Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 39.2 B64
Scope and Contents
Business letters of J. & C. Bolton Co. of New York, N.Y., importers and exporters of food stuffs. Includes correspondence of Dr. James Bolton; John Bolton; A.M. Bolton; Edward C. Bolton; and a letter copybook (incomplete) of John Bolton.
Found in: Special Collections Research Center / Bolton Papers
Fletcher Family Papers
Identifier: MS 00216
Scope and Contents Three letterpress copy books of the Fletcher Family. The books are written by a woman, possibly from Georgia. The writer is an ancestor of the donor, Dr. John S. Fletcher. Partial signatures suggest Joan and Hownick. Msv. 1 has some water damage and much faded ink. Cover unattached. Includes a few pages of transcript from letters written from Richmond, Virginia from July 22-26, 1861. Carbon paper in back of book. July-September 1861. Describes traveling from...
Galt Papers (I)
Identifier: Mss. 78 G13
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers; 1745-1892; of the Galt family of Williamsburg, Virginia. Papers primarily concern the Galt family's work at the Eastern State Hospital, including apothecary shop daybooks, account books, medical daybooks, clinical notebooks, weather diaries, commonplace books, reports, medical notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and other. The personal papers consist of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, school notes, financial papers, memoirs, and other material....
Found in: Special Collections Research Center / Galt Papers (I)
Fairfax Harrison Papers
Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 H25
Scope and Contents Papers, 1736-1945, of and collected by Fairfax Harrison. Papers collected include colonial era documents, deeds, surveys, the diary of Sally Fairfax (1771-1772), legal papers, a copy of the Dettingen Parish (Prince William County, Va.) vestry book which contains minutes, indentures, and other (1745-1802), and photostat copy of the letterbook (1801) of Col. John Tayloe of Mount Airy, Va. Fairfax Harrison's papers include his correspondence with individuals and institutions concerning his...
Joseph E. Johnston Papers
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 J63
Scope and Contents Papers of Joseph E. Johnston, C.S.A. General during the American Civil War, including correspondence which reflect his long military career and interest in his nephews, John Warfield Johnston and John Preston Johnston. The papers include a diary, 1857, of Johnston's survey of the southern boundary of Kansas and eighteen volumes of Civil War dispatches and telegrams. The collection also includes a diary, 1 May-31 July 1864, of Thomas B. Mackall; letters received by...
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 L33
Scope and Contents Papers (including correspondence and speeches); 1861-1928; of Francis Rives Lassiter and Charles Trotter Lassiter. Correspondence concerns Virginia Democratic Party, Prohibition, the Good Roads Movement, agriculture, and the presidential campaign of 1928. The collection includes a list of Petersburg, Va. volunteers in the American Civil War; letter copybooks of both men; and papers, 1910, relating to the death of Francis Rives Lassiter. 962 items and 8 volumes. Acc. 2011.613...
Found in: Special Collections Research Center / Lassiter Papers
Letterbooks (Edinburgh, Scotland)
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.034
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Letterbooks, 1913 and 1916, of an unidentified person who seems to live in Edinburgh, Scotland. Letters typicall acknoweldge payment received from a number of different sources, including people in Edinburgh, London, and the United States. The letters seem to typically be about the purchase, sale, and rental of property.
Stephen P. Middleton Letter Book and Diary
Identifier: MS 00018
Scope and Contents Acc. 2009.492: Volume of copies of outgoing correspondence of Stephen P. Middleton of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania for the years 1886-1892. The front cover is labeled 'Copy 1886-1892' and the first page is titled "Time Account of Stephen P. Middleton of Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, wrote October 18th, 1886." The first 3 pages were begun in 1880-1881 as an account of time worked and earnings, but starting on page 4 the author copied his outgoing...
James Poyntz Nelson Manuscript Volumes
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad121-125
Scope and Contents Manuscripts of James Poyntz Nelson, a chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and the Elizabethtown, Lexington and Big Sandy Railroad. Includes diaries, a letter copy book and a personal notebook. The Nelson Family lived in Lexington, Kentucky. MsV Ad121 Pocket diary. 1883. 206 pages. Nelson was the chief engineer of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. MsV Ad122 Logbook used as a diary. 1886. MsV Ad123 Pocket diary. 1889. Nelson was chief...
Robert Nelson Papers
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 N34
Scope and Contents Correspondence, sermons, essays and accounts of Robert Nelson, Protestant Episcopal missionary to Shanghai, China. The collection Includes two account books, a lettercopy book, and articles written by Nelson as well as two manuscript Chinese-English dictionaries compiled by Nelson. Some items, such as a "Count of Missionaries and Staff in China, 1807-1874" illuminate the history of missionaries in China. There is one letter written to Nelson in which the writer has used Wade-Giles...
Robert Pleasants Letterbook
Identifier: Mss. MsV Cp9
Scope and Contents Letterbook, 1771-1781, of Pleasants includes letters written to family members, friends and to merchants in Philadelphia, New York, and England. Subjects include shipping of tobacco and other crops, buying of goods, the Quaker religion, slavery and its abolition, and the coming and progress of the American Revolution. Includes letter, March 1781, to [Benedict Arnold] and a letter, 22 September 1773, to Archibald Cary concerning the treatment of religious prisoners in the Chesterfield County,...
W. L. Teter Papers
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.783
Scope and Contents Ledgers, letterbooks, diaries, and other material, 1878-1920s, related to W. L. Teter of Pennsylvania and Goshen, Virginia. Teter was an inventor and these volumes contain his expenses and sketches and descriptions of various inventions, as well as details about his personal life. Papers include stock certificates, clippings, genealogical notes, and other related material. There are also volumes, which include a book of drawings of W.L. Teter's patents, account books, copy books, and...
Ambrose H. White Letter Book
Identifier: SC 00636
Scope and Contents Letter copy book, 1828-1834, consisting of letters to the owners of the ship Alciop written by Captain Ambrose H. Smith. The letters pertain to freight (fish, salt, cotton, tobacco, etc.), finances, weather, conditions on board the ship, receipts, and other information. The letters were written while Captain White was at sea or at ports such as Liverpool, England, Cadiz, Spain, New Orleans, Louisiana, Richmond, Virginia, and Hampton Roads, Virginia. The book...