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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A list of slaves belonging to Washington College, 1834-07-30

 Item — Box: 3, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate.

The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family.

Dates: 1834-07-30

Reid Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
Scope and Contents Series 1 of this collection primarily covers the period from 1763 through Samuel McDowell Reid's death in 1869. There are also a few later items dealing chiefly with his estate. The bulk of the papers deals with business matters. Documents concern such matters as the James River and Kanawha Company, the North River Navigation Company, Washington College's relationship with the Society of the Cincinnati, slavery, and the financial dealings of John Robinson and the Hare family. ...
Dates: 1760 - 1896

Richard Jennings Gaines Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0081
Scope and Contents This letter is written to William H. Dennis describing the girls and outings in Rockbridge County and the attraction of the study of astronomy.
Dates: 1819