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John Ballenger Bond

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-031
Abstract

Bond in which John Ballenger, of Pittsylvania County, Virginia, promises to pay the sum of 140 pounds to Andrew McMahan of Amherst County, unless Ballenger provides McMahan with lawful right to a tract of land in Pittsylvania County.

Dates: 1788

Robert Chirver Registration

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-034
Abstract

This collection contains one "free man of color" registration for Robert Chirver or Chirves, a resident of Petersburg, Virginia. Signed and dated May 4, 1841, at Petersburg, this form was proof of Chirver's status as a free man.

Dates: 1841

Dana Harmon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-013
Abstract

A collection of papers from Hon. Dana Harmon. They include corespondence, newspaper clippings, receipts, scrapbook, summons for the Grand Jury, and lists of supporters and people asked for support.

Dates: 1885 - 1916

George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-013
Abstract The George W. L. Kabrich Family Papers, 1850-1947 [bulk 1850-1904], contain correspondence, legal records, financial records, and religious documents. The collection documents the personal and professional life of George W. L. Kabrich, who taught school and Sunday school, worked as Overseer of the Poor for Blacksburg Township, and was on church councils for local Lutheran churches. Items also relate to George’s father-in-law John Surface, his daughter Effie Kabrich, and others. An item of...
Dates: 1850 - 1947; Majority of material found within ( 1850-1904)

Henry Whitman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-003
Abstract

This collections contains papers and letters addressed to Henry Whitman, the Justice of the Peace for Wythe County, Virginia, in the mid-1800s. Most documents contain information about different legal dispitutes and issues. Two relate to the purchasing of a bridle and of leather, and another letter relates information about the American Civil War.

Dates: 1827 - 1864