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Bishop James Madison Letter to the Speaker of the House of Delegates concerning Eastern State Hospital
Letter, 1788 October 31, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to the Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Concerns Bishop Madison request to the General Assembly of Virginia funds to support the Eastern State Hospital for Lunatics. Also included is a lithograph of Bishop James Madison. The letter and lithograph were given by Harry Krauss in honor of professor David L. Holmes.
The Bishop James Madison Society records contains correspondence, printed materials, photographs, scrapbooks and audiovisual materials documenting the activities of the Bishop James Madison Society, a secret society on the campus of William & Mary founded in 1812. Materials include posters, fliers and ephemeral material related to the daily activites and members of the Bishop James Madison Society.
Letter from Bishop John Johns in Richmond, Virginia to Henry Anthon, D.D. and Rector of St. Mark's Church, Bowery, New York dated June 11, 1849. Subject matter of the letter is the College of William and Mary and specifically the appointment of Dr. Stone to the College. John Johns served as the fifteenth President of the College from 1849 until 1854. He was also the 4th Bishop of Virginia, elected in 1862.
A report sponsored by the Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, "Black Education in Williamsburg-James City County, 1619-1984" by Philip D. Morgan, 1985. 1 item. 76 pp.
Cooking is essential to survival; however, it is the stories within the recipes that are struggling to survive. Black Folk and Our Food, an orginal project by PhD student and university oral historian Andre L. Taylor, that ventures into the kitchens of Black families around the country, and conducts oral histories with them while they are cooking, to capture the recipes, and preserve the family history.
This collection includes color slides and a quilt which offer insight into student life at the College of William and Mary during the mid-1970s.
Handwritten marriage bond for the marriage between Thomas Blackburn and Mary Jenkins, signed by Thomas Blackburn and Hanson Jenkins, dated December 21, 1790. Bond issued in Virginia.
Two page letter recommending a friend, Lucoian Minor, to the vacancy of the chair of the law school at William and Mary.
Daybook, 1853-1860, of an unidentified blacksmith.
Ledger, 1864-1867, of an unknown blacksmith.
Shopbook, 1826-1827, of an unidentified blacksmith in Louisa County, Va.
Letters, 1835-1859, written to Robert Blackwell "Brickland," Lochleven, Lunenburg County, Virginia from relatives in Tennessee and Texas; and business records of the Blackwell family mill, tanyard, store and farm. Includes papers relating to the lawsuit of Blackwell and Featherston v. Hawthorne; and a letter, 30 November 1847, from Upton E. Hardy to his guardian Robert Blackwell asking permission to leave because of his illness and discussing Benjamin Stoddert Ewell's advice to him.
Notebook, 1739, kept by B. Blagden, A. B., St. John's College, Cambridge, [University, Cambridge, Eng.] concerning hydrostatics, mechanics, optics, and astronomy.
Book bears the note that it was brought to Virginia by William Byrd to be used at the College of William and Mary. The note is in a modern hand and there is no documentation of this information.
This collection consists of an agreement between F. P. Blair and Charles Mason over whether or not Martin Van Buren and Richard Johnson, the 1835 Democratic National Convention ticket, would succeed in Virginia. In the agreement, Blair wagered one hundred dollars with Mason that the ticket of Van Buren and Johnson would not succeed in Virginia.
Ledger of John Blair who was an iron founder and merchant in Grayson County, Va.
Papers, mostly accounts, of Nathan L. and Henry Blakemore, of Sangerville, Augusta County, Va., but including correspondence from commission merchants in Richmond, Lynchburg, Winchester, Staunton, Alexandria, and Fredericksburg, Va. and Baltimore, Md. Many letters are from Emmanuel Grove of Luray, Va. and concern the Shenandoah Iron Works run by Nathan L. Blakemore. Includes receipts from railroad and water transportation companies.
This collection includes biographical materials about Bland; list of books owned by Bland; clipping about books donated to the College of William and Mary library; briefs and transcripts of record. Cases included in the collection are "Grand Union Tea Company versus I.C. Lord" and "George H. Holt and Company versus Norvell L. Henley."
Ledger for Booton's Tan Yard in Madison County, Virginia called a "Hide Book." Apparently kept by John M. Blankenbeker, who was also a blacksmith. 94 pages.