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Virginia -- History

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Virginia state officials autograph collection

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233294344]
Identifier: Vault MSS 695
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and printed legal documents signed by governors and lieutenant governors of Virginia. Included are two depositions by Benjamin Harrison regarding land suits; an appointment of a county sheriff signed by James Pleasants; appointments of six Justices of the Peace by Joseph Johnson, three by John Letcher, four by Henry Wise, and three by Francis Pierpont; and an appointment of county surveyor Joshua Pretlow.

Dates: 1784-1865

Arch Carroll letter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 554
Scope and Contents

Letter written from York, [Virginia] to William Alexander in Richmond, Virginia, 23 August 1785. Describes losses taken in a recent tobacco shipment on one of Carroll's ships.

Dates: 1785 August 23

Ellis Seymour Heninger diaries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 967
Scope and Contents

Handwritten diary including miscellaneous inspirational materials copied from other sources. Heninger's journal covers from November 1899 through December 1900 and tells about his activities and experiences while serving in Virginia as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The second diary covers the time from January to August 1901 and also tells about Heninger's missionary activities.

Dates: 1899-1901

Patrick Henry land grants

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239272278]
Identifier: Vault MSS 713
Scope and Contents

Printed, handwritten and signed land grants from the Commonwealth of Virginia. One of the grants is for Daniel Davidson and is dated Aug. 1, 1787. The other grant is for Luther Martin Esquire, Mary "his wife," Elizabeth Cresap and is dated June 20, 1785. Both of the items were issued, witnessed, and signed by Patrick Henry.

Dates: 1785-1787

Virginia legal documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1234
Scope and Contents

Handwritten legal documents from the state of Virginia. Included are financial notes, bonds, court summons and appointments, depositions, indentures, and letters.

Dates: 1774-1863