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Maben Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 J72
Scope and Contents

Papers of and collected by Maben Jones, a genealogist from Columbia, S.C. Includes Jones' genealogical notes, correspondence, and research papers, including photocopied correspondence, legal papers, and other primary source material concerning the Jones family, Flippen family, LeGrand family, Dibrell family, Walker family, Walton family, Scott family, Woodson family and West family. Most of the families that Jones was interested in were from Buckingham County, Va.

Richard G. Joynt Collection of British Manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00032
Scope and Contents

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.

Kentucky-Virginia Boundary Settlement Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00967
Scope and Contents Collection includes two official copies of Kentucky and Virginia's acts to confirm and establish a boundary line. The acts were fixed by Commissioners appointed by both states. Though the two acts serve similar purposes, they differ in how each Commissioner's report was written and rendered as official copies. The Kentucky document is dated 26 May 1803 and it has several discrete parts. It contains (1) a copy of the "Agreement between the commissioners of the states of Virginia...

John Ker Estate Account Ledger in Williamsburg, Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev17
Scope and Contents

Account ledger as part of the estate of David Ker in relationship to a lawsuit with James Gregorie, with a summary on page [14]. Suit located in Williamsburg District, James City County, Virginia. Includes debts due stores in Urbanna, Gloucester and King and Queen Counties. Over 30 names are listed. 32 pages.

Lambert-Sheetz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 L18
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1814-1907, of the Lambert and Sheetz families of Augusta and Shenandoah counties. Include papers of Daniel H. Lambert, Staunton, Va. including his orders as a conscript in the Confederate Army in 1864 and his Oath of Allegiance to the United States in July 1865. Also include letters received by James and Joseph L. Sheetz, Woodstock, Shenandoah County and a single page extra newspaper issued by The Valley Virginian at the time of the riot, 3 November 1883,in Danville, Va.

Land Title Act Passed by the General Assembly

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01286
Scope and Contents

Manuscript copy of an Act passed by the General Assembly, October 27, 1748, relating to land titles. "At a General Assembly, ...held at the College in Williamsburg..."Includes the signature of Mary Hazzard and note that she has seen and heard the law. Also includes a copy of pages 408-09 and 426-431 from "The Statue a Large: Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia ...", by William Waller Hening (Richmond, 1819).

The Reverend Henry Gardiner Lane Memorial Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 90 L24
Scope and Contents Correspondence, chiefly 1850-1900, of members of the family of Henry Gardiner Lane, an Episcopal clergyman of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Correspondents include members of the Harrison, Randolph, and Lane families of Mathews and Gloucester counties, Va. Included are autograph and composition books, wills, certificates of indenture, Civil War pardon, Confederate bonds and almanacs. See Also: Southern Women and their Families in the 19th Century Papers and Diaries Series C...

Lassiter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L33
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence and speeches); 1861-1928; of Francis Rives Lassiter and Charles Trotter Lassiter. Correspondence concerns Virginia Democratic Party, Prohibition, the Good Roads Movement, agriculture, and the presidential campaign of 1928. The collection includes a list of Petersburg, Va. volunteers in the American Civil War; letter copybooks of both men; and papers, 1910, relating to the death of Francis Rives Lassiter.  962 items and 8 volumes. Acc. 2011.613...

A. K. Leake Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00158
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1872-1901, of Judge A. K. Leake, Goochland County, Va. Many concern the settlement of the estate of Henry Timberlake and the lawsuit, Timberlake v. Timberlake. Includes two insurance policies, 1899-1900, on property in East Leake, Va.

Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al. as Justices of the Peace from His Majesty's Lt. Governor, Francis Fauqier

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01280
Scope and Contents

Commission of Francis Lightfoot Lee et al as justices of the peace to try slaves for capital crimes in court of oyer and terminer.  Signed by Francis Fauquier.  Partly printed document.  Williamsburg, 15 Dec. 1767.

Francis P. Lee Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 L51
Scope and Contents Papers, 1727-1866, of Francis Prioleau Lee, his wife Sara Ann (Cooper) Lee, and her family. Chiefly papers, 1830-1850, of Francis P. Lee and concerning his estate. The papers reflect his education at Princeton University and at the General Theological Seminary, New York, New York. They cover his career as an Episcopal minister serving churches in Camden, New Jersey; Tallahassee, Florida; Camden, South Carolina; and Mobile, Alabama (Christ Church); and his trying to obtain an appointment to...

Richard Bland Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01065
Scope and Contents

Promissory notes to Benjamin Stoddert and transfer of a deed of mortgage for Cabin Point in Westmoreland County, Va. signed by Richard Bland Lee and Henry Lee from Bushrod Washington to John C. Scott.

Dangerfield Lewis Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L58
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dangerfield Lewis of "Marmion" and "Chatterton," King George County, Northern Neck, Virginia. His correspondence concerns plantation management. The collection includes account books, 1821-1829 as well as agreements with overseers, bonds for the hiring of slaves and papers concerning runaway slaves. Also includes accounts, 1816-1846, of his father George Lewis, son of Col. Fielding Lewis and Betty Washington (sister of George Washington). There is a...

Philip Lightfoot Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L62
Scope and Contents Note to researchers: Due to the fragile condition of the originals, this collection has to be used in microfilm format;[ CS71 .l718, available in the open stacks and by ILL]. Papers of Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia including his commissions as lieutenant in the Second Battalion, 5th Regiment, Virginia militia and as captain in the 8th U. S. Infantry Regiment and papers relating to his service in the U. S. Army including records of a recruiting party, enlistment pledges,...

Andrew Lindamood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 L64
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1768-1817, of Andrew Lindamood, Shenandoah County, Va. Includes accounts and a deed, 18 August 1789, signed by Beverley Randolph, governor of Virginia, granting land in Shenandoah County.

Francis Little Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01294
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.

6 items.

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.

Thomas Loveland Writ

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01447
Scope and Contents

Writ from the King's Court in Dublin, Ireland, to the Sheriff of the County of Carlow, Ireland, 28 November 1809, ordering that John Trustouthy relinquish possession of Thomas Loveland's farm and pay 100 pounds for damages, signed by H. Butler and Robert Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, Clerk of the Pleas of Exchequer, with affidavit signed by John Cornwall, Sheriff, testifying that conveyance of the farm was carried out on verso.

Madden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01018
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers about the "Free Black" Madden Family of Page County, Virginia. One letter written by Samuel Linberger stating that George Madden was born free. Two letters, Register No. 180 and 184, by Clerk of Court Watson certifying that George W. Madden and Sarah Ann Madden are registered. Gives descriptions of them. List of Madden family members and dates of birth. Includes Redman Strother and John Arthur Redman.

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. ...

G. Walter Mapp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 84 M32
Scope and Contents Papers, 1895-1935, of George Walter Mapp consisting chiefly his of personal and professional correspondence. Topics in the correspondence include women suffrage, Prohibition, 1918 First District of Virginia Congressional Democratic primary, 1928 presidential election, and the 1929 Virginia gubernatorial Democratic primary. In addition to papers pertaining to Mapp's political career, much of the collection pertains to Mapp's legal practice on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and includes...

Marion "Pat" Gordon Robertson vs. Paul N. McCloskey, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 118
Identifier: SC 01724
Content Description Two hundred pages of court filings, correspondence, and personal accounts related to the civil case, Marion Gordon Robertson vs. Paul N. McCloskey, Jr. Contains original documents alongside copies and scans of materials such as roster lists, and correspondence. Prominent other names include A. Willis Robertson, Andy Jacobs, Jr., as well as Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr. There is one photo labeled with the names "Pete and Helen."There is also a DVD titled "Pete McCloskey: Leading from...

Thomas Staples Martin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 98 M36
Scope and Contents

Letters, receipts and legal papers of U. S. Senator Thomas S. Martin relating chiefly to his law practice in Charlottesville and Scottsville, Va.

Mashpee Indian Tribe Case Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 94 M37
Scope and Contents

Includes plaintiff's first set of requests for admissions to all defendants; defendants exhibits, copies of articles about the Mashpee Indians; kinship relations; Indian Office files; list of Mashpee Indian community members; and testimony of James L. Axtell concerning "Mashpee Tribe vs. New Seabury Corp. et. al." The suit by the Mashpee Indians to recover lands did not succeed. The court held the Wampanoag people did not constitute a tribe.

Maupin-Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 M44
Scope and Contents Papers, 1732-1932, of the Maupin and Washington families. The bulk of the papers, 1850-1870, are letters received by Peter Grayson Washington who served as Assistant Secretary of the U. S. Treasury from 1853- 1857. Most of the letters relate to political patronage, Democratic Party politics and the various responsibilities of the Treasury Department. Later letters relate to Washington's work as a claims agent in Washington, D. C. and to his investments in New York City. The collection also...

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Barranger & Company, Inc. 2
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Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
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Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 2
Brown, Charles 2
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Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Cameron, William Evelyn, 1842-1927 2
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Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 2
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