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John Letcher Papers, 1860-1875

Title
John Letcher Papers, 1860-1875
ID
Mss. 81s L56
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents
Papers; 1860-1875; of John Letcher, governor of Virginia, 1860-1864. Includes appointment, 1860, of justices of the peace for Augusta County, Va. signed by Letcher; and letters, 3 November 1864-3 September 1865, of Letcher, Lexington Va. to Joseph A. Hierholzer, Richmond, Va. Three of the letters are negative photocopies.  6 items.
Creators
Letcher, John (1813-1884)
Subjects
Augusta County (Va.)--History--19th century
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894
Hierholzer, Joseph A
Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870
Lexington (Va.)--History--19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia
Richmond (Va.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)--History
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Washington and Lee University--History--19th century
Genres
Agendas (administrative records)
Correspondence
Photostats
Languages
English

Detailed Description

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Administrative Information

Acquired
10/01/1981.
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: David I. Bushnell, Jr. of Washington, D.C..
Gift (D. I. Bushnell) and purchase (1981) at the Charles Hamilton Auction.
Related Publications
4 Hierholzer letters have been published in the <i>William and Mary Quarterly</i> Series 2, Vol. 3 pp. 137-140 and Vol. 9 p. 123.
Preferred Citation
John Letcher Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
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