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Coates Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00058
Content Description Papers of Dr. Stapleton Coates (1807-1890) of Henrico County, Virginia, and his descendants. Other prominent surnames, related by marriage, are Deitrick and Sutton; names of unspecified relation include Wingfield and Pettus. The collection consists of correspondence, sermon notes, property agreements and drawings, probate documents, tax receipts, obituaries, and a tintype of an unidentified man.All but one of the 27 letters or letter fragments in the collection were written in the...

Henry F. Beaumont Journal of a Voyage to North America, 1817-1818

 Collection
Identifier: 01675
Scope and Contents Beaumont's journal details his transatlantic voyage from England to the United States, with stops in New York and finally Richmond, Virginia. Accompanied by his brother William, Beaumont gives a detailed account of his journey. He describes extreme seasickness (pg. 2-3); surviving through an Atlantic Ocean hurricane (pg. 3); the abundant marine life, including whales, sharks, cod, and other large fish; information sharing with other passing ships; confusion about their ship's exact location...

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

Henry W. Quarles Letter to Charles Quarles

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01531
Scope and Contents Letter to brother Charles about the proceeds from the sale of tobacco and enclosing $65, as well as updates on family and weather.

Thomas Rutherfoord Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R94
Scope and Contents Papers, 1881-1882, of Thomas M. Rutherfoord, a tobacco processor in Richmond, Va. Includes accounts and records of laborers.

Thomas C. Jones Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame T1
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1869-1878, of Thomas C. Jones of the firms of Jones & Brooks, coal and wood dealers, and T. C. Jones & Co., tobacconists, of Richmond, Va.