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Letter, 1829 February 10, John Strode Barbour, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., to Editor of National Intelligencer. 1 p. ; 25 cm. Letter concerns a dispute with Congressman Elisha Whittlesey.
Letter from P[hilip] P[endleton] Barbour to J.C. (John C.) Calhoun and Samuel L. Southard, Washington, [D.C.] recommending William H. Brown for a position as a midshipman or cadet's warrant. September 29, 1823.
Bills and accounts, 1904-1910, of Dr. S. B. Barham, Runnymede, Surry Co., Va. Includes a letter, 26 January 1907, to Barham concerning the rebuilding of the Surry County Courthouse.
Diaries, 1904-1913, kept by Blanche Luella Barhite, who was 17 years old in 1904. Blanche records daily events and chores, and talks about social activities and family life. For brief excerpts from the diaries, provided by the seller, please navigate to the "Collection Organization" tab of this finding aid.
According to the bookplate, this journal seems to have belonged to Alice W. Barker and contains poems, prayers and other writings as well as clippings of poems and writings.
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.
Diary of John Henry Barker (b. 1861). He resided in Oxford County, Maine, and mentions traveling around the county from Lewiston to Rumford, mainly along the Androscoggin River. His mostly brief entries record weather, floods, prices, family and social events, health, etc. A few cash accounts are listed in the back of the 1906 diary.
Invoices and financial papers of George A. Barksdale of Richmond, Virginia. Includes invoices from H. Seldon Taylor & Son, Hughes & Braxton, Dalton & Chappell and other building and real estate businesses in Richmond, Virginia. Includes property tax receipts for property in Richmond
The papers include Martha Barksdale's diary for 1918-1919, recording her experiences as a member of the first class of women at William and Mary. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs that document student activities and women's sports at the college from her student years to her teaching career. The bulk of the photographs date from the 1920s-1940s.
Correspondence, 1888-1897, of G.A. Barksdale and E.C. Barksdale of Richmond, Va. concerning the renting out of rooms and concerning the cancellation of a river excursion from Richmond to Norfolk, Va.
Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.
Collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, publications, postcards and other items relating to Williamsburg, Virginia.
Letter from George Grey Barnard, New York City, [N.Y.] to Robert Whittmore giving his philosophy on clay vs photographs. "We who move in clay, and stone, cannot send, to our fellow man shadow (photographs). " June 17, 36.
A collection of eleven letters dating from 1926 to 1928 addressed to Olive Barnes from her mother, C.M. Barnes. One of these includes a letter addressed to C.M. Barnes from Mildred and Verne Barnes. Mother writes from Opportunity and Dishman, to Olive in Kewa, Newport, Pullman, and Washtuca, Washington state.
Letters include discussion of the act of writing letters, local news and acquaintances, listening to the radio, visits, and advice on Olive’s teaching career.
Collection contains correspondence, chiefly 1820-1875, of Newman Williamson Barnes and his wife Margaret W.(Tomlin) Barnes of Richmond, Virginia and "Greenfield," Culpeper County, Virginia and to their daughter, Margaret W. Barnes. Letters concern life in Falmouth, Virginia and also concern Fredericksburg, Virginia. Correspondents are members of the Braxton, Coalter, Tomlin and Oliver families. Letters contain social and family news.
Nineteen letters with envelopes, and seven Christmas cards. This group of letters are primarily addressed to Reginald E. Barnett. Other addressees are Gwendolyn Barnett and Mrs. John W. Barnett. With two exceptions, letters to Reginald are from women with whom he had relationships.
Letter written on December 4, 1781 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Baron de Watergeul Boom to "Mon Cher Ami" concerning celebration on board French ship after Yorktown Campaign. He writes poetry about the party, particularly talking of bachelorhood. Baron de Watergeul Boom may be a pseudonym. Includes poem with classical allusion which is annotated. Original letter is written in French, but English transcription is included.
This item is a November 1933 plat map of Barrett's Ferry, a property along the James River. The land was the property of G.T. Brooks.
Manuscript biography of Commodore James Barron by William O. Stevens prepared circa 1940s. Originally entitled "The Man Who Killed Dectur, Commodore James Barron, USN," but published in 1969 by the Chesapeake Historical Society as "An Affair of Honor".