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    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
    • Date: 1783
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    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
    • Date: 1809
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    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
    • Date: 1743
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    Charles Kline papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence including originals and transcripts of letters, envelopes, newspaper clippings, pension documents, a copy of a photograph, and a drawing relating mainly to Kline's Civil War service with the 115th New York Infantry Regiment, Company D. Subjects include Kline's capture at Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and time in a prison camp in Chicago, Ill.; daily camp life; his service near Alexandria, Va., and Hilton ...
    • Contributor: Kline, Charles
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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 - Glassford, John
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    Sarah Ridg Schuyler diary :
    Sarah Ridg Schuyler papers | Sarah Ridg diary : typescript transcription
    Annotated typescript transcription of a diary (1809 January 3-November 2) kept by Sarah Ridg, later Sarah Ridg Schuyler, as a young woman on an extended visit to Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C. She documents the social life of the two cities and describes the U.S. Capitol building (February 10th entry, page 3); preparations for attending the inaugural ball (February 28th through March 3rd entries, ...
    • Contributor: Schuyler, Sarah Ridg - Ridg, Sarah

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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
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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 - Ford, Annie - Ford, Lizzie
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    Baltimore of Mount Pleasant : a case study of the tradition of the chanted sermon in Virginia, Catalog Record Only Case study based on the sermons of Rev. Carroll A. Baltimore, pastor of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia. Includes transcriptions of his sermons recorded between 1970 and 1974, appendix, p. 40-98.
    • Contributor: Willett, E. Henry
    • Date: 1975
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    Simms-Wallach families papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, printed material, and other papers of the Simms and Wallach families relating to the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century history of Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Va. Papers of Charles Simms include an account book recording the sale of items from the estate of George Washington and legal papers concerning Simms's real estate ownership and litigation in the state ...
    • Contributor: Simms, Charles
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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
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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
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    Records re Dragoons of Alexandria, Catalog Record Only Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.
    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
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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.
    • Contributor: Bank of Alexandria (Alexandria, Va.)
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    Collection relating to citizens of Alexandria, Catalog Record Only Papers relating to citizens of Alexandria.
    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
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    Correspondence relating to drydock construction, Catalog Record Only Correspondence relating to drydock construction.
    • Contributor: Alexandria (Va.)
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    Alexandria Canal Company records, Catalog Record Only Purchase, 1913. Collection material in English. Forms part of: Miscellaneous Manuscripts collection.
    • Contributor: Alexandria Canal Company
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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company records, Catalog Record Only Volume (59 pages) containing copied extracts (1836 June 6-1839 May 11) of the meetings of the stockholders of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, with Peter Force, mayor of Washington, D.C., presiding as chairman. Includes detailed reports by George C. Washington, president of the company, on the progress of the canal and its financing by the State of Maryland, the Corporation of Washington, the ...
    • Contributor: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company
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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
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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.
    • Contributor: Dick, Elisha Cullen
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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
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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.)
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    Alonzo C. Pickard papers, Catalog Record Only Chiefly letters from Pickard to his wife, Rozilla (Flagg) Pickard (b. 1843), relating to his service as sergeant in the 112th New York Infantry and as sergeant and 1st lieutenant in the 1st New York Sharpshooters. Includes letters from camps at Suffolk and Culpeper, Va., 1862-1864; from Washington, D.C., 1864 Sept.-1865 Jan., where he was on court-martial duty; and from Alexandria, Va., 1865 Jan.-June, ...
    • Contributor: Pickard, Alonzo C.
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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
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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.)