Box BW 20
Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:
Hugh Ivey emancipation deed
Sussex County, Virginia plantation owner Hugh Ivey (1826; 0.04 cubic feet) names the twenty-seven enslaved persons in the body of the document to be freed; this is not Ivey's original signed copy, but rather a transcript by a county clerk made at the time.
Colleton estate photographs
Monthly report of amnesty oaths administered at Scottsville, Virginia
The Monthly report of amnesty oaths administered at Scottsville, Virginia (1865; 0.04 cubic feet) documents President Andrew Johnson's national pardon of Confederates as implemented in one small Virginia town. The document contains the county of residence, occupation, and names of 42 mostly Albemarle County residents and one page with a transmittal message. The report was prepared by Captain Beers, who was with Company H, 11th Regiment Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Lewis M. Coleman, Jr. papers
Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook
The Sarah M. Middleton scrapbook (1914-1916; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Middleton's attendance at Martha Washington Seminary in Washington, DC. Scrapbook items include concert programs, playbills, personal letters, postcards, photographs of classmates, and newspaper clippings.
Customs manifest and instructions for Schooner Lively and goods, 1800
Includes Haitian printed forms