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Collection

Label
Collection, 1820-1871
Title
Collection
Inclusive dates
1820-1871
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection, 1820-1871, of Harry Harris of Richmond, Virginia, consisting of: papers (1820-1853) relevant to the construction and maintainance of Fortress Monroe in Hampton Roads, consisting of correspondence, invoices, bills of lading, and memorandums to Colonel Charles Gratiot, Colonel Rene E. DeRussy, and Lieutenant Andrew Talcott, regarding Fortress Monroe in Hampton Roads; letters, 1861-1864, from both Confederate and Union soldiers to family and friends relating their experiences while in the army; a voucher, dated 2 July 1861, from Major James G. Field to Major J. E. Johnson for the latter's services in the Provisional Army of Virginia; and miscellaneous correspondence, 1837-1871, consisting of a letter, dated 12 September 1837, from Ann G. O. Dick of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, to Jesse Keesee of Richmond, Virginia; a letter, dated 17 October 1847, from Truman Smith of Connecticut to W. W. Hatchett of Lunenburg County, Virginia; and a letter, dated 3 August 1871, from Sherman Burdick of Alleghany County, Virginia, to his cousin
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Harry Harris owned and operated a books and antiques shop in the lobby of the Hotel John Marshall in Richmond, Virginia, during the 1930s and 1940s.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Collection
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
98
Immediate source of acquisition
Harris, Harry
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000489698
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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