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Alexander Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00360
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Alexander family of Mecklenburg Co., Va. It includes the letters of Sally Parker (Turner) Alexander, a letter from Lt. Norfleet Smith of Co. G, 3rd N. C. Cavalry, Barringer's Brigade, requesting 12 hour leave of absence, and a letter from Mark T. Alexander, Rosser's Cavalry Division, to his mother Sally Park (Turner) Alexander concerning disagreement between Thomas L. Rosser and Fitzhugh Lee. A list dated April 9, 1865 names the enslaved persons...

Ambler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Am1
Scope and Contents

Letter, 20 May 1806, of Anthony Davis, New Kent County, Virginia to John Ambler, Williamsburg, Virginia, concerning horse-breeding; letter, 18 June 1814, of Thomas Chiles to Edward Ambler requesting permission to kill lambs so sick slaves can have fresh meat; promissory note, 27 Jan[uar]y 1815, from J[ohn] Ambler to W[illiam] Marshall; and check, 8 July 1849, signed by Philip St. Geo[rge] Ambler.

Austin-Twyman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 69 Au7
Scope and Contents Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Virginia.The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances...

Barker-Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents

Letters and business papers, chiefly 1848-1866, of James E. Cooke of Powhatan, Virginia and the Barker family of Fluvanna County, Virginia. Includes letters relating to the hiring out of slaves, plantation operations and the Civil War. Civil War letters are between John H. Barker and Henry J. Dobbs of the 18th Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army concerning the Battle of First Bull Run/Manassas.

Benjamin Waller Letter to Walter King

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00590
Scope and Contents Letter from Benjamin Waller, Williamsburgh [Virginia] to Walter King, Merchant in Bristol, about a legal case Waller is handling for King. Mentions that the courts can't meet "because the Governor was not in the Countrey" but "since I am under so many Seals certified by the Governor to be Clerk of the General Court...if you give them copies...will not put you and themselves to the great expence of new records..." Mentions King's judgement against Hunter, creditors of James Bray obtained a...

Berkeley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B44
Scope and Contents Family correspondence of the Rev. Parke Farley Berkeley, an Episcopal minister, his sister, Ann Butler (Berkeley) Berkeley, and his wife Mary Eppes (Thweatt) Berkeley; and of Mary B. Thweatt. Includes letters from Lewis Minor at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. Letter, 18 February 1835, details a stagecoach ride; letter, 21 December 1844, discusses agricultural meetings and the division and sale of slaves to settle an estate; and letter, 30 August 1862, written by Charles...

Bill of Sale for an Enslaved Woman named Mondo

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01168
Scope and Contents

Bill of sale, dated 24 April 1765, for African-American woman named Mondo from Martha Vernor to Benjamin Garrison. Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of Alexander Munro.

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women.Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Blankenbeker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00472
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1847-1885, of the Blankenbeker family of Madison County, Va. which includes Smith F. Blankenbeker, James C. Blankenbeker, John M. Blankenbeker and E. F. Blankenbeker. Contains references to the Civil War.

William H. Brodnax Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B80
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1825-1834, addressed to William H. Brodnax of Hicks Ford, Greensville County, Va. by Robert R. Barton; Thomas Ruffin (12 October 1829, concerning his opposition to changes in the Virginia Constitution); R. B. Starke (concerning a letter purportedly by [William ?] Maxwell advocating the abolition of slavery); and Robert W. Withers of Greene County, Ala.

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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 7
Diaries 6
United States--History--War of 1812 6
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 4
Ledgers (Accounting) 4
Photographs 4
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 3
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Genealogy 3
Invoices 3
Manuscripts (document genre) 3
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Publications 3
Slavery--Southern States--History 3
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 3
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Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 3
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 3
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 3
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 3
Accomack County (Va.)--History 2
Agriculture--Southern States--History--19th century 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Architecture, Domestic--Virginia 2
Bible records 2
Broadsides 2
Buckingham County (Va.)--History 2
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Caroline County (Va.)--History--18th century 2
Cherokee Indians 2
Coaching--United States--History--19th century 2
Daybooks 2
Deeds 2
Deeds--Virginia 2
Dueling--Virginia 2
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Fauquier County (Va.)--History 2
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History 2
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Indians of North America 2
Justices of the peace--Virginia 2
Lawyers--Virginia--History 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions 2
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 2
Memoranda Books 2
Minutes 2
Petitions 2
Plantation life--Southern States--History--19th century 2
Plantation life--Virginia 2
Practice of law--Virginia--History 2
Princeton University--History 2
Real property--Virginia 2
Reports 2
United States--Religious History--Christianity 2
United States--Revolutionary War--1775-1783 2
United States--Slavery 2
Virginia--Militia 2
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 2
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates 2
Weather--Virginia 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--Colonial Period--History 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 2
Accounts 1
Acton (Eng. : Estate) 1
Advertising cards 1
African Americans--History--19th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 1
African Americans--Virginia--James City County 1
African Americans--Virginia--Williamsburg 1
Agricultural laborers--Virginia 1
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 1
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Albemarle County (Va.)--History 1
Alien and Sedition laws, 1798 1
Amelia County (Va.)--History 1
American poetry--19th century 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History 1
Amherst County (Va.)--History--19th century 1
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Antislavery movements--United States 1
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Names
Brown family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 2
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 2
Perrin family 2
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Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Tucker family 2
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 2
University of Virginia 2
Alexander, Mark 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barclay family 1
Barker Family 1
Barker family 1
Barker, John H 1
Barker, John H. 1
Blair family 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Boyd family 1
Braxton family 1
Brown, Charles 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Carter, Charles, 1818 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 1
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 1
Cocke Family 1
Cocke, Cary Charles, 1814-1888 1
Cocke, William Ruffin Coleman, 1846-1884 1
Coleman family 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Cooke, James E. 1
Cooke, James E. fl. 1848-1853 1
Coulter family 1
Darby family 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Democratic Party (Va.) 1
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 1
Dobbs, Henry J 1
Dobbs, Henry J. 1
Francisco, Peter, d. 1831 1
Galt, James, of Fluvanna County, 1805-1876 1
Garth family 1
Harris, Hiram 1
Higgins family 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Horner family 1
Horsley family 1
Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899 1
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 1
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 1
Jennings, William, d. 1798 1
Landers, Thomas 1
Latting, Sally 1
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 1
Lewis, Dangerfield 1
Lewis, George 1
Lewis, George, d. 1821 1
Lewis, John W., [1808]-1885 1
Lomax, John A 1
Lomax, John A. 1
Lomax, John Tayloe, 1781-1862 1
Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 1
Maury family 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 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
Morton family 1
Morton, Estelle 1
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 1
Munford, William, 1775-1825 1
Munro, Alexander, Sir, 1753-1817 1
Olds, Lewis P. 1
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 1
Parramore family 1
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 1
Perrin family. 1
Perrin, John Taloe 1
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829 1
Pleasants, John Hampden, 1797-1846 1
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