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Wier Family Papers, 1840-1883

Title
Wier Family Papers, 1840-1883
ID
Mss. 65s W63
Extent
44.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers, 1840-1883, of members of the Wier family and McCully family. Includes correspondence of Peter Wier of Gainesville, Ala., Armistead Wier of Danville, Va., John McCully of Bridgeport, Conn., James McCully, Petersburg, Va. and William McCully of Newark, N. J. Subjects covered by the correspondence are farming, the value of slaves and of land as investments, the Mexican War, and business. The collection also includes contracts for the hiring and sale of slaves; and a roster of Company C, 46th Virginia Regiment.
Other URL
http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/findingaids/Sm__Coll__Wiatt.pdf
Creators
Weir family
McCully family
Subjects
McCully family
Slavery--Southern States--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--Mexican War, 1845-1848
Wier, Armistead
Wier, Peter
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
09/29/1948.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Librarian, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. Harry Thomas.
Gift
Preferred Citation
Wier Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online.
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