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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

Virginia -- Amherst County

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Amherst County Virginia subscription list

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0012

Amherst County Virginia subscription list

 Collection — Box BW 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16475
Content Description This collection consists of five pages of names and amounts of money to pledge support for the Confederate Army in the early stages of the Civil War. The title page says, "The undersigned promise and bind themselves to pay on demand to T.W. Dillard, Henry Loving, Samuel Richeson, John B. Wheeler, William Kent and John D. Davis the sums severally annexed to their respective names to be expended under the direction of Amherst County Court in equipping the volunteers from the said county under the...
Dates: 13 August 1861

Aubrey E. Strode papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 3014
Scope and Contents Aubrey E. Strode (1861-1969,88 cubic feet) was a Virginia lawyer, state senator and eugenics advocate who drafted the Virginia sterilization law and brought Buck vs. Bell to the Supreme Court. This collection consists of his personal and professional papers concerning his family, law practice, army service, political and legislative activities as a member of the Virginia Senate, the Virginia Democratic Party and the Progressive movement, and as a co-owner of the newspaper, The Amherst Progress....
Dates: 1861-1969