The Resource One folder located in oversize box 103

One folder located in oversize box 103

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1809-1866
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1809-1866
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eng
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Papers, 1809-1866, of William Thomas Scott (1809-1882) of Charlotte County, Virginia, consisting of account books, bonds, commissions, deeds, inventories, invitations, judicial records, land surveys, letters, pardons, poems, promissory notes, receipts, reports, resolves, rosters, speeches, and tax records. Letters to and from Scott discuss religious revival in Charlotte County; presidential election of 1828; Nat Turner's slave insurrection; resolutions concerning John Randolph (1773-1833); tobacco and agriculture in Charlotte County; the 1855 yellow fever epidemic in Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia; crop prices in Richmond, Virginia, in 1853; African Americans; and the Virginia House of Delegates, as well as social and family news. Papers also contain Scott's account book, 1836-1841; Confederate bonds purchased by Scott; 1833 militia commission for Scott; 1809 slave deed; inventory, 1848, of Henry E. Scott's estate; invitation, 1851, to Hampden-Sydney College commencement; judicial records from Charlotte County; 1856 land survey of Scott's property; presidential pardon to Scott from President Andrew Johnson (1808-1875); a poem; promissory note to Scott; receipts for subscriptions to the SOUTHERN PLANTER; Wardsfork Agricultural Club reports on various farms in Charlotte County; 1833 Charlotte County militia roster; speeches by Scott on the Bank of the United States, temperance, the 4th of July, party politics, and the differences between North and South; and Scott's 1864 tax receipt
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William Thomas Scott was in 1809 in Brunswick County, Virginia, and moved with his family to Charlotte County, Virginia. He attended Union College in Schenectady, New York. After college he returned to Charlotte County and owned a plantation. Scott also practiced law. He represented Charlotte and Lunenburg Counties in the House of Delegates from 1865 to 1867. Scott died in Charlotte County in 1882.
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Vi
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Papers
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One folder located in oversize box 103
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One folder located in oversize box 103
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  • The Library of Virginia
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.1
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Scott, William T.
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001532385
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Photostats (negative).
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