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Account Ledger of Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01416
Scope and Contents Accounts of textile and fabric goods sold by the merchants, Richard Warner Jones and Henry A. Wise from 1816-1817. Mary fanntleroy Jones is also listed in the ledger. Locations of recordings include Murfreesboro, NC, Petersburg, VA, and Norfolk, VA.

Benjamin Butler Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01363
Scope and Contents One page letter in response to President Wise's claim for the college of William and Mary to receive war repararations caused to the property during the Civil War. Butler's response to Wise was that the filed claim was not approved by Congress.

John Adams Dix Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00649
Scope and Contents Letter, dated April 28, 1863, from Union Major General John Adams Dix to Confederate General Henry A. Wise to stop the attacks on the Union-held insane asylum in Williamsburg, Virginia. Dix writes that, although the asylum is under the control of the Union, there have been repeated attack by officers of the Confederacy on its employees and residents. Dix also mentions he has directed General Keyes to re-occupy Williamsburg.

John Tyler Letter to Henry A. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.060
Scope and Contents Letter from John Tyler to Virginia Governor Henry A. Wise dated July 4, 1855. The letter states that Wise's being elected Governor would not be inconsistent with his remaining on William & Mary's Board of Visitors, and that other members of the Board hope Wise will not resign.

S. H. Parker Letter to Gideon D. Camden

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00562
Scope and Contents S.H. Parker, Va. L[and] Off[ice], Richmond, [Va.], to Hon[ora]ble G[ideon] D. Camden. Topics include a land warrant and a visit to Norfolk where he saw Governor Wise and notes the lack of support for Stephen A. Douglas.  States that Douglas men are "know-nothings,: and quotes (Wise), "there are a few brawling politicians who make a noise, but it is in vain to kick against the pricks."

Samuel Stuart Griffin Letters to James Lewis Corbin Griffin

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.286
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven letters written by William & Mary alumnus, Samuel Stuart Griffin of Williamsburg, to his son, James Lewis Corbin Griffin. In the first letter, dated May 7, 1834, Griffin acknowledges his son's recent change of plans, wherein his son now has a teaching position and is living in a public house. Griffin expresses concern over the kinds of individuals his son is likely to meet at the public house and how they may be negative influences on him. Griffin...

Southall Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 So8
Scope and Contents Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick...

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.

Henry A. Wise Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00278
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Brigadier General Henry A. Wise, Lewisberg, Va. [W. Va.], to Adjutant and Inspector General Samuel Cooper, no place. The dispatch is reporting troop strength at Gauley Bridge and reports on guns and ammunition. He writes that the area is unsound. At a place called Williamsburg [W. Va.?] there is "a violent Yankee partisan, a Dr. Thatcher" who shot at his [HAW] orderly, wounding him in the head. Wise asks that three field officers--Col. J. Lucius Davis, Lt....

Henry Alexander Wise Letter to Robert S. Chilton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00621
Scope and Contents Letter from H. A. Wise, House of Representatives, Washington DC, to Robert S. Chilton, New York, in which he talks about dueling.

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