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Marquis de Lafayette Letter to General Nathanael Greene

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Identifier: SC 01342
Scope and Contents Letter from the Marquis de la Lafayette, at camp near Pamunkey, Virginia to General Nathanael Greene. Lafayette writes about the defense of Richmond with 900 men against the British with superior numbers of 2,300 men; at Richmond was General Nelson with a corps of militia and General Steuben and Muhlenberg; enemy moved to Manchester burning warehouses; enemy retreated from Richmond to Osburns; since the enemy landed at City Point, no public property has been destroyed.

Richard Henry Lee Letter to John Page

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Identifier: SC 00920
Scope and Contents Letter from Richard Henry Lee, Philadelphia, PA to John Page, Williamsburg about the arrival of a French squadron, plans to defeat the English navy, the French minister's audience before Congress, a court-martial and anticipated news from Spain that she "has acceeded [sic] to our alliance and acknowledged our independence."  July 25, 1778.

Philip Lightfoot Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L62
Scope and Contents Note to researchers: Due to the fragile condition of the originals, this collection has to be used in microfilm format;[ CS71 .l718, available in the open stacks and by ILL]. Papers of Philip Lightfoot of Culpeper County, Virginia including his commissions as lieutenant in the Second Battalion, 5th Regiment, Virginia militia and as captain in the 8th U. S. Infantry Regiment and papers relating to his service in the U. S. Army including records of a recruiting party, enlistment pledges, muster...

Linda Carol Friend Adams Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.197
Scope and Contents The collection includes the genealogical research of Linda Carol Friend Adams.  It contains a number of state and county records, family documents, biographical information, emails, message board posts, research notes, and photographs that concern Adams' family history. The majority of Adams' ancestors were located in Virginia and West Virginia.  The information included here pertains to the following families (not a complete list): Adams, Allen, Barnett, Blake, Brasfield, Brock,...

A. Little Letter

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Identifier: SC 00917
Scope and Contents Letter from A. Little, Hanover (Va.?) to an unknown person about the number of prisoners he saw on the way to Frederick [Md.?], the exchange of officers, and the prediction by Major [?] Hughes that the fate of New York will soon be decided and General [William] Howe will be in possession of the city.  July 26, 1776.  Incomplete.

Bishop James Madison Papers

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Identifier: 01/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...

John Marshall Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 M34
Scope and Contents Original letters and copies of letters from other repositories, chiefly 1788-1835, of John Marshall's correspondence with his wife, Mary Willis (Ambler) Marshall, other family members, James Monroe, Joseph Story, Bushrod Washington, and others. The correspondence reflects Marshall's wide range in interests including law, Virginia and U. S. politics, international affairs, agriculture and social events. Also included are letters by family members and descendants; a charcoal sketch and copies of...

J.T. McAllister Notebook, I

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Nmi2
Scope and Contents Copies and abstracts of declarations, 1813-1839, of military service in the American Revolution from Albemarle, Amherst, Bath, Greenbrier, Louisa, and Prince Edward counties, Va., Fredericksburg, Va., and Pocahontas County, Virginia [West Virginia]. The volume includes a biographical sketch of Major John Brown of Bath County, Virginia.

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...

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 9
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Madison, James, 1749-1812 2
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Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 2
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 2
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Short, William (1759-1849) 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
University of Virginia 2
Virginia House of Delegates 2
Adams family 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Adams, Linda Friend, 1943-2008 1
Anderson Seminary 1
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 1
Barraud Family 1
Barraud family 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws Hansford, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Daniel Cary, 1790-1867 1
Barraud, John Taylor, 1826-1860 1
Barraud, Otway Byrd, b. 1801 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Billups, Richard 1
Boucher, Jonathan, 1738-1804 1
Boyd family 1
Brown, John, 1763 or 4-1830 1
Bucktrout Cemetery (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Charles, 1807-1876 1
Carter, Mary B. 1
Charon (Ship) 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. 1
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Cryer, William 1
Custis family 1
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 1
Cutler, Anne H. (Anne Haughwout) 1
Darling, James S. 1
Daubeny, Charles, 1745-1827 1
Davies, William 1
Digges, Dudley 1
Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879 1
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Duponceau, Peter Etienne, 1760-1844 1
Eden, Frederick Morton, Sir, 1766-1809 1
Episcopal Church 1
Farmer's Register 1
Fields, Joseph E. (Dr.) 1
Frith, Mimika Farish 1
Gallatin, Baron Gaspard de, b. 1758 1
Glassell, Andrew 1
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 1
Greene, Nathaniel, 1742-1786 1
Handy, Levin, 1754-1799 1
Hepburn family 1
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 1
Infant Sanitarium (Virginia Beach, Virginia) 1
James, John, 1729-1785 1
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843 1
Kings Arms Tavern (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Knox, William, 1732-1810 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Lee, Richard Henry, 1732-1794 1
Little, A. 1
Loyalist (Ship) 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803 1
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 1
McAllister, J. T. (Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 1
McGavock family 1
McGavock, James, 1728-1812 1
McGavock, James, 1764-1838 1
McGavock, James, 1804-1839 1
McGavock, John Williamson, b. 1843 1
McGavock, Stephen, 1807-1880 1
McGuffin, Stephen 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Moore family 1
Myers family 1
Myers, Barton, 1853-1927 1
Myers, Kate Baldwin 1
Myers, Moses, 1752-1835 1
Myers, R. Baldwin, 1883- 1
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