Letter from James Cocke, Tar Bay, Prince George County, Virginia to Richard Eppes, Philadelphia, [PA] about an indian skeleton found on his land in Prince Geroge County. October 2, 1846.
Papers, 1835-1881, of Richard G. Dunn, City Point, Prince George County, Va. including accounts of him and his wife, Sarah A. Dunn but mostly consisting of accounts of Dunn as executor of the estates of Daniel Eppes and Lucretia Thweatt and as assignee of J.E. Hubard. Includes recipes, 1848, for plum cake.
Letter, 1876 April 4, of William Henry Harrison, Prince George County, Va. to an unidentified recipient. Written on behalf of someone [perhaps a tenant farmer] who wants to pay more rent rather than have their property sold. 3 p. on 1 leaf ; 20.5 x 12.5 cm.
Diary, 1890-1893, of Robert Bolling Willcox of "Flowerdew Hundred," Prince George County, Virginiaa. which discusses plantation life, Virginia politics, weather, neighbors, and family.
The collection consists of two items. The first is Daniel's thesis, written in 1831. The front page says "Eulogy on Washington, Intended & Ppresented as the Thesis of Tho. H. Daniel, when an applicant for graudation at Wm & Mary College in 1831." The other is an oration dlivered at the Prince George County Courthouse on July 4, 1834 on the 58th anniversary of American Independence.
Contains letters, photographs, and other material related to the Winfree and McIlwaine families of Petersburg, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are addressed to Dr. John Winfree and are handwritten with envelopes. Most of the photographs are tintypes and pertain to the McIlwaine family, including photographs of William Baird McIlwaine, who attended the University of Virginia and became a doctor. Most of the letters have to do with business affairs, predominately of the Winfree family.