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Dew Family Papers, 1794-1895

Dew Family Papers, 1794-1895
Mss. 65 D51
0.5 Cubic Feet
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162 items
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Papers, 1794-1895, of the Dew family. Mostly correspondence of Thomas Roderick Dew, faculty member and president of the College of William and Mary and his brother Benjamin Franklin Dew, a lawyer of Newtown, King and Queen County, Va.

Correspondents include William Boulware, Edward Everett, and Andrew Stevenson.

Includes documents, 1838-1858, relating to Thomas Roderick Dew's estate such as his will, inventories of personal property, court degrees, and accounts.

Certificate of pardon to Benjamin F. Dew signed by William H Seward stating that Benjamin F Dew took the prescribed oath of allegiance. Oversize

This collection is available on microfilm in the library microforms collection on the ground floor of Swem Library. See call number LD6051 .W517 1836 D49.

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Dew family
Dew, Benjamin Franklin (fl. 1820-1876)
Dew, Thomas R. (Thomas Roderick) (1802-1846)
College of William and Mary--History--19th century
College of William and Mary--Presidents
King and Queen County (Va.)--History--19th century
Legal documents
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.
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.
Access Notes
When available, microfilm, photocopies, digital surrogates, or other reproductions must be used in place of original documents.
Acquisition Note
 Source: Mary Sue Due and Jacob Kisner.
Gift of 161 items by Mary Sue Due on 2/2/1951. Purchase of 1 item from Jacob Kisner on 9/16/1981. Acc. 1981.21 was purchased and received on 9/16/1981.
Preferred Citation
Dew Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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