James River and Kanawha Company (Richmond, Va.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Copy, Washington and Lee University's surrender of bonds and certificates, including Washington's gift of James River Company stock, 1892-03-22
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This is a photographic copy of a document generated by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Second Auditor's Office. The document notes Washington and Lee University's official surrender of Virginia bonds and certificates which included George Washington's gift of James River Company stock.
Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Scope and Contents This file consists of a contract for locks between the James River and Kanawha Company and James Jordan, dated November 26th, 1835. The contract also includes specification for locks, articles of agreement, and a signature by James Cabell. The file additionally includes a letter to John Jordan from W.P. Munford noting that a lock contract has been voided (dated October 3rd, 1830). Finally, the file contains a page of handwritten notes on financing for the lock, as well as participant investors.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.
Dates: 1930 - 1940
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
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Thomas H. Ellis from Richmond, Virginia on March 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Ellis writes to inform Lee that the company's general assembly has voted to move forward with granting a French company an amended charter with contents that had been requested by the French company. He goes on to express his unease at working with the French, given bad relations and lack of resources following the Civil War. He then requests Lee write to him his opinions on the...