The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1701-1910
Inclusive dates
1701-1910
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1701-1910, of the Harrison family of Berkley, Charles City County, Virginia. Includes accounts, correspondence, genealogical material, litigation papers, receipts, and subpoenas. Correspondents include Robert A. Brock, Alexander S. Dearborn, and Thomas H. Wynne. Includes a deed signed by Benjamin Harrison, assigning two female slaves to his daughter, Elizabeth Harrison, in 1701. Includes documents relating to the lawsuit brought by Charles Herries & Co. against the tobacco firm of Benjamin Harrison Jr. & Co., 1784-1824. Also includes correspondence to Robert A. Brock regarding the genealogy of the Harrison family
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Biographical or historical data
The Harrison family, descendants of Benjamin Harrison, Clerk of the House of Virginia (fl. 1642), were a wealthy family of planters, politicians, and soldiers from Berkley, Charles City County, Virginia. Among the most prominent family members were Benjamin Harrison (1673-1710), speaker of the House of Burgessess, Treasurer and Attorney General of Virginia, and Benjamin Harrison (ca. 1726-1791), Governor of Virginia in 1782-1784, and father of President William Henry Harrison (1773-1841). His other son, Benjamin Harrison, Jr. (d. 1799), Paymaster General of the Southern Department, was engaged in the tobacco trade.
Cataloging source
Vi
Citation source
Guide to American historical manuscripts in the Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif. : H.E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1979)
Form designation
Papers
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
(microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001503696
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01
ReductionRatioRange
low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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