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Profiles of Honor: Virginia's Commemoration of the World Wars

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  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  15 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  18 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  19 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  20 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  21 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  22 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  23 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  24 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  25 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  26 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  27 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  28 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  30 June 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  1 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  2 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  2 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  2 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  3 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  3 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  4 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  5 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  5 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  6 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  7 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  8 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  9 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  10 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  11 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  12 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  13 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  13 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  14 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  14 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  15 July 1939
  • Joyce Raiford letter to Fletcher Raiford,  16 July 1939

Virginia Untold: African American Narrative

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  • Moore, Frances : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Murphy, Charles : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Rush, Albert : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Gray, Joseph : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Edwards, William : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Flinn, Edward : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Clarke, Ann Eliza: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Henrietta : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Nicholas, James : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Hagan, John : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Jones, Thomas : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Patterson, Edward : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Allen, John R.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Gentry, Edward S.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Hallsey, James : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Richardson, Turner : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Elias : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Hancles, Robert : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Maxwell, John T.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Burnes, John : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Ellyson, D. R.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Hall, Eliza : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Ross, William H.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Margaret : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Harris, Thomas : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Toby : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Gordon, Harvey : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Martha : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Hill, Nathaniel B.: Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Dick : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Melvina : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Virginus : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Roberts, John : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Oliver : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City
  • Carter : Commonwealth Cause, Richmond City

James I. Robertson Jr. Civil War Sesquicentennial Legacy Collection

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  • Odell Family Papers, Receipt 1861 May 11
  • Cessford Papers: Harriett Blue employment contract, 1866
  • Cessford Papers: Isaac Brown receipt, 1868
  • Cessford Papers: R.B. Winder letter, 1868 March 12
  • Cessford Papers: Griffin Collins receipts, 1859
  • C.B. Trevilian letter, 1864 April 13
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Wick West letter, 1865 May 19
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Wick West letter, 1863 June 6
  • Elisabeth Mears loyalty oath, 1864
  • Sarah Jones Mears oath, 1864
  • Meshac Mears boating permission 1865
  • Meshac Mears boating permission 1864
  • R.Cowden letter, 1864 June 8
  • R. Cowden letter, 1862 April 28
  • E.S. Cowden receipt, 1879 October 3
  • George D. Cowden writing
  • Robert Imbue letter, 1862 March 2
  • George Cowden letter, 1864 May 27
  • John Cowden photograph
  • Matthew Harrison pardon, 1865
  • Henry Wise envelopes
  • J. E. Rantall letter, 1863 November 14
  • Henry Wise envelopes
  • Letter, 1862 May 16
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Georgianna Fitzhugh oath, 1864
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Ann Talkard ? Tax receipt, 1861
  • Fitzhugh family papers: George Tylery letter, 1861
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Confederate flag song and transcript
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Letter to PA Fitzhugh, 1862 July 30
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Receipt for hire of slave, 1863 January 1
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Photograph of Philip Aylett Fitzhugh
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Photograph of Georgianna Fitzhugh
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Photograph of Major James B. Fitzhugh
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Appointment of Dr. Fitzhugh, 186?
  • Fitzhugh family papers: Letter to Fitzhugh, 1861 November 10

Broadside Collection

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  • Eulogium sacred to the memory of George Washington
  • National intelligencer -- extra
  • American publications
  • Catalogue of books
  • Theatre
  • Congress. House of Representatives
  • Text of proposed voting rights act
  • Do you know your ABCs?
  • Hiking songs
  • Catalogue
  • Preamble and resolution
  • The Upper Mattaponi
  • Songs for "Sunday sings"
  • War Camp Community Service song sheet
  • Republicans read
  • Free country music show
  • Colored people's celebration at Richmond, Va.
  • Free the free schools
  • Souvenir of the Battle of Newmarket, Va.
  • A curiosity in chancery

Stafford County Order Book, 1749-1755

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  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, cover.
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 1
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 2a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 2b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 3a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 3b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 4a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 4b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 5a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 5b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 6a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 6b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 7a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 7b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 8a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 8b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 9a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 9b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 10a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 10b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 11a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 11b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 12a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 12b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 13
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 14
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 15a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 15b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 16a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 16b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 17a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 17b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 18a
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 18b
  • Stafford County (Va.) Court Records, Order Book, Index page 19a

Colonial Papers

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  • Account of Edward Randolph, 1693 May 9.
  • Account of rangers, 1692.
  • Accounts of Thomas Stith, 1692 Nov. 4.
  • Address of Peter Beverley, 1695 May 18.
  • Address of Peter Beverley, 1695 May 18.
  • Address of Philip Ludwell, 1695 May 6.
  • Address of the House of Burgesses, 1693 Nov. 11.
  • Address of the House of Burgesses, 1693 Nov. 13.
  • Address of the House of Burgesses, 1693 Nov. 18.
  • Bond of James Hornby and Joseph Robinson, 1693 Dec. 10.
  • Bond of Thomas Carpenter and Richard Nusum, 1693/1694 Jan. 8.
  • Deposition of John Corprew, 1692 Apr. 20.
  • Deposition of Richard Kilbourn, 1696 Oct. 6.
  • Depositions of Henry Wriothesley and others, 1696 Sept. 22.
  • Deputation of Christopher Wormley, 1696 Nov. 21.
  • Letter of George Robinson, 1695 May 6.
  • Letter of John Taliaferro, 1692 Oct. 31.
  • Letter of Thomas Smith, 1692 Nov. 4.
  • List of Thomas Barber, 1692 Apr. 25.
  • Note of George Parke, 1693 May 15.
  • Opinion of Edward Chilton, 1692 June 23.
  • Order of Lieutenant Governor Francis Nicholson, 1692 Mar. 31.
  • Petition of Edward Ross, 1693.
  • Petition of Francis Foxcraft, 1692 Apr. 21.
  • Petition of James Batty, 1692 June.
  • Petition of Lt. David Straughan, 1692 Apr.
  • Petition of Thomas Ward, 1696.
  • Petition of William Churchill, 1693 Aug. 31.
  • Proceedings of the Council of State, 1692 Apr. 25.
  • Proceedings of the Council of State, 1692 Dec. 23.
  • Proceedings of the Council of State, 1692 Oct. 29.
  • Proceedings of the Essex County Court and General Court, 1693 May 1.
  • Proceedings of the Stafford County Court, 1693 May 19.
  • Report of William Randolph, 1696.
  • Writ of summons of Governor Lionel Copley, 1693.

Charles City County Record Book, 1692-1700

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