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    Henry L. Abbot family papers, 1770-2001

    Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, writings, photographs, legal and financial records, genealogical material, military records, printed matter, and mementos primarily documenting the professional and family activities of Henry L. Abbot and his family during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Abbot, Henry L.
    • Date: 1770
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Opinions of learned counsel. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. The first part (p. 1-35) contain opinions of counsel relating to legal matters in colonial Virginia, dated 1681-1721; the next few pages are the opinion of Nathaniel Pigot [sic., Piggot?] of the Middle Temple, dated 23 November 1693-5 March 1721/2. The next group of leaves are in the hand of Sir John Randolph and contain reports of cases beginning ... Anno ...

    • Contributor: Randolph, John - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1722
  • Collection

    Humphrey Marshall papers, 1771-2002

    Lawyer, army officer, United States representative from Kentucky, and Confederate States of America representative from Virginia. Correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, notes, speeches, writings, printed matter and other material relating chiefly to Humphrey Marshall's activities as a lawyer, soldier, and politician.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Humphrey
    • Date: 1771
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    Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827

    The papers of Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), diplomat, architect, scientist, and third president of the United States, held in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division, consist of approximately 27,000 items, making it the largest collection of original Jefferson documents in the world. Dating from the early 1760s through his death in 1826, the Thomas Jefferson Papers consist mainly of his correspondence, but they also include ...

    • Contributor: Jefferson, Thomas

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Miscellaneous records, 1606-1690. The Bland manuscript. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. Written in multiple hands. Contains the laws of 1639, 1642, 1652-1656, 1663, and 1666; and the charters of the Virginia Company. The compiler has numbered the pages of the bulk of the manuscript, excluding blanks. The final manuscript, measuring 25 cm, are abstracts of cases and records of the Council and Company. Sowerby attributes the final manuscript to R. Hickman. Richard ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Bland, Richard - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
  • Book

    George Washington diary, 1762. Autograph manuscript written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack.

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1762

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    James Madison Papers, 1723-1859

    James Madison (1751-1836) is one of 23 presidents whose papers are held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Madison Papers consist of approximately 12,000 items, spanning the period 1723-1859, captured in some 72,000 digital images. They document the life of the man who came to be known as the “Father of the Constitution” through correspondence, personal notes, drafts of letters ...

    • Contributor: Madison, James

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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Laws and orders concluded on by the General Assembly March the 5th 1623. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Title from Sowerby. The docket title is annotated in the hand of Thomas Jefferson: This was found among the manuscript papers of Sr. John Randolph and by the Honrbl. Peyton Randolph esq. his son was given to Thos. Jefferson. The volume is bound with the text running parallel to the spine. "Copia test R. Hickman Cl Sec off": p. [7]. Richard Hickman's (Clerk of ...

    • Contributor: Virginia - Randolph, John - Randolph, Peyton - Jefferson, Thomas - Thomas Jefferson Library Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1732
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    George Washington diary, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    AMs written in the leaves of the 1762 Virginia Almanack. Topics include farming, horse breeding, and the management of Mount Vernon.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1762
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Reports of cases in the General Court of Virginia in the years 1729, 1730, 1731, 1733, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1740, 1741, and 1742. Catalog Record Only

    Title from entry in Catalogue of the books in the Law department of the Library of Congress, 1849. Manuscript copy of case reports written by Edward Barradall (p. 1-200) and Sir John Randolph (p. 201-241). After the index there are p. [10-13] at end in a different hand (identified by Barton as William Hopkins.) The Barradall reports cover 1733-1741; the Randolph reports are dated ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. General Court - Barradall, Edward - Randolph, John - Hopkins, William - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 1742
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Ship's paper of the sailing vessel Mary, Catalog Record Only

    Ship's paper (PDS) authorizing the vessel Mary, commanded by James Buchanan, to sail from Norfolk, Va., to France, laden with flour. Signed by George Washington as U.S. president, by Thomas Jefferson as U.S. secretary of state, and by William Lindsay as the Collector of the Port of Norfolk.

    • Contributor: Mary (sailing Vessel)
    • Date: 1794
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Reports / Catalog Record Only

    Cover title. A copy in a late 18th century hand of case reports made by Sir John Randolph, covering 1729-1732. Some cases are numbered but they are not in numerical order. Pages are numbered, beginning with 5 and ending with 131, which is followed by an additional 5 unnumbered pages. Pages preceding p. 5 are wanting, as are other pages within the volume. Two ...

    • Contributor: Virginia. General Court - Randolph, John - Barradall, Edward
    • Date: 1776
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    William Triplett bond, Catalog Record Only

    Bond relating to the purchase by George Washington of lands in Fairfax County, Va., lately owned by Harrison Manley. Witnessed by George Washington and Webster Little.

    • Contributor: Triplett, William
    • Date: 1786