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Arithmetic book, circa 1780-1820, of an unidentified person.
Notebook, circaa. 1820-1840, of an unidentified physician or pharmacist. The volume contains medical formulae as well as formulae for household remedies, inks, and dyes.
Notes, ca. 1840-1850, from lectures on "materia medica," [probably taken at the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, Pa.]
Notebook, 1877-1878, of an unidentified physician, kept in The Physician's Daily Pocket Record . . . 1877 and used as a daily record of patient visits and as a [smallpox ?] vaccination record.
Autograph album, 1830-1832, of Honoria O'Grady of Norfolk, Virginia. Many entries are signed and dated in Portsmouth and Suffolk, Virginia. Includes several acrostics and a sketch of a sailing ship.
Correspondence, notes, typescripts, and genealogical charts of James M. Owens concerning genealogy of the Madison family of Virginia with emphasis on President James Madison and Bishop James Madison. Includes photocopies of letters of President James Madison and Bishop James Madison; and two original letters, 1804 and 1832, of James Madison and one, 1846, of John Quincy Adams.
Memorandum book, 1762-1797, of John Page begun while a student at the College of William and Mary. It contains a record of the General Episcopal Convention in Philadelphia in 1785, notes in Latin and Greek, and scientific and astronomical writings, including a notation of a November 1776 observation of astronomical activity by Page and Bishop James Madison.
Notebook, 1867-1868, of an unidentified physician containing case histories of patients and a record of [smallpox ?] vaccine sent to various places on the east coast of the United States, but mostly in Virginia and the southern states. In the remarks section, the physician has sometimes noted "failed."
Notebook, 1863-1864, of "Prudie" (Prudence)] Saunders of "Rocky Hill," near Courtland, Alabama, a student at Tuskaloosa [sic] Female College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The book which contains French exercises, also includes a diary, April 1-23, 1864, verses, and a list, May 1, 1864, of students at the college.
Letters and papers; 1730-1950, of the Robertson family. Also includes genealogical material concerning the family of William B. Robertson, Lynchburg, Va. with references to Archibald Robertson, Mary Robertson, Robert S. Robertson, and Wyndham Robertson. Also includes genealogical information on the Waller, Macon, Garland, and Meredith families.
Arithmetic book, 1837-1838, of John H. Robinson.
Papers of J. Randolph Ruffin. Newspaper clippings, brochures, drafts of speeches, correspondence about Virginia history, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and tours directed by J. Randolph Ruffin, Director of Special Events for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Accessions 1998.58 and 1999.22 WHRA.
Treatise on the materia medica (part 1) and the theory and practice of physic (part 2) by Bushrod Rust, physician, Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, circa 1807-post 1813.
Correspondence, 1947-1955, with libraries, historical societies, and descendants about Samuel Vaughan (1720-1802) and his sons Benjamin Vaughan, Charles Vaughan, and John Vaughan. The collection includes photostats, microfilm, and slides. Sarah P. Stetson collected material with the intention of writing a full-length biography.
Notes, 1849, of John S. [Scott ?], Virginia, on dyeing wool and cloth. The mill's location is possibly in Shannondale, Jefferson County, Virginia, now West Virginia.
Surveys, 1831, and other notes made by P. Seales (under the direction of Claude] Crozet) on the location of the Warm Springs and the Harrisonburg Turnpike.
Contains arithmetic examples. Enclosed are letters (1863-1871) to and from members of the See family including letter, October 7, 1863 of Cyrus See on paper with a printed image of General Ambrose Burnside.