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Richard Billups Papers, 1705-1857

Title
Richard Billups Papers, 1705-1857
ID
Mss. 65 B49
Extent
4308.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Business, military and legal papers, chiefly 1774-1822, of Richard Billups of Mathews and Gloucester Counties, Virginia. Papers include accounts, land records, and correspondence and some concern shipbuilding. Includes minutes, 1842, of a temperance meeting and Methodist church records.
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Other URL
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/wm/viw00046.frame
Arrangement
Organization: This collection is organized into 8 Series: 1. Accounts 2. Account Books 3. Legal Papers 4. Letters 5. Military Papers 6. Society Papers 7. Printed Material 8. Oversized Material Arrangement: This collection is arranged chronologically by date. The names mentioned with each folder are just a few of the many names which appear on the documents included within that folder.
Creators
Billups, Richard
Subjects
Clergy
Colonial period, ca. 1609-1774
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--18th century
Gloucester County (Va.)--History--19th century
Judges--Virginia
Legal documents
Mathews County (Va.)--History--19th century
Methodist Church--Virginia
Methodist Church--Virginia--Clergy--History--19th century.
Shipbuilding--Virginia
Temperance--History--19th century
United States--Economic history
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
Virginia--Militia
Virginia House of Delegates
Genres
Correspondence
Financial records
Minutes
Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

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Administrative Information

Acquired
07/14/1941.
Restrictions
Collection is open to all researchers. 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.
Rights
Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. W. R. Stoakes.
Deposit: 4,006 items, 7/18/1941. Deposit: 302 items, 4/12/1942.
Preferred Citation
Richard Billups Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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