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Land grant document to William Galloway by the Commonwealth of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-1001
Scope and Contents Land grant for William Galloway near the confluence of the James River and Cowpasture River in what was Botetourt County, Virginia. This land became part of Alleghany County , Virginia upon the formation of that county in 1822. The document is signed by Virginia governor Thomas Jefferson.
Dates: 1781-04-10

Reid Family Papers

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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

Thomas Jefferson Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0033
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two documents. One dated 1806 Mar. 20, which certifies that the vessel Melpomene sails under the U.S. flag. It is printed in Spanish, English, and Dutch. It is also signed by James Madison, who was serving as Secretary of State at that time. There is also a letter dated 1821 Mar. 5 written in Monticello, Va. to John Graves at the Louisa County Court House, Va., which concerns the payment of a note by Jefferson.
Dates: Inclusive 1806-1821

William Fleming Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0009
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers, 23 documents, photocopies from microfilm, a medical journal dated 1765, and an account book. Includes items of Col. William Fleming and the Fleming family, including the diaries of Col. Fleming, 1782-1790, with accounts of his trips to Kentucky; Fleming's journal of the first Kentucky convention, 1784-1785, of which he was chairman; c.250 letters to and from Fleming and his family about business, Kentucky land claims, and family affairs; commissions, wills, land...
Dates: Inclusive 1755-1833