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Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

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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...

Blair Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 68s B57
Scope and Contents An artificial collections of papers concerning the Blair family of Williamsburg. Includes land grant, 1741, signed by James Blair (1655-1743); document, 1768, signed by John Blair (1689-1771) concerning Loudoun County, Va. justices of the peace; depositions, 1787 and n.d., of John Blair (1732-1800) concerning a lawsuit in the Superior Court of Chatham County, Ga. (Margaret Eustace vs. Seth John Cuthbert) which concerned the estate of his brother, James Blair (1741-1772); deposition, November...

John Blair Ledger

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu3
Scope and Contents

Ledger of John Blair who was an iron founder and merchant in Grayson County, Va.

Blakemore Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B55
Scope and Contents

Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.

Blankenbeker Family Papers

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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.

Blow Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B63
Scope and Contents Papers, 1770-1875, of the Blow family of "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and of the Waller family. Prominent correspondents in the collection include Philip Barraud, John Hartwell Cocke, Henry Lee and Edmund Ruffin. Most of these accessions were integrated as the collection was partially processed, but some are boxed separately. Includes a Blow family scrapbook containing many manuscript items. Collection includes: correspondence of Richard Blow (1746-1833), merchant, who had...

Richard Blow Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 B625
Scope and Contents Papers, 1772-1872, of the Blow family. Chiefly business papers, 1772-1820, of Richard Blow of Portsmouth and "Tower Hill," Sussex County, Va. and his son George Blow, Sr. and George Blow, Jr. of 'Tower Hill' and Williamsburg, Va. Richard Blow was a partner in stores in Virginia and North Carolina (trading as Richard Blow and Co., Briggs & Blow, Baker & Blow [South Quay, Nansemond County, Va.], Blow & Barksdale [Petersburg, Va.], and Blow and Scammel). He was also a plantation...

Bobby Hoke Notebook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ne1
Scope and Contents

Notebook, 1935, kept by Bobby Hoke, at Matthew Whaley School, Williamsburg, Va. entitled, "Essentials of English," which includes pictures and clippings to illustrate grammatical rules.

Bosworth and Fling Family Papers

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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...

Jonathan Boucher Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 93 B66
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Jonathan Boucher, Anglican clergyman of Virginia, Maryland, and England. He was a prominent loyalist during the American Revolution and later a prominent figure among conservatives in the Anglican church in England. His principle correspondents in this collection include John James, James Maury, Charles Daubeny, Sir Frederick Morton Eden, William Knox, and William Stevens. The principle subjects covered by this collection include Virginia social customs and...

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Correspondence 226
Account books 224
Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 123
Financial records 114
Ledgers (Accounting) 76
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 76
Legal documents 73
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 71
Receipts (financial records) 59
Photographs 58
Diaries 54
Journals (accounts) 44
Notebooks 44
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 36
Letters (correspondence) 33
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 33
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 33
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 32
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 32
Scrapbooks 31
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 26
Reports 26
Virginia--History 26
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--20th century 26
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 25
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 24
Minutes 23
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 21
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 20
Manuscripts (document genre) 20
Merchants--Virginia--History--18th century 20
Publications 20
Virginia--History--20th century 20
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century 19
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 19
Practice of law--Virginia--History 19
Genealogy 18
Daybooks 17
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 17
Speeches 17
Education, Higher--Virginia--History 16
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 16
Invoices 16
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 16
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 16
College of William and Mary--Students 15
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 15
Medical practice--Virginia--History 15
Merchants--Virginia--Rockingham County 15
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 15
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 15
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 15
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 15
Virginia--Genealogy 15
Programs 14
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 13
Agendas (administrative records) 13
Education--Virginia--History 13
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 13
Lawyers--Virginia--History 13
United States--History--War of 1812 13
United States--Slavery 13
University of Virginia--History--19th century 13
Virginia--History--19th century 13
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 13
Women--Education--Virginia--History 13
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 12
Education--Virginia--History--20th century 12
Merchants--Virginia--History--20th century 12
Pamphlets 12
Poems 12
Virginia--Governors 12
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 12
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 11
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 11
Merchants--Virginia--Williamsburg 11
Newspapers 11
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 11
Typescripts 11
Virginia--History--18th century 11
Virginia--Religious history 11
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 10
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 10
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 10
Slavery--Virginia--History 10
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 10
Surveys (documents) 10
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 10
Women--History--Virginia 10
Agriculture--Virginia--History 9
Clippings (information artifacts) 9
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 9
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 9
Medicine--Virginia--History--19th century 9
Merchants--Virginia--Augusta County 9
Merchants--Virginia--Fauquier County 9
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 9
Photostats 9
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Language
English 715
French 7
Latin 5
German 4
Dutch; Flemish 1
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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 13
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
Morton family 4
Perrin family 4
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 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, Estelle 3
Morton, Richard Lee, 1889-1974 3
Preston Family 3
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 3
Tabb family 3
Taliaferro family 3
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 3
Tucker family 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
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
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, Margaret H. 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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