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Blow Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/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...

Charles Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B84
Scope and Contents Letters, accounts, and legal papers of Dr. Charles Brown. Collection includes letters, 1813-1818, concerning patients (including slaves). Includes land signed by Henry Lee and John Tyler, items relating to "Actonplace" [Acton] English estate of William Jennings and plats of land in Albemarle County, Virginia; as well as letters of members of the Brown family. Charles Brown Papers 1792-1888, Albemarle County Virginia is available on microfilm in Swem Library’s microforms...

William Cole Collection of Virginia Governor Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00196
Content Description Documents, prints, and heraldry pertaining to Virginia governors from the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes letters and documents signed by John Murray, Robert Brooke, James Wood, Beverly Randolph, Patrick Henry, Edmund Andros, Jeffrey Amherst, Norborne Berkeley, Robert Hunter, Francis Fauquier, Earl De La Warr, James Blair, and Robert Dinwiddie among others. Also included in the collection are prints, coats of arms, and commemorative coins.

Zachariah Johnston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 J63
Scope and Contents Letter, 26 March 1790, from Edward Carrington in Richmond, Va. to Zachariah Johnston, Augusta County, Va. concerning taking the census in Augusta, Pendleton and Rockingham counties, Va.; and letter, 27 March 1792, from Henry Lee to Zachariah Johnston, concerning the excise tax [on whiskey ?]

Marquis de Lafayette Letter to Lewis Morris

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Identifier: SC 01343
Scope and Contents Letter, 1781 April 4, to Lewis Morris. 2 p. ; 21 cm. Concerns military operations in Virginia, a delayed meeting in Williamsburg, and mentions Benedict Arnold, Nathanael Greene, and Henry Lee. Typescript also available.

Henry Lee Letter

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Identifier: SC 00540
Scope and Contents Letter, 1794 April 27, Norfolk, [Va.] to [?]. 4 p. on 1 leaf ; 20 cm. Relates an incident of tarring and feathering in Norfolk, Va. in connection with the embargo and notes the arrival of Major [John] Rivardi to examine points of defense on the river.

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...

James Monroe Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.1 M75
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, 1783-1831, of James Monroe written from Richmond, Va. while governor; from Paris while minister to France; from London while minister to Great Britain; from Washington, D. C. while Secretary of State, Secretary of War, and President; and from Loudoun County, Va. after serving as President. Also included is a penciled sketch of Monroe by John Vanderlyn. Subjects covered in the collection include diplomatic service, education (advice to his nephew), United States foreign...

Thomas Read Land Grant

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Identifier: SC 01470
Scope and Contents Two page land grant issued to Thomas Read on 18 September 1782. This land is recorded as number 14,340 and is for 740 acres in Charlotte County, Virginia. Survey of the property as outlined in the grant was completed on 18 January 1793. The signature on the deed, issued by the Governor of the Commonwealth, Henry Lee, is from William Price, Esq. and is dated Augist 20, 1794.

Archibald Stuart Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 St7
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings of letters, 1790-1811, in the Staunton Spectator May-June 1879, written to Judge Archibald Stuart, Staunton, Va. chiefly by Thomas Jefferson at "Monticello" concerning plantation and agricultural matters. The clippings include copies of letters from James Monroe, John Marshall, Henry Lee (1756-1818) and a photostat of a letter, 25 August 1816, from Stuart to William Wirt giving reminiscences of Patrick Henry.

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