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Southall Papers, 1807-1904

Title
Southall Papers, 1807-1904
ID
Mss. 39.1 So8
Extent
43.01 Cubic Feet
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23572 items
Scope and Contents

Papers of the Southall family of Williamsburg, Va. including correspondence, 1828-1830, of Peyton Alexander Southall but mostly comprised of the legal correspondence, 1831-1851, of George Washington Southall and documents concerning lawsuits and civil proceedings in many Virginia counties and including account books, 1832-1846, of George Washington Southall. Prominent correspondents include Lemuel Jackson Bowden, Richard Coke, John Augustine Deneufville, Thomas Roderick Dew, George Frederick Holmes, James Alexander Seddon, Abel Parker Upshur and Henry Alexander Wise.

Obituary of Mary Southall Jones, wife of Henly T. Jones and transcript of November 5, 1863 letter from Edward S. Joynes at Halifax C.H. (Va.) to R.G. H. Kean, Chief of Bureau of War about Miss Mary Southall who is seeking employment.  Also mentions Miss Southall's leadership in trying to save William and Mary's library when it was burned.  Addition Mss. Acc. 1992.47b.

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Creators
Southall Family
Bowden, Lemuel Jackson.
Bright, Robert Anderson (1839-1904)
Bright, Samuel Francis
Coke, Richard (1790-1851)
Deneufville, John Augustine
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick) (1802-1846)
Holmes, George Frederick (1820-1897)
MacCaulay family.
MacCaulay, Alexander (1745-1798)
Seddon, James Alexander (1815-1880)
Southall, George Washington (1810-1851)
Southall, George Washington (1775-1835)
Southall, Peyton Alexander (1804-1855)
Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) (1790-1844)
Wise, Henry Alexander (1806-1876)
Subjects
Lawyers--Virginia--History
Legal documents
Merchants--Virginia--19th century
Shipping--Virginia
Southall family
Virginia--Politics and Government
Virginia House of Delegates
Williamsburg (Va.)--History--19th century
Genres
Account books
Correspondence
Financial records
Receipts (financial records)
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
02/01/1923.
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: Robert Bright, Thomas Thorne, and the Society of Alumni.

Gifts.

February 1923 - Robert Bright

Mss. Acc. 1947.15 found by Thomas Thorne in the Bright House attic.

Mss. Acc. 1993.47b - transferred from Archives.

Related Materials

Mss. Acc. 1996.24 Bright Family Papers

UA 5.131 Robert Southall Bright Papers

Mss. MsV Ap 4-5  Samuel F. Bright Account Books, 1826-1861

University of Delaware, Bright Family Papers, Mss. Collection Number 128.

Artifacts transferred to the Manuscripts Artifact Collection include: brass calling card printing plate for Captain Robert A. Bright (1947.015.01)

Related Publications

The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 12, No. 1, Jul., 1903, pp 29-35, "Family Records of the Southall, Macaulay, Jerdone, Bright and Macon Families"

http://www.jamescitycavalry.org/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderfiles/jccnewsletternov2011.pdf

Preferred Citation
Southall Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
Collection Material Type:
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