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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 Washington Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0012
Scope and Contents This collection includes three original George Washington letters and multiple copies and transcripts of letters. Originals include a letter from Washington to Capt. William Bronaugh dated January 18, 1775, a letter to the "Officers and Soldiers of the Militia in the Counties of Hunterdon, Burlington, Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland," 1777, encouraging them to fight for freedom, and a letter dated August 26, 1787, from George Washington to his nephew, George Augustine Washington, with...
Dates: 1775 - 1798

Legal Documents

 Collection
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a variety of legal documents related to citizens of Rockbrige County. Includes indentures, bonds, materials related to wills, legal agreements, and insurance policies amongst other documents.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1742 - 1895

McCown Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0181
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of business papers of the family including sale lists, indentures, land surveys, deeds, wills, promissory notes, and numerous receipts. It also includes 71 photographs from the collection of Samuel W. McCown, Jr. (WLU 1919).
Dates: Inclusive 1811-1917

Rockbridge Historical Society collection of deeds

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-35
Identifier: WLU -Coll-0043
Scope and Contents A collection of original land deeds and indentures from the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Virginia collected by the Rockbridge Historical Society.
Dates: 1748 - 1920

Sir Thomas Sherley Indenture

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0333
Scope and Contents This vellum indenture records the sale of farms and lands called Langharst and Blackbrokes in Petworth and Kirdford, Sussex, by the Sherleys (father and son) to Nicholas Hooker, goldsmith of London, for 250 pounds.
Dates: 1607-08-10