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Page Family Collection, 1777-1822

Page Family Collection, 1777-1822
Mss. 94 P14
0.4 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of members of the John Page (1744-1808) family of "Rosewell," Gloucester County, Va. regarding local, national, and international politics, the American Revolution, family news (Lowther and Page families), the semaphore, and fashion. Correspondents include Mann Page, Jr., Margaret (Lowther) Page, John Page, St. George Tucker, Stevens Thomson Mason, David Meade Randolph, Henry Tazewell, Philip Mazzei and George Weedon. Subjects also include John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Burgoyne, Viscount Howe, George and Martha Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Edmund Pendleton.

Additions Mss. Acc. 1993.40, 1999.10, 2000.21 and 2001.06B are filed with Mss. 94 P14.

Other URL
Page, John (1744-1808)
Mazzei, Philip
Page, Margaret Lowther
Randolph, David Meade
Tazewell, Henry (1753-1799)
Tucker, St. George (1752-1827)
Weedon, George (1734-1793)
Adams, John, 1735-1826
Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792
Fashion--18th century--History
Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Lowther family
Page family
Pendleton, Edmund, 1721-1803
Political parties--United States
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783
United States--Politics and government--1775-1809
Virginia--Politics and Government--18th century
Warner Hall (Va. : Estate)
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1731-1802

Detailed Description

Full Finding Aid/Box List

Administrative Information

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.
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: Sotheby's Auction.

Purchase, Mss. Acc. 1993.40, 1 item.

Purchase, Mss. Acc. 1994.37, 7 items.

Purchase, Mss. Acc. 1999.10, 1 item.

Purchase, Mss. Acc. 2000.21, 1 item

Purchase, Mss. Acc. 2001.06B, 1 item

Related Materials
See also;  Mss. Sm Coll  Page:   John Page Letter to James Madison; Msv Me4:  John Page Memorandum book, 1762-1797, 39.2 V81go Virginia Governor's Papers, Mss. 1996.56 Kentucky-Virginia Boundary Settlement Collection and the John Page Poem "What Muse Can Dictate", all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Page Family Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Accessions intellectually combined by Anne Johnson in 2009 and updated in 2011.
Collection Material Type:
Other Note
A PDF document of this inventory is available online for Mss. 94 P14 and 1999.10.
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