Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.
Two photograph albums and marriage service booklet of John E. Taliaferro (1896-1982) and his wife Elizabeth Farinholt Taliaferro (1910-1983) of Gloucester, Virginia. Includes photos of "Hockley" in Ware Neck, Gloucester County, home of Richard Philip Taliaferro"
Also letters and accounts, 1832, 1869, and undated, of the Warner Throckmorton Taliaferro family and a history of "Dunham Massie" by Spotswood H. Jones.
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.