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Addison Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ad2
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1890-1899, from Walter E. Addison, lawyer of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va. to his father E.B. Addison of Richmond, Va. concerning his financial problems. Also, includes bank statement, 1892; and letter, 1899, of John S. [Fleming ?] to E.B. Addison.

Ambler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Am1
Scope and Contents

Letter, 20 May 1806, of Anthony Davis, New Kent County, Virginia to John Ambler, Williamsburg, Virginia, concerning horse-breeding; letter, 18 June 1814, of Thomas Chiles to Edward Ambler requesting permission to kill lambs so sick slaves can have fresh meat; promissory note, 27 Jan[uar]y 1815, from J[ohn] Ambler to W[illiam] Marshall; and check, 8 July 1849, signed by Philip St. Geo[rge] Ambler.

Barker-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents

Letters and business papers, chiefly 1848-1866, of James E. Cooke of Powhatan, Virginia and the Barker family of Fluvanna County, Virginia. Includes letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War. Civil War letters are between John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run/Manassas.

Herbert H. Bateman State Senate Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 83 B31
Scope and Contents Office files, 1968-1982, of Herbert H. Bateman, Virginia Republican State Senator from Newport News. Includes correspondence with constituents and state officials; bills and legislative materials; memorandum; reports; pamphlets; and publications arranged according to subject. The collection contains background information and committee working papers showing Virginia's responses to the energy crisis of the late 1970's and to Ronald Reagan's "New Federalism" programs as well as the...

Beverley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B46
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters written to Robert Beverley (1769-1843) of "Blandfield," Essex County, Virginia and Georgetown, D.C. from his sister Lucy (Beverley) Randolph, her husband Brett Randolph and their son Richard Randolph, Jr. (1795-1885). The letters concern slaves given to Lucy Beverley Randolph and her children by her father Robert Beverley (d. 1800), and held in trust by her brother Robert Beverley, some of which were sold to pay debts incurred by her husband. Also includes letters...

James D. Blackwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Blakemore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B55
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Richard Blow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

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Correspondence 97
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Legal documents 45
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Photographs 20
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 18
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 16
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 14
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 11
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 11
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 11
Diaries 10
Invoices 10
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 10
Minutes 9
Agendas (administrative records) 8
United States--History--War of 1812 8
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 8
Genealogy 7
Reports 7
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 7
United States--Politics and Government 7
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 6
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 6
Horses--Virginia 6
Lawyers--Virginia--History 6
Letters (correspondence) 6
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 6
Scrapbooks 6
Slavery--Southern States--History 6
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 6
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 6
United States--Slavery 6
Virginia--Politics and Government 6
Certificates 5
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 5
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 5
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Indians of North America 5
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 5
Notebooks 5
Petitions 5
Poems 5
Practice of law--Virginia--History 5
Speeches 5
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Virginia--History--20th century 5
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 4
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Publications 4
Surveys (documents) 4
Technical reports 4
United States--Religious History--Christianity 4
Virginia--Cotton Farms--19th century 4
Virginia--Genealogy 4
Virginia--Governors 4
Virginia--History 4
Virginia--History--19th century 4
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 4
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 4
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Women--History--Virginia 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
College of William and Mary--Students 3
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 3
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 3
Deeds 3
Education--Virginia--History--20th century 3
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Fliers (printed matter) 3
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 3
Indentures 3
Indians of North America--Virginia 3
Manuscripts (document genre) 3
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 3
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Pamphlets 3
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Plantations 3
Postcards 3
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Programs 3
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Speeches, addresses, etc. 3
United States--Economic history 3
United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783 3
University of Virginia--History--19th century 3
Virginia--History--18th century 3
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Women--Education--Virginia--History 3
World War, 1939-1945 3
Accomack County (Va.)--History 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Anti-slavery movements 2
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Dutch; Flemish 1
German 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 11
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 5
Brown family 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 4
Virginia House of Delegates 4
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Virginia State Senate 4
Braxton family 3
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
Coalter family 3
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tucker family 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
United States Congress 3
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
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Garth family 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Maury family 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
University of Virginia 2
Whiting family 2
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925 1
Allison White and Company 1
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Armistead, John 1
Armistead, William 1
Augusta, Princess, wife of Prince Adolphus Frederick, Duke of Cambridge, d. 1889 1
Baker family 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barber, Levi 1
Barker Family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, John H 1
Barker, John H. 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 1
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Bernard Family 1
Blair family 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Blow family 1
Booth family 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Bowden, Lemuel Jackson. 1
Boyd family 1
Bright, Robert Anderson, 1839-1904 1
Bright, Samuel Francis 1
Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906 1
Brown, Cassie Dallas Tucker 1
Brown, Charles 1
Brown, John Thompson, 1861-1921 1
Brown, John Willcox, 1886- 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Burks, Martin Parks, fl. 1817-1859 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabaniss, Mat 1
Cabell, Mayo 1
Cable family 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Cambridge, Adolphus Frederick, Duke of, 1774-1870 1
Campbell family 1
Campbell, Robert Samuel, 1842-1918 1
Campbell, Susan, Mrs. 1
Campbell, William, 1755-1823 1
Carey family 1
Carrington family 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Centenary Church 1
Central Virginia Educational Television Corporation 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Cocke, John Hartwell 1
Coke, Richard, 1790-1851 1
Cole Family 1
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