Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Appointment, 15 February 1796, of Francis T. Brooke to major of a battalion of cavalry annexed to the second division of the Virgina militia (signed by Robert Brooke); and appointment, 14 January 1804, of Brooke as judge of the General Court of Virginia.
One letter from John Brown of Philadelphia to his brother, James Brown. The letter concerns life in the military. Brown describes the conduct of Benjamin Logan, Colonel of the Kentucky County, Virginia militia, the sale of Brown's property on Potts Creek in Virginia, and the possible resignation of General Arthur St. Clair from the army.
Walter Jones to the Governor of Virginia [?William H. Cabell] recommending his friend, [?] Taylor to be appointed to the command of a regiment of dragoons, a position vacated by Larkin Smith. November 23, 1807. Includes a newspaper clipping with biographical information on Walter Jones.
Appointment, 1808 December 27, of Robert H. Warburton as Captain of the 68th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Division of the Virginia militia. Signed by Lt. Gov. Alexander McRae.
Group A; Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.
Letter, 14 September 1804, of John Page to [Bishop James?] Madison. Congratulates the recipient for the "happy state of affairs"under his administration.
What muse can dictate or what works express. A handwritten poem by John Page. Undated.
Copy of letter written to "Gentlemen" which concerns military commissions for Thomas Tavener and John Badgley.
Battery "D" Light Artillery Blues of Lynchburg was a Virginia militia unit. This battery was one of 5 that made up the First Battalion Artillery under the command of Major William E. Simons.
Identified in the photograph are Captain R. D. [Robert] Yancey, First Lieutenant S. H. [Samuel] Dillon, Junior Second Lieutenant T. E. [Thomas] Craddock, and Surgeon Carter Wade. Each man is in uniform. Dr. Wade is wearing a cap. The other three men have light artillery helmets.
Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.