The Resource Virginia miscellany

Virginia miscellany

Label
Virginia miscellany, 1657-1931
Title
Virginia miscellany
Inclusive dates
1657-1931
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Language
eng
Summary
  • Virginia miscellany, 1657-1931, contains letters and legal papers and is divided into two series. Series I contains letters, 1742-1931. Series II contains legal papers, 1657-1862
  • Series I contains letters, 1742-1931, concerning business, legal matters, politics, education, commerce, military matters, religion, and foreign relations. Letters include correspondence between Moses S. Little of Boston, Massachusetts, and New York, New York, and Christopher Fry of Norfolk, Virginia, concerning commerce and shipping; John Wickham of Richmond, Virginia, and Thomas Swann of Alexandria, Virginia, regarding legal matters; Nicholas P. Trist and Henry Clay concerning employment for Trist in the State Department; and from Richard Channing Moore to prospective ministers for the Episcopalian Church in Virginia. Other correspondents include James Wood, Littleton Waller Tazewell, Nathaniel Macon, Edmund Randolph, Henry St. George Tucker, Chapman Johnson, Samuel C. Armstrong, and Francis P. Gaines. Series also includes a sermon written by Reverend James Muir of Alexandria, Virginia
  • Series II contains legal papers, 1657-1862, consisting of: accounts, advertisements, agreements, bills of exchange, bills of sale, bonds, certificates, commissions, declarations, deeds, depositions, executions, indictments, inventories, judicial records, land grants, letters of administration, lists, lottery tickets, memorandums, notes, notices, petitions, pleas, powers of attorney, promissory notes, protests, receipts, resolutions, statements, summonses, warrants, wills, and writs. Deeds, land grants, and wills are from (Old) Rappahannock, Essex, Westmoreland, Prince William, King William, King and Queen, and Frederick Counties, and Winchester, Virginia. Bills, receipts, bonds, judicial records, and other legal papers are from all of Virginia, but mainly Frederick County. Check item inventory for list of individual items
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Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Virginia miscellany
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi01107.xml
Note
Box 3 is located in oversize
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  • The Library of Virginia
Cumulative index finding aids
  • Inventory
  • Inventory
Extent
1.365
Immediate source of acquisition
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
Organization method
Organized into the following series: Series I: Letters, 1742-1931. Series II: Legal Papers, 1657-1862.
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001503002
Type of unit
cu. ft.

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