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Bishop James Madison Letter to the Speaker of the House of Delegates concerning Eastern State Hospital

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Identifier: SC 00641
Scope and Contents Letter, 1788 October 31, Bishop James Madison, Williamsburg, to the Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia. Concerns Bishop Madison request to the General Assembly of Virginia funds to support the Eastern State Hospital for Lunatics. Also included is a lithograph of Bishop James Madison. The letter and lithograph were given by Harry Krauss in honor of professor David L. Holmes.

Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, Whiting Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 39.1 B58
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1765-1817, of the Blair, Banister, Braxton, Horner, and Whiting families. Correspondents include John Blair (1732-1800), Anne (Blair) Banister and Mary (Blair) Braxton Burwell Prescott. Many of the letters are written by women. Subjects covered in the collection include the Baron de Botetourt, William Tryon, Martha Washington, dueling, social life and customs, marriage and courtship, medicine, the Richmond theater fire, slavery, War of 1812, the College of William...

Galt Papers (I)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G13
Scope and Contents Professional and personal papers; 1745-1892; of the Galt family of Williamsburg, Va. Papers primarily concern the Galt family's work at the Eastern State Hospital, including apothecary shop daybooks, account books, medical daybooks, clinical notebooks, weather diaries, commonplace books, reports, medical notes, lecture notes, correspondence, and other. Personal papers consist of diaries, letters, scrapbooks, school notes, financial papers, memoirs, and other material....

Galt Papers (III)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 78 G73
Scope and Contents The collection covers the dates 1750-1982 and consists chiefly of the personal and business correspondence, financial and legal documents, literary documents, and family history and genealogy notes of the Galt family. The collection also contains clippings, photographs, and personal mementos such as artifacts. Negatives have been added to Galt III, Group XI, Box IV, folder 44. Some material pertaining to William R. Galt is filed in 78 G73 Galt Family Papers III, folder...

Channing M. Hall III Williamsburg, Virginia Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1999.19a and Additions
Scope and Contents The collection includes personal as well as offical papers of Channing M. Hall III of Williamsburg. Hall was a member of the Williamsburg City Council and most of the collection concerns the government of the Williamsburg, Virginia.

Robert Hoakerly Letter to George Eddie

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Identifier: SC 00529
Scope and Contents Letter from Robert Hoakerly, New York, to George Eddie, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, asking Eddie to negotiate a draft on Col. Finnie of Williamsburg, Va. and protest a bill of [Mr.] Drewed, who was in Yorktown with the British troops and now keeps a tavern in Williamsburg.  March 29, 1782.

James City County Oral History Collection

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Identifier: MS 00264
Scope and Contents The James City County Oral History Collection holds two copies of transcripts and one corresponding cassette tapes of the Oral History Project directed by Robinette Fitzsimmon of the James City County Historical Commission. The collections includes interviews of residents of James City County, the City of Williamsburg, and York County, Virginia.  Topics range from education to farming to Eastern State Hospital.  Time periods covered begin with family memories from the Revolutionary War to the...

Philip Johnson Legal Documents

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Identifier: SC 00688
Scope and Contents Legal documents concerning the estate of Philip Johnson of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. Investiture of Bruton Parish, James City County land to Philip Johnson to eventually become part of the City of Williamsburg at the Court of St. James, dated November 1763. Chancery lawsuit, 1791, written to the Honorable George Wythe Judge of the High Court of Chancery, concerning a trust agreement made in 1769 with Peyton Randolph, Lewis Burwell, Robert Carter Nicholson, and Philip...

John Ker Estate Account Ledger in Williamsburg, Virginia

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Identifier: 01/Mss. MsV Lev17
Scope and Contents Account ledger as part of the estate of David Ker in relationship to a lawsuit with James Gregorie, with a summary on page [14]. Suit located in Williamsburg District, James City County, Virginia. Includes debts due stores in Urbanna, Gloucester and King and Queen Counties. Over 30 names are listed. 32 pages.

Kibler-Bland Genealogy Collection

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Identifier: SC 01243
Scope and Contents Typescripts of material concerning Richard Bland, (1710-1776), of Williamsburg, Virginia composed mainly of biographical and genealogical information on Bland and his family and information about the Bland House in Williamsburg, Virginia. Also included, biographical material on Henry Wetherburn in connection with running his tavern in Williamsburg. This material concerns the dates of 1671-1776 although the typescripts are not from that era. The typescripts of the articles and notes on the...

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Madison, James, 1749-1812 3
Virginia Gazette (Williamsburg, Va.) 3
College of William and Mary. 2
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 2
Galt family 2
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Galt, Alexander D. II, 1827-1863 2
Galt, Elizabeth Judith, 1816-1854 2
Galt, John Minson, 1744-1808 2
Galt, John Minson, 1819-1862 2
Galt, William Richard, 1818-1892 2
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 2
Tucker, St. George, 1752-1827 2
Williamsburg Historic Records Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 2
Banister, Anne Blair 1
Bannister family 1
Blair family 1
Blair, John, 1732-1800 1
Bland family 1
Bland, Richard, 1710-1776 1
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, ca. 1718-1770 1
Braxton family 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 1
Busch Gardens (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Cabell, Joseph C. (Joseph Carrington), 1778-1856 1
College of William and Mary--Faculty 1
College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors. 1
Connolly, John, 1750?-1813 1
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 1
Educational and Civic Association (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Galt, James, 1741-1800 1
Galt, Mary Meares, 1885-1978 1
Galt, Rogers Harrison 1
Galt, Sallie, 1822-1880 1
Hall, Channing Moore, III 1
Hawtrey, Edward 1
Hawtrey, Stephen 1
Horner family 1
James City County Historical Commission 1
Johnson, Philip 1
Kibler, James Luther, 1867-1953 1
Marshall, John, 1755-1835 1
Mason, George, 1725-1792 1
Mathews, Mary 1
McKean, Thomas, 1734-1817 1
Middle Plantation Agricultural Society (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Miller, Shirley Fout 1
Miss Williamsburg Pageant (Va.) 1
Mt. Ararat Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Paradise-Barziza family. 1
Peninsula News (Toano, Va.) 1
Peninsula Transit Corporation 1
Powell, Leven, 1737-1810 1
Prescott, Mary Blair Braxton Burwell 1
Pulaski Club (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Small, William, 1734-1775 1
Special Collections Research Center 1
Stith, William 1
Taylor, John, 1753-1824 1
The Palace (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
The Virginia Comedians 1
Tidewater Weekly Review (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Tryon, William, 1729-1788 1
Unitarian Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association. Chapter #609 (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Virginia Independence Bicentennial Commission 1
Virginia Shakespeare Festival 1
Walsingham Academy (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802 1
Watts, Sarah C. 1
Wetherburn, Henry, fl. 1738-1760 1
Whiting family 1
Williamsburg Baptist Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Businessmen's Association (Va.) 1
Williamsburg Community Council (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg High School (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Press, Inc 1
Williamsburg Theater (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Williamsburg Weekly Gazette (Va.) 1
Wythe, George, 1726-1806 1
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