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  • Subject is exactly "Local/Regional History and Appalachian South"
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While Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil was marketed until the 1940s and 1950s, the particular trade card in this collection most likely dates to the late…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1967-002_JHogeTyler/Ms1967_002_JHogeTyler_Box80F11_partial_jpg/Ms67_002_Tyler_photo069.jpg

Children of Henry H. Wilson + their girlfriend. Taken at 907 Front St., Harrisonburg, PA, on June 1, 1930.
Fletcher_SFletcher_Memoir.pdf

Memoir by Stevenson W. and Margaret R. Fletcher about their lives from 1908-1914, including living at Solitude, the birth of several of their…
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Map of Indigenous territories in what is now Virginia around 1600 from First People: The Early Indians of Virginia by Keith Egloff and Deborah…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms1989_021_NelsonFamily_ToMerchantFromWalkerDaniel_1783_0218c.jpg

February 18, 1783, Letter from Walker Daniel, at Col. Floyd's, to a French Merchant concerning commercial conditions on the wester Kentucky Frontier…
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The collection consists of a manuscript map survey of land in Montgomery County, Virginia, belonging to Philadelphia merchant Levi Hollingsworth. The…
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Note_1803_1023.jpg

Goodson asks Samuel Huff to pay George Helton two pounds and five shillings for him.
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Samuel Huff says that he will pay James Goad $10.00.
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Bird Smith says that he will give Samuel Huff 30 acres of land.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Letter_1806_08xxa.jpg

Weddle informs Samuel Huff of his welfare after his trip and what he saw while he traveled.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Note_1806_0923.jpg

Keef promises 8 dollars to be paid on or before November 1, 1806.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Indenture_1807_0303a.jpg

Indenture between Bird Smith and William Thompson, for land on the west fork of Little River in Montgomery County, VA.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Note_1808_0112a.jpg

Huff promises to pay John Snyder one pound and nine pence.
Ms2002_022_BarnettJames_Inventory1811a.jpg

A list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes…
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Note_1812_0223a.jpg

Promises 4 dollars, 4 shillings and two sixpences.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_Fine_1812_1112a.jpg

Fine of 1 dollar and 50 cents to Samuel Huff for delinquency at Battalion and Augt. Musters
Ms1997_023_DuncanLandon_Letter_1812_1121b.jpg

Duncan tells his uncle and relatives about his travels from his cousin's house and back to home as well as his health and welfare.
Ms1998_001_HuffHylton_LoanAcct_1816_0731.jpg

Montgomery County loan account in the name of Samuel Huff
Ms2000-092_BralleyBook_CoverFront.jpg

Includes 1835: Accounts from Wythe County, Leather-bound volume: 12" x 8", 1832-1846.
Ms1987-034_Preston,SarahB_LandDeed_1835a.jpg

The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell,…
Ms1997_023_DuncanLandon_Letter_1836_1219a.jpg

Threves talks about her family and where they all live. She also talks about the presidents election.
Ms1997_023_DuncanLandon_Letter_1837_0324a.jpg

Duncan talks about the weather, its affect on the crops, and about the immoral conduct of his uncle.
Ms1997_023_DuncanLandon_Letter_1837_1201a.jpg

Duncan talks about a murder in Giles and the aftermath of the murderer's arrest. He talks about his religious views and comments on Biblical…
Ms1992_003_PrestonRobertT_B1F1_InauguralInvit_1849_0305b.jpg

Invitation to Miss Virginia T. Preston to the Grand Inauguration Ball of Zachary Taylor (U.S. President) and Millard Filmore (Vice-President), March…
Ms2008_048_VinsonWilliam_Letter_1854_0128a.jpg

This collection contains a letter written by Virginia House of Delegates member William Vinson to his wife and children in Wayne County, (West)…
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