Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Bobby Hoke Notebook
Notebook, 1935, kept by Bobby Hoke, at Matthew Whaley School, Williamsburg, Va. entitled, "Essentials of English," which includes pictures and clippings to illustrate grammatical rules.
Nancy Grove Copybook
School copybook, circa 1818, of Nancy Grove, which includes a multiplication table. On last page appears the name, Thomas B. Glenn, with the date June 26, 1831. Possibly Page County, Virginia. 20 pages.
Sarah Virginia Weight Hinton Diary
Diary, 1855-1862, of a child in Norfolk, Va. (apparently dictated to or copied over by her mother) and of her mother. Concerns trips to North Carolina and New York City and to springs in Virginia and records the family's move to a plantation near Richmond, Texas. Includes reports of friends dying in Norfolk during the yellow fever epidemic of 1855 and records the mothers ill health (possibly tuberculosis).
Gregory Page Letter to "Mama"
Gregory Page to "Mama." Discusses his health, school routine, fear of smallpox in Richmond, Va., and mentions Judge [St. George] Tucker.
Thomas Y. Pass correspondence
January 28, 1857 letter written by Thomas Y. Pass to Alan Womack asking for instructions on what he should do with the enslaved children Womack left at his house. Pass writes that he does not want the children without their mother, and he has had "trouble enough" with them.
Content warning for derogatory language directed towards children enslaved, allusions to child abuse, mentions of buying and selling humans.