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Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-19
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of George Washington Custis Lee's correspondence, commission as major general, recollections collected by Greenlee Letcher, a copy of his will, transcripts of his letters, and a paper on G.W.C. Lee, possibly written by Letcher.
Dates: 1875 - 1913
Scope and Contents These volumes contain numerous credit references for area businesses, lobbying for a bill in Congress related to descendants of George Washington, collection letters on behalf of landlords and other businesses, letters detailing local steel mills, a variety of letters on his purchase of Rockbridge Alum Springs, and some letters on the establishment of a local militia. Furthermore, the volumes contain letters about ongoings in Irish creek, Greenlee Letcher's excitement over presidential hopeful...
Dates: 1908-04-25 - 1916-12-29
Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Scope and Contents This file consists of Henry D. Flood letters from the Honorable Greenlee Davidson Letcher, as well as the public speaking postings for Congressman H.D. Flood and Senator W.P. Barksdale, as well as Col. Robert Catlett.
Dates: 1898-09-16 - 1902-10-06
Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0088 - #0093, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This collection includes one file of sheet music, including a song entitled "Lexington" by Leslie Lyle Campbell, "The Marvelous Music Prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro Boy Pianist," a book of Banjo Music for G.D. Letcher, and early 20th century dance scores and instructions.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1896 - 1987
Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-39
Dates: Majority of material found within 1870 - 1970
- Names: Letcher, Greenlee D. (Greenlee Davidson) X
- Correspondence 2
- American Civil War (1861-1865) 1
- Banks and banking 1
- Blueprints 1
- Bonds 1
- Cookbooks 1
- Country lawyers 1
- Financial statements 1
- Genealogy 1
- Lumber 1
- Manuscripts 1
- Maps 1
- Military appointments 1
- Mills and mill-work 1
- Poetry 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- Sheet music 1
- Stables 1
- Telephone -- Directories 1
- Telephone companies 1
- Virginia -- Alleghany County 1
- Virginia -- Botetourt County 1
- Virginia -- Rockbridge County 1
- Wills 1 ∧ less