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Samuel Myers Papers, 1796-1845

Samuel Myers Papers, 1796-1845
Mss. 95 M99
0.01 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

Insurance policies for real estate and cargo owned by Samuel Myers of Richmond, Va. and his estate. Some were issued by the Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia. Some were issued to Gustavus A. Myers, the executor of Samuel Myers. Other names in the collection are [?] Bell, Dr. John Cullen, Peter Joseph Chevallie, [?] Higginson, A. R. Holiday, John Leslie (executor and trustee for Robert Craig), Joseph Marx, Thomas Massie, Henry Myers, H. P. Poindexter, John Richard, Thomas Rutherfoord, A. L. Warner, James Whitlock and Richard H. Whitlock (executors for Charles Whitlock)

Photograph of 1816 Hebrew Cemetery, Shockoe section of Richmond, Virginia, where Samuel and Louisa Myers are buried, added to collection.

Other URL
Myers, Samuel (1790-1829)
Myers, Gustavus Adophus (1801-1869)
Insurance, Fire--Virginia--History
Legal documents
Richmond (Va.)--History--19th century
United States--Jewish History

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.
Related Materials
See also; Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Gustavus A. Myers Papers, 1834-1869, Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Groups A-C, and Myers Papers II, all at Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Preferred Citation
Samuel Myers 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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