The Resource Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Miles M. Martin II

Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Miles M. Martin II

Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Miles M. Martin II, 1865-1960
Title
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Miles M. Martin II
Inclusive dates
1865-1960
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection consists of unclaimed property personal papers (Accession 50624) delivered to the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury from banks, executors, administrators or any other safekeeping repositories who have come into the possession of unclaimed property. Typically these personal papers will include correspondence, financial records, and legal or business papers from estates with unknown heirs
  • Lot 12517 contains letters and records saved for Miles Macon Martin II by his father, William W. Martin. These include copies of Martin's military records including his parachute certification, copies of letters written to Martin by his father during his army service and his time at Hampden-Sydney College, and copies of letters written by William Martin about or on behalf of Miles. There are also financial records William Martin kept on behalf of his sons, Miles M. Martin and William W. Martin, Jr., 1936-1951
  • In addition, the lot contains a set of letters written to Miles Macon Martin by a classmate from St. Christopher's School, J. H. "Hammy" Chamberlayne, during their respective military services, 1944-1946; the letters include discussions of war news, local, national, and international politics, technological developments, and Tibet. There are letters from Herbert Siegel, another school friend; David C. Wilson, dean of Hampden-Sydney College; a letter from Katherine S. Martin, Miles's mother, on his 25th birthday; and a copy of a letter Martin wrote to Senator Harry F. Byrd in 1952 discussing the problems of a combined submarine-atomic bomb attack in event of war with Russia along with Byrd's response
  • The lot also contains typed copies of short stories that Martin submitted to the New Yorker and Esquire, and the returned rejection slips, 1946-1947; a set of notes for a novel Martin was writing; and a set of journal entries from 1960 handwritten on yellow legal pad pages. There is also a presidential pardon for William W. Read of Charlotte County, dated July 1865
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury. (Search Virginia Dept. of the Treasury as author).
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Treasurer is the custodian of any property presumed abandoned and remitted to the state's custody for safekeeping. The intangible personal property is retained by the Treasurer after being declared unclaimed, for eventual delivery to the person claiming an interest in said property pursuant to Sections 55-210.20 through 55-210.22 of the Code of Virginia. Per Library of Virginia retention schedule 152-006, intangible personal property records are retained by the Dept. of Treasury for 20 years and then any records deemed archival are transferred to the Library of Virginia for permanent retention.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property: Papers of Miles M. Martin II
Note
Lot Number: 12517
Arrangement
Arranged numerically by lot number.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
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001698870
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
folders

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