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George Lewis Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-015
Abstract

This collection consists of a single letter written by Union soldier George W. Lewis, 4th Michigan Infantry,to his brother, and dated February 1st, 1863.

Dates: 1863

Thomas Lilley Distilling Account

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-064
Abstract

The Thomas Lilley Distilling Account contains a record of rum distilling kept on a repurposed printed Virginia Militia inventory return.

Dates: 1820 - 1821

John Thomas Ruff Martin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-041
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter by student, John Thomas Ruff Martin, written from Salem. Virginia, March 4, 1861, to his father in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1861

Thomas R. Martin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-011
Abstract

The collection contains two letters written by Pvt Thomas R. Martin, Company F, 10th Virginia Cavalry (1st Cavalry Regiment, Wise Legion) to his parents. One is dated September 22, 1861 and written from Sewell, VA (now WV), the second is from Gordonsville in May 1863.

Dates: 1861 - 1863

Madison E. Marye Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-029
Abstract

This collection contains newspaper articles, papers, photographs, and posters relating to Madison E. Marye's years as a Virginia State Senator. Marye is a veteran of World War Two, Korea, and Vietnam, serving in the U. S. Army from 1944 to 1965. When Marye retired from the Army he had achieved the rank of Major. After leaving the Army, Marye began his political career representing parts of Southwestern Virginia as a Democrat. Marye served in the State Senate from 1973 to 2002.

Dates: 1932 - 2007

New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company Ledgers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-083
Abstract

The collection includes two ledgers for the New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company dated from 1892-1906. The ledgers contain documentation of transactions, land sales, commissions, and loans with detailed accounts of revenues and interest.

Dates: 1892 - 1906

Overseer's Journal

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1994-010
Abstract

This collection includes a journal of an unidentified overseer - possibly Erastus Bishop of Petersburg, Virginia - with names of enslaved people and amount of crops each person picked, including cotton, peas, corn. It also lists when and which enslaved person was sick each day, money obtained for a crop, home remedies for common illnesses, and the journey itinerary for a cargo ship.

Dates: 1853 - 1861

R.K. McCoy General Store

 Collection — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art-098
Scope and Contents

unframed picture; on back ""Main & Turner Campus Exxon""

Dates: n.d.

G. E. Roberts Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2019-026
Abstract

The G. E. Roberts Letter contains information pertaining to an African American man shooting a white doctor, Dr. Hammet, in Christiansburg, VA. The letter is written to Walter J. Reeve in Central Depot, VA on February 8, 1874.

Dates: 1874-02-08

Charles W. Sleeper Letter,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-009
Abstract

The collection includes a letter from Charles W. Sleeper, private and later Quartermaster Sergeant with the 7th Independent Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, to his cousin, written from Yorktown, August 24, 1862.

Dates: 1862

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Names
Ash, William (3rd Regiment, Vermont Infantry) 1
Baskin, J. T. 1
Bishop, Erastus R. , b. ca. 1828 1
Blunt, Asa Peabody, 1826-1889 1
Bob (enslaved person) 1
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Brown, Alexander W. , 1878-? 1
Brown, Mima (Pulaski County, Virginia) 1
Cappel, C. C. (Clarence C.), 1887-1948 1
Cole, Henry 1
Cole, Luther 1
Collins, Arnold 1
Conway, Battaile Fitzhugh Taliaferro 1
Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 1
Conway, Henry 1
Conway, John C. 1
Conway, Mary Wallace 1
Conway, William Buchanan, 1845-1920 1
Corwin, Edward, Jr. 1
Davis, George E. , d.1863 (Company F, Harris Light Cavalry) 1
Dickenson, Richard B., 1930-2006 1
Dix, George S. 1
Dixon, William D. 1
Drake, Elias G. 1
Edwards, Clarke S. (Clarke Swett), 1824-1903 1
Evans, James Ransom, 1874-1952 1
Evans, Rosa Belle Kirk, 1879-1970 1
Farmer, James H. (54th Regiment, Virginia Infantry) 1
Foster, Lewis M., b. abt. 1844 1
Gerry, C. E. 1
Green, Josiah M. 1
Gregory, W. B. (William Bartleman), 1829-1887 1
Guion, J. Marshall, 1822-1891 1
Hammet, James Preston, d. 1879 1
Hanna, James W. 1
Hart, Hector (126th Regiment, Ohio Infantry) 1
Hersum, George L. (5th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry) 1
Hunt, Melvin (72nd Regiment, New York Infantry) 1
Keyces (Keycas), Patrick 1
Kingsbury, J. D. 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915-) 1
Kyger, Henry C. (5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry) 1
Lacaster, G. W. 1
Lewis, George (4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Lukens, Franklin B. (Company E, 3rd Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Martin, Thomas R., b. abt. 1848? 1
Marye, Madison E. (Madison Ellis), 1925-2016 1
Massey, A. B. (Arthur Ballard) 1
Miller, Henry 1
New Alexandria Land and River Improvement Company (1888-1928) 1
Nickerson, Melville P. (2nd Regiment, Maine Infantry) 1
Penman, Abraham (12th Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Infantry (41st Volunteers)) 1
Peter (enslaved person) 1
Rappleyea, Jeremiah C. (1st Regiment, New Jersey Infantry) 1
Roberts, George E. , 1834-1887 1
Sleeper, Charles W., abt. 1841-1893 1
Stewart, Peter (79th NY Highland Guard) 1
Stickley, Peter B., 1825-1861 1
Turrill, Reuben 1
Tyler, Cyril H. 1
Tyler, James Hoge, 1846-1925 1
Van Fleet, Abraham 1
Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station 1
Virginia Central Railroad Company 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Library 1
Virginia. Commission on Constitutional Revision 1
Virginia. General Assembly 1
Warren, Henry M., 1837-1862 1
Way, Alexander M. (Alexander Moore), 1826-1890 1
Wilson, Eliza (Lily) Tyler 1
Wilson, Jeffrey Thomas, 1843-1929 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
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