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Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil Trade Card, [c.1875-1940?] (Ms2009-064)
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…
Envelope, To Col. R. Preston, Jan 1 (Ms1992-003)
Certificate, Medical Examination of Lieut. Col. Samuel Paul, Signed Medical Director of the 2nd Division, Army of the Potomac, Richmond, February 5 (Ms1992-003)
Letter, To Col. Preston, Report that no arms were received, Signed James Wade, Dublin, May 13 (Ms1992-003)
Envelope, Telegraph to Col. R. Preston, Christiansburg, May 15 (Ms1992-003)
Military Order, Regarding Col. Preston assuming command of all infantry Companies of the Volunteer Forces of Virginia, signed Col. Preston, Camp Smith, May 17 (Ms1992-003)
Letter, To Col. R. T. Preston regarding the 14th accepting volunteer regiments, Signed Secretary of War, Richmond, May 19 (Ms1992-003)
Military Order, To Col. Preston, regarding a committee to value the horses in the company warehouse, Lynchburg, May 20 (Ms1992-003)
Order of punishment of James W. Johnson for leaving camp and being drunk, Signed Robert T. Preston, May 20 (Ms1992-003)
Letter, Resignation of Position, from W. Watts to Col. Preston, Lynchburg, June 1 (Ms1992-003)
Letter, To Robert T. Preston, concerning mess accounts, Signed Wmm Burwell, 8th Brigade, November 2 (Ms1992-003)
Children of Henry H. Wilson
Children of Henry H. Wilson + their girlfriend. Taken at 907 Front St., Harrisonburg, PA, on June 1, 1930.
"We Remember," by Steveson W. Fletcher and Margaret R. Fletcher, a memoir
Memoir by Stevenson W. and Margaret R. Fletcher about their lives from 1908-1914, including living at Solitude, the birth of several of their…
Map of Indigenous territories in what is now Virginia around 1600
Map of Indigenous territories in what is now Virginia around 1600 from First People: The Early Indians of Virginia by Keith Egloff and Deborah…
February 18, 1783, Letter to Merchant from Walker Daniel
February 18, 1783, Letter from Walker Daniel, at Col. Floyd's, to a French Merchant concerning commercial conditions on the wester Kentucky Frontier…
Land Survey, Montgomery County, Virginia, 1784 (Ms2011-023)
The collection consists of a manuscript map survey of land in Montgomery County, Virginia, belonging to Philadelphia merchant Levi Hollingsworth. The…
Promissory Note, Thomas Goodson, October 23, 1803 (Ms1998-001)
Goodson asks Samuel Huff to pay George Helton two pounds and five shillings for him.
Promissory Note, Samuel Huff to James Goad, October 8, 1804 (Ms1998-001)
Samuel Huff says that he will pay James Goad $10.00.
Promissory Note, Bird Smith to Samuel Huff, February 4, 1805 (Ms1998-001)
Bird Smith says that he will give Samuel Huff 30 acres of land.
Letter, John Weddle to Samuel Huff, August 1806 (Ms1998-001)
Weddle informs Samuel Huff of his welfare after his trip and what he saw while he traveled.
Promissory Note, James Keef to William Byron, September 23, 1806 (Ms1998-001)
Keef promises 8 dollars to be paid on or before November 1, 1806.
Indenture, Bird Smith to William Thompson, March 3, 1807 (Ms1998-001)
Indenture between Bird Smith and William Thompson, for land on the west fork of Little River in Montgomery County, VA.
Promissory Note, Sam Huff to John Snyder, January 12, 1808 (Ms1998-001)
Huff promises to pay John Snyder one pound and nine pence.
James Barnett Inventory, 1811 (Ms2002-022)
A list of free Negroes and Mulattoes, compiled by James Barnett, district commissioner of revenue, Montgomery County, Virginia. The list includes…
Promissory Note, James Brawhey to Samuel Huff, February 23, 1812 (Ms1998-001)
Promises 4 dollars, 4 shillings and two sixpences.
Fine, Samuel Huff, November 12, 1812 (Ms1998-001)
Fine of 1 dollar and 50 cents to Samuel Huff for delinquency at Battalion and Augt. Musters
Letter, Landon Duncan to Mr. Alamander Duncan and relatives, Giles County, VA., November 21, 1812 (Ms1997-023)
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.
Letter, Landon Duncan to Mr. Alamander Duncan and relatives, Giles County, VA., December 16, 1814 (Ms1997-023)
Duncan talks about newly passed laws in Virginia regarding soldiers.
Loan Account, Samuel Huff, July 31, 1816 (Ms1998-001)
Montgomery County loan account in the name of Samuel Huff
June 17, 1828 Prescription for Nelson Esq. from a Pharmacy in Parish
Military Order, Appointment of Robert T. Preston to rank of Captain in the 5th Militia of the Commonwealth, signed by William B. Giles, Governor, Va, November 3, 1829 (Ms1992-003)
John Bralley copy and accounting book, 1832-1846 (Ms2000-092)
Includes 1835: Accounts from Wythe County, Leather-bound volume: 12" x 8", 1832-1846.
Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed, 1835 (Ms1987-037)
The Sarah Buchanan Preston Land Deed collection consists of a manuscript copy of a land transfer indenture statement for lands in Russell, Tazewell,…
July 1, 1836, Letter From P. Graften, Jr. in New York City to Hugh M. Nelson, Esq. Re. a horse
Letter, Jane H. Threves to Hiram Duncan, Gallatin, TN, December 19, 1936 (Ms1997-023)
Threves talks about her family and where they all live. She also talks about the presidents election.
Letter, Landon Duncan to Hiram Duncan, Giles County, VA., March 24, 1837 (Ms1997-023)
Duncan talks about the weather, its affect on the crops, and about the immoral conduct of his uncle.
Military Order, Appointment of Robert T. Preston to rank of Lieutenant Colonel in Virginia Militia, signed by David Campbell, Governor, Va, May 26, 1837 (Ms1992-003)
Letter, Landon Duncan to Hiram Duncan, Giles County, VA., December 1, 1837 (Ms1997-023)
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…
February 16, 1838, Letter from J.H. Mason in Washington, D.C. to Hugh M. Nelson, Esq. in Baltimore, Maryland, Re. The whereabouts of a clerk
Military Order, Appointment of Robert T. Preston to rank of Colonel in the Virginia Militia, signed by John M. Patton, Lieutenant Governor, Va, May 25, 1840 (Ms1992-003)
Bill of Sale for Female Enslaved Person Named Huldah, Randolph County Va., 1848 (Ms2010-060)
Letter, E. D. Wilson to B. L. Brown, Philippi Va. (now WV), February 16, 1849 (Ms2010-060)
Invitation, Inauguration Ball, Miss Virginia T. Preston, March 5, 1849 (Ms1992-003)
Invitation to Miss Virginia T. Preston to the Grand Inauguration Ball of Zachary Taylor (U.S. President) and Millard Filmore (Vice-President), March…
Receipt, for Subscription to The Whig (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, March 12, 1849 (Ms2010-060)
Receipt, for Subscription to The Whig (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, February 25, 1853 (Ms2010-060)
Receipt, for Subscription to The Richmond Examiner (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, December 4, 1853 (Ms2010-060)
Letter, William Vinson to Wife and Children, Richmond Va., January 28, 1854 (Ms2008-048)
This collection contains a letter written by Virginia House of Delegates member William Vinson to his wife and children in Wayne County, (West)…
Receipt, for Subscription to The Whig (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, April 4, 1854 (Ms2010-060)
Receipt, for Subscription to The Whig (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, June 11, 1855 (Ms2010-060)
Receipt, for Subscription to The Whig (Newspaper), Squire Bosworth, December 9, 1855 (Ms2010-060)