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John Allen Papers

Identifier: SC 01140
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1727-1728, received by John Allen of Virginia ["On James River"]. Includes letter, 30 Octob[er] 1727, of Edward Randolph, London, [Eng.] to Allen concerning sale of Allen's tobacco; and letter, 11 Sept[pember] 1728, of James Brad[ly?], London, [Eng.] to Allen concerning goods shipped and sale of tobacco.

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Alexander Balmaine Memorandum Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ch1
Scope and Contents

Photostat copy of the memorandum book, 1775-1820, of Alexander Balmaine, clergyman, of Christ Church, Winchester, Va. which contains lists of church members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths in Winchester and vicinity. It also includes scattered accounts and correspondence.

John Bartram Journal Transcript

Identifier: SC 01155
Scope and Contents

Typed carbon transcript from a draft of John Bartram's journal of a trip to Maryland and Virginia in 1738. Note on transcript "most important, never published in full, EGS." EGS is Earl Gregg Swem. Another note states, "the journey of 1738, which is outlined in [William] Darlington, letter to [Peter] Collinson, December 1738. See 'Brothers of the Spade' [by E.G. Swem]." Includes notes and correspondence on John Bartram by Earl Gregg Swem in 1926.

Baytop-Fitzhugh Papers

Identifier: MS 00111
Scope and Contents The inventory includes letters, 1851-1861, and accounts, 1840-1866, of Rufus King Fitzhugh and his wife Henrietta Ellen (Baytop) Fitzhugh of Stanardsville, Greene County, Virginia. Most letters to Henrietta are from her mother Lucy Taliaferro (Catlett) Baytop, and her sisters Rowena, Lucy Ann, and Eugenia, all of Springfield, Gloucester County, Virginia. The collection also includes letters from her sister-in-law Mary F. Fitzhugh of Fredericksburg, Virginia. The letters relate...

Benjamin Waller Letter to Walter King

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...

Beverley Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B46
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters written to Robert Beverley (1769-1843) of "Blandfield," Essex County, Virginia and Georgetown, D.C. from his sister Lucy (Beverley) Randolph, her husband Brett Randolph and their son Richard Randolph, Jr. (1795-1885). The letters concern slaves given to Lucy Beverley Randolph and her children by her father Robert Beverley (d. 1800), and held in trust by her brother Robert Beverley, some of which were sold to pay debts incurred by her husband. Also includes letters...

Bill of Sale for an Enslaved Woman named Mondo

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.

James D. Blackwell Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 B57
Scope and Contents Letters and accounts of James DeRuyter Blackwell, Sr., lawyer and poet, his wife Judith Emma (Edmonds) Blackwell of Warrenton, Virginia and of members of their family including their son, James De Ruyter Blackwell, Jr. There are letters written from Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia concerning social life, and letters concerning the hiring of slaves and the illnesses of female slaves. Collection includes genealogy of Blackwell family and three bound manuscript volumes of poetry by James De...

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

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...

John Blair Ledger

Identifier: Mss. MsV Afu3
Scope and Contents

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

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Tobacco--Virginia--History--18th century 6
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Merchants--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 5
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Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Fauquier County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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United States--Politics and Government 2
University of Virginia--History--19th century 2
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 5
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Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 3
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Braxton family 2
Brooke, Robert 2
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
Coalter family 2
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 2
Coalter, Maria Rind, d. 1792 2
Coalter, St. George Tucker, 1809-1839 2
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 2
Democratic Party (Va.) 2
Madison, James, 1749-1812 2
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 2
Morton family 2
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
University of Virginia 2
Whiting family 2
American Chemical Society 1
American Red Cross 1
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797 1
Anthelia Holt 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Associates of Dr. Bray (Organization) 1
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Bartram, John, 1699-1777 1
Bassett, Burwell, 1764-1841 1
Baytop family 1
Baytop, Lucy Taliaferro Catlett 1
Bernard Family 1
Blair family 1
Blair, James, 1741-1772 1
Blair, John, 1732-1800 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Blow family 1
Boyd family 1
Brown family 1
Brown, John, 1757-1837 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Bryan, John Stewart, 1871-1944 1
Buchanan, Thomas 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Bushnell, David Ives, Jr., 1875-1941 1
Bywaters family 1
Cabaniss, Mat 1
Cabell family 1
Cabell, William, 1730-1798 1
Cabell, William, Dr., 1700-1774 1
Cabell, William, b. 1759 1
Carey family 1
Carter, Charles (of Ludlow), 1733-1796 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Carter, Robert, 1663-1732. 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Clark, Lottie V., fl. 1888-1895 1
Clark, Martha Susan 1
Clark, Missouri A. 1
Cloyd family 1
Coalter, Judith H. Tomlin, d. 1859 1
Cocke, John Hartwell 1
Cole, William W. 1
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 1
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Cook family 1
Coulter family 1
Cowden, Gerald Steffens, b. 1940 1
Crawford, William S., b. 1815 1
Crawford, William S., d. 1815 1
Crump family 1
Culpeper family 1
Custis, George Washington Parke 1
Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) 1
Dixon family 1
Dixon, Elizabeth Peyton 1
Dixon, John 1
Dixon, John, d. 1788 1
Dixon, William M 1
Dolmetsch, Carl (Carl Richard), 1924- 1
Dunlop family 1
Dunmore, John Murray, 4th Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Early family 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
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