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Box Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2

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Contains 18 Results:

Collection, 1870, 1872, 1874, 1878

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of four items. The first item is a letter written November 4, 1870 to Johnston from a committee which was formed to solicit copies of remarks by various people given by associates of the Army of Northern Virginia for publication. The second item is a letter written to Johnston by William Davis and concerns money raised for a Robert E. Lee monument. It is dated January 13, 1872. The third item is a typescript broadside dated June 24, 1874. It was written by Johnston...
Dates: 1870, 1872, 1874, 1878

Correspondence, 1913-1929, 1947

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of correspondence, ephemera, and genealogical material pertaining to Samuel Jordan Graham. Of particular note are several letters written to Graham by President Woodrow Wilson. Four of them are original and two are photostatic copies. Other correspondents include Charles E. Hughes, and Ray Stannard Baker. The collection also includes clippings, two certificates Graham received from Washington and Lee, genealogy, copies of addresses, and a Court of Claims of the United States...
Dates: 1913-1929, 1947

Clippings, 1916-1919

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of correspondence, ephemera, and genealogical material pertaining to Samuel Jordan Graham. Of particular note are several letters written to Graham by President Woodrow Wilson. Four of them are original and two are photostatic copies. Other correspondents include Charles E. Hughes, and Ray Stannard Baker. The collection also includes clippings, two certificates Graham received from Washington and Lee, genealogy, copies of addresses, and a Court of Claims of the United States...
Dates: 1916-1919

General Papers, circa 1912-1930

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection of correspondence, ephemera, and genealogical material pertaining to Samuel Jordan Graham. Of particular note are several letters written to Graham by President Woodrow Wilson. Four of them are original and two are photostatic copies. Other correspondents include Charles E. Hughes, and Ray Stannard Baker. The collection also includes clippings, two certificates Graham received from Washington and Lee, genealogy, copies of addresses, and a Court of Claims of the United States...
Dates: circa 1912-1930

Diary, 1864 March 10-June 23

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of a diary kept by Frank Smith Reader between March-June 1864. In it, he describes the march up the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the burning of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), the pillaging that took plage in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg. Reader also documented the weather, his daily duties, the conduct of officers, the 9th West Virginia Cavalry, the 5th West Virginia Cavalry, Ringgold Battallion, and Averell's Division. He also compares the...
Dates: 1864 March 10-June 23

Transcription, undated

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of a diary kept by Frank Smith Reader between March-June 1864. In it, he describes the march up the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, the burning of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), the pillaging that took plage in Lexington, and the march to Lynchburg. Reader also documented the weather, his daily duties, the conduct of officers, the 9th West Virginia Cavalry, the 5th West Virginia Cavalry, Ringgold Battallion, and Averell's Division. He also compares the...
Dates: undated

List, 1889 February 1

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 15
Content Description From the Collection: This collection consists of one bound manuscript volume which contains a list of all white voters of the 10th District of Virginia compiled and revised by U.S. Representative from Virginia Henry St. George Tucker, III and dated February 1, 1889. There are later undated revisions made to the original list.The list includes the names of white males of voting age with a U. S. Post Office address in the Virginia counties of Allegheny, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Cumberland, Fluvanna,...
Dates: 1889 February 1

Photostat, 1973

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains a photostatic copy, made in 1973, of a letter dated September 6, 1938 from Otis Bowyer writes to T. Bowyer Campbell in Notre Dame, Indiana. The letter provides a description of the careers of General John Bowyer, T. Bowyer Campbell's great great grandfather, and of his nephew, John Bowyer.

Dates: 1973

Correspondence and Certificate, 1880 May 10, 1972

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of photocopies of four letters, a reprint of the diary of Fanny Stone, which she kept while living in Cairo during the war of 1882, obituaries for Charles Stone, a magazine article about him, a photograph copy of Jennie Stone and John Stone as children, and an original manuscript copy of a certificate issued to Stone on May 10, 1880 from the Vice Counsel General of the United States.One letter is to John Horace Stone from his sister Jeannie Stone, one is...
Dates: 1880 May 10, 1972

Fanny Stone Diary, Photograph Copy, Magazine, 1972

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of photocopies of four letters, a reprint of the diary of Fanny Stone, which she kept while living in Cairo during the war of 1882, obituaries for Charles Stone, a magazine article about him, a photograph copy of Jennie Stone and John Stone as children, and an original manuscript copy of a certificate issued to Stone on May 10, 1880 from the Vice Counsel General of the United States.One letter is to John Horace Stone from his sister Jeannie Stone, one is...
Dates: 1972

Correspondence, 1839-1863

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes 9 letters dated from 1839, 1845-1863 from correspondents such as A. C. Finley and Ebenezer Dickey Junkin to Jonathan Brooks of Brownsburg, Va., as well as bills and receipts. The subjects of the letters include news from Finley of Clarksville, Va. regarding finances and business, agriculture, and family news. In his 1845 letter to Brooks, Finley references a Jewish business but does not specifically name the company or individual(s). In his 1847 letter, Finley...
Dates: 1839-1863

Bills and Receipts

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes 9 letters dated from 1839, 1845-1863 from correspondents such as A. C. Finley and Ebenezer Dickey Junkin to Jonathan Brooks of Brownsburg, Va., as well as bills and receipts. The subjects of the letters include news from Finley of Clarksville, Va. regarding finances and business, agriculture, and family news. In his 1845 letter to Brooks, Finley references a Jewish business but does not specifically name the company or individual(s). In his 1847 letter, Finley...
Dates: 1839-1872

Correspondence, 1818-1834

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes four letters written by John C. Calhoun between 1818-1834, including two official communications signed by him when he was Secretary of War in the James Monroe administration, dealing with Indian affairs. Those letters are dated September 11, 1818 and August 20, 1820. A letter dated August 24, 1831 to Francis W. Pickens alludes to Calhoun's reaction to his Fort Hill speech and discusses the upcoming presidential election. The June 20, 1834 letter to Col. Andrew...
Dates: 1818-1834

Correspondence, 1862-1882, 1887

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: 1862-1882, 1887

"An Address to the People of the United States" broadside, 1863 January 5

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: 1863 January 5

Autograph and Envelope, undated

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends;...
Dates: undated

Collection, 1840-1865

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains letters from Francis Wilkinson Pickens to various correspondents, including John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson. A letter dated Sept. 29, 1845 to John C. Calhoun urges the latter to be a candidate for the U. S. Senate. There are three letters to Pickens' wife. In addition, the collection includes a legal document pertaining to John Forsyth of Georgia dated 1826, most of which is in French, as well as a free order of passage document given to Pickens to visit...
Dates: 1840-1865

Roll, 1857

 File — Box: Manuscripts Small Collections Box 2, Folder: 8
Content Description From the Collection:

This collection contains a manuscript copy of a list of persons between the ages of 18-45 in Rockbridge County, Va. who were likely to be enrolled in the militia by the laws of the United States. The Rockbridge County militia was the 144th Regiment which was led by Jonathan McKenney and Jonathan M. Templeton. The individuals are listed by Company. The manuscript is dated 1857.

Dates: 1857