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Amelia County, Va. Merchant's Account Book

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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.

Anne H. Cutler Papers

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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...

Plat of Barrett's Ferry on the James River

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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.

Bell and Kincannon Property List

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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 slaves. The lots were owned by Joseph Bell and Andrew Kincannon, Jr. They were located at Cripple Creek, Wythe County, Virginia, on the southside of Lick Mountain, and the north side of Iron Mountain. Including in the list are iron furnaces, forges, houses, barns, and fourteen male slaves valued at $5,600.

Charles Brown Papers

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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 microforms...

Carter Harrison Papers

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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.

Robert Carter Papers

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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.

Thomas R. Daley Papers

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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...

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

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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.

Davidson Family Papers

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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.