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Richard B. Dickenson Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-043

The collection is composed of materials related to Dickenson's research on Southwest Virginia African Americans from the Civil War until the present.

Dates: 1931-2004; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2000

Thomas S. Gibson Letter

Identifier: Ms-2023-130

The Thomas S. Gibson Letter is from Gibson, a farmer in Lee County, Virginia, to James D. Thomas, Bryan, Texas, on March 24th, 1870. The letter contains information on the money owed and interest due to Thomas from Gibson, as well as the fact that Gibson is unable to pay.

Dates: 1870

Letters to Eliza Doty

Identifier: Ms-2023-146

The Letters to Eliza Doty were written by her unnamed sister, probably Sarah Poindexter, to Eliza in New Providence, New Jersey, on April 28, 1868, from Richmond, Virginia, and April 1, 1869, from Culpeper, Virginia. The letters contain information on the declining economic conditions in Richmond, and the sister's negative feelings about reconstruction conditions in Virginia.

Dates: 1868 - 1869

U.S. v $28,000-Effects of R. E. Lee et al. Case Files,

Identifier: Ms-2015-033

This collection contains photocopies of affidavits, claims and answers, stipulations, and a bill for legal fees relating to U.S. v $28,000-Effects of R. E. Lee et al. which dealt with the seizure of land from Confederate leaders.

Dates: 1863 - 1866

Daniel Verser Letter,

Identifier: Ms-2011-051

The collection consists of a letter from Daniel Verser in Pittsylvania, Virginia, to his brother, Colonel William Verser in Burkesville, Virginia. Dated August 1867, the letter includes Daniel Verser's opinions on Reconstruction-era difficulties in the state.

Dates: 1867

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 3
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Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Doty, Eliza Squier Mundy, 1808-1873 1
Gibson, Thomas S. (Rose Hill, Va.) 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
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