Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 211 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 65 P28
Scope and Contents Papers, 1828-1886, of Samuel Paul, merchants of Mt. Solon, Va. and who served as Augusta County, Va. Sheriff, 1866-1869, and Treasurer, 1870-1882. Includes correspondence with merchants in Richmond and Staunton, Va., Baltimore, Md. and Philadelphia, Pa.; receipts; legal agreements; tax records; business and animal licenses; and instructions given to county officials from state officials. Collection also includes scrapbooks, [post 1850]-1886, kept by Araminta G. Paul and Blanche Paul.
Identifier: Mss. 98 P34
Scope and Contents Papers and photographs, 1871-1913, bulk 1873-1904, of the Peebles, Watson and Arrington families of Norfolk and Petersburg, Va. Includes letters, primarily from Joseph Littleton Peebles to Kate S. Watson during their courtship and marriage. Also includes genealogical notes. The Peebles farm is a part of the Petersburg National Battlefield Park.
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 P42
Identifier: Mss. 95 P42
Scope and Contents Business letters, 1833-1839, to Major William K. Perrin and 1855, 1860, to his son-in-law Wyndham Kemp, both of Gloucester County, Virginia from Perrin's step-son Robert W. Nicolson in Uniontown, Perry County, Alabama, about the management of a cotton plantation. Letters mention purchasing land, growing and selling cotton management of slaves, legal and banking matters and uprising of the Creek Indians. Papers, 1800-1855 and n.d., relating to the hiring out and management of slaves of...
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 P45
Scope and Contents Deed, 1834, from John Duffield, wife Amanda A. Duffield, John Duffield, Jr., wife Frances Duffield, Henry M. Myers, wife Caroline M. Myers and William H. Duffield transferring their rights as heirs of David Ross (to the estate, "Cobbham," Cumberland County, Va.) to Frederick A. Ross, trustee; deed of trust, 1844, from Overton B. Pettit and wife Mary E. Pettit to William Fontaine and Abraham Shepherd, trustees for money owed to Samuel Pettit (includes "Cobbham," slaves, equipment and crops); and...
Identifier: MS 00113
Scope and Contents The papers, 1807-1855, of the Prentis family of Williamsburg, Virginia, and of various members of the Riddick and Bowdoin families of Nansemond County, Va. Includes legal documents and accounts, 1807-1830, concerning the settlement of the estate of Joseph Prentis (1754-1809); will of Susan Bowdoin; correspondence of Joseph Prentis, Jr. and license, issued to Peter Bowdoin Prentis to practice law.
Identifier: UA 2.01
Scope and Contents Acc. 1980.128 contains papers of and relating to James Blair, first president of the College of William and Mary. The collection contains two original manuscripts: a funeral bill by Blair dated 1701, and a sermon erroneously attributed to Blair dated 1747. The bulk of the collection consists of copies collected for research purposes, mostly in 1940-1941. Includes biographical material; extracts and copies from official records; copies of correspondence; sermons; notes on paintings of Blair...
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 P91
Scope and Contents This inventory, chiefly 1786-1815, represents three generations of the Preston family, and likewise can be divided into the following: Items relating to William Preston (ca. 1729-1783), 1755-1782, primarily photostats of appointments to various county offices (coroner, sheriff and surveyor) and to positions in the Virginia militia; but also including original appointments, 1763 and 1776; a surveyor's entry; 1774; and letters, 1773-1782, to Preston concerning land, the Cherokee...
Identifier: SC 00166
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 R17
Scope and Contents Court orders, 1820-1821, for the arrest of Henry Ransberg and the seizure of his property for non-payment of debt. Collection includes accounts, 1818-1826, of Benjamin Davenport, Charles Town and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.