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    John Thompson Ford papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, play scripts and other writings, subject files, playbooks, playbills, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in the last half of the nineteenth century. Documents his interaction with major theatrical figures of the period; the productions featured at his theaters in Baltimore, Md., Philadelphia, Pa.; Charleston, S.C., Alexandria, Va., Richmond, Va., and Washington, D.C.; the assassination ...

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • John Thompson Ford papers, 1809-1960

    Theater executive and dramatist. Correspondence, playbooks, playbills, subject files, scrapbooks, and other papers relating to Ford's life and work as a theater manager in Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., in the last half of the nineteenth century, including the assassination by John Wilkes Booth of President Abraham Lincoln at his theater in Washington.

    • Contributor: Ford, John Thompson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1809
  • Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, 1783-1941

    Merchant and marine insurance broker. Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and miscellaneous documents relating to Koch's investment business in Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and Alexandria, Va.

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1783
  • John Glassford and Company records, 1743-1886

    Mercantile firm. Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade.

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1743
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    John Glassford and Company records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ledgers, journals, daybooks, inventories, cashbooks, and letterbooks of the various mercantile firms in Maryland and Virginia representing or succeeding the Glasgow, Scotland, firm of John Glassford and Company in the Chesapeake tobacco trade. Under the name Glassford and Company, the firm operated stores in Maryland at Baltimore, Bladensburg, Chaptico, Georgetown (later part of Washington, D.C.), Leonardtown, Lower Marlboro, Newport, Nottingham, Piscataway, Port Tobacco, and ...

    • Contributor: John Glassford and Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Jacob Gerhard Koch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, diary, account books, ledgers, inventories, indexes, receipts, and estate and other papers documenting Koch's activities as a merchant and marine insurance broker in Amsterdam (1787-1790), Alexandria, Va. (1790-1792), and Philadelphia, Pa. (1792-1817), and reflecting his business dealings in Europe, Latin America, and North America. His diary (1817-1818) describes a trip to Paris, France. Also includes a 1941 published version of the memoirs ...

    • Contributor: Koch, Jacob Gerhard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Certificate of the Bank of Alexandria, Alexandria, Va., Catalog Record Only

    Deposit, Gurden Chapin, 1932. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3595

    • Contributor: Bank of Alexandria (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Records re Dragoons of Alexandria, Catalog Record Only

    Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3582

    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Williams & Cary, Alexandria, Va., account book, Catalog Record Only

    Account book containing debts, inventories, and other records.

    • Contributor: Williams & Cary (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Daniel Roberdeau papers, Catalog Record Only

    Letterbook (560 pages) of outgoing correspondence pertaining chiefly to Roberdeau's commercial activities including his distillery in Alexandria, Va., and to the West Indies trade. Letters include comments on contemporary political and military events. Recipients include John Adams, William Ellery, John Hancock, David Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Henry Laurens, Richard Henry Lee, James Lovell, Alexander McDougall, James Milligan, Charles Pearce, and Bushrod Washington.

    • Contributor: Roberdeau, Daniel
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Elisha Cullen Dick newspaper clipping and signatures, Catalog Record Only

    Positive and negative photocopies. [S.l.]. Gift, Jesse Merritt, 1937. Mayor of Alexandria, Va., and physician. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS3186

    • Contributor: Dick, Elisha Cullen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Alexandria Canal Company records, Catalog Record Only

    Purchase, 1913. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection. MSS5782

    • Contributor: Alexandria Canal Company
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation (Alexandria, Va.) records, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, memoranda, lists, organizational chart, and other records of the company.

    • Contributor: Virginia Shipbuilding Corporation (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Theophilus Harris papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence, account books, commonplace books, and library catalogs. Account books contain business entries for Harris's mercantile establishment in Alexandria, Va.; an itinerary of the voyage of Harris and his wife from Wales to Virginia; and a list of the things they brought with them. Includes catalogs of books at Gwynfryn, Wales, and at Alexandria, Va.; Harris's Thoughts on Emigration; a volume of poems; and ...

    • Contributor: Harris, Theophilus
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Correspondence relating to drydock construction, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence relating to drydock construction.

    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Winthrop Henry Phelps papers, Catalog Record Only

    Diary (1864 May 15-1865 December 31) entitled A Chaplain's Life in the Civil War, describing Phelps' tours of duty with the 19th Connecticut Infantry (later 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery) at forts in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C., and nine Civil War engagements, including battles at Spottsylvania (1864 May) and Petersburg, Va. (1865 March-April). The diary, compiled and edited (1945) by Ethel L. Phelps, is ...

    • Contributor: Phelps, Winthrop Henry
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Richard Harrison & Company, Alexandria, Va., account book, Catalog Record Only

    Account book containing a ledger of accounts receivable.

    • Contributor: Richard Harrison & Company (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Sarah Ridg Schuyler diary, Catalog Record Only

    Annotated typescript excerpts from a diary (1809 January 3-November 2) kept by Schuyler before her marriage, reflecting social life in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C.

    • Contributor: Schuyler, Sarah Ridg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Farmers Bank of Virginia (Alexandria, Va.) records, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly routine bank correspondence (1861-1862) to cashier William H. Marbury; also includes an earlier (circa 1830) memorial to the directors of the bank.

    • Contributor: Farmers Bank of Virginia (Alexandria, Va.)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Sarah Rosetta Wakeman correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Photocopies of Wakeman's letters to her family while serving with the 153rd New York Infamtry Regiment as Private Lyons Wakeman. Letters written primarily from Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va., with several later letters from Louisiana.

    • Contributor: Wakeman, Sarah Rosetta
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Martin Thomas McMahon military pass, Catalog Record Only

    Military pass (January 6) issued to Mrs. Spalding, Mrs. Parker, and Mr. Davis for travel to Alexandria, Va., signed by Captain McMahon, aide to Gen. George B. McClellan, Army of the Potomac.

    • Contributor: McMahon, Martin Thomas
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Lloyd papers, Catalog Record Only

    Correspondence and other business papers.

    • Contributor: Lloyd, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    John Turner correspondence, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters to Turner from Thomas Cockburn relating to personal and business matters.

    • Contributor: Turner, John
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    James Kennedy papers, Catalog Record Only

    Chiefly letters received by Kennedy from merchants in Baltimore, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Correspondents include Robert Lenox, Charles McKenna, John Read, Jr., Francis Wainwright, and John Wickham. Includes billbook.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
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    Philip Ricard Fendall papers, Catalog Record Only

    Professional and family correspondence, receipts, lists, and other papers relating chiefly to Fendall's career as an editor and lawyer and to his political activities. Documents his work as an editor, under the auspices of the Library of Congress, of the Letters and Other Writings of James Madison (4 volumes; 1865); his law practice in Alexandria, Va.; and his service as U.S. district attorney for ...

    • Contributor: Fendall, Philip Ricard
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection