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John H. Robinson Notebook

Identifier: Mss. MsV Nm14
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Arithmetic book, 1837-1838, of John H. Robinson.

John H. Leeth Letter

Identifier: SC 00320
Scope and Contents

Letter from John H. Leeth [?], no place to [?]. He lists various food items and their costs. He saw Bob as he was leaving the regiment. He sends his regards and hopes the recipient will write. Incomplete.

J. H. Cocke Letter to John Allan

Identifier: SC 01453
Scope and Contents

October 10, 1815 letter from J. H. (John Hartwell) Cocke to John Allan of the House of Ellis and Allan, London about Judge (St. George) Tucker sending an order for items to import.

John H. A. Cooper Store Ledger

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.12
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Ledger, 1906-1927, kept at Star Tannery, Va. (Frederick County, Va.) by John H. A. Cooper. The ledger is #3. The store sold Pratts Stock and Poultry Feed. Included with the ledger are some loose letters, and advertisements.

John H. McElfresh Account Book

Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Ab1 Oversize
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Ledger, 1831-1840, of John H. McElfresh, banker, probably of Frederick County, Md.

John H. B. Jenkins Papers

Identifier: SC 01081
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Letters, 1862 March 16-June 5, of John H. B. Jenkins (of the 40th New York Infantry) to Mary A. Benjamin, Smyrna, Del., describing camp life and the progress of the war especially in the battle of Fair Oaks and conditions in Hampton, Va.

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John H. Harvey Record Book

Identifier: Mss. MsV S2 Oversize
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Record book, 1901-1903, of John H. Harvey, a teacher in Bon Brook Public School No. 4, a black school in Cumberland County, Virginia.

John H. Watrous Letter

Identifier: SC 01485
Content Description Four page letter addressed to Cousin Sarah from Richmond, Va. Watson describes the abundance of food and goes into great detail of the description of their cook. His choice of words are a gross exaggeration of her appearance and quite offensive. He also mentions attending an auction selling enslaved individuals. He writes that all of the ladies for sale were dressed quite elegantly and fetched a large sum. In his closing comments he mentions that he feels well suited to the area like it...

William Selden Letter to John Armistead Selden

Identifier: SC 00608
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Letter, 1867 May 24, William Selden, Washington, [D. C.] to John A[rmistead] Selden, n.p. 15 p. ; 32 cm. He reflects upon his life; hopes John Armistead Selden will do well in his new employment and abode; mentions trial of John H. Surratt; discusses members of the Selden family; states he does not expect civil liberty to be restored in Virginia; criticizes Andrew Johnson for failing to act against lawless measures; and deplores radical control of the government.

John H. Garrett Photographs

Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.101
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The negatives and digital surrogates of photographs taken by College of William and Mary student John Garrett depict a variety of campus scenes including: football games, cheerleaders, the horse mascot Wampo, homecoming events, Christmas season events, Chi Omega, 13 Society, dances, aerial views of campus, African Americans believed to be William and Mary employees, 1940 commencement, and other events and people.

John B. Colin Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 C70
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Papers of John B. Colin, Richmond, Va., a printer. Correspondents include Elijah Fletcher (release of a deed of trust and trying to procure red ink), Richard H. Toler (difficult business conditions in Lynchburg, Va.), and Maria Shepherd (concern that her [son ?] Samuel will go to the California gold mines). Includes bill for typeface received by Shepherd & Colin.

H. Fitzhugh Letters

Identifier: SC 00288
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Letters from Chief of Staff H. Fitzhugh, located at headquarters in southwestern Virginia and West Virginia, to several Brigadier Generals and Colonels regarding military matters and special orders.

John Dixon Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 D6
Scope and Contents The John Dixon Papers include letters, legal papers, farm and personal accounts, 1760-1829 of John Dixon, Jr. (1777-1830) of "Airville" Gloucester County, Virginia. Letters include those from Charles H. Braxton of "Oak Spring," Burwell Bassett of Williamsburg, Richard Jones, John Nicholson, John Peyton, and James and Samuel Stubbs of Gloucester County. The collection also includes a letter, 22 October 1827, of Burwell Bassett and a letter, 1826, of John Mercer Patton (1796-1858)....

John Harvie Supply Request for Chippewa Indians

Identifier: SC 00524
Scope and Contents

Note from Jo[h]n Harvie to Unknown Bareman [?] asking for 1/2 poing of vermillion "for the Chippiwas" and two blankets.  Undated.

Barker-Cooke Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 B24
Scope and Contents

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.

Albert Gallatin Jenkins Letter

Identifier: SC 00293
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Letter from Brigadier General Albert Gallatin Jenkins, Head Quarters, Cav. Brigade, Camp Ruffner[?], Putnam Co., Va., [W. Va.], to Lieutenant Colonel H. Fitzhugh, A.A.A. Jenkins reports that the infantry command under Colonel John McCausland is encamped at Red House and his cavalry is two miles below them. There are no new enemy movements to report.

John W. Scott Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 Sco8
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Correspondence, 1861-1862, of Lt. John W. Scott, Co. E, 30th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army with his wife, Ella H. Scott in Penola, Caroline County, Va. Also includes correspondence of Ella H. Scott with others and a letter, 1862, of Rilie Scott to his brother John W. Scott.

Tabb Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 T14
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Papers, 1797-1875, of the Tabb family. Includes correspondence and accounts, 1829-1839, of John Henry Tabb, merchant of Danville, Va.; and papers, 1870-1875, of John N. Tabb and H. A. Tabb, merchants of Mathews County.

Wood Family Papers

Identifier: Mss. 65 W85
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Dated 1806-1878. Business and legal papers of John H. Wood, constable of Louisa County, VA. Included are a receipt for $0.76 which he paid for 138 acres of land, that being taxes due; the papers of William J., David, and Charles W. Wood; and papers of Charles Vest, Albemarle County. Also contains personal letters with economic and political comments.

Forbes Letters

Identifier: Mss. 39.2 F74
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Civil War letters of the Forbes family of Buckingham County, Virginiaa., which includes letters written by John R. Forbes (18th Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army), Claude O. Forbes (57th Virginia Infantry), William H. Forbes (18th Virginia Infantry), P.A. Forbes (civilian in Buckingham County, Va.) and Benjamin P. Smith (18th Virginia Infantry). The topics include the health of soldiers, requesting food and clothing, hired slaves, black soldiers as...

Francis Willis to Edmund Randolph Letter

Identifier: SC 00386
Content Description One page letter regarding the estate of his sister-in-law Susannah Perrin Holding Washington, the fifth and final wife of George Washington's brother, Samuel. Willis was writing to Randolph, who handled several legal cases for General George Washington regarding who the estate should go to, as there were some who had the legal opinion that Samuel's estate should go to Washington and others that it should go to Susannah's brother, John Perrin. In the letter, Willis also writes about help...

John Marshall Papers

Identifier: Mss. 39.1 M34
Scope and Contents Original letters and copies of letters from other repositories, chiefly 1788-1835, of John Marshall's correspondence with his wife, Mary Willis (Ambler) Marshall, other family members, James Monroe, Joseph Story, Bushrod Washington, and others. The correspondence reflects Marshall's wide range in interests including law, Virginia and U. S. politics, international affairs, agriculture and social events. Also included are letters by family members and descendants; a charcoal sketch and copies...

Robert H. Armistead (Williamsburg, Va.) Ledger

Identifier: MS 00215
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Ledger of accounts kept by Robert H. Armistead, a prominent Williamsburg Lawyer, from 1836- 1845.  The front of the ledger book has written in pencil, "This day book belonged to Col. R.H. Armistead, father of Henry Tabb Armistead, who was father of Julia Travis Armistead, my mother. (HFL)."   Families listed in the ledger include William Taliaferro, Beverly Randolph Tucker, Alexander Galt, John M. Galt, John Tabb, and the College of William and Mary.

Invoice from Charles J. Sinton to Jonathan H. Cocke

Identifier: SC 00255
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Invoice for items bought by Jno H. Cocke from Charles J. Sinton, Importer and dealer of Hardware, Cutlery and Mechanics' Supplies, Richmond, Virginia.  November 1, 1878.

John T. Hall Letter regarding the Richmond Municipal War of 1870

Identifier: SC 01439
Content Description Four page letter describing the events of the conflict between Richmond, Virginia Mayor-Elect, Henry K. Ellyson and departing Mayor, George Chahoon in April of 1870. Hall wrote that they have "two Mayors, two Chief's of Police, and two Councils." In an effort to oust the outgoing Mayor, Hall, in support of Ellyson reported that they kept Chahoon and his followers blocked in the market building without food or water for a straight 36 hours before aid arrived in Chahoon's defense. Violence...

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Wise, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1806-1876 9
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 8
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894 8
Lee, Henry, 1756-1818 8
United States Congress 8
University of Virginia 8
Washington, George, 1732-1799 8
Chandler, J. A. C. (Julian Alvin Carroll), 1872-1934 7
Tyler, John, Jr., 1819-1896 7
Virginia State Senate 7
Whig Party (U.S.) 7
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 7
Coleman, Cynthia Beverley Tucker Washington, 1832-1908 6
College of William and Mary. Dept. of Chemistry 6
Galt family 6
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 6
Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 6
Washington, Henry A., 1820-1858 6
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 5
College of William and Mary. Dept. of History 5
Democratic Party (U.S.) 5
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick), 1802-1846 5
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770 5
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert 5
Ewell, Benjamin Stoddert, 1810-1894 5
Hope, James Barron, 1829-1887 5
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891 5
Madison, James, 1751-1836 5
Mahone, William, 1826-1895 5
McCausland, John 5
Monroe, James, 1758-1831 5
Perrin family 5
Phi Beta Kappa. Virginia Alpha (College of William and Mary) 5
Pomfret, John Edwin, 1898- 5
Tabb family 5
Tazewell, Littleton Waller, 1774-1860 5
Tyler family 5
Tyler, Sue Ruffin, 1889-1953 5
Adams, John, 1735-1826 4
Braxton family 4
Brown family 4
Brown, Coalter, and Tucker Family 4
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 4
Coalter, John, 1769-1838 4
Coleman family 4
College of William and Mary. Dept. of English 4
College of William and Mary. Swem Library 4
Democratic Party (Va.) 4
Hall, J. Lesslie (John Lesslie), 1856- 4
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799 4
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 4
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Madison, James, Jr., 1751-1836 4
Morton family 4
Pollard, John Garland, 1871-1937 4
Republican Party (U.S.) 4
Society of the Alumni 4
State Male Normal College of Virginia 4
Swem, E. G. (Earl Gregg), 1870-1965 4
Taliaferro family 4
Taliaferro family. 4
Tucker 4
Tucker, John Randolph, 1823-1897 4
Tyler, Robert, 1816-1878 4
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 3
Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714 3
Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 3
Barron, James, 1769-1851 3
Bateman, Herbert Harvell, 1928-2000 3
Blair, John, 1732-1800 3
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 3
Bracken, John 3
Brooke, Robert 3
Brown, Frances Bland Coalter, 1835-1894 3
Brown, Henry Peronneau, 1883-1942 3
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 3
Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958 3
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