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Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...

Bucktrout-Smith Papers

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Identifier: MS 00142
Scope and Contents Papers of Richard M. Bucktrout, merchant and mortician in Williamsburg, Virginia. Includes correspondence, receipts, financial papers, records of soldiers killed at the Battle of Williamsburg and legal papers, dated 1855 to 1869. List of deaths at the Seminary Hospital from July to November 1861 in Williamsburg, Virginia and coffins made for soldiers dying in Williamsburg in July-August 1861.The business papers of Sydney Smith, dated 1874 to 1929.Lists names of people...

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to Lewis Morris

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Identifier: SC 01343
Scope and Contents

Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Bishop James Madison Papers, Photostats

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst
Scope and Contents Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

James Madison, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M26
Scope and Contents Dates; 1792-1831, 1931; document and correspondence (some are copies). Includes letters between James Madison, Sr. (1723-1801) and his son President James Madison, Jr., his brother Bishop James Madison, Josiah Quincy, Robert Walsh, and others. Also includes engravings and prints of Madison and a "Report of the Overseers of Harvard University" commenting of the new constitution recently submitted to the people of Virginia. Letters discuss politics, family life in Virginia, religion, and other...

J. Michel to M. de Mesandre Letter

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Identifier: SC 01253
Scope and Contents Letter written in French from Williamsburg, Virginia, by J. Michel, Captain of the French vessel, Le Lion, which was loading tobacco in the James River to transport to Europe, dated June 26, 1778.  Michel returned from a voyage from L'Orient in the company of Le Vicomte de Vaux commanded by Pierre Donat. Le Lion was threatened by English vessels in the Chesapeake Bay, including the St. Alban and the Solbay. Michel had sailed to New London, Connecticut and back to Williamsburg where he stayed...

Leven Powell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 P87
Scope and Contents This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of Leven Powell, who served in American Revolution, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the U. S. House of Representatives.The letters reflect military and civilian situations in Virginia during the Revolution, United States and Virginia politics, and foreign relations in the early national period. The collection also includes financial records concerning the Revolutionary War and Loudoun County, Va.A major...

Jean-Baptiste-Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R58
Scope and Contents Includes a couple of originals, copies prepared in the 18th century as well as typed transcripts of letters, 1782, of the Comte de Rochambeau concerning a variety of topics: seizures of blacks belonging to state of Virginia; reenforcements for French troops and acknowledgment of thanks of Williamsburg, Va. for French aid; a letter, 6 Sept, 1789, written while Rochambeau was commander of garrison at Strasbourg, France and dealing with riots (original and typed transcript); photostats of...

Sons of the American Revolution. Virginia Society. Williamsburg Chapter Records

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Identifier: MS 00199
Scope and Contents

Minutes, yearbooks, photographs, printed matter and organizational files, 1969-2017 of the Williamsburg Chapter of the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Includes 5 CDs of digital files.

Tucker-Coleman Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 40 T79
Scope and Contents Papers, primarily 1770-1907, of the Tucker and Coleman families of Williamsburg, Winchester, Lexington, Staunton and Richmond, including papers of: St. George Tucker (1752-1827), Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851), Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), Ann Frances Bland (Tucker) Coalter (1779-1813), John Coalter (1769-1838), and John Randolph of Roanoke (commonplace book is in box 64B), as well as other family members. Members of the family were involved in law, politics,...

George Wythe Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W99
Scope and Contents Copies of letters, 1781-1783, from George Wythe, Williamsburg, Va. , one to John Adams and another to Thomas Jefferson concerning the use of the College of William and Mary as a hospital. Also includes a magazine article about Wythe; newspaper copy of William Munford's oration at Wythe's funeral; correspondence, 1921, of Robert M. Hughes concerning a monument for Wythe's grave; a form book of Peter Tinsley, clerk of the High Court of Chancery which gives "Forms of Injunctions," Forms of...

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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 4
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Photographs 3
United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 3
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 2
Diaries 2
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Legal documents 2
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
American Revolution--Veterans 1
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Commonplace books 1
Continential Congress 1
Declaration of Independence 1
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France--Foreign relations--United States--18th century 1
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French Revolutionary Hospital (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Great Bridge (Va.), Battle of, 1775 1
Great Britain. Royal Navy--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 1
Harvard University--History--19th century 1
History of the College 1
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Indians of North America 1
Invitations 1
Journals (periodicals) 1
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Loudoun County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 1
Medicine--United States--History--18th century 1
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century 1
Minutes 1
Morticians 1
Music--18th century 1
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Orange County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Photostats 1
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Slavery--Virginia--18th century 1
Slavery--Virginia--History 1
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Solbay (Frigate) 1
Speeches, addresses, etc. 1
St. Alban (Frigate) 1
Strasbourg (France)--History 1
Typescripts 1
United States-- History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals 1
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848 1
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Vicomte de Vaux (Ship) 1
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Virginia. High Court of Chancery. Richmond District 1
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Williamsburg (Va.)--History--21st century 1
Williamsburg (Va.)--Hospital 1
Williamsburg, Battle of, Williamsburg, Va., 1862 1
Women--Education--Virginia 1
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Wren Building (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
XYZ Affair, 1797-1798. 1
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Language
English 10
French 2
 
Names
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 4
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Madison, James, 1749-1812 2
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 1