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Francis Little Collection, 1770-1864

Francis Little Collection, 1770-1864
Mss. 82s L72
0.02 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of manuscripts collected by Francis Little. Includes contract, 1770, binding William Byrd III to payment of money in a case involving Robert Carter (signed by William Byrd, John Jameson, George Wythe and Thomas Walne); letter, 1812, of William Henry Harrison to Return Jonathan Meigs concerning an expedition against Tecumseh; grant, 1822, for land in Ohio signed by James Monroe; grant, 1837, for land in Ohio; and two Civil War letters.

6 items.

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Byrd, William (1728-1777)
Harrison, William Henry (1773-1841)
Jameson, John
Meigs, Return Jonathan (1764-1824)
Monroe, James (1758-1831)
Walne, Thomas
Wythe, George (1726-1806)
Carter, Robert
Legal documents
Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--History--War of 1812
Financial records

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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.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Francis Little of Hampton, Va..
Preferred Citation
Francis Little Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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