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Wills

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Anne H. Cutler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00138
Scope and Contents Papers relating to property owned by Anne Haughwout Cutler, of the Bucktrout-Braithwaite family in Williamsburg, Virginia. Cutler was the great-great-granddaughter of Benjamin Bucktrout, a cabinetmaker from London who moved to Williamsburg in 1766, where he opened a business making funeral coffins. Upon the death of her mother, Virginia Braithwaite Haughwout, Cutler inherited several properties in the Williamsburg area. In 1954, Cutler helped create with other family members the...

Peter Goelet Letter and Bill of Lading

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01484
Content Description One page letter informing Peter Goelet that William Neate had passed away and that, as the executor's of his Last Will and Testament, they would settle the accounts maintained by him and owed to Mr. Goelet in the sum of 100 pounds. Also a bill of lading of sundry goods sent from John Grosvenor in Liverpool, England to Peter Goulet in New York City on March 12, 1802. Goods include utensils, cooking irons, tools, trunks, and clocks.

Graham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.482
Scope and Contents Ledger, 1838-1852 and financial records, 1828 to circa 1853 of the Graham family of Bath County, Virginia. The ledger contains entries concerning the threshing and delivery of wheat, oats, and rye. The inner leather cover of the ledger records deaths in the Graham family for the years 1837-1848. Family members listed include Christopher Graham, Jane Graham, A. Graham, and G. Graham. The collection also contains 51 other documents, mainly notes and receipts dealing with Thomas Graham. These...

Jesse Green Affidavit

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01570
Scope and Contents Two page filing with the City of Petersburg regarding the residence, wealth, and suspicious death of Green's sister, Fillis Turner, a free African American who resided with Phil Seward. Within the Affidavit, Green accounts the tumultuous relationship between his sister and her companion, the money she had on hand before her death, and the sudden and suspicious nature of her death. In his affidavit, Green requests a full inquiry of the courts into these matters on behalf of himself and his...

James Alfred Jones Letter to Colonel Cunningham

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00244
Scope and Contents Letter from James Alfred Jones, Richmond, Virginia to Colonel Cunningham asking him to give an answer about the court proceedings on the recording of the will.  Janaury 14, 1889.

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Documents from this collection are currently being transferred to the Small Collection  as individual items with SC identification numbers.  Please...

Chester McNerney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1984.57
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a variety of French, English, and American documents that span from the late thirteenth century to the year 1950. Series 1 contains medieval French and English land sale and grant documents on vellum written primarily in Latin from c.1290-1396. The French documents are from Caylus and Espinas, while the English documents are from Yorkshire. Series 2 contains English land transfer, indenture, and last will and testament documents on vellum...

Moyers Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00099
Content Description Letters written by and to the Moyers family from 1874 to 1906 sent to New Market, Gainesville, Standardsville, and Cedar Keys, and from Richmond, Gordonsville, and Standardsville. There are three postcards and eight letters between different Moyers family members. The first two letters are from G. W. Moyers to his wife Susie and discuss traveling to visit cousins, the construction of the railroad in Stanton, and his traveling home from North Carolina. Two postcards from G. W. Moyers in Richmond...

Throckmorton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 T41
Scope and Contents Will, 5 May 1787, of Mordecai Throckmorton of Norfolk, Va.; and will, 17 June 1817, of Thomas Throckmorton of Gloucester County, Va.

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents 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.