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Cyril H. Tyler Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1989-009
Abstract

Letter from Cyril H. Tyler (1841-1913) of Kalamazoo, Michigan, a sergeant in Company I, 7th Michigan Infantry during the American Civil War, written to his father following the Battle of Seven Pines and referring to skirmishes with the enemy, Rebel sharpshooters, and crossing the Chickahominy River.

Dates: 1862

Clement Vaughter and John Fulcher Estate Inventories

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-138
Abstract

The Clement Vaughter and John Fulcher Estate Inventories are legal documents from Patrick County, Virginia. They contain legal information, as well as the price of items such as a cotton wheel, dutch oven, and rawhide.

Dates: 1818 - 1819

Virginia Central Railroad Company Rental Receipt,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2015-043
Abstract

This collection contains a rental receipt for the labor of Isaac, an enslaved man. The receipt was issued by the Virginia Central Railroad Company in 1855 to Mrs. Elisabeth S. Lindsay and promises a payment of $175 to Lindsay after the one year rental period ends.

Dates: 1855 - 1857

Virginia Commission on Constitutional Revision Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1972-002
Abstract

The collection contains the records of the Virginia Commission on Constitutional Revision, including articles of the constitution, minutes and summaries of actions, reports of subcommittees, correspondence and memoranda, commentary, drafts, and galley proofs of revised constitution.

Dates: 1968 - 1969

Virginia Elections Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2023-060
Abstract

The Virginia Elections Collection contains United States polls and ballots collected from Amelia County, Virginia, from 1804, 1808, and 1865. Some of the material pertains to election polls in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. One of these is the ballot for an amendement to the Virginia Constitution, allowing former Confederate government officials to serve in the Virginia government.

Dates: 1804, 1808, 1865

Virginia Ku Klux Klan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2018-002
Abstract

This collection contains broadsides, booklets, flyers, short stories of the Virginia Ku Klux Klan in 1966. In addition, there are issues of The Fiery Cross (United Klans of America), published in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Dates: c.1966

Virginia Manual Labor School of the Negro Reformatory Association of Virginia Letter

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-010
Abstract

This letter was sent from G. C. Shippen, acting superintendent of the Virginia Manual Labor School of the Negro Reformatory Association of Virginia, to Mr. F. W. Whittaker of Lynchburg. This letter is a response to a request to commit a young man named Lucien Gilmore to the institution. Shippen writes that the institution is at capacity and that it will be six weeks before they can accept any new inmates.

Dates: 1914

Virginia Newspaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2012-034
Abstract

The collection contains individual or groups of issues of Virginia newspapers, organized by location and dating from the 1860s-1970s.

Dates: 1861 - 1992

Virginia Receipts for Enslaved Persons

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-038
Abstract

This collection contains nineteenth century financial documents, including tax records for various Virginia residents. Also included are several hand-written receipts mentioning the sale or labor of enslaved people, including a Black child named Peter and a Black man named Bob.

Dates: 1823 - 1865

Virginia Tax Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2021-009
Abstract

The Virginia Tax Receipt includes a pre-printed tax receipt for Peter Logan, dated 1859, from Chesterfield, Virginia. There is a handwritten tax on one free person of color. Almost all printed categories execept "Clock" and "Furniture" have been crossed out.

Dates: 1859

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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
Lilley, Thomas (distiller) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Logan, Peter 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
Negro Reformatory Association of Virginia 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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