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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Custis family correspondence, 1822 - 1840

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a...
Dates: 1822 - 1840

Membership Certificate of the Rev. J. W. McLeod for the New York State Colonization Society

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0239
Content Description This collection consists of a partially printed illustrated certificate measuring 14" x 17." The broadside includes an engraved vignette of a sailing ship with African and white men shaking hands. The certificate is made out to the Reverend J. W. McLeod and signed by abolitionists Anson Green Phelps (President of the NY State Colonization Society) and John Brooke Pinney (Secretary). Pinney was Colonial Agent for the Colonization Society and later served as Governor of Liberia. The...
Dates: 1855 November 24