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Autographs of Virginians

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Sm Coll Add.9
Scope and Contents

Autographs of four Virginians in letters:

John Strode Barbour  (1846 letter);

Thomas Henry Bayly (undated);

John Warwick Daniel (1908) and

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall (1897).

Baron de Watergeul Boom Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00666
Scope and Contents

Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00034
Scope and Contents Letters, postcards, printed material, photographs, and other related material, circa 1890-1960, of John L. Bosworth, John Woodbridge Bosworth and John (Jack) Bosworth Fling. Includes photographs of the three men, copies of printed works written by John W. Bosworth, and printed material relating to John W. Bosworth's time as a police officer and superintendent of public safety for West Virginia. The family is from Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia.  The letters encompass World War II in...

John Brown Letter to James Brown

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.134
Scope and Contents

One letter from John Brown of Philadelphia to his brother, James Brown. The letter concerns life in the military. Brown describes the conduct of Benjamin Logan, Colonel of the Kentucky County, Virginia militia, the sale of Brown's property on Potts Creek in Virginia, and the possible resignation of General Arthur St. Clair from the army.

Charles Carter Letter to Edmund Pendleton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00563
Scope and Contents

Letter by Charles Carter, Ludlow Farm,  to Edmund Pendleton 23 August 1783. Concerns the sale of lands belonging to Carter's grandfather Robert "King" Carter,  to pay off Charles Carter's debts to the estate of John Robinson being administered by Pendleton.

Catlett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.28
Scope and Contents Catlett family papers of Caroline County, Virginia. Correspondence that reflects the hard times in Virginia following the Civil War. Collection contains 72 original letters. Written by various extended family members, the majority of the letters are addressed to Arthur Catlett, a former Confederate Soldier and Virginia resident who moved to Texas shortly after the Civil War. Transcriptions for almost all letters, provided by the collection's donor, Elizabeth Jean Voss, are included....

Waverly M. Cole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.176
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, letters, and ephemera related to the life and career of Dr. Waverly M. Cole, an anesthesiologist from Richmond, Virginia. Included in the papers are awards and school diplomas, photographs of Cole while a student at the College of William and Mary and the Medical College of Virginia (MCV), and letters written to Human Rights organizations.

Henry E. Edmunds Letter to Claiborne G. Barksdale

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00619
Scope and Contents

Letter written by Henry E. Edmunds to Claiborne G. Barksdale, a member of the 14th Virginia Regiment, about the patriotic fervor of the early days of the American Civil War, shortly after Virginia ceded from the Union the month before. In the letter, Edmunds wrote of Barksdale joining the Virginia troops, how Edmunds would make a great soldier if he was younger, a local man named Townes gathering up troops to join the fight, and the great condition of the wheat crop.

John "Jack" Fitzgerald Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01186
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1827-1855, written to John "Jack" Fitzgerald of "Walnut Hill," Nottoway County, Va. Letters written by Thomas Branch and Bros. of Petersburg, Va, his brother, William Fitzgerald (House of Delegates, Richmond, Va.) and Winfree Williamson of Richmond, Va.

Topics and genre include bills, family news, legal matters, invoices and account statements of items sold, prices and commission information and correspondence concerning the selling of slaves.

Fletcher Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00216
Scope and Contents Three letterpress copy books of the Fletcher Family.  The books are written by a woman, possibly from Georgia. The writer is an ancestor of the donor, Dr. John S. Fletcher.  Partial signatures suggest Joan and Hownick. Msv. 1 has some water damage and much faded ink.  Cover unattached.  Includes a few pages of transcript from letters written from Richmond, Virginia from July 22-26, 1861.  Carbon paper in back of book.  July-September 1861. Describes traveling from...

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Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 12
Financial records 6
Photographs 5
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 4
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 4
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African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 3
College of William and Mary--Students 3
Correspondence 3
Fort Monroe (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Ledgers (Accounting) 3
Legal documents 3
Receipts (financial records) 3
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 3
Virginia--History--19th century 3
Virginia--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 3
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 3
Accomack County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
James City County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Marriage certificates 2
Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Plantation life--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Poems 2
Presidents--United States--Election 2
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Tax records 2
Tobacco farmers--Virginia 2
Transcripts 2
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Participation, French 2
Virginia--History 2
Virginia--Militia 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Accounts 1
Advertising cards 1
African Americans--Education--Virginia 1
African Americans--History 1
African Americans--History--19th century 1
Agriculture--Virginia--History 1
Alabama--History--19th century 1
Albemarle County (Va.)--History 1
Amelia County (Va.)--History 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Anesthesiologists--United States 1
Anti-slavery movements 1
Augusta County (Va.)--History 1
Autographs 1
Bedford County (Va.)--History 1
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 1
Bible records 1
Booklets 1
Botetourt County (Va.)--History 1
Broadsides 1
Brunswick County (Va.)--History 1
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 1
Buffalo (N.Y.) 1
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, Mass.)--History. 1
Cabinet photographs 1
Campbell County (Va.)--History 1
Caroline County (Va.)--History 1
Carriage and wagon making 1
Carte de visite photographs 1
Caswell County (N.C.)--History--19th century 1
Catalogs 1
Certificates 1
Charles City County (Va.)--History 1
Chesterfield County (Va.)--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--18th century 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Infantry Regiment, 14th 1
Constitutional law--United States. 1
Courtship--1910-1920 1
Courtship--United States--History--20th century 1
Courtship--Virginia--History 1
Criss Cross House (New Kent County, Va.) 1
Culpeper County (Va.)--History 1
Cumberland County (Va.)--History 1
Daybooks 1
Debt 1
Deeds 1
Deeds--Virginia 1
Diaries 1
Dinwiddie County (Va.)--History 1
Diplomas 1
Dueling 1
Dunmore County (Va.)--History--18th century 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.)--History--19th century 1
Editorials 1
Education--Virginia--History 1
Elizabeth City County (Va.)--History 1
Epidemics--United States 1
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History 1
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Language
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French 2
Latin 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Barksdale, Claiborne G 1
Battaile family 1
Bond, Herbert George, 1846-1928 1
Bosworth, John Woodbridge 1
Brown, John, 1757-1837 1
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Carrington family 1
Carter, Charles (of Ludlow), 1733-1796 1
Carter, Robert, 1663-1732. 1
Catlett family 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Virginia Volunteer Regiment, 32nd 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Eastern Publishing Co 1
Edmunds, Henry E. 1
Fitzgerald, John 1
Fling, John Bosworth 1
Galt family 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 1
Garland family 1
Gosport Navy Yard (Va.) 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Grigsby family 1
Grigsby, Hugh Blair, 1806-1881 1
Hale, Frederick C. 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Howdershell, Maude A. 1
Ives family 1
Ives, Albert 1
Ives, Dora 1
Ives, S.S. 1
Jefferys, William S. 1
Johnson, Robert Garrett, 1895-1987 1
Kerrick, Milton F. 1
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 1
Landers, Thomas 1
Logan, Benjamin, 1743-1802 1
Mason, Thomas H. 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
McCandlish, Robert 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Moon, John C 1
Morecock, William Henry Edloe 1
Nance, Lilian Hancock, 1898-1990 1
Nelson, Thomas, 1738-1789 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Randolph, Thomas Mann, 1792-1848 1
Robertson, Mary A 1
Shields, Howard 1
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794 1
Taylor, Thomas 1
Tyler Family 1
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 1
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 1
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 1
Tyler, Mary 1
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 1
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Volunteers, 10th Regiment 1
United States. Navy. Office of the Paymaster 1
Virginia State Senate 1
Virginia. General Court 1
Waggaman, George 1
Walker family 1
Warburton, Mary 1
Warburton, Robert 1
Weeks, Andrew J. 1
Wharburton family 1
Wheaton (Mr.) 1
Whig Party (U.S.) 1
Wickliffe, C.A 1
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 1
Wynne, Thomas G., 1834-1904 1
Yeaman family 1
Yerby, William H 1
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