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Amelia County, Va. Merchant's Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame26u
Scope and Contents

Account book, 1852-1856, of an unknown merchant, of Amelia County, Va. which includes account, 1872-1873; several reports of William R. Dunnavant, county superintendent of roads and bridges; copies of deeds, 1899-1903; a blueprint of a steel truss bridge; and loose papers.

Dates: 1852-1903; Majority of material found in 1852-1856

Anne H. Cutler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00138
Scope and Contents Papers relating to property owned by Anne Haughwout Cutler, of the Bucktrout-Braithwaite family in Williamsburg, Virginia. Cutler was the great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Bucktrout, a cabinetmaker from London who moved to Williamsburg in 1766, where he opened a business making funeral coffins. Upon the death of her mother, Virginia Braithwaite Haughwout, Cutler inherited several properties in the Williamsburg area. In 1954, Cutler helped create with other family members the...
Dates: 1930-2013; Majority of material found within 1954-2000

Appraisal of Property, Princess Anne County, Virginia

 Collection — Box: Small Collections Box 119
Identifier: SC 01731
Content Description

An appraisal of property conducted on January 23, 1936 by the Appraisal Committee of the Virginia Real Estate Association. The property became a part of Seashore State Park, which is now First Landing State Park. This document contains photographs of the land, along with a map of the property.

Dates: January 23rd, 1936.

Henry Banks Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00181
Scope and Contents

Indenture between Henry Banks, Richmond, Virginia (heir of John Banks) and Ichabod Burnet, late of Charleston, South Carolina with Nathaniel Greene of Charleston for land sold by John  McQueen of Charleston for lots in Brunswick, Georgia.  Signed by Henry Banks. Notarized by Archibald Blair, Notary Public in Richmond, Virginia and John Harvie, Mayor of Richmond. January 1786.  Includes a paper seal and partial red wax seal.

Dates: 1786

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01601
Scope and Contents

This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.

Dates: 1933 November

Bell and Kincannon Property List

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00363
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a list of lots in the first district of Virginia with their improvements, dwelling houses, and enslaved persons. The lots were owned by Joseph Bell and Andrew Kincannon, Jr. They were located at Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Virginia, on the south side of Lick Mountain and the north side of Iron Mountain. Included in the list are iron furnaces, forges, houses, barns, and fourteen enslaved men valued at $5,600.

Dates: 1815

Carter Braxton Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00645
Scope and Contents

Receipt, 1770, signed by Carter Braxton for land sold belonging to the estate of George Carter.

Dates: 1770 May 2

Britt Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01206
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1801-1860, of the Britt family of Pasquotank County, North Carolina. Includes documents, deeds, accounts, and bills of sale for slaves and references to John Cartwright.

First folder contains an admission ticket to the "La Fayette Ball Room" with a notation on the reverse, "card of invitation to the ball ... to be given for LaFayette at Yorktown...did not take place until afterwords and at Williamsburg."  Signature illegible.

Dates: 1801-1860

Broome Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.296
Scope and Contents Papers of the Broome family of Richmond, Virginia. Includes 2 diaries of Louise B. Taliaferro from a 1924 European trip and one diary of an unknown woman from a 1924 European trip.  Includes photographs, genealogical material, legal and business papers and correspondence, including letters of Talbot Broome during voyages to South America. The connection between Louise B. Taliaferro and the Broome Family has not been established.  Louise B. Taliaferro was married to William M....
Dates: 1862-1995

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s...
Dates: 1792-1888

James P. Bull Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01279
Scope and Contents

Indenture, 4 April 1827, made between James P. Bull, Towanda, Pennsylvania and Gould Seymour, Pike, Bradford County, Pennsylvania for 101 acres of land in Bradford County.

Dates: 1827 April 4

Captain John Winston Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01344
Scope and Contents

700 acre Ohio land grant to Captain John Winston, after serving 3 years in the U.S. Army, Virginia Line. Signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, James Madison, Secretary of State, and Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War.

According to an article in the Nov. 1, 1944 issue of The Flat Hat, the grant was written for John W. Price, William & Mary Class of 1823. The surname Price, however, does not appear on the document.

Dates: 1804 March 14

Carter Harrison Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00267
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1834-1861, of Carter Henry Harrison of Elkora, Cumberland County, Virginia. Includes letters about his father, Carter Henry Harrison, Sr., and his mother, Janetta Harrison, as well as his wife, Alice Harrison. Letters typically deal with the finances of Elkora and then with the preparations and operations of the Civil War.

Dates: 1834-1861

Robert Carter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C24
Scope and Contents

Deed, 1755, for 400 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. from Robert Carter, Sr. to Robert Carter, Jr. and Thomas Carter; and mortgage, 1762, of 313 acres of land in Cumberland County, Va. by Robert Carter, Sr. to John Pleasants, Sr. and John Pleasants, Jr.

Dates: 1755 and 1762

Claude Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur Land Transfer

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00488
Scope and Contents

Land transfer from Claude-Pierre Pecaudy de Contrecoeur, with mention of St. Michael and St. Martin provence, probably in Canada.  August 18, 1730.

Dates: 1730 August

Thomas R. Daley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1994.09
Scope and Contents Portfolio of correspondence to Thomas R. Daley of Porto Bello Farm, ca. 1914-1920. Business records. Letters written to and from Thomas R. Daley regarding land and property investments in Minnesota, Virginia and Florida. Includes property descriptions, business records,orders for shares in the Metropolitan Milk Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota and orders for farm materials. Thomas Daley's properties in Virginia included Porto Bello Farm, Bassetterre and property on Queen's Creek...
Dates: 1914-1920

Thomas H. Daniel Letters to Dr. Thomas P. Atkinson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00173
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Thomas H. Daniel, Prince George, Virginia to Dr. Thomas P. Atkinson, Danville, Virginia, about selling Atkinson's land in Prince George. Daniel also mentions a House of Delegates resolution to  reapportion representatives throughout Virginia. 1848 and 1849.

Dates: 1848 February 9, 1849 September 14

Davidson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00192
Scope and Contents

Originals and copies of papers, 1804-1928, of the Davidson family of Frederick County, Va. Includes correspondence from Samuel Davidson in Sacramento, California to his father, William Davidson and brother David Davidson describing California in the Gold Rush era. The papers also include a deed, 5 April 1773, signed by Thomas Lord Fairfax to Thomas Talbot for land in Frederick County, Va. and genealogical material concerning the Davidson family.

Dates: 1773-1938

Asa Dupuy Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ns2
Scope and Contents

Surveying notes, 1819-1821, and plats made by Asa Dupuy on a tract of land on Briery Creek, Prince Edward County, Virginiaa.] which contains 1456 acres.  Some of the sellers and buyers are Jno. Carter, Doc Wilson, Thos. T. Scott, Thos. B. Biggers, Jno. Purnall, Ro. A. Smith, Elbert F. Redd, John P. Womack, Jno. Flournoy, William Scott and John Holt.

21 p. : bound volume ; 32 cm.

Dates: 1819-1821

Vice President for Finance and Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 127
Scope and Contents

Office files, beginning in 1928, but mostly 1980’s; auxiliary enterprises files; inventory of real property held by the College, the Endowment Association and Board of Visitors; 1987 Master Plan material; correspondence with state agencies; financial reports for William & Mary, VIMS, and the Men’s Athletic Association; and Audit Reports.

Dates: 1928-1989

John Gale Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01289
Scope and Contents

Grant, 10 May 1787, to John Gale for 600 acres of land in Fayette County, Va. [W. Va.] signed by Lt. Gov. Beverley Randolph.

Dates: 1787 May 10

Silas Hathaway to Joseph White Deed

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01287
Scope and Contents

Deed, 31 January 1831, from Silas Hathaway of St. Albans, Vermont  to Joseph White, New York, New York conveying land in Wythe County, Virginia.  Fragile.

Dates: 1831 January 31

J.T. McAllister Notebook, II

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev18
Scope and Contents

Notebook of typescript of abstracts of titles, 1852-1904, kept by Joseph T . McAllister, lawyer of Warm Springs, Virginiaa. The titles are to land in Bath County, Virginia and include supporting documents and surveys, descriptions of maps, copies of correspondence, list of assessed lands in various districts of Bath County (1904), separated by race; and a broadside, circa. 1904, for the sale of a Bath County farm.

Dates: 1852-1904

James City County and City of Williamsburg Personal Property Tax Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 68 J23
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 69 Property Tax Books and 3 Land Tax Books for James City County, Virginia, 1866-1948, and 42 Property Tax Books and 2 Land Tax Books for Williamsburg, Virginia, 1865-1927. Most years contain two sections within one book:  one section for "White" property owners and one section for "Colored" property owners.  Many of the James City County records have separate books or are divided into Powhatan, Jamestown and Stone House districts.  For the years...
Dates: 1865-1949

Letterbooks (Edinburgh, Scotland)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.034
Scope and Contents

Letterbooks, 1913 and 1916, of an unidentified person who seems to live in Edinburgh, Scotland. Letters typicall acknoweldge payment received from a number of different sources, including people in Edinburgh, London, and the United States. The letters seem to typically be about the purchase, sale, and rental of property.

Dates: 1913; 1916

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Names
McAllister, J. T. ( Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 3
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Appraisal Committee of the Virginia Real Estate Association 1
Ashby, Martin 1