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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...

Ayres Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ay7
Scope and Contents Correspondence, 1833-1855, of members of the Ayres family including John W. Ayres at Chillicothe and Cincinnati, Ohio; and Fort Madison and Agency City, Iowa (with his father John B. Ayres at Diana Mills, Buckingham County, Va.), Robert H. Ayres, Hillsboro, Ohio and Jackson, Tenn. (with John B. Ayres, Matthias L. Ayres and Suckie Ayres) and Nathan W. Ayres (with Matthias L. Ayres and William Ford & Co., Richmond, Va. Letters concern the Methodist Church, abolitionists, politics,...

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.

Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B26
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers, mostly 1810-1860, of the Barraud family of Norfolk, Virginia. Correspondence of Dr. Philip Barraud (1758-1830), his wife, Ann Blaws (Hansford) Barraud (1760-1836), and their children, included Daniel Cary Barraud (1790-1867), Otway Byrd Barraud (b. 1801), and Leliana (Barraud) Baker (b. 1805). A number of the letters, as well as some poems, are from St. George Tucker (1752-1827), a close friend of Barraud's when he lived in Williamsburg,...

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...

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...

Blow Family Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...

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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Correspondence 89
Financial records 52
Legal documents 35
Receipts (financial records) 26
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Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century 19
Photographs 17
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 17
Account books 14
Letters (correspondence) 13
Slavery--Virginia--19th century 13
Diaries 11
Invoices 11
Virginia--History--19th century 10
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 10
College of William and Mary--History--19th century 9
University of Virginia--History--19th century 9
Education--Virginia--History--19th century 8
United States--History--War of 1812 8
Virginia--Social life and customs--19th century 8
Agriculture--Virginia--19th century 7
Practice of law--Virginia--History--19th century 7
Tobacco--Virginia--History--19th century 7
Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century 6
Poems 6
African Americans--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Episcopal Church--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Farm management--Virginia--History--19th century 5
Genealogy 5
Publications 5
Scrapbooks 5
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century 5
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century 5
Women--Virginia--Social life and customs 5
Agriculture--Virginia--History--18th century 4
Buckingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 4
College of William and Mary--Students 4
Executors and administrators--Virginia--History--19th century 4
Lawyers--Virginia--Correspondence 4
Manuscripts (document genre) 4
Medicine--Practice--Virginia 4
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Notebooks 4
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century 4
Slavery--Virginia--18th century 4
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783 4
United States--Slavery 4
Agriculture--United States--History--19th century 3
Albemarle County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Carte de visite photographs 3
Certificates 3
College of William and Mary--History--18th century 3
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774 3
Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 3
Goochland County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Horses--Virginia 3
Indentures 3
Indians of North America 3
Ledgers (Accounting) 3
Merchants--Virginia--Richmond 3
Norfolk (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Plantation life--Virginia 3
Plantations 3
Practice of law--Virginia--History 3
Rockingham County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Shenandoah County (Va.)--History--19th century 3
Sheriffs--Virginia--History--19th century 3
Slavery--Southern States--History 3
Slavery--Virginia--History--18th century 3
Speeches 3
Surveys (documents) 3
Virginia--Cotton Farms--19th century 3
Virginia--Genealogy 3
Virginia--History--18th century 3
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century 3
Virginia--Religious history 3
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--18th century 3
Accomack County (Va.)--History 2
Agendas (administrative records) 2
Agriculture--Southern States--History--19th century 2
Agriculture--Virginia--History--19th century 2
American Revolution--Veterans 2
American poetry--19th century 2
Bedford County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Berkeley County (W.Va.)--History 2
Cabinet photographs 2
Charlotte County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
Coaching--United States--History--19th century 2
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 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
Farms--Virginia--History--19th century 2
Fluvanna County (Va.)--History--19th century 2
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Hebrew 1
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Brown family 4
Tyler, John, 1790-1862 4
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 3
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 3
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Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 3
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 3
University of Virginia 3
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 2
Braxton family 2
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 2
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 2
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 2
Coalter family 2
Garth family 2
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Madison, James, 1749-1812 2
Maury family 2
Perrin family 2
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 2
Tabb family 2
Tabb, John Henry 2
Tucker 2
Tyler Family 2
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 2
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 2
Aberdeen Academy (King and Queen County, Va.) 1
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901 1
Allison White and Company 1
Anderson Gallery 1
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 1
Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Austin family 1
Austin, Archibald, 1772-1837 1
Badgley, John 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
Barraud Family 1
Barraud family 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws Hansford, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Ann Blaws, 1760-1836 1
Barraud, Daniel Cary, 1790-1867 1
Barraud, John Taylor, 1826-1860 1
Barraud, Otway Byrd, b. 1801 1
Battaile family 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, James Branch, 1879-1958 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, Charles, 1818 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914 1
Catlett family 1
Centenary Church 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 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 Family 1
Cocke, Cary Charles, 1814-1888 1
Cocke, John Hartwell, 1780-1866 1
Cocke, William Ruffin Coleman, 1846-1884 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
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