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Davidson Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-19
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0113
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson and his daughter Mary Davidson and includes some correspondence, manuscript and printed poems of James D.Davidson, clippings, and some miscellaneaous papers from the family. James Davidson's printed and handwritten writings in the collection were compiled for his book "A Curiosity in the Chancery and Rhyme and Prose," (N.D., but likely 1876-81). The collection contains detailed genealogy of the Davidson,...
Dates: 1830 - 1915

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857 - 1860

Letter from O.P. Baldwin to Franklin Society, Lexington, Virginia

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0073
Scope and Contents This file contains a letter from O.P. Baldwin to the Franklin Society of Lexington detailing his availability and topics for a series of lectures in December of 1856. The letter includes information on pay, and has a list of four members of the Franklin Society. Letter addressed from Richmond.
Dates: 1856-11-20