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Prince George County (Va.)--History--19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

James Cocke to Richard Eppes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01275
Scope and Contents Letter from James Cocke, Tar Bay, Prince George County, Virginia to Richard Eppes, Philadelphia, [PA] about an indian skeleton found on his land in Prince Geroge County. October 2, 1846.

Richard G. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 D93
Scope and Contents Papers, 1835-1881, of Richard G. Dunn, City Point, Prince George County, Va. including accounts of him and his wife, Sarah A. Dunn but mostly consisting of accounts of Dunn as executor of the estates of Daniel Eppes and Lucretia Thweatt and as assignee of J.E. Hubard. Includes recipes, 1848, for plum cake.

William Henry Harrison Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01091
Scope and Contents Letter, 1876 April 4, of William Henry Harrison, Prince George County, Va. to an unidentified recipient. Written on behalf of someone [perhaps a tenant farmer] who wants to pay more rent rather than have their property sold. 3 p. on 1 leaf ; 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

Robert Bolling Willcox Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV D35
Scope and Contents Diary, 1890-1893, of Robert Bolling Willcox of "Flowerdew Hundred," Prince George County, Va. which discusses plantation life, Virginia politics, weather, neighbors, and family.

Thomas H. Daniel Thesis and Oration

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5.283
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two items. The first is Daniel's thesis, written in 1831. The front page says "Eulogy on Washington, Intended & Ppresented as the Thesis of Tho. H. Daniel, when an applicant for graudation at Wm & Mary College in 1831." The other is an oration dlivered at the Prince George County Courthouse on July 4, 1834 on the 58th anniversary of American Independence.

Winfree-McIlwaine Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00010
Scope and Contents Contains letters, photographs, and other material related to the Winfree and McIlwaine families of Petersburg, Virginia. The bulk of the letters are addressed to Dr. John Winfree and are handwritten with envelopes. Most of the photographs are tintypes and pertain to the McIlwaine family, including photographs of William Baird McIlwaine, who attended the University of Virginia and became a doctor. Most of the letters have to do with business affairs, predominately of the Winfree family.