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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...

Charles II Entry Book of Warrants

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Lee1
Scope and Contents A copy, possibly written 1675-1686, of an Entry Book of Warrants relating to Virginia, Carolina, Ireland, etc. in the time of Charles II. An April 9, 1677 entry appoints someone to protect the people in Virginia from the Indians. Bacon's Rebellion was in 1676.Typed label on inside cover states "from the collection of Sir W. Betham, Ulster King at Arms, half russia." Sir William Betham (1779–1853) was an English herald and antiquarian who held the office of Ulster King of Arms...

College Papers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of material formats and subjects from throughout the College's history.

Floyd-Johnston-Preston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.37
Scope and Contents Letters and papers of the Floyd, Johnston, and Preston families, as well as newspaper articles principally concerning Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and Judge Robert William Hughes. The central figures in the collection include Gen. John Preston, his brother Gen. Francis Preston, Gen Joseph E. Johnston (1807-1891), his niece, Eliza Hughes (1825-1908), and Harriet Lane, niece of President Buchanan. The collection also contains the correspondence of or papers relating to Congressman Charles C....

Grigsby-Galt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.308 and 2011.269
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of members of the Grigsby and Galt Families. Mary Blair Grigsby married William W. Galt in 1881.  The collection contains papers of various members of the Grigsby family, particulary Hugh Blair Grigsby who was a historian and Chancellor of The College of William and Mary and his son, Hugh Carrington Grigsby who lived his entire life at the family farm, Edgehill, in Charlotte County, Virginia. The collection also contains the personal...

McGavock Papers

 Collection
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...

William K. Perrin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...

Leven Powell Papers

 Collection
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...

Preston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

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Correspondence 10
Financial records 9
Legal documents 6
Indians of North America 5
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 4
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Indians of North America--Virginia 4
Receipts (financial records) 4
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 3
Indians of North America--History--19th century 3
Petitions 3
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 3
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 3
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 3
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 3
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 3
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 2
Certificates 2
Cherokee Indians 2
Genealogy 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Marriage certificates 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Minutes 2
Ohio County (W. Va.)--History 2
Photographs 2
Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Surveys (documents) 2
United States--History--War of 1812 2
United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783 2
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Virginia--Militia 2
Accomack County (Va.)--History 1
Account books 1
Accounts 1
Advertising cards 1
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
Amelia County (Va.)--History 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Anti-slavery movements 1
Architecture, Domestic--Virginia 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Awards and scholarships 1
Banks and banking--United States--History 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Belmont County (Ohio)--History 1
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 1
Bible records 1
Booklets 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Broadsides 1
Brunswick County (Va.)--History 1
Buildings and Grounds--Fires--1859 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Campbell County (Va.)--History 1
Caroline County (Va.)--History 1
Carriage and wagon making 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Catalogs 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 1
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Charter Day 1
Chesterfield County (Va.)--History 1
Cholera--United States 1
Church of England--Virginia--History 1
Church records and registers--Virginia 1
Circulars (fliers) 1
Clarke County (Va.)--History 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--History--17th century 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Cavalry Regiment, 13th. Company H 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteers, Third Brigade 1
Course work 1
Creek Indians 1
Criss Cross House (New Kent County, Va.) 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History 1
Cumberland County (Va.)--History 1
Cumberland Road 1
Daybooks 1
Deeds 1
Deeds--Virginia 1
Dinwiddie County (Va.)--History 1
Dueling--Virginia 1
Dunmore County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Education--Virginia--History 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--18th century 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--19th century 1
Education--Virginia--Williamsburg--20th century 1
Elizabeth City County (Va.)--History 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History 1
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Language
Latin 2
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Preston Family 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
Baker family 1
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Barber, Levi 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Betham, William, Sir, 1779-1853 1
Blow family 1
Boyd family 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Call, Daniel, 1765 (ca.)-1840 1
Carrington family 1
Charles II, King of England, 1630-1685. 1
Cloyd family 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
College of William and Mary 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Doddridge, Philip, 1773-1832 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Galt family 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Hughes family. 1
Hughes, Robert William 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Johnson, Chapman, 1779-1849 1
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 1
Kemp, Wyndham 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
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Morgan family 1
Nicolson, Robert W. 1
Perrin family 1
Perrin, William K. 1
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
Preston, William 1
Preston, William, ca. 1729-1783 1
Ruggles, Benjamin, 1783-1857 1
Sheffey, Daniel, 1770-1830 1
Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
United States. Navy. Office of the Paymaster 1
University of Virginia 1
Virginia. General Court 1
Waller family 1
Wilson, Edgar Campbell, 1800-1860 1
Wilson, George Washington, b. 1807 1
Wilson, Thomas, 1765-1826 1
Woods, Archibald, 1764-1846 1
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