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Anderson Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains items of the Anderson and Alexander families including correspondence dealing with legal business, family matters, and Lexington, Virginia affairs. Consists largely of the family correspondence of William Alexander Anderson, Francis T. Anderson, and Mary Anne Alexander Anderson; includes letters to and from Virginia Governor John Letcher, and two letters from Mildred Lee, daughter of Robert E. Lee. Other correspondents include William A. Glasgow, George Hutcheson...
Dates: 1755 - 1958

Augusta County 19th Century Court Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0482
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three 19th century court documents from Augusta County, Virginia. They all relate to the circuit court case where William J. Shumate is suing the business of Woodword & Coalter (Samuel M. Woodword, Joseph Woodword, and Thomas S. Coalter) for $300 owed to him.
Dates: 1857

Contracts for hire of enslaved persons by the William Ackerly estate

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven one year contracts between Abraham Lovell, curator of William Ackerly's (deceased) estate, and individuals for hire of enslaved persons, Rachel, Fanny, Nancy, James Alexander, Elisha, and Caroline with her three children. Each contract includes the name of the enslaved person, dates for her/his hire, the cost, and the name of the leasee. Further, each document states that the individuals were to be treated "with humanity" or "humanely" and returned with 'the...
Dates: Inclusive 1860-1864

Edson J. Harkness Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0119
Scope and Contents This collection includes family correspondence (1827-1846), letters (1862-1864) written by Harkness while serving in the Civil War, commissions and court martial documents, and muster rolls (1863-1865).
Dates: Inclusive 1827-1865

Francis Wilkinson Pickens Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0013
Scope and Contents This collection contains five letters from Pickens to various correspondents, a letter dated Sept. 29, 1845 to John C. Calhoun urging the latter to be a candidate for the U.S. Senate, three letters to Mrs. Pickens, and a legal document.
Dates: 1826 - 1862

George Washington Indenture of Stock to Liberty Hall Academy

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0490
Scope and Contents This indenture document gifts railroad stock to Liberty Hall Academy. it is signed by George Washington.
Dates: 1798

Henry Ruffner Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three romances written by Ruffner, transcripts of Ruffner's lectures (c.1815), a typed copy of his pamphlet on slavery (1847), and an 1867 land grant letter relating to his estate, which is signed by Laura Ruffner. It also includes a bound volume of his manuscript for Early History of Washington College (c.1840), including notes. There is also a letter dated January 20, 1897 from a Union soldier to Washington College library in which he states...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

James Alexander Legal Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0491
Scope and Contents This collection contains six legal documents pertaining to the debts of James Alexander.
Dates: Inclusive 1843-1868

James Monroe Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0017
Scope and Contents This collection includes the appointment, July 29, 1800, of John Bowyer, Andrew Reid, and John Caruthers as presidential electors; proclamation, March 16, 1802, by Gov. Monroe authorizing the meeting house outside Lexington, Va. as a proper place for holding court (2 copies); and U.S. land grant of 160 acres, April 2, 1818, to Aaron Sanford. All of these documents are signed by Monroe.
Dates: Inclusive 1800-1818

Legal Documents

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of legal documents related to citizens of Rockbrige County. Includes indentures, bonds, materials related to wills, legal agreements, and insurance policies amongst other documents.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

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