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"A Card to the People of Rockbridge County," broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0312
Scope and Contents Candidate James B. Dorman appeals to Rockbridge County's voters for support as candidate for the Virginia Commonwealth's Attorney General . He outlines his platform and explains his voting record on key issues during his previous political appointments.
Dates: 1879

American Civil War Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0074
Scope and Contents This collection contains approximately 90 miscellaneous items connected with the government and people of the Confederate States of America, including correspondence, official orders, almanacs, bonds, paper money, sheet music, memorabilia, and clippings.
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1865

Broadside on the death of James A. Garfield

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0590
Scope and Contents This broadside from Calvin Morgan Dold, mayor of Lexington, Virginia, gives notice of President Garfield's death on September 20, 1881. He says businesses will be suspended for the day and instructs citizens to come to Lexington Presbyterian Church for religious services.
Dates: 1881-09-20

Cedar Grove Mill (Va) auction broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0751
Content Description "Public Sale of Mill Property, Jan. 25, 1881." A printed broadside advertising the sale of George C. Teaford's mill property at Cedar Grove Mill located along the North River (later Maury River) a few miles downstream from Rockbridge Baths, Virginia. Included is a description of the mill and its accompanying dwellings and land.
Dates: 1881-01-25

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.
Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

Colonel Charles A. Davidson Memorial Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0581
Scope and Contents This broadside, which contains a tribute to the memory of Colonel Charles A. Davidson, was originally written for the Lexington Gazette.
Dates: 1879-03-14

Department of Law and Equity Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0596
Scope and Contents This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: 1870-08-01

Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0273
Scope and Contents The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: Inclusive 1845-1897; Majority of material found within Bulk 1854-1863

George William Bagby Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0634
Scope and Contents Broadside of Dr. Bagby's lecture on Bacon and Greens: Or, the native Virginian; 1 sheet, 11 6/16 x 11 3/4 inches, Gary & Clemmitt Printers.
Dates: 1858 - 1866

"Home School for Young Boys" Broadside

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0340
Scope and Contents This broadside titled 'Home School for Young Boys, Grace Church Rectory, Lexington, Va.' by Reverend William Nelson Pendleton and Mrs. General Edwin G. Lee, who was his widowed daughter, provides information about the upcoming semester at their school.
Dates: circa 1870

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