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Liberty Hall Academy Charter

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0488
Scope and Contents A legal document incorporating the rector and trustees of Liberty Hall Academy as a seminary passed in October 1782.
Dates: 1782-10

Mary Trimble Legal Document

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0469
Scope and Contents This legal document details the repayment of Trimble's debt to Trace Decker of Rockbridge County. Trimble did not write the document herself but instead signed the document with a mark.
Dates: 1709-04-24

McFarland Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0384

Patrick Henry Legal Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0034
Scope and Contents This document is a land deed dated 1785 Dec. 2 granting land to George May, [et al.] in Jefferson County, Virginia, which became Jefferson County, Kentucky in 1792.
Dates: 1785-12-05

Pickens Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0046
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and official letters of F.W. Pickens and his family, including his uncle, Ezekiel Pickens. Also includes receipts and lists pertaining to his slaves and legal papers.
Dates: Inclusive 1812-1869

Receipt, Samuel Mosby to David Anderson, Jr. for the purchase of an enslaved girl named Charlotte

Identifier: RHS-Coll-0003
Scope and Contents A receipt for the purchase of an enslaved African American girl named Charlotte who was sold by Samuel Mosby to David Anderson Jr. for $258 on June 16, 1828 in Hanover, Virginia. Joseph Mosby also signed the document as a witness.
Dates: 1828-06-16

Reid Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0027
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

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.
Dates: 1747 - 1766

Schoenbrun Collection of Virginia Historical Manuscripts

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0394
Scope and Contents This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a letter...
Dates: 1813-1895

Shields Family Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0622
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Shields family from 1832-1990 including business documents, family genealogy notes, correspondence, photographs, and William R. Shields poetry.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1832 - 1990

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