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Virginia -- History -- 1775-1865.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Commission for Ascertaining and Adjusting the Boundary Line Between the States of Virginia and Tennessee

Identifier: MS-1269

This collection consists of one handwritten document from 1804 by William Maclin pertaining to the boundary line between Virginia and Tennessee. It also includes a handwritten letter signed by John Sevier on July 11, 1804 confirming the validity of Maclin's document. Typed transcripts of both documents are also included.

Dates: 1804 July 11

Notes on Charles Cummings

Identifier: MS-0467

This collection includes a notepad with a handwritten letter describing the life of Charles Cummings from 1767 to 1812, and it is dated March 25, 1850. The notes include his work with presbyteries, his marriage to Millie Carter, and personal stories. The notes are addressed to David Campbell at Montcalm, Abingdon, Virginia. On the inside cover of the notebook is written “Mary E. Spencer” and “Knoxville High School”.

Dates: 1850 March 25

Richard Beale Davis Introduction

Identifier: MS-0716

Richard Beale Davis wrote this introduction for the 1970 edition of William Wirt's Letters of the British Spy. In it, he discusses each of the ten letters in detail, places them in the context of Wirt's early 19th century Virginia, and examines how they were received when they were first published in the Virginia Argus in 1803.

Dates: circa 1970