Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Francis Taliaferro Brooke Papers
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.
John Brown Letter to James Brown
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 Letter to the Governor of Virginia
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.
Philip Lightfoot Papers
Alexander McRae Commission for Robert H. Warburton
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.
Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A
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.
John Page Papers
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.
Photograph of the Officers of Battery "D," Light Artillery Blues (Lynchburg, Virginia)
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.
Preston Family Papers
Richard Billups Papers
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.
Virginia Counties Collection
Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.
William Fairbairn Account Book
Ledger, 1823, of William Fairbairn which includes a record of marches made with a [military troops] from Augusta County, Va. The volume also includes carpenter's accounts (recording coffins constructed) and farmers' and laborers' accounts.