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Engraving of King William III and Queen Mary II with Signatures

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Identifier: SC 01341
Scope and Contents 18th century copperplate engraving of King William III and Queen Mary II's portraits. Their autographs were cut from unknown documents and added to the engraving by an unknown person. The engraving says "Printed for Joseph Watts in St. Pauls Church Yard."

Glorious Revolution Tercentenary Collection

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Identifier: UA 309
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials relating to the celebration of the 300th anniversary of the Glorious Revolution in England including playing cards, invitations to President Verkuil to attend various functions celebrating the Glorious Revolution, the booklet "William and Mary: The Revolution that Shaped Our World," and brochures about exhibits and other events held to celebrate the tercentenary. The collection also includes: a copy of a booklet about Het Loo, a Dutch Palace of King William III...

George Hastings Letter

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Identifier: SC 01322
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a letter written by Lord George Hastings (later the Earl of Huntingdon) addressed to an unnamed Lord, offering congratulations on the honor with which the King had awarded his service, and asking for a recommendation to the King. The letter was written in Vienna, Austria. Also included are two pages of research from the donor, including evidence that the recipient of the letter was Arnold van Keppel, Earl of Albemarle.

King William III Letter to Francis Nicholson

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00187
Scope and Contents Letter to Nicholson requesting that he give all possible aid to the College of William & Mary.

King William III Letter to Sir Edmund Andros

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Identifier: SC 00080
Scope and Contents Letter written to Andros, noting that as a result of the Royal Charter establishing the College, the Crown grants Francis Nicholson "and others named in our said charter" the sum of 1,985 pounds 14 shillings and 10 pence "out of such Money Received for our Revenue of Quit Rents in our said Colony as is remaining in the hands of our Trusty and Welbeloved [sic] William Byrd." The letter further dictates the dissimenation of funds to other individuals, including the estate of Nathaniel Bacon.

King William III Letter to Sir Edmund Andros

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Identifier: SC 00121
Scope and Contents Letter written to Andros requiring that he and others give their support to the College of William & Mary.

King William III to James Douglas, Duke of Queensberry, Letter

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Identifier: SC 00272
Content Description Personal letter from King William III to the 2nd Duke of Queensberry relating to his role as the King’s Commissioner to the Scottish Parliament. William notes that he has just sent a long official letter, but wants to add one in his own hand to tell Queensberry how pleased he is with the work the latter had been doing on his behalf and that he will find an opportunity to reward him.

Chester McNerney Collection

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1984.57
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a variety of French, English, and American documents that span from the late thirteenth century to the year 1950. Series 1 contains medieval French and English land sale and grant documents on vellum written primarily in Latin from c.1290-1396. The French documents are from Caylus and Espinas, while the English documents are from Yorkshire. Series 2 contains English land transfer, indenture, and last will and testament documents on vellum...

Robert Maccubbin Papers

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Identifier: UA 6.074
Scope and Contents This collection includes research material used by Robert Maccubbin and Martha Hamilton Phillips for the book "The age of William III & Mary II : power, politics, and patronage, 1688-1702 : a reference encyclopedia and exhibition catalogue."

Royal Charter Collection

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Identifier: UA 77
Scope and Contents This collection includes two contemporary copies of the Royal Charter issued to the College of William and Mary by King William III and Queen Mary II in 1693. One copy was probably made for the personal reference of Sir Edmund Andros. It is uncertain for whom the second copy, known as the Harvard copy, was created. It is referred to as the Harvard copy because it was found in an attic at Harvard and subsequently given to the College of William and Mary in 1937. The Harvard copy...