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Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (I)

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B85
Scope and Contents Papers, 1780-1929, of the Brown, Coalter, Tucker families including the papers of John Coalter (1769-1838), Judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, and John Thompson Brown (1802-1836), member of the Virginia House of Delegates.Among the correspondents are Maria (Rind) Coalter, St. George Tucker, William Munford, Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter, St. George Tucker Coalter, Frances Bland (Coalter) Brown, the Rev. Moses D. Hoge, and Henry Peronneau Brown.This...

Campbell Family Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.41
Scope and Contents The Campbell Family Papers is a collection of business records, personal documents and photographs belonging to the Campbell and Sampson families of Albemarle County, Virginia dating from 1795 to 1945. The great majority of the documents are the business records of Joseph Watson Campbell (1795-1875). These include tax bills and receipts, accounts between Campbell and various merchants, receipts for goods and services received and rendered, promissory notes and papers relating to other family...

Dangerfield Lewis Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L58
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dangerfield Lewis of "Marmion" and "Chatterton," King George County, Northern Neck, Virginia. His correspondence concerns plantation management. The collection includes account books, 1821-1829 as well as agreements with overseers, bonds for the hiring of slaves and papers concerning runaway slaves. Also includes accounts, 1816-1846, of his father George Lewis, son of Col. Fielding Lewis and Betty Washington (sister of George Washington). There is a...

McGavock Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M17
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence, legal documents, and accounts) of James McGavock (1728-1812), his son James McGavock (1764-1838) and his grandsons James McGavock (1804-1839) and Stephen McGavock (1807-1880). Many of the papers concern lead mines at Fort Chiswell, Va, slavery, agriculture, aspects of the Revolutionary War, and other.  Included are a list of parish levies before 1776; receipts for supplies issued at Fort Chiswell, Wythe County, Va. and at Fort Patrick Henry, Tenn. for an...

Joseph Keith Newell Diary

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Identifier: SC 00652
Scope and Contents Diary, 19 March 1862 to 24 August 1862, of Joseph Keith Newell, a captain of the 10th Massachusetts Infantry during the Civil War. Diary runs from March to August of 1862, and describes the life of a Union soldier during the Peninsula Campaign. Describes his trip down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., to Hampton, Virginia. Also includes a description of the Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862, as well as his observations of the College of William & Mary. Newell also describes his...

Perrin Family Bibles

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Identifier: Mss. 93 P42
Scope and Contents

Consists of three Bibles owned by the Perrin family; a 1751, 1819, and 1838 editions that contain family information and genealogy back to the 1740s. The 1751 Bible contains a list of slave children births and ages.

Venable Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 V55
Scope and Contents

Chiefly letters, 1801-1809, received by Samuel Woodson Venable of Prince Edward County, Va. Correspondents in the collection incude his brothers, Abraham Bedford Venable, Richard N. Venable and William Lewis Venable. Subjects include tobacco prices, buying slaves and growing hemp.

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United States--History--War of 1812 2
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Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates 2
Account books 1
African Americans--History--19th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--James City County 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agriculture--Southern States--History--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
American poetry--19th century 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic--Virginia 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
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Blacksmithing--Virginia 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Chatterton (King George County, Va.) 1
Cherokee Indians 1
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Embargo, 1807-1809 1
Fugitive slaves--Virginia 1
Genealogy 1
Gloucester County (Va.)--Genealogy. 1
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Hemp--Virginia 1
Indians of North America 1
Invoices 1
Lawyers--Virginia--History 1
Lead mines and mining--Virginia 1
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Marmion (King George County, Va.) 1
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Menokin (Richmond County, Va.) 1
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Mines and mineral resources--Virginia 1
Montgomery County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Photographs 1
Pittsylvania County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Plantation life 1
Plantations 1
Princeton University--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--Williamsburg--History--19th century. 1
Slaves--United States--Correspondence 1
Slaves--Virginia--Correspondence 1
Slaves--Virginia--Social conditions 1
Springs--Virginia 1
Surveys (documents) 1
Transcripts 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Diaries 1
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States--Religious History--Christianity 1
University of Virginia--History--19th century 1
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Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 1
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 1
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 1
Washington County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Washington County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 1
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 1
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Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
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Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
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