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Virginia -- Augusta County

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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

Beverley, 1749

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

This file includes a fragment of a land grant for William Beverley for one hundred and fifty six acres in Augusta County, VA in exchange for "twevle pound fifteen schillings" from 1749. Also includes photocopy of the grant fragment. Notes presence of Beverley Manor.

Dates: 1749

Borden, 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

This file contains two copies of E.P. Tompkins article on the Borden Grant, as well as a number of Lexington New Gazette articles on the same topic.

Dates: 1933-03-23 - 1940-01-25

Borden

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a typescript manuscript of the Borden Grant article by E.P. Tompkins. Also includes a photo of an annotated map of the Borden Land grant. Also includes a list of settlers who recieved the first Borden deeds between 1741 and 1743.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

Borden (Fragment)

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

This file contains a fragment of a copy of the Borden Grant, as well as a photocopy of the fragment.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1749 - 1985

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

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0377

History, 1758

 File — Box 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopy of a 1758 schedule titled "To the Militia of the Coutny of Augusta, and for Provisions furnished by sundry inhabitants of the said county, viz."

Dates: 1758

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 — 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

Madison Dunlap, 1994-10

 File — Box 1, Folder: 35
Scope and Contents

This file consists of a paper/presentation materials written by Nanlou Sauder presented to the Ignorance Club on the topic of "Madison Dunlap, David Lowman, and Miller's Mill" (3162 West Midland Trail @ Kerrs Creek).

Dates: 1994-10

McFarland Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0384

Museums: American Frontier Culture

 Collection — 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

Oliver, John (copy only), 1791-01-19

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

This file contains a photocopy of a land grant to John Oliver for 102 acres in Augusta County, Virginia.

Dates: 1791-01-19

Robert Alexander Legal Papers

 Collection
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
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

Rockbridge Historical Society files on cemeteries

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1-15
Identifier: RHS-Coll-0039
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of research files on local and regional cemeteries, especially those found in Rockbridge and Augusta counties in Virginia. The files are arranged alphabetically by name of cemetery and are comprised of both primary and secondary resources.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

S. G. Landes to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-30

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents

This letter by S. G. Landes is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Landes requests an autograph of Lee and mentions he's a native of Rockbridge and Augusta counties of Virginia.

Dates: 1866-04-30

Trimble, 1758-12-15, 1799-07-10

 File — RHS Collections #0060 - #0076, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

This file consists of two land grant records. The first is to James Trimble for land in Augusta County, and the second is to Alexander Trimble for land in Rockbridge County. Signed by James Wood, governor of Virginia.

Dates: 1758-12-15; 1799-07-10