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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 at...

John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore Papers

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Identifier: SC 01295
Scope and Contents Papers concerning John Murray, 4th Earl of Dunmore, and last royal governor of Virginia. There are three Virginia-related items: a land grant, 1773; account, 1774-1776, of Lord Dunmore concerning one of his plantations; and letter, 1775, written by Lord Dunmore while on board the Royal William. Papers also include a letter, 1768, concerning Lord Dunmore's desire to be elected one of the Scottish peers of Parliament and a letter, 1770, concerning his brother-in-law. The majority of the items...

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group A
Scope and Contents Group A;  Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.

Philip Slaughter Diary

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Identifier: Mss. MsV D1
Scope and Contents Fragment of a diary, 1777, kept by Philip Slaughter probably while serving in the 11th Virginia Regiment which concerns the campaign in Pennsylvania. The diary mentions John Marshall and also includes Slaughter's account for 1837.

Diary of Philip Slaughter, 1807-1816, in Swem Library’s microforms area, 1 reel, call number HD1471 .U5 R43.

Pierre Etienne Duponceau Collection

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D94
Scope and Contents Collection includes clippings about Duponceau (1844-1845) and a letter, 1781 August 29, from Baron von Steuben, Charlottesville, Va. to Pierre Etienne [Peter Stephen] Duponceau, Philadelphia, Pa. Letter in French and von Steuben states he has had no reply to letters sent to Pres. Washington and to the Secretary of the Congress; von Steuben plans to leave for Carolina to join Gen. Greene. Translated typescript of letter enclosed. Cartes de Visite of Pierre Etienne Duponceau included.

Plan de la ville et environs de Williamsburg en Virginie, America (Frenchman's Map of Williamsburg, Virginia), 1782-2011

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.002
Scope and Contents The Plan de la ville et environs de Williamsburg en Virginie, America (a 11 mai 1782, levé au pas), also known as the Frenchman's Map is a map of Williamsburg dated May 11, 1782. It was drafted by an unknown Frenchman probably stationed with Rochambeau's army. Its detail suggests perhaps a billeting map for the French army following the battle of Yorktown. It has been called the "Bible of the Restoration of Williamsburg" because of the detail of the original buildings shown. It has also been...

Powell Family Papers, Hepburn Addition

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2007.110
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Leven Powell, James Madison, Charles Leven Powell, Charles Leven Powell, Jr., Selina Powell Hepburn, and others. Recipients include Burr Powell, Cuthbert Powell, Sewell Stavely Hepbron [Hepburn] and others. First 30 years of correspondence is mainly written by or addressed to Leven Powell, detailing his involvement in the Revolutionary War, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the United State Congress, including letters about the Election of 1800....

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...

Paul Revere Engraving of The Boston Massacre

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Identifier: Mss. 83 R32
Scope and Contents Line engraving, 26 March 1770, 10.25" x 11.75", by Paul Revere, "The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street Boson on March 5, 1770 by a party of the 29th Regt.", including three columns of verse giving the names of the dead.

Richard Billups Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B49
Scope and Contents Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.

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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 9
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
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Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 2
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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
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