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Preston, William


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Col. William Preston

 Item — Box 3: [Barcode: 0000006022], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

Graphic and written research materials, research notes, a description of inserts, and drafts of the article Colonel William Preston- Frontier Builder.

Dates: 1910 - 1965

Correspondence, 1779

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005638], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a letter from Stephen Trigg to William Fleming about land and travelling, a letter from William Christian about land, finances, and medicine, letters from William Preston, and a letter from Fleming to his 'dear Nancy.'

Dates: 1779

Correspondence 1960-1965

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000006046], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Correspondence that is personal, related to Hart's collection of photographs for an article about James Patton Preston for The Commonwealth magazine, about other research related to this project, including information about Col. William Preston, James's father, and other professional and research correspondence. One letter of note is addressed to the editors of the Saturday Evening Post from B.R. Colson comparing liberalism and communism.

Dates: 1910 - 1965

Paul's Fort, 1970-05-03

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a copy of a Roanoke Times article entitled "Highway Passes Over Site of Fort" by George Wilson. Talks about viewing the fort from their perspective in the 1970s.

Dates: 1970-05-03

William Preston Military Commission

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0458
Scope and Contents

This document commissioned Preston to serve as a major under the command of Francis Fauquier, then Lieutenant Governor of Virginia Colony. It is signed by Fauquier.

Dates: 1758-09-30

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