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Hugh Blair Grigsby Papers, 1854-1880

Hugh Blair Grigsby Papers, 1854-1880
Mss. 95 G87
0.05 Cubic Feet
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Letters written to Grigsby by L. S. Joynes, Thomas R. Joynes and Benjamin S. Ewell concerning a professorship for Edward S. Joynes and the Grammar School at the College of William and Mary. Includes constitution, 1854, of the Jamestown Society, Washington, D. C. and one issue of the newspaper, the <i>Richmond Standard</i>, 29 May 1880, which had an article on the Henry family of Virginia (descended from John Henry and Sarah Winston Syme.

2004.16 addition filed with 95 G87 as folder 3:

Letter written from New York by George Bancroft, retired Secretary of the Navy, to Hugh Blair Grigsby concerning the "Mecklenburg Affair," Madison on the Constitution and refers to Edward Rutledge.  Dated 27 June 1857.

Grigsby, Hugh Blair (1806-1881)
Bancroft, George (1800-1891)
Joynes, L. S.
Joynes, Thomas R. (Robinson) (1789-1859)
Taylor, Tazewell (1810-1875)
College of William and Mary--Grammar School--History--19th century
College of William and Mary--History--19th century
Henry, John
Henry family
Jamestown Society--Washington, (D. C.)--History--19th century
Joynes, Thomas R., 1789-1859
Madison, James, 1751-1836
Mecklenburg Affair
Rutledge, Edward
Syme, Sarah Winston
United States. Constitution.

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Acquisition Note
 Source: Mrs. William S. Morton.


2004.16 addition:  Removed from vol. 1 of Grigsby's copy of Bancroft's History of the Colonization of the United States (1841) - uncatalogued at SOSS as of 3/04.

Preferred Citation
Hugh Blair Grigsby Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Finding Aid Revisions:
Updated by Anne Johnson in 2010.
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