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Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.
The original pencil sketch of Mary Ann Bowden, aged 15 years, was drawn by a Union soldier during the Battle of Williamsburg, May 5-6, 1862. It was presented to Governor Morgan of New York by Lewis Post of Seneca County, New York, on May 26, 1862, Williamsburg College Hospital.
Oath of allegiance from Thomas F. Tebbs, Greensboro, N.C., vowing not to take up arms against the United States, in accordance with the terms of the military convention entered between General Joseph E. Johnston and Major General W. T. Sherman.
Letters, receipts and legal papers of U. S. Senator Thomas S. Martin relating chiefly to his law practice in Charlottesville and Scottsville, Va.
The collections material collected about Captain Sally Tompkins including letters, typescripts, and news clippings.
Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.
Letter from T.W. Harriss, Co. D, 1st Regiment, Tennessee Volunteer, "Col. Mancy Com," Winchester, Va., to "Uncle," no place. Reviews what he has done the past four months. He walked over 1200 miles and lay out in the open air at Bath with the snow six inches deep. He is now partaking of Virginia hospitality to the sick at the cost of $5.00 per week.
Papers, 1750-1935, which are miscellaneous manuscripts with Tyler family connections. Include a scrapbook which includes correspondence of John Tyler, Thomas Walker Gilmer and St. George Tucker mostly with nineteenth- century Virginia politicians. Papers also include printed material, photographs of people and buildings and miscellaneous notes perhaps collected by Lyon G. Tyler and Sue Ruffin Tyler.
Record book, 1864-1865, of general court martial proceedings for the United States Army held in Washington, D. C. Courts martial include accusations concerning non-fulfillment of contracts by government contractors and desertion by soldiers.
Six envelopes with different images commemorating the 61st and final reunion of the United Confederate Veterans in Norfolk, Virginia. There is also a block of four uncanceled three cent commemorative stamps.
Items are accompanied by three newsletters referencing the envelopes sent by Jeff Toalson to the James City Cavalry of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.