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William Alexander Harris Autobiographical Letter to Charles Lanman

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Identifier: SC 00523
Scope and Contents Letter from William Alexander Harris, Washington, D.C. to Charles Lanman, Georgetown, with biographical information for inclusion in the Directory of the United States Congress. December 10, 1858.

James Madison, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M26
Scope and Contents Dates; 1792-1831, 1931; document and correspondence (some are copies). Includes letters between James Madison, Sr. (1723-1801) and his son President James Madison, Jr., his brother Bishop James Madison, Josiah Quincy, Robert Walsh, and others. Also includes engravings and prints of Madison and a "Report of the Overseers of Harvard University" commenting of the new constitution recently submitted to the people of Virginia. Letters discuss politics, family life in Virginia, religion, and other...

Archibald McClean Letter to Charles S. Morgan

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Identifier: SC 01108
Scope and Contents Contains a letter from Archibald McClean to Charles S. Morgan regarding the 1830 Virginia Convention in Richmond, Virginia. In the letter, McClean talked about giving more representation in Virginia to the majority of residents instead of an oligarchy of the elite class. He ended his letter referring to Andrew Jackson, president of the United States, as a "plain, unostentatious republican in manners and quite accessible. But I could not receive the impression that he is a great man."

C. W. Murdaugh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.387
Scope and Contents Papers, ca. 1853-1878 of Portsmouth, Virginia attorney, judge and politician C.W. Murdaugh, consisting of 3 volumes of law notes, notes on politics and history, transcribed stories, poemd and anecdotes, etc. and clippings from papers and magazines, some of which are annotated.

The volumes had at some point been numbered 8, 19 and 83 which indicates that they were once part of a larger collection.

Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Of2
Scope and Contents Papers (including business and personal correspondence and accounts), chiefly 1867-1893, of Charles T. O'Ferrall, member of the Democratic Party, lawyer, judge, Congressman and governor. His papers include a daybook, 1865-1866, of the American Hotel, Staunton, Va.; his fee book, 1869-1873; and papers concerning legal cases. Collection includes letters, 11 December 1868-18 February 1869 and 1877, of O'Ferrall's first wife, Annie McLain Hand O'Ferrall ; his brothers, R.H. O'Ferrall, and I. Frank...

Preston Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...

Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Stock Proposal

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Identifier: SC 01164
Scope and Contents 3 typed copies of a proposal for a bill by the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad Company "that as their profits must be for some time to come, absorbed in thepayment of their debts, they be allowed to pay to the state and to the individual stockholders, dividends in new stock bearing interest, in lieu of money which connot be paid to either."  Undated.

Anonymous Scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad161
Scope and Contents Scrapbook probably kept by Lyon G. Tyler. Contains newspaper clippings which concern politics especially the campaign of Fitzhugh Lee for governor of Virginia, the General Assembly of Virginia from December 1887-March 1888 as well as clippings concerning the College of William and Mary. Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings chiefly relating to political affairs in Virginia. Note:  The book contains the following clippings relating to William and Mary College:...

Tyler Family Papers, Group A - H, Additions

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 T97 Additions
Scope and Contents Additions to the Tyler Family Papers that are not shelved with Mss. 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers, Groups A-H are included on the pdf inventories.

Please see the record for 65 T97 Tyler Family Papers.

Many of these additions can logically be incorporated into the Groups A-H, and possibly will be in the future.

United States Federal Nineteenth Century Government Publications

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.204
Scope and Contents Government publications printed by the U.S Government Printing Office (GPO) and others from the 1820s-1890s. The formats include legislation, annual reports, histories, speeches, resolutions, reports, rebuttals and more. Topics include abolition of slavery, Mexican War, information and reports about the Civil War, Army register for 1858, annual reports for railroads and banks, historical paper on Christ Church in Norfolk, Virginia (1878), Governor Pierpoint's address to "People of Virginia"...

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Mason, J. M. (James Murray), 1798-1871 2
Tyler, Lyon Gardiner, 1853-1935 2
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Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 1
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 1
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Bryan, Elizabeth Tucker Coalter, b. 1805 1
Bryan, John Randolph, 1806-1887 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Carter, Robert ("King"), 1663-1732 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
Coalter 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
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 1
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Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
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Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 1
Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863 1
Galt, John Minson, II, 1819-1862 1
Graves, William J. (Congressman), 1806-1876 1
Greenleaf, Joseph 1
Hoge, Moses Drury, 1818-1899 1
Holloway, Laura C. (Laura Carter), b. 1848 1
Houston, Sam, 1793-1863 1
Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877 1
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859 1
Hunter, R. M. T. (Robert Mercer Taliaferro), 1809-1887 1
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 1
Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887 1
Madison, James, 1749-1812 1
Madison, James, 1751-1836 1
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 1
Madison, James, Sr., 1723-1801 1
Mathews, Mary 1
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857 1
McCandlish (Colonel) 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Minge (Dr.) 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Munford, William, 1775-1825 1
Murdaugh, C. W., 1828-1898 1
Pendleton, William Nelson, 1809-1883 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Pleasants, John Hampden, 1797-1846 1
Poughkeepsie Lyceum (N.Y.) 1
Preston Family 1
Preston family 1
Preston, Francis 1
Preston, Francis, 1765-1836 1
Preston, John, 1764-1827 1
Preston, William 1
Preston, William Ballard, 1805-1862 1
Preston, William, ca. 1729-1783 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Quincy, Josiah 1
Randolph, John, 1773-1833 1
Randolph, Judith Randolph, fl. 1792-1813 1
Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 1
Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866 1
Shields, Howard 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
The Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tirrell, Norton Quincy 1
Tucker family 1
Tucker, Henry St. George, 1780-1848 1
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 1
Tucker, Lelia Skipwith Carter, 1767-post 1833 1
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 1
Tyler Family 1
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1898 1
Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889 1
Tyler, Mary 1
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 1
Tyler, Samuel 1
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 1
U.S. House of Representatives 1
Unitarian Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. Chapter #609 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States. Government Printing Office. Office of the Public Printer 1
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia House of Delegates 1
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
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