The Resource (microform)

(microform)

Label
1865-1880.
Inclusive dates
1865-1880.
Creator
Contributor
Collector
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Correspondence, 1865-1880, of Newton M. Lee of Richmond, Virginia, concerning state and local politics, real estate, Richmond city management, and business matters. Correspondence includes letters from individuals, including John R. Cooke and Flora Cooke (Mrs. Jeb) Stuart, to Lee, James E. Goddin, Frank D. Hill, and the real estate firm of Lee and Goddin and its successor Hill and Goddin concerning the buying and selling of property in and around Richmond; politics and the activities of the Conservative Party in Richmond; Richmond city government and management, including Lee's duties as sergeant and a controversy over payment of fees to his office; the non-seating of southern Congressmen during Reconstruction; valuable slate land in Buckingham County, Virginia; and other business concerns, including a brokerage firm in New Orleans, Louisiana, livestock raising in Kentucky, shipping of horses to Lee in Richmond, and other matters. Also a receipt for jackets and shoes for convict labor used by the Richmond City Engineer's Office
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Biographical or historical data
Newton M. Lee was born in Kentucky about 1819. He eventually moved to Richmond, Virginia, where he became a real estate agent. Lee also held various municipal offices, including the office of the sergeant. He and his wife Maria had eight children. Lee died in Richmond 1 September 1886.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Correspondence
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
  • Reel also contains Joseph M. Stevens Correspondence, 1869-1877
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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001539202
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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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