Promissory note for Alison J. (last name not clear) for $36.80 with 6 percent interest, dated February 15, 1883, White Plains, Virginia. Unsigned.
Court orders, 1820-1821, for the arrest of Henry Ransberg and the seizure of his property for non-payment of debt. Collection includes accounts, 1818-1826, of Benjamin Davenport, Charles Town and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.
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.
Papers, 1812-1915, of the Riddle family of Chambersburg, Pa., Baltimore, Md., and Charlestown, W. Va. Chiefly the correspondence and accounts of Horace R. Riddle, banker of Baltimore, Md. and Charles Town, W. Va. who was the agent for the receiver of the Bank of the Valley in Virginia. Collection also includes a farm account book, 1812-1832, of James Riddle of Chambersburg; and plans and specifications for re-modeling a house in Charles Town.
Photographs, postcards, election material and family material of the Roane Family of Gloucester County, Virginia. Collection centers on the Roane Family, but also has material on Gloucester, Virginia organizations such as the Historical Society and Virginia organizations, such as the Clerk of Courts Association, and regional organizations, such as the Rotary Club.
Ledger of accounts kept by Robert H. Armistead, a prominent Williamsburg Lawyer, from 1836- 1845. The front of the ledger book has written in pencil, "This day book belonged to Col. R.H. Armistead, father of Henry Tabb Armistead, who was father of Julia Travis Armistead, my mother. (HFL)." Families listed in the ledger include William Taliaferro, Beverly Randolph Tucker, Alexander Galt, John M. Galt, John Tabb, and the College of William and Mary.
Legal papers from S. A. Thompson, Lawyer and United States Commissioner in Stuart, Virginia from 1919- 1932. Includes reports, correspondence, receipts, and other documents.
Original letters and documents pertaining to the history of early Virginia, particularly Williamsburg, and negative prints of pages containing accounts of Williamsburg found in 18th century gazeteers.
Appointment, 10 May 1836, of Winfield Scott to the rank of lieutenant-general (signed by Andrew Jackson and Lewis Cass) and letter, 26 May 1865, of Winfield Scott to Quartermaster Capt. [?] Morgan concerning fuel and quarters and his departure for West Point.
Glenna Shiflett's papers concerning the Twentieth-Century Gallery (This Century Gallery) of Williamsburg, her teaching career in public schools and tax and other documents for property on Richmond Road in Williamsburg, Virginia owned by her and her husband, Thomas Shiflett.
Collection of photocopied correspondence and documents relating to William Short (1759-1849).
Papers, 1853-1861, of John Sizer of King William County, Va. Includes manuscript volumes of notes taken while traveling to and at the World's Fair of 1853 in New York, N. Y.; will (copy), 1860; and account, 1861, of the sale of goods from his estates. Typescript of World's Fair notes available in library.
This collection details the personal and professional papers of George Smith and William E. Nelson. Legal documents consist of deeds, forms, and official papers. Business materials include account books, checks, and promissory notes. The collection also covers various publications and a few personal correspondences.
Deposition of Thomas Smith of Matthews County, Virginia in a controversy with Alexander Maccaulay of Yorktown about the ship "Charles Carter", then docked in Norfolk, Virginia. Written on the verso of "The Virginia Gazette &c. Extraordinary" dated December 16, 1795
One handwritten document which includes a copy of a 1785 bond whereby Martin Ashby of Louisa County agrees to pay one thousand pounds to George Noble of Frederick County, Virginia for 350 acres; a 1784 bond to Edward Snickers for an exchange of land between Snickers and Ashby for 306 acres in Frederick County and 350 acres in Loudoun County; and letters from Edward Snickers about his land transactions with Ashby.