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Virginia--Governors

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Virginia Governors' Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 V81go
Scope and Contents Papers, 1777-1900, of Virginia governors. Includes official and personal correspondence, and official papers, 1777-1900, of 32 governors and acting governors. Most items relate to their period of service and reflect gubernatorial duties of appointment, correspondence with governors of other states and national officials, and responses to invitations and questions.

Virginia Seal, signed by James Pleasants

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01530
Scope and Contents Bottom fragment section of a formal document with the seal of Virginia and the signature of James Pleasants.

William Cole Collection of Colonial-Era Documents, Prints, and Coats of Arms

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00196
Content Description Documents, prints, and heraldry pertaining to Virginia governors from the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes letters and documents signed by John Murray, Robert Brooke, James Wood, Beverly Randolph, Patrick Henry, Edmund Andros, Jeffrey Amherst, Norborne Berkeley, Robert Hunter, Francis Fauquier, Earl De La Warr, James Blair, and Robert Dinwiddie among others. Also included in the collection are prints, coats of arms, and commemorative coins.

Henry Alexander Wise Letter to Robert S. Chilton

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00621
Scope and Contents Letter from H. A. Wise, House of Representatives, Washington DC, to Robert S. Chilton, New York, in which he talks about dueling.

Henry Alexander Wise Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01269
Scope and Contents Three letters (1856-1859) concerning United States politics (especially the 1856 presidential election), and his family; containing his views on religion and liberty; and making an appeal to James Buchanan on behalf of a candidate for appointed office.