Virginia--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Jeffery Amherst Commission as Virginia Governor
Contemporary copy of Jeffery Amherst's appointment as His Majesty's Lieutenant and Governor General of the Colonial of Virginia. September 1759.
Philip L. Barbour Papers
Blair Family Papers
Jonathan Boucher Papers
Carter Braxton Receipt
Receipt, 1770, signed by Carter Braxton for land sold belonging to the estate of George Carter.
Alexander Brown Papers (I)
William Byrd Letter
Letter concerns having eaten wild fowl sent by the recipient and the use of buckles to bring his feet into "humane [sic] shape, which are as long as any munkys [monkey's ?]." The letter is dated "February 17 1741/2," noting the different calendar used by the English during this time, in which the new year didn't begin until Lady Day (March 25).
Cabell Family Papers
Charles Campbell Papers
Charles II Entry Book of Warrants
Colonial Festival Collection
This collection includes schedules, invitations, and programs for the Colonial Festival held by the College of William and Mary and the City of Williamsburg, Virginia.
Carl R. Dolmetsch Papers
Dunmore Family Papers (I)
Fairfax Harrison Papers
Laura Polanyi Striker Papers on Captain John Smith
Philip Ludwell Papers
Letters, 1716, written by Philip Ludwell (1672-1727) to Alexander Spotswood and to William Blathwayt concerning charges of malfeasance against Ludwell and his removal as auditor of Virginia.
Manuscripts - People and Family Names
Order of the First Families of Virginia Papers
Photocopy of the certication of incorporation of the Order of the First Families of Virginia, 1607-1620, with accompanying correspondence designating the College of William and Mary as the home of the Charter. Also included is a document signed by George M. Bryant, Jr., of the State Corporation Commission, which verified that the photocopy was a true copy of the charter.
Photostats likely made in 1979 or 1980. Certificate dated 1980, program dated 1979.
Parke Shepherd Rouse, Jr. Papers
Myron Schmall Collection
Original letters and documents pertaining to the history of early Virginia, particularly Williamsburg, and negative prints of pages containing accounts of Williamsburg found in 18th century gazeteers.
William Selden Papers
Skipwith Family Papers
Rev. John J. Spooner Papers
Papers, 1757-1792, of the Rev. John Jones Spooner including his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; and his installation as minister to Martins Brandon Parish, Prince George County, Va. Also Includes certificate of ordination, 1792, signed by Bishop James Madison.