The Resource Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of W.R. Tompkins, Jr.

Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of W.R. Tompkins, Jr.

Label
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of W.R. Tompkins, Jr., 1829-1872
Title
Virginia Dept. of the Treasury, Unclaimed Property : Papers of W.R. Tompkins, Jr.
Inclusive dates
1829-1872
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
  • Lot 836831 contains the last will and testament of William Royston, including dispersion of slaves to his heirs, dated 23 July 1829; one letter written to William Royston, Esq. of Bowling Green, Culpeper County, Va. from J. Thornton (possibly John), which discusses a trip taken to Fairfield, and the repair of a horse-drawn carriage, dated 15 September 1840; one deed between Susan E. Hall, Nicholas S. Battaile and Sally D., his wife, Charles T. Jesse and Ann H., his wife, Robert T. Turner and Elizabeth D., his wife, Robert Jesse and Mary D., his wife, Thomas G. Thornton and Sarah, his wife, William F. Thornton, Henry F. Thornton, Collin B. Catlett and Ellen R., his wife, of the first part, and William S. Royston of the second part for a tract of land called "Ormsby," situate in Caroline County, Va., dated 12 November 1841; and one letter to William Royston, Esq. at Guineys Depot, Va. from Robert K. Parrish of Covington, Va., which discusses the sale of a house, dated 3 February 1872
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Dept. of the Treasury. (Search Virginia Dept. of the Treasury as author).
Member of
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 W.R. Tompkins, Jr.
Note
Lot Number: 836831
Arrangement
Arranged numerically by lot number.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Angela Milby - Virginia Dept. of the Treasury
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001561968
Terms governing use
There are no use restrictions.
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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