fairfax (1771-1772), legal papers, a copy of the Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) vestry book which contains minutes, indentures, and other (1745-1802), and photostat copy of the letterbook (1801) of Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Va. Fairfax Harrison's papers include his correspondence with individuals and institutions concerning his...

Samuel Henley Letter to Mr. Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00527
Scope and Contents Letter from Samuel Henley, St. Paul's [Courtyard]  to Mr. Johnson about a debt owed to Johnson and asks for latest [?] edition of Pitt's Virgil published by Dodsley.  Undated.

Mary Hollark Letter to Joseph Mayo

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Identifier: SC 01525
Scope and Contents Letter to Joseph Mayo in response to a letter to her husband. Mary Hollark writes that her husband was in New Orleans and therefore had not received Joseph's letter about a bond debt coming due.

Lloyd Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00137
Scope and Contents Letters and legal documents, circa 1920s, of Lloyd Carter of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters primarily concern various relationships between Carter and a number of women. There is also a letter written to Carter asking for repayment on money lent to him. Legal documents are primarily insurance policies and other related material.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...