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Edward A. Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01266
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1821-1822, written to Edward Augustus Russell, merchant of Petersburg, Va. by merchants in Richmond, Va. and Providence, R. I. discussing prices, shipping schedules, and economic conditions. Also includes account for a pair of card tables, a safe, china and "one Negro woman, Lilly."

Dates: 1821-1822

Sheldon Business Papers and Accounts

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Sh4
Scope and Contents Papers, 1826-1857, (including accounts and memorandum books) of various mercantile firms with which Jacob D. Sheldon was associated in Williamsburg, Virginia, such as Jacob Sheldon & Co.; Cole & Sheldon; Sheldon & Maupin; Peachy & Sheldon; Thomas G. Peachy & Co.; and W. W. Webb & Co. Also includes papers of Jacob C. Sheldon and of Roscow Cole. The collection includes accounts with professors and students and staff at William & Mary; with Eastern State Hospital;...
Dates: 1826-1857

Shepherd & Patton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sh5
Scope and Contents Papers of Shepherd & Patton, merchants of Columbia, Fluvanna County, Virginia. Shepherd and Patton was a general store that sold groceries, clothing, medicine, building materials, books and more. Collection contains invoices and correspondence from wholesale suppliers located mostly in Richmond, Virginia but also in Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and New York. Handwritten orders and requests on small pieces of mostly notebook paper from local customers, with name and...
Dates: 1882-1888

John Sizer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01086
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1853-1861, of John Sizer of King William County, Va. Includes manuscript volumes of notes taken while traveling to and at the World's Fair of 1853 in New York, N. Y.; will (copy), 1860; and account, 1861, of the sale of goods from his estates. Typescript of World's Fair notes available in library.

Dates: 1853-1861

Skipwith Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Sk3
Scope and Contents The collection contains, business papers, correspondence, accounts and the farm notes of Sir Peyton Skipwith of Mecklenburg Co., Va., son Humberstone Skipwith and Humberstone Skipwith's wives and children, especially Fulwar Skipwith. Papers are primarily business in nature and reflect the management of "Prestwould." Papers also concern the development of Lady Skipwith's library, the education of Fulwar Skipwith and his brother Grey Skipwith. Manuscript volumes concern farm...
Dates: 1760-1977

Daniel Stickley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St5
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1829-1912, including documents concerning the estates of David Stickley, John Cooley, Jacob Sonner, J. Funk, Henry R. Browning and William McCord which were handled by Col. Daniel Stickley.

Dates: 1829-1912

Tabb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T14
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1797-1875, of the Tabb family. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1829-1839, of John Henry Tabb, merchant of Danville, Va.; and papers, 1870-1875, of John N. Tabb and H. A. Tabb, merchants of Mathews County.

Dates: 1797-1875

John Henry Tabb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T12
Scope and Contents Chiefly papers, 1826-1856, of John Henry Tabb of Gloucester County, Va. who moved to Danville, Va. where he was a merchant (Tabb, Allmand & Co.). Collection includes correspondence of members of the Tabb family with Tabb and business letters written to him.   The letters primarily concern the business that Tabb conducted in Danville, Virginia. Letter comments on dining at "White Marsh" for three and one half hours and the $20,000 worth of silver on the table,...
Dates: 1826-1856

M. M. Tankersley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T17
Scope and Contents

Accounts, bills and receipts, primarily 1878-1885, of M. M. Tankersley of Fife, Goochland Co., Va. who was apparently a merchant. Also in the collection are accounts, 1893-1910, (including tax receipts for Shenandoah Co., Va.) for Paul C. Orndorff and Early L. Orndorff. Collection is arranged in folders by date.

Dates: 1878-1910; Majority of material found in 1878-1885

Evans Tanner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T16
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1830-1880, of Evans Tanner of Tanner's Store, Mecklenburg County, Va., many concerning the tobacco trade. Includes letters, 1843-1855 and accounts, 1849-1880, of Evans Tanner; accounts, 1844-1848, of King, Walker & Co., Mecklenburg County, Va.; and accounts, 1852-1854, of Walker & Tanner, Mecklenburg County, Va.

Dates: 1830-1880

Thomas Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 T21
Scope and Contents

Letters, primarily 1867-1880, written to Thomas Taylor of "Woodlawn," Goochland Co., Va., from his daughter Sarah C. (Taylor) Hatcher and son-in-law David A. Hatcher of Missouri. The letters concern family business and reflect financial difficulties. Includes reports and correspondence, 1877- 1888, of Taylor who served as the clerk of the First School District in Goochland County.

Dates: 1805-1914, undated

Jacob Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T37
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1852-1870, of Jacob Thomas, Staunton, Va. while serving as administrator of the estates of Daniel and Henry Thomas. Includes accounts and legal documents.

Dates: 1852-1870

James Thomas, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1851-1867, of James Thomas, Jr., a tobacco dealer in Richmond, Va. mainly concerned with the tobacco trade and prices in the Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore markets. Consists of correspondence and financial papers.

Dates: 1851-1867

Christopher Tompkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T59
Scope and Contents

Logbooks, account books and accounts, 1807-1841, of Christopher Tompkins kept while captain of ship "Pocahontas", 1807-1809, and while running a general merchandise store in Mathews Co., Va. Includes typed excerpts from a memoir of Tompkins compiled by his son, Christopher Quarles Tompkins in 1860 and twenty-one pages from an account book listing foodstuffs of A. Y. P. Garnett, surgeon in Sally Tompkins' Confederate hospital, Robertson Hospital, in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War.

Dates: 1778-1838

Tyler Family Papers, Group A

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 T97 Group A
Scope and Contents Papers, 1716-1944, of the John Tyler family of "Sherwood Forest," Charles City County, Va. The collection contains correspondence, 1818-1862, of John Tyler concerning politics, War of 1812 claims, presidential election of 1840, land purchases in western Virginia, Kentucky and Illinois, "Sherwood Forest," business matters and his family. Some of the children of John Tyler and his first wife, Letitia Christian Tyler, are represented in the collection: Robert Tyler (and wife,...
Dates: 1716-1946

Virginia Cities Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82ci
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1663-1980

Webb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W38
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1792-1822, concerning the law suit of John C. Webb and Jacob Keeling and his wife Sarah Webb Keeling against George Webb, administrator of Kedar Webb, deceased. (Jacob Keeling was the administrator of Sarah Webb, James Webb and Penelope Webb.) Includes documents and accounts concerning Nansemond and Norfolk counties, Va. Sarah Webb Keeling was the daughter of James Webb. Kedar Webb was the son of James Webb and his wife Sarah Webb.

Dates: 1792-1822

West & Agee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 W52
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1866-1879, of West & Agee, owners of a general store at Gravel Hill P. O., Buckingham County, Va. Includes correspondence and accounts as well as accounts of John S. West & Co.

Dates: 1866-1879

Woolfolk Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 W88
Scope and Contents Papers of the Woolfolk family of Caroline County, Virginia including correspondence and accounts of John George Woolfolk, Jourdan Woolfolk, Pichegru Woolfolk and John William Woolfolk. The collection includes correspondence, accounts and vouchers for the stage line run by the Woolfolk family (Allen &  Woolfolk; Jourdan Woolfolk & Company; and Woolfolk &  Hoomes). Includes records of routes, rates, supplies, arrangements for layover of passengers and mail contracts of the Potomac...
Dates: 1775-1893

C. L. Worthington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 W89
Scope and Contents The collection also contains miscellaneous manuscripts and account books. Included in this material are: land grants, 1761 and 1766, for land in Fairfax and Frederick counties, Va.; eighty-five survey maps of Frederick, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties, Va. and Berkeley and Hampshire counties, W. Va.; road petitions, 1743-1828, for Frederick County; affidavits for Revolutionary War service; correspondence, 1923-1930, of the Improved Order of Redmen, Great Council of Virginia; letters written...
Dates: 1752-1938

Thomas G. Wynne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00041
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, sermons, financial records and other material pertaining to Thomas G. Wynne of James City County Virginia. Wynne graduated from William & Mary as the valedictorian in 1854, and a copy of his valedictory speech is included in the collection along with his diploma. After graduation, Wynne taught in the James City County schools, and a sample report card from the 1880s can be found in the collection. Also included in the collection is Wynne's William &...
Dates: circa 1853-1891

Yeaman and Walker Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.542
Scope and Contents The Yeaman and Walker Family Collection consists mainly of correspondence and financial records of the Yeaman and Walker families, mostly relating to tobacco farming in Virginia between 1840 and 1910.  The predominant locations are Pittsylvania County, Botetourt County, Charlotte County, Lynchburg, and Danville. Letters demonstrate economic stress after the Civil War, particularly as it relates to crop and livestock prices. Other topics discussed include sickness and deaths of children and...
Dates: 1836-1937; Majority of material found in 1850-1910

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Financial records 66
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Legal documents 34
Receipts (financial records) 33
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Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 13
Photographs 11
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 10
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 10
Invoices 9
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 8
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 7
United States--History--War of 1812 7
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
Diaries 6
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 6
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 6
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 5
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Genealogy 5
Letters (correspondence) 5
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Notebooks 4
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 4
Virginia--History--19th century 4
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 4
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 3
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 3
Horses--Virginia 3
Indians of North America 3
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond 3
Plantation life--Virginia 3
Plantations 3
Poems 3
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Publications 3
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Scrapbooks 3
Slavery--Southern States--History 3
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Speeches 3
Surveys (documents) 3
University of Virginia--History--19th century 3
Virginia--Cotton Farms--19th century 3
Virginia--History--18th century 3
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 3
Agendas (administrative records) 2
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Bedford County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Certificates 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 2
College of William and Mary--Students 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 13th 2
Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century 2
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Danville (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Deeds 2
Design drawings 2
Embargo, 1807-1809 2
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--18th century 2
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Gardening--Virginia 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--20th century 2
Hanover County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Indentures 2
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 2
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 2
Merchants--North Carolina--History--18th century 2
Merchants--North Carolina--History--19th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 2
Merchants--Virginia--Petersburg 2
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 2
Minutes 2
Nelson County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Pensions, Military--United States--Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Pittsylvania County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Plantation life 2
Postcards 2
Princeton University--History 2
Rappahannock County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Recipes 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
Reports 2
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Spanish-American War, 1898 2
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 2
United States--Abolition--History 2
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Language
French 1
German 1
Latin 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Brown family 4
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 3
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 3
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 3
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Braxton family 2
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Coalter family 2
Garth family 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Luttrell family 2
Maury family 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Tucker 2
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Allison White and Company 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barker Family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, John H 1
Barker, John H. 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Bedford County (Va.). Sheriff 1
Blair family 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Blow family 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Boyd family 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
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabell, Mayo 1
Cable family 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
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
Coleman, Emma Cornelia Parran 1
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 1
Coleman, Reuben Lindsay 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Cook family 1
Cooke family 1
Cooke, James E. 1
Cooke, James E. fl. 1848-1853 1
Coulter family 1
Crump family 1
Culpeper family 1
Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903 1
Custis family 1
Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857 1
Darby family 1
Deane, Charles, 1813-1889 1
Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) 1
Dobbs, Henry J 1
Dobbs, Henry J. 1
Dromgoole family 1
Dromgoole, Edward Jr., d. ca. 1848 1
Dromgoole, Edward, 1838-1897 1
Dromgoole, Edward, Jr., d. ca. 1848 1
Dromgoole, Edward, fl., 1838-1897 1
Dromgoole, George Coke, 1797-1847 1
Dromgoole, W. E 1
Dromgoole, W. E. 1
Dunlop family 1
Dunn, Richard G. 1
Dunn, Sarah A. 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Ellis, Pearl Tyler, 1860-1947 1
Eppes, Daniel 1
Exchange Bank of Virginia 1
Fairfax, Sally, fl. 1771-1772 1
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