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Augusta County 19th Century Court Records

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0482
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three 19th century court documents from Augusta County, Virginia. They all relate to the circuit court case where William J. Shumate is suing the business of Woodword & Coalter (Samuel M. Woodword, Joseph Woodword, and Thomas S. Coalter) for $300 owed to him.
Dates: 1857

Collection of Staunton Virginia Broadsides

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0344
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fourteen broadsides from Staunton, Virginia, including King's Daughters Hospital rules, fire alarm information, a church directory, and advertisements.
Dates: Inclusive 1895-1941; Majority of material found in Bulk 1900-1928

Democratic Party Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0349
Scope and Contents Includes poll tax lists and letters to local party leaders from national Democratic figures, such as Harry Byrd and Harry Flood
Dates: Inclusive 1912-1961; Majority of material found in Bulk 1912-1928

Frank Parsons Collection

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0377

Joseph Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0220
Scope and Contents This collectin is a photocopy of a letter written by Joseph Martin informing a friend that the friend's son was killed during a military engagement at William Mann's mill. The letter was written from Fort Young. There is also a typed transcription of the letter.
Dates: 1763-09

Land Grants

 Collection — Container: RHS Collections #0060 - #0076
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0067
Scope and Contents This collection includes copies and originals of 18th and 19th century land grants for acreage in Rockbridge County, Augusta County, Bath County, and other areas in southwestern Virginia. Three folders relate to the Borden land grant, which established Rockbridge County. There is a fragment of an undated, handwritten copy of the Borden land grant. Other folders related to the Borden grant include historical analysis and recounting of the development of the grant by E.P. Tompkins. Some land...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

McFarland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0384

Museums: American Frontier Culture

 Collection — Container: RHS Collection #0088 - #0093, Folder: 1
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0091
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one file with a copy of the Spring 1991 Augusta Historical Bulletin, published by the Augusta County Historical Society (founded in 1964).
Dates: 1991

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

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Identifier: WLU-Coll-0037
Scope and Contents This collection contains a deed, dated August 13, 1747, for a tract of land near the town of Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia, conveyed to Robert Alexander from William Beverley and two legal papers connected with the deed. There is also an authorized English Bible, 1766, with Robert Alexander's signature. Genealogical information by George Diehl is housed in the control folder.
Dates: 1747 - 1766

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