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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Branch Family Collection

Identifier: SC 00198
Scope and Contents Calling card invitation headed "High Street M.E. Church" in Petersburg, Virginia with engraved names, John P. Branch and Mary Louisa M. Kerr, for Tuesday May 12th, no year. Invitation from Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr Branch for "the pleasure of your company" on the "tenth of February" at One West Franklin Street [Richmond, Virginia].  October 19, 1907 letter from Philip F. Brown, manager of "The Chesterfield" apartments in Richmond, Virginia to John P. Branch about a $31.29 debt owed by Branch...
Dates: 1907 October 19, undated

Robert Brooke Letter to John Norton and Sons

Identifier: SC 01540
Scope and Contents

One page letter about Brooke's business difficulties in selling tobacco and recent bankruptcies in the area. He writes to acknowledge two receipts of Norton's and regrets that he cannot pay his debts currently as his tobacco is not selling. In lieu of current payment, he sent an amount of his tobacco. He also writes that he hopes his economic prospects will improve and he will pay his debt back.

Dates: 1773 June 28

Charles Carter Letter to Edmund Pendleton

Identifier: SC 00563
Scope and Contents

Letter by Charles Carter, Ludlow Farm,  to Edmund Pendleton 23 August 1783. Concerns the sale of lands belonging to Carter's grandfather Robert "King" Carter,  to pay off Charles Carter's debts to the estate of John Robinson being administered by Pendleton.

Dates: 1783 August 23

G. W. Berlin Letter to Griel, Atla, and Company

Identifier: SC 00471
Scope and Contents

Letter from G.W. Berlin, Harrisonburg, Virginia, to Griel, Atla and Company, Philadelphia about the collection of a claim against the C.H. Sprinkel and Co., and uncertainty of being able to collect the debt due to present laws.

Dates: 1869 October 8

George W. Tinsley Letter

Identifier: SC 01386
Content Description

Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.

Dates: 1869-05-17

Samuel Henley Letter to Mr. Johnson

Identifier: SC 00527
Scope and Contents

Letter from Samuel Henley, St. Paul's [Courtyard]  to Mr. Johnson about a debt owed to Johnson and asks for latest [?] edition of Pitt's Virgil published by Dodsley.  Undated.

Dates: circa 1775-1800

Mary Hollark Letter to Joseph Mayo

Identifier: SC 01525
Scope and Contents

Letter to Joseph Mayo in response to a letter to her husband. Mary Hollark writes that her husband was in New Orleans and therefore had not received Joseph's letter about a bond debt coming due.

Dates: 1829 April 6

Lloyd Carter Papers

Identifier: MS 00137
Scope and Contents

Letters and legal documents, circa 1920s, of Lloyd Carter of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters primarily concern various relationships between Carter and a number of women. There is also a letter written to Carter asking for repayment on money lent to him. Legal documents are primarily insurance policies and other related material.

Dates: circa 1920s

Manuscripts - People and Family Names

Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.2 Man3a
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of papers created from material acquired during the 1930's and 1940's.  Mostly letters, financial records, published material and official records of individuals in Virginia and elsewhere.  Includes documents and signatures of well known people, such as Benjamin Harrison, John Randolph and Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dates: 1621-1949; Majority of material found in 1800's

Tabb Family Letters and Typescripts

Identifier: SC 01468
Scope and Contents Two handwritten letters with accompanying typescripts detailing the circumstances of the death of George Tabb by gunshot wound caused by a Mr. Sovereign. The shooting was over a business transaction dispute concerning cattle. Tabb was shot at Fort Sumner in Texas and brought to Las Vegas for treatment of his wounds. Initially, his wounds were not grave, but by the time he arrived in Las Vegas to see a doctor, infection had spread and he died shortly thereafter. The letters are both...
Dates: 1872 and undated