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Baer Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0155
Scope and Contents This collection contains principally business and family correspondence of Jacob, Joseph, and John Baer. Includes land maps, indentures, wills, militia fines, bills and receipts. Also included are a German family Bible (l744) and other genealogical materials, some relating to the Decker and Hite (Heyt) families, as well as two farming account books of Joseph Baer, 1853-1859. The collection mainly concerns the sale, rental, and inheritance of the Baer property.
Dates: 1744 - 1929

George B. Larrick & Co. Business Correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0595
Scope and Contents This collection contains 12 pieces of correspondence from various sources to George B. Larrick, a Lexington, Virginia merchant.
Dates: 1873 - 1880

L. B. F. Association Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0416
Scope and Contents This ledger from the L. B. F. Association, which we believe stands for Lexington Business Foundation, covers the timespan from 1854-1862. It is very detailed about individual transactions.
Dates: Inclusive 1854-1862

Rockbridge Baths Hotel Ledger

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0272
Scope and Contents This register contains names of guests who visited the Rockbridge Baths, Virginia hotel between June 1871 and May 1882. Among them were many prominent faculty members of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute, as well as guests from the city of Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: Inclusive 1876-1882

Sam Houston Letcher Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0445
Scope and Contents In this letter to Colonel Benjamin B. Jordan, dated April 1, 1880, Letcher asks for advice on a potential business transaction. Philidelphia and Harrisonburg are both mentioned.
Dates: 1880-04-01

St. George Tucker Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0036
Scope and Contents This letter, dated 1794 Mar. 10, to John Page discusses the protection of maritime shipping and the situation in France.
Dates: 1794-03-10

Thomas Nelson Page Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0007
Scope and Contents This collection includes four letter: Feb. 20, l904, Page to Samuel Graham (framed) on a social matter, and March 27, 1909, Lord Wolseley to Page in gratitude for being lent Nelson's book and praising Lee; September 30 and October 19, 1878 from Page to J. G. Steel on a business matter. It also includes a visitor's book, 1885-1899; Page's dinner party record from 1913-1919, while he was U. S. Ambassador to Italy. Additionally, it includes revised pages from the first edition of Page's book,...
Dates: Inclusive 1878-1910

William Anderson Glasgow correspondence

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0355
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters, dated 1857 and 1858, to Mrs. E. H. Carrington on matters of business.
Dates: Inclusive 1857-1858

William Foutz Account Books

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0157
Scope and Contents This collection is a daybook and ledger accounts of flour sales.
Dates: 1855 - 1878

Zechariah Johnston Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0006
Scope and Contents Items of Zechariah Johnston and his son Thomas, including petitions, resolutions, and instructions to Zechariah Johnston while he was a member of the Virginia General Assembly; 2 letters from William Graham to Zechariah Johnston on political matters; lecture notes; property descriptions; ca. 69 business accounts, 1796-1845, of Thomas Johnston.
Dates: Inclusive 1772-1845