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M.E. Griffin Letter

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 124, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01765
Content Description A letter from M. (possibly Margaret) E. Griffin to her cousin John Davis. In the letter, Griffin asks Davis to hire out or sell all of the enslaved people working on the plantation she inherited. She mentions that an enslaved man by the name of Henry struck her son Jordan, and left the plantation to go to Lynchburg without permission. Griffin states that Henry has been "increasing in insolence, till his presence can no longer be endured."Content warning for derogatory language...

Catesby Jones Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Af6
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1767-1845, of Catesby Jones, of "Marlfield," Gloucester County, Va. Includes information on Robert Yates, a student at the College of William and Mary in 1827.

Thomas Mann Randolph Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2001.32 and Acc. 2004.19
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter, 1809 September 15, from Thomas Mann Randolph to Thomas Jefferson as well as a ledger recording business transactions of "Tuckahoe" plantation, including records of Tuckahoe Coal Mining Company. The letter is autographed and signed by Randolph with an endorsement by Jefferson.

Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Additions
Scope and Contents

Additions to the Tyler Family Papers that are not shelved with Mss. 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers, Groups A-H are included on the pdf inventories.

Please see the record for 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers.

Many of these additions can logically be incorporated into the Groups A-H, and possibly will be in the future.

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Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
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