The Resource Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of Joseph Young, Jr.

Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of Joseph Young, Jr.

Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of Joseph Young, Jr., 1822-1917
Title
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of Joseph Young, Jr.
Inclusive dates
1822-1917
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • This collection consists of unclaimed property personal papers (Accession 42943) 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
  • This lot contains court documents in the case of Benjamin Jones, Anne Jones, and Louisa Jones versus Robert John Harrison, Charlotte Evans, and Thomas Penson who were fighting over the estate of Thomas Jones of the County of Denbigh (possibly Wales). The order is dated 20 April 1822, and the chief clerk's certificate is dated 16 June 1823. Also included in this lot are extracts from the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of her Majesty's High Court of Justice, taken from proceedings in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, dated 1822-1837, all relating to the estate of Thomas Jones. Also included is an altered copy of a power of attorney for the heirs of Anne Pritchard, dated 1882; two letters addressed to Mrs. Elizabeth Griffith Lansing of New York, from Henry M. Walker, also of New York, in which Walker discusses the possibility of recovering part of the Pritchard-Williams estate. The letters are dated 23 March, 1882 and 10 April 1882
  • This lot also contains a typed copy of the aforementioned letter of 10 April 1882 that contains genealogical information on Mrs. Elizabeth G. Lansing, as she is related to Anne Pritchard; three monthly report cards for Joseph Young from the Public Schools of Portsmouth Va., dated 1884-1885; one calling card for Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Tomilson; one letter to Mrs. Mary Forsyth from H. Nichols, dated 1 September 1891; one sworn statement (affidavit) by Wheeler B. Melins, dated 15 June 1900; one sworn statement (affidavit) by Elizabeth Griffith Lansing, dated 15 June 1900; one copy of the pedigree of Sarah Elizabeth Griffith Lansing (in relation to Thomas Jones); one document which further discusses the estate of Thomas Jones; one letter to Joseph L. Young, Jr., from C.C. Pinckney which discusses Young's joining of the Navy, dated 18 July 1917; genealogical notes featuring the Jones-Pritchard Family, and their relation to Joseph Young; and one letter to Rt. Hon. Sir J. Hanner, Kt of the Probate Division of the High Court of Justice in London, England, from an unidentifiable writer, asking for assistance in settling the claim to the Jones estate, undated
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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Action
  • 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
Citation source
Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of Joseph Young, Jr.
Note
  • Lot Number: unknown
  • These documents were found mixed in with the papers of other lots. It did not appear to have been given a lot number
Arrangement
Arranged numerically by lot number.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Angela Milby - Virginia Dept. of the Treasury
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001562035
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
folders.

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