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Henry Augustine Washington to Lawrence Washington Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00508
Content Description Four page letter from Williamsburg, Virginia in which Henry writes about financial matters with his father, Lawrence, and describes his responsibilities at the college in his new position. He also writes to his father regarding the low price Lawrence was able to get on his corn crop. Henry seems hopeful though that the future crop Lawrence has will be plentiful and will fetch a better price. Additionally, Henry laments that he cannot travel home to see Mother and other family in...
Dates: 1849-12-09

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

Henry N. Kagey Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame76
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1834-1871, of Henry N. Kagey, merchant, at or near New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia, including pages used as a ledger, 1832-1840, by George M. Pennybacker, Rockingham County, Virginia.

Dates: 1832-1871

Henry Robinson Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ami G17-MsV Ami G18
Scope and Contents

Journals, 1803-1804, of Henry Robinson, merchant and mill owner, [Brunswick Mills, Virginia?] which contains accounts of a grist mill, foundry, saw mill, and a general store. Per 1810 census, many names from the Botetourt County area of Virginia.

Dates: 1803-1804

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

George W. Hershberger Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame50
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1873-1875, of George W. Hershberger, merchant, of Luray, [Page Co.], Va.

Dates: 1873-1875

Abraham Hewes Journals

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame51-52 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journals, 1795-1805, of Abraham Hewes, merchant, of Alexandria, Va.

Dates: 1795-1805

Hibble and Stubbs Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame53-54 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Journal, 1854-1856, and daybook, 1856-1857, of Hibble and Stubbs, merchants, at Cappahosic, Gloucester County, Va.

Dates: 1854-1859

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

Sarah Virginia Weight Hinton Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D19
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1855-1862, of a child in Norfolk, Va. (apparently dictated to or copied over by her mother) and of her mother. Concerns trips to North Carolina and New York City and to springs in Virginia and records the family's move to a plantation near Richmond, Texas. Includes reports of friends dying in Norfolk during the yellow fever epidemic of 1855 and records the mothers ill health (possibly tuberculosis).

Dates: 1855-1862

Hirshes & Webb Ledgers

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame55-57
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1840-1864, of Hirshes & Webb, Mt. Solon, Augusta County, Virginia. One volume (MsV Ame56) contains accounts and a memoranda of James F. Clarke, physician, Mt. Solon, Virginia and a poem concerning the Civil War, "The Soldier's Dream."

Note: MsV Ame57 is filed in Oversize.

Dates: 1840-1864

History of the Case of the Commonwealth vs. Lee and Burwell Reynolds

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.412
Scope and Contents Pamphlet, circa 1880, entitled "History of the Case of the Commonwealth vs. Lee and Burwell Reynolds." Lee Reynolds and Burwell Reynolds were two African American teenagers who were convicted of the murder of Aaron Shelton, who was white, in Patrick County, Virginia. During their appeal, the case was moved to to federal court by Judge Alexander Rives of the Federal District of Western Virginia. This pamphlet was written by A.M. Lybrook, a lawyer for the Reynolds brothers, and is in support...
Dates: circa 1880

Holland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 H72
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1795-1835, of the Holland family of Nansemond County, Va. and Jasper County, Ga. Includes a manuscript volume, ca. 1795-1800, used by George Washington Holland for arithmetic exercises; diary, 1832- 1835, kept by William S. Holland to record farming activities, descriptions of Fourth of July celebrations, a meeting concerning states' rights, and the sighting of a comet. Also includes genealogical information of the Holland family.

Dates: 1795-1835

Holmes Family photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00997
Scope and Contents

Photograph album, circa 1930s, of the Rufae Holmes and Samuel B. Holmes families of Richmond, Virginia. Includes photographs of family members, including A.B. Holmes; schools, including Douglas High School in Baltimore; students; and activities including football and a road trip taken on the Skyline Drive in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.  In 2014, family descendant Carole Osmet added six additional photos of the family.

Dates: circa 1930-1939

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

Charles Howard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 H83
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1865-1879, of Charles Howard, sheriff of Hanover County, Va. concerning estates for which he was administrator. Includes a memorandum book of accounts, loose accounts and legal documents concerning two lawsuits.

Dates: 1865-1879

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

 Collection
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

Hughes, Stubbs & Co. Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame61-63 Oversize.
Scope and Contents

Journals, 1844-1847, and day book, 1846-1847, of Hughes, Stubbs & Co., merchants, at Stubbs, Gloucester County, Va.

Dates: 1844-1847

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

I. S. Meanley Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ame90
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1919-1923, of I. S. Meanley, merchant of Toano, James City County, Va.

Dates: 1919-1923

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Correspondence 232
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
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Legal documents 74
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 71
Photographs 59
Receipts (financial records) 59
Diaries 54
Journals (accounts) 44
Notebooks 43
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 41
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 35
Letters (correspondence) 34
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 34
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 32
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 31
Scrapbooks 31
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 27
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 27
Reports 26
Virginia--History 26
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 25
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 24
Minutes 23
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 22
Virginia--History--20th century 21
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 20
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Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 19
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Genealogy 18
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 18
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Speeches 17
Virginia--History--19th century 17
College of William and Mary--Students 16
Daybooks 16
Education, Higher--Virginia--History 16
Invoices 16
Medical practice--Virginia--History 16
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 16
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 16
Virginia--Genealogy 16
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 15
Programs 15
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 15
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 15
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 15
United States--History--War of 1812 14
Women--Education--Virginia--History 14
Agendas (administrative records) 13
Education--Virginia--History 13
Education--Virginia--History--20th century 13
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 13
Lawyers--Virginia--History 13
United States--Slavery 13
University of Virginia--History--19th century 13
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 13
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 13
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 13
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 12
Pamphlets 12
Poems 12
Slavery--Virginia--History 12
Virginia--Governors 12
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 12
Women--History--Virginia 12
Baptist Church--Virginia--History 11
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 11
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 11
Newspapers 11
Slavery--Southern States--History 11
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 11
Virginia--History--18th century 11
Virginia--Religious history 11
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 10
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 10
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 10
Photostats 10
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 10
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 10
Surveys (documents) 10
Typescripts 10
Agriculture--Virginia--History 9
Clippings (information artifacts) 9
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 9
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Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century 9
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French 8
Latin 5
German 4
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College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 21
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 16
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 14
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 9
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 9
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College of William and Mary. 7
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 7
Virginia State Senate 6
College of William and Mary 5
Democratic Party (U.S.) 5
Gary Alonzo Barranger 5
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 5
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 5
Tyler Family 5
Virginia House of Delegates 5
Brown family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 4
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 4
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 4
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 4
Madison, James, 1749-1812 4
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 4
Perrin family 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. Board of Visitors 3
College of William and Mary. School of Education 3
Democratic Party (Va.) 3
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 3
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 3
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 3
Morton family 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Taliaferro family 3
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 3
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 3
United States Congress 3
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 3
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 3
American Red Cross 2
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 2
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 2
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Blair family 2
Blair, James, 1656-1743 2
Blair, James, 1741-1772 2
Blair, John, 1732-1800 2
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 2
Brooke, Robert 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 Family 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, fl. 1857-1880 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
College of William and Mary. Dean of Women 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 2
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Mathematics 2
Colonial National Historical Park (Va.) 2
Dalton, John N. 2
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 2
Fauquier, Francis 2
French, Samuel Bassett, 1820-1898 2
Galt, James, 1805-1876 2
Garth family 2
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 2
Hart, John, 1860-1937 2
Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897 2
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Loring, William Wing 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Maury, James, Sr., 1718-1769 2
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 2
McAllister, J. T. ( Joseph Thompson), 1866-1927 2
McCausland, John 2
Morton, Estelle 2
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 2
Myers, Gustavus Adophus, 1801-1869 2
Nicholson, Francis, 1655-1728 2
Office of the President 2
Preston, Francis 2
Preston, John, 1764-1827 2
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