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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 account...

Bevill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00159
Scope and Contents Copies of wills, parish, and court records, 1558-1707, relating to the Bevill family in Henrico Co., Va. and London, Eng. Also includes papers concerning the Ball family of England and correspondence, 1929-1939, concerning genealogical material on the Ball and Lacy families, also of England.

Samuel Brown Memorandum Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Me1
Scope and Contents An almanac for 1829 and the Virginia and North Carolina Almanac for 1832, bound together and used as a memorandum book by Samuel Brown, probably of Henrico County, Va.  90 pages.

Coates Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00058
Content Description Papers of Dr. Stapleton Coates (1807-1890) of Henrico County, Virginia, and his descendants. Other prominent surnames, related by marriage, are Deitrick and Sutton; names of unspecified relation include Wingfield and Pettus. The collection consists of correspondence, sermon notes, property agreements and drawings, probate documents, tax receipts, obituaries, and a tintype of an unidentified man.All but one of the 27 letters or letter fragments in the collection were written in the...

George and Ursula Pleasants Ellis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01588
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two love letters written by George Ellis to Ursula Pleasants and their marriage contract.

The marriage contract states that George Ellis is the son of John and "Cathrine" Ellis of "Old England," and that Ursula Pleasants is the daughter of John and Susanna Pleasants of Henrico County, Virginia. It is dated July 10, 1766 and signed by 26 members of the Quakers of Virginia.

Goochland and Henrico counties, Va. Execution Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev8
Scope and Contents Execution book, 1854, of an officer of the court [sheriff or justice of the peace ?]. The judgements concern people in Henrico and Goochland counties, Va. and involve money. The book was later used for poetry, 1889.

Holladay-Poindexter Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H71
Scope and Contents Papers, 1835-1874, of Alexander R. Holladay and Henry P. Poindexter of Henrico County, Va. Includes letter, 2 September 1853, received by Poindexter discussing real estate in St. Louis; a letter in Arabic addressed to Rev. A. L. Holladay; and a fire insurance policy issued to Holladay and Poindexter for a dwelling in Henrico County.

Peter Winston Estate Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap40
Scope and Contents Peter Winston's Estate Account book.  He died October 17, 1784.  He lived at "Half Sink" on the Chickahominy River in Henrico Co, VA.

Robert Pleasants Account Book

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame102
Scope and Contents Pleasants' account book kept in Henrico County, Va. covers the years, 1771-1778, and concerns the export and shipping of tobacco and other crops. It includes the religious diary, 1821-1824, of Mary W. (Pleasants) Mosby. 157 p. : bound volume ; 25 cm.

Robert Pleasants Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame101
Scope and Contents Pleasants' ledger kept in Henrico County, Virginia covers 1769-1777. The volume includes a few accounts kept during 1823-1824 by an unidentified individual and a short story, "The Unlucky Man." Physical Description: Letter bound book with the name of John G. Mosby on the cover. 167 pages. 24 1/2 inches.