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.
Account kept by John Belde, receiver-general, of manors, lands and other property belonging to Sir John Arundell in Dorset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire, Eng. Individual properties are listed by name: Chydyok, Pytney, Westbury, Burcombe, Melbury, Osmond, Fyffhede, Nevyll, Hydes, Alwynshay, Houghton, Frampton Supra Sabrinam, and Ile Bruer.
Three receipts/invoices from the 19th century: an account from The Planters Bank of Savannah, Georgia with Baring Brothers and Co. of London, dated August-September, 1836; purchase order for a reclining chair by Jonathan Zeller from Charles H. White of Philadelphia, dated January 21, 1854; and an invoice from von Emil Roth, Verlags-Buch and Kunsthandlung of Giessen, Germany, dated February 17, 1897. Note: Accessioned as 2008.292 and reclassed as SC 01671 in 2019.
One page account of an unknown merchant. Some of the names mentioned are Sylvester Cochran, John McCarty, John Crockett, Pat Collins, Patrick Flaharty, Mike Fitzgerald and others. Another small page includes a notation for Patrick Seacy's board with the signature of John Landers. Location unknown. 1852-1853.
Papers concerning the Adagio Press.
This collection consists of a college paper for Virginia History on "The Presidents of William & Mary" and a travel brochure for which Miss Cornelia Storrs Adair was the leader.
This collection consists of a reprint inscribed to Dr. Earl G. Swem by Douglass Adair and several reprints of 17th & 18th century flyers from Douglass Greybill and Virginia Hamilton Adair.
Minute book, 1942, of the Adair's Club of Brooklyn, New York. Includes details of the invitation of new members to the club, induction of new members, planning of events, and events held by the club. Events typically include card games, food, and socializing. There is also discussion of former members and their reasons for leaving the club. Meetings were usually held in the homes of various members.
Ledger, 1887, of the Adams Brothers and Payne Building Supplies Company of Lynchburg, Virginia. Includes lists of accounts with various patrons, who primarily purchase timber and spokes for wheels from the company. Also includes information about the status of each account, such as whether or not it is paid in full or still has charges outstanding.
Typed carbon copy of letter to Judge H. G. Connor of Wilson, North Carolina about Connor's “George Davis” address on the aftermath of the Civil War. Washington, D.C. March 30, 1912. Davis cites examples of how the Confederate states were unfairly treated after the war.
Receipts regarding Richard G. Dunn, as trustee and guardian to Cornelia Adams. 1854 and 1857.
The daily diary of teenager Florence Adams from 1927-1930. She discusses her social and family life throughout. Some sample entries can be found in the folder description below.
Diary has a slight smell of perfume.
John Quincy Adams to St. George Tucker, August 5, 1819, sending him 12 bound volumes of the Fifteeth Congress, First session [4 vols. Extant in Tucker's library].
The collection consists of one letter written by Laura Adams to her brother Newton Adams, a Christian missionary working within the Zulu Kingdom. Adams discusses problems reported by her brother and regarding missionaries in Africa in general, and updates Newton on the health of their father, along with other local news.
Papers (including correspondence) of Thomas Adams, Richard Adams and Richard Adams, Jr., of Richmond, Va. Includes papers concerning the erection of burial monuments for members of the family and a printed bill of complaint concerning the private cemetery of the Adams family which details their genealogy. Includes Thomas B. Adams' receipts and a reward for a stolen horse, 1782, 1787.
Letters, 1890-1899, from Walter E. Addison, lawyer of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va. to his father E.B. Addison of Richmond, Va. concerning his financial problems. Also, includes bank statement, 1892; and letter, 1899, of John S. [Fleming ?] to E.B. Addison.
Address begins "Mr. President, Ladies, and Gentlemen," and then rhapsodizes about William & Mary. The address may have been written by Henry Todd Armistead.
An address delivered to "William and Mary College" by Walker Maury, regarding liberty.
Letters, 1863-1865, received by Etta Adee of Barrington , N. Y. from "brother John" with [29th Iowa Infantry Regiment] in Arkansas and Louisiana; and from John S. Miller of 29th Iowa Infantry stationed as provost guard at St. Louis, Mo. One letter describes Battle of Jenkins Ferry in which the Iowa unit stormed a Confederate battery along with troops from 2nd Kansas Infantry (later 83rd United States Colored Troops.)
Minute book, 1832-1837, of the AEOC, a society of Southern students at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. which bears a seal from the AEOC ring, a list of officers and a preamble.