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Barraud Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 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,...

James Barron Papers (I)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B27
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Commodore James Barron relating to his career in the United States Navy, and especially relating to The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair in 1807 and to his duel with Stephen Decatur. Collection includes photocopies of patents issued to Barron for his inventions and a typescript of William Oliver Stevens' An Affair of Honor, a biography of Barron. Correspondents include John Adams, Jesse Duncan Elliott, Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Amos Kendall, Duff Green and Abel...

Book Dedication by Thomas Jefferson to the Library of the College of William and Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 365
Scope and Contents An inscription dedicating a book to the library of the College of William and Mary, believed to be in the handwriting of Thomas Jefferson. The signature in the inscription has been cut out. Also included in the collection is another manuscript describing the provenance of the book dedication by someone with the initials "J.B." The inscription was supposedly from a copy of Tracy's Treatise on Political Economy, which was revised and corrected by...

Joseph Carrington Cabell Papers relating to the College of William & Mary

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.024
Scope and Contents

This collection contains biographical items, correspondence (1798-1831), and Cabell's "Speech on the Anti-Tariff Resolutions," 1831. Correspondence is photocopied from the Cabell Collection at Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, and includes letters relating to William and Mary and the University of Virginia.

Captain John Winston Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01344
Scope and Contents

700 acre Ohio land grant to Captain John Winston, after serving 3 years in the U.S. Army, Virginia Line. Signed by Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States, James Madison, Secretary of State, and Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War.

According to an article in the Nov. 1, 1944 issue of The Flat Hat, the grant was written for John W. Price, William & Mary Class of 1823. The surname Price, however, does not appear on the document.

Distiller's Ledger and Merchant's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Adi2
Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1799-1812, of an unidentified distiller, of Albemarle County, Virginia. Includes ledger, 1779-1786, of an unidentified merchant who had an account with Thomas Jefferson.

The two individuals who kept the volume each numbered the pages (127 p. and 224 p.)

Edmonds Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 Ed6
Scope and Contents

Papers, 1790-1871, of the Edmonds family. Includes ledger, 1790- 1794, of John Edmonds, Sr. kept near Quantico and Dumfries, Prince William County, Va.; commission, 1809 February 23, of Elias Edmonds signed by Thomas Jefferson; letter, 1844 April 22, of John F. Edmonds, Macon County, Mo. to his father Elias Edmonds, Upperville, Va.; and diary, 1870-1871, of Joseph Addison Edmonds of Lexington, Mo. kept on a trip to Texas.

John Edmunds Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Ed5
Scope and Contents

Letter, 2 March 1795, of Eliza Short Ridgely, "Hors-du-Monde" [Cumberland County, Va.] to her nephew Jack [John Thomas Edmunds] concerning his health; and letter, 23 December 1807, of John [Thomas] Edmunds, Cabin Point, Va. to his uncle F[rederick] Ridgely, near Versailles, Kentucky concerning the possibility of war with Great Britain and the recruiting of troops in Virginia.

Edward Coles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C68
Scope and Contents Typescript copies of letters and extracts, written by Edward Coles (1786-1868), who held the positions of secretary to President James Madison and Governor of Illinois. Subjects covered by the letters include James Madison and the War of 1812; Madison's not emancipating his slaves at his death; the claiming of public lands by individual states; the estate of James Monroe; Andrew Jackson; Thomas Jefferson's authorship of the Ordinance of 1787; and Jefferson's relationship with John Adams....

Samuel Henley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.023
Scope and Contents Collection includes the Henley-Horrocks Inventory of books received by the College December 8, 1772, a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Henley (June 9, 1778) concerning Henley's books left in storage at the College of William and Mary (also includes notes by James Madison), a letter dated December 14, 1774 from Henley to the Reverend Dr. Percy, Northumberland House, London, in which Henley laments the actions of the patriots, and a letter dated October 1804 Henley to T.J. Mathias, Esq. of...

Jefferson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst J352
Scope and Contents

Negative photostats of papers, 1776-1818, of Thomas Jefferson which concern Williamsburg, Va. and the College of William and Mary. Originals in Jefferson Papers, Library of Congress.

Thomas Jefferson Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 J35
Scope and Contents Letters, 1785-1826, written by Thomas Jefferson while serving as a diplomat to France, Secretary of State, Vice-President and President of the United States to William Short. The letters are written from France (Paris, Lyons, Aix en Provence, Nice, Marseilles, Toulouse and Nantes), Amsterdam, Germany (Frankfort on the Main), New York City, Philadelpia, Washington and "Monticello," Albemarle County, Va. One of the subjects covered by the letters is the University of Virginia. Among...

Thomas Jefferson Letter

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2002.31
Scope and Contents Letter, 24 June 1803, of Charles Ludlow, New York City, to Thomas Jefferson. Acknowledges receipt of his letter of the 17th with one enclosed for Mr. Cheetham; describes his financial dealings with Cheetham and declares himself willing to execute further commands. Note on verso; "Copy of a letter to his excellency Thomas Jefferson, 24 June 1803." The Jefferson Project was funded by the Papers of Thomas Jefferson and the Delmas Foundation to enable Swem Library to scan its...

John Randolph The Tory Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2008.172
Scope and Contents Coat of Arms bookplate of John Randolph of Middle Temple London. Letter of John Randolph the Tory, from London, addressed to his Excellency Thomas Jefferson, Governor of Virginia, dated Oct 25,1779.  Friendship and difference of opinion, war news in Great Britain, danger of America using Spanish and French help in war, English Government, newspaper and libel and need to rethink war and all will be forgiven by Great Britain.  (Note:  letter probably never sent)....

Bishop James Madison Papers, Photostats

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Pst
Scope and Contents Photostats of correspondence, 1777-1812, of Bishop James Madison, President of College of William & Mary, with Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Joseph C. Cabell, St. George Tucker, and others.  These copies are from originals housed in various libraries:  Harvard College Library, Free Library of Philadelphia, University of the South, Church Historical Society in Austin, Texas, Maryland Historical Society, Chicago Historical Society, Yale University and the Free Library of Philadelphia. ...

John Marshall Letters

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Identifier: SC 00134
Scope and Contents A Collection of two letters. Letter, 1833, replies to Lee’s criticisms of the two-volume condensed edition of Marshall’s Life of Washington published in 1832. Battle of Bunker Hill occurred before George Washington took command. Regrets that Champe’s affair was omitted. The statement of Henry Lee (1756-1818) refutes the malignant remark of Thomas Jefferson. Did not have letter of George Washington to Henry Lee, Sr. Changed the account of Hobkirk’s Hill (South...

Boyd Miller and Archibald Robertson Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1997.30
Scope and Contents

Ledger kept by merchants, Boyd Miller and Archibald Robertson of Lynchburg, Va. Contains legal work for various individuals of Lynchburg, Va. and other areas. Included are approximately 14 entries relating to Thomas Jefferson. Many entries are Boyd Miller's attempts to collect on debts owed to William Brown & Co.

Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson Letter

 Collection — Box: "Individual Thomas Jefferson letters", Folder: Mss. Acc. 2004.08, Item: 1 of 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2004.08
Scope and Contents

Letter, January 13, 1781, Williamsburg, Virginia, Thomas Nelson, Jr. to Thomas Jefferson (then Governor of Virginia) referring to British ships on the James River. References to Cobham in Surry, Milchfield, Suffolk, and Portsmouth. Mentions Benedict Arnold. 1 page - address on verso in another hand.

Nicholas Fitzhugh Commission

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Identifier: SC 01587
Scope and Contents

Commission of Nicholas Fitzhugh as assistant Circuit Court judge for the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.). It is signed by U. S. President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison. The collection also includes a contemporary copy of the document.

Page Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 94 P14
Scope and Contents Correspondence (11 letters) of members of the John Page (1744-1808) family of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. regarding local, national, and international politics, the American Revolution, family news (Lowther and Page families), the semaphore, and fashion. Correspondents include Mann Page, Jr., Margaret (Lowther) Page, John Page, St. George Tucker, Stevens Thomson Mason, David Meade Randolph, Henry Tazewell, Philip (Filippo) Mazzei and George Weedon. Subjects also include John Adams,...

Powell Family Papers, Hepburn Addition

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2007.110
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence of Leven Powell, James Madison, Charles Leven Powell, Charles Leven Powell, Jr., Selina Powell Hepburn, and others. Recipients include Burr Powell, Cuthbert Powell, Sewell Stavely Hepbron [Hepburn] and others. First 30 years of correspondence is mainly written by or addressed to Leven Powell, detailing his involvement in the Revolutionary War, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the United State Congress, including letters about the Election of...

Leven Powell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 P87
Scope and Contents This collection is largely comprised of the correspondence of Leven Powell, who served in American Revolution, the Virginia House of Delegates, and the U. S. House of Representatives.The letters reflect military and civilian situations in Virginia during the Revolution, United States and Virginia politics, and foreign relations in the early national period. The collection also includes financial records concerning the Revolutionary War and Loudoun County, Va.A major...

Robert Preston Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P92
Scope and Contents Papers of Robert Preston, surveyor of Washington County, Virginia, dated 1780-1864. Mostly unprocessed and the vast majority of items has not been described yet.Includes letters, from relatives in Ireland; financial and legal documents; surveys; plats; and memorandum books. Includes certificate, 22 December 1779, issued by the College of William and Mary appointing Robert Preston surveyor of Washington County, signed by Thomas Jefferson.  Some surveys for...

Christian Schultz Letter Copybook

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Identifier: SC 01209
Scope and Contents Letter copybook of Christian Schultz of Marietta, Ohio and Wood County, Virginia (West Virginia). Includes copies of over 200 letters relating to land speculation, family problems, and natural history. Letters are written to Lewis Cass, DeWitt Clinton, Philip Doddridge, Stephen Girard, Thomas Jefferson, George Lorillard, Jacob Lorillard, Peter Lorillard, Return Jonathan Meigs, James Monroe (on the national character), Richard Channing Moore, Christian Nestell, Robert Owen, Henry R....

Short Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 Psts
Scope and Contents

Collection of photocopied correspondence and documents relating to William Short (1759-1849).

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Adams, John, 1735-1826 4
Short, William (1759-1849) 4
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 3
Madison, James, 1751-1836 3
Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 3
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Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 3
Washington, George, 1732-1799 3
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 2
College of William and Mary. 2
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 2
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 2
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 2
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 2
Mason, Stevens Thomson, 1760-1803 2
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 2
Short family 2
University of Virginia 2
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
Barraud, Philip, 1758-1830 1
Barron, James, 1769-1851 1
Blayton, James Blaine, Sr., (Dr.) 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852 1
College of William and Mary 1
College of William and Mary. Library 1
College of William and Mary. Special Collections Research Center 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Crump family 1
Darling, James S. 1
Davie, William Richardson, 1756-1820 1
Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820 1
Dunlop family 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Edmonds, Elias, 1768-1811 1
Edmonds, John F. 1
Edmonds, John, Sr., fl. 1790-1794 1
Edmonds, Joseph Addison, 1837-1913 1
Edmunds, John Thomas, 1785-1820 1
Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845 1
Elliott, Jesse Duncan, 1782-1845 1
Fitzhugh, Nicholas 1
Gallatin, Albert (1761-1849) 1
Gerry, Elbridge, 1744-1814 1
Grace Street Gardens (Richmond, Va.) 1
Green, Duff, 1791-1875 1
Hamilton, Alexander, Jr., 1816-1889 1
Hepburn family 1
Hughes, Robert M. (Robert Morton), b. 1855 1
James River and Kanawha Canal (Va.) 1
Kendall, Amos, 1789-1869 1
Lawrence, John L. 1
Lee, Henry, 1787-1837 1
Madison, Dolley P., 1768-1849 1
Madison, James, 1749-1812 1
Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1
Mazzei, Filippo, 1730-1816 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Michaux, Lightfoot Solomon 1
Page family 1
Page, Mann, 1749-1781 1
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825 1
Powell, Charles Leven (1804-1896) 1
Preston Family 1
Preston, Robert, circa 1750-1831 1
Randolph, John (ca. 1727 - 1784) 1
Richmond Theatre (Richmond, Va.) 1
Ridgely, Eliza Short 1
Ridgely, Frederick 1
Rives, William C. (William Cabell), 1793-1868 1
Rochefoucauld, Alexandrine Charlotte de Rohan-Chabot, duchesse de la, 1763-1838 1
Short, Peyton, 1761-1825 1
Short, William, 1759-1849 1
Stevens, William Oliver, 1878-1955 1
Stuart, Archibald, 1757-1832 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Turner, Mrs. Taylor Fitzhugh 1
United States. Army. Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 25th 1
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker), 1790-1844 1
Virginia. High Court of Chancery 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Female Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Male Academy (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Williamsburg Military School (Williamsburg, Va) 1
Wirt, William, 1772-1834 1
Woodhull, Nathaniel, 1722-1776 1
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 1
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