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Leonard Henley, Jr. Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00935
Scope and Contents 2002.59 This collection is composed of an account book, 1872-1873, kept by Leonard Henley, Jr. a druggist in Williamsburg, Virginia. The account book includes names of residents who had accounts. Henley's store sold other merchandise as well as medicine. 160 p. ; 35 cm. x 21 cm. 2005.19 Leonard Henley artifacts. Civil War artifacts of Dr. Leonard Henley, of Williamsburg, including candle, shoulder strap, $5 Confederate bill, minie ball, Tredegar Iron Works...
Dates: 1872-1873

Henry Clay letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01760
Content Description

A letter from Henry Clay to Josiah Bigelow. In it, Clay responds to a rumor Bigelow heard about a General Harrison joining the Antimasons. The letter is one page long, and is housed with a cover sheet that served as an envelope, as well as a typed transcription of the text.

Dates: 1840 March 31

Herbert George Bond Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00018
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter written by a Union soldier named Herbert George Bond at Union Mills, Virginia to his brother in Dummerston, Vermont. It describes the illness and death of a fellow soldier, the arrival of a slave fleeing from Richmond at their camp, and Bond's expectation that his troop will travel to Fredericksburg.

Dates: 1863 April 12

Frederick Herman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00975
Scope and Contents Bill of sale for Jene, an enslaved female child, signed by Daniel Hall, Eastern Shore, August 2, 1788; letter of C. Watts, Exeter, England to [?] concerning Rose Johnson who was reportedly living on the Eastern Shore, Virginia, May 29, 1820; letter from Senator John Fitzgerald Kennedy to Frederick Herman thanking him for his favorable review of "Profiles in Courage," February 4, 1956; and letter from John Melville Jennings to Frederick Herman concerning the elusive Rose Johnson, February 21,...
Dates: 1788, 1820, 1956, 1973

Hickory Neck Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00386
Scope and Contents

Records of Hickory Neck Episcopal Church located in Toano, Virginia. Most of the material in this collection is from the Hickory Neck Church with a permanent loan or deposit agreement. Other material is from members of Hickory Neck Church or Williamsburg, Virginia area residents.

Collection includes additions.

Dates: 1721-2024

D. H. Hill Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01072
Scope and Contents

Letters written by D. H. Hill of the 46th North Carolina Infantry Regiment to an unidentified addressee and to Nancy C[aroline?] Nance expressing affection and describing the Battle of Bristoe Station.

Dates: 1863 September-October

Daniel Harvey Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01064
Scope and Contents

Letters, 28 May 1861 and 15 April and 11 May 1862, written by Daniel Harvey Hill to his wife Isabella (Morrison) Hill, describing preparations for battle at Yorktown, Va. and building fortifications over Lord Cornwallis' earthworks; the Peninsular Campaign; morale of his soldiers; and his children. Includes a printed circular, 19 April 1865, to Hill, urging soldiers not to desert during truce negotiations.

Dates: 1861-1865

Minnie A. Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00932
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from supervisors or sponsors to Minnie A. Hill, a northern female teacher, who was in Norfolk and then Petersburg, Virginia teaching at freedmen’s schools in the late 1860s.

Dates: 1865-1869

George Frederick Holmes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 H73
Scope and Contents The papers of the Holmes family. Chiefly letters, 1842-1887, received by George Frederick Holmes, educator, concerning the College of William and Mary, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Virginia. Correspondents include William Campbell Preston, Andrew Steele Fulton, Robert Saunders and Charles Minnigerode. The collection also includes papers of the Floyd and Preston families; an album kept by Eliza Lavalette Floyd Holmes consisting of plant leaves, newspapers and memorials...
Dates: 1790-1898; Majority of material found in 1842-1887

Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.481
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1909-1919 between Maude A. Howdershell and Milton F. Kerrick, a courting couple of Alexandria, Virginia who were engaged toward the later part of their correspondence. Milton F. Kerrick seems to have worked for a railroad since at least one letter-head is that of a railroad brotherhood.

Dates: 1909-1919

Philip Howerton Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H84
Scope and Contents Papers, 1812-1870, of Philip Howerton and his family of Halifax County, Va. Includes a letterbook, 1829-1853; account books, 1825-1857, of the store and blacksmith's shop of Philip Howerton and tobacco manufacturing company of Philip Howerton and W. M. Howerton. The collection also includes accounts, 1852-1859, for transporting tobacco; sermons, 1832 and n.d., of Charles Busser; constitution and minutes of the Branch Bible Society of Halifax County, Va.; letter, 1834, from...
Dates: 1812-1870

Thomas Jefferson Hughes Facsimiles

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01237
Scope and Contents

Facsimiles were likely made in 1965. Photocopies of letters, 1835-1845, to Dr. Thomas Jefferson Hughes of Gloucester County, Va. and Connorsville, Ind. chiefly from his brother Skaife W. Hughes, Jasper C. Hughes, and H. Yates Hughes, all from Gloucester County, Va. Includes photocopies of two essays by Mrs. Sarah Hughes, "What Qualities Should Be Cultivated by the Teacher" and "Forest Trees."

Dates: circa 1965

Lawrence I'Anson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 85 Ia6
Scope and Contents

Papers, circa 1938-1983, of Lawrence I'Anson, lawyer and justice of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. Includes correspondence, invitations, programs, speeches, judicial opinions, certificates, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, photographs and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1938-1983

Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 84 I6
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1900-1997, of Elizabeth Hogg Ironmonger, genealogist. Includes genealogical notes, history of post offices in York County, Virginia, a record of Revolutionary War claims by York County inhabitants, history of the Grafton Baptist Church, Methodism in York County, Virginia, a map of the Jamestown Exposition grounds in Norfolk, Virginia, copies of the Abingdon Parish Register, the Kingston Parish Register, and the Northumberland County Order Book.There is genealogical...
Dates: circa 1900-1997

Ives Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.091
Scope and Contents

Ledgers, letters, receipts, and other material, circa 1850s to 1910, related to the Ives family of Falls Church, Virginia. Includes ledgers of S.S. Ives' business in Falls Church where he made and repaired items for wagons and carts. His customers included African-Americans. Also includes correspondence between members of the Ives family. There are also political materials, receipts, account books, and other materials.

Dates: circa 1850-1910

J.T. McAllister Notebook, II

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Lev18
Scope and Contents

Notebook of typescript of abstracts of titles, 1852-1904, kept by Joseph T . McAllister, lawyer of Warm Springs, Virginiaa. The titles are to land in Bath County, Virginia and include supporting documents and surveys, descriptions of maps, copies of correspondence, list of assessed lands in various districts of Bath County (1904), separated by race; and a broadside, circa. 1904, for the sale of a Bath County farm.

Dates: 1852-1904

John G. James to Samuel Y. Ferguson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1992.25
Scope and Contents

Copy of an April 7, 1927 letter from John G. James to Samuel Y. Ferguson about Andrew Jackson and the VMI (Virginia Military Institute) Cadets in the Civil War and about Charles A. James, a student at the University of Virginia, who served with Robert E. Lee.

The John G. James papers were given to the Virginia Military Institute by an ancestor in 1992.

WHRA.

Dates: April 7, 1927

James Lewis Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 An1
Scope and Contents

Legal and business papers of James Lewis Anderson, lawyer of Richmond, Va. Includes certificate, 1919, signed by Westmoreland Davis relieving him of his duties on the Legal Advisory Board because of the end of World War I; his appointment, 1908, signed by Claude A. Swanson appointing him as a delegate to the American Prison Association; and accounts, 9 September 1916-22 January 1917, of the Hermitage Country Club.

Dates: 1899-1919

James River and Kanawha Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00628
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to the James River Canal and Kanawha Company, which officially gained a charter in 1835. Included are a list of subscriptions sold to private individuals, a letter to the auditors office discussing current and previous subscriptions, a letter from a prospective surveyor and a list of tollage rates along the canal. Individuals mentioned are John Hartwell Cocke, and his son John Hartwell Cocke Jr.

Dates: 1834-1868

Jamestowne Society Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 67 J23
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jamestowne Society. Includes correspondence, notices of meetings, minutes of meetings, lists of seventeenth century inhabitants of Jamestown, and lists of members. The collection also contains papers of George Craghead Gregory, founder of the Jamestowne Society. There is biographical material about Gregory as well as his correspondence; drafts of articles written by him about Jamestown; photographs and negatives of Jamestown buildings and maps; plats of lots around Jamestown;...
Dates: 1930-1966

William S. Jefferys Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.306
Scope and Contents Contains the letters of William S. Jefferys, a Union soldier from West Virginia, during the American Civil War. Based on his letters he probably was in the 7th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry. The bulk of the letters consist of Jefferys writing home to his father from the battle front describing the conditions of his fellow officers, asking about the condition of his relatives back home, and stories from the front lines including the occupation of Winchester in 1861. He also describes his...
Dates: 1861-1863

John H. B. Jenkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01081
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1862 March 16-June 5, of John H. B. Jenkins (of the 40th New York Infantry) to Mary A. Benjamin, Smyrna, Del., describing camp life and the progress of the war especially in the battle of Fair Oaks and conditions in Hampton, Va.

3 items.

Dates: 1862

Jerdone Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J47
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers of the Jerdone family, 1753- (1771-1845) -1890. It includes letters, letterbooks, and account books of immigrant Francis Jerdone (1721-1771), Scottish factor who lived in Hanover County, Yorktown and Louisa County, Virginia, and letters of his wife, Sarah (Macon) Jerdone. Most of the collection consists of letters, accounts, and diaries of the next two generations of members of the Jerdone family including Francis Jerdone (1756-1841), planter of...
Dates: 1753-1890

John Dandridge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D19
Scope and Contents

Papers; 1767-1825; of John Dandridge and John Hopkins. Include letters of Dandridge to Hopkins concerning his law practice; courtship; financial matters; a trip to the Sweet Springs (Monroe County, Va.) for his health; and "Providence Forge," New Kent County, Va. Includes papers (legal documents and accounts) concerning John Dandridge, Bartholomew Dandridge, John Armistead, William Armistead and John Hopkins.

Dates: 1767-1825

Johnson-Nance Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.397
Scope and Contents Collection is primarily correspondence between Robert Garrett Johnson (1895-1987) and Lilian Hancock Nance (1898-1990), both of Moneta, Virginia. Also included are letters from family members and friends which include Lilian’s sister Julia Nance. Nicknames that are used periodically or throughout the letters include “Rob,” “Robbie,” “Johnnie,” and “Jonney” in reference to Robert Johnson; “Lindy” in reference to Lilian Nance; and “Ju” in reference to Julia Nance. Robert Garrett...
Dates: 1914-1955; Majority of material found in 1923, 1946

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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 15
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 8
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 8
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Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
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Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 4
College of William and Mary. 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
University of Virginia 4
Braxton family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
College of William and Mary 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Madison, James, 1749-1812 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
United States Congress 3
American Red Cross 2
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Blair family 2
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 2
Campbell family 2
Catlett family 2
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 2
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Garth family 2
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 2
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 2
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 2
Morton family 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
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Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
Robinson Family 2
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Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
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Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 2
Tucker 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 2
Tucker-Coleman Family 2
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Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 2
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Whiting family 2
Women's College of Richmond 2
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 2
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Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Albree, John 1
Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Chemical Society 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Anderson Seminary 1
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