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Colvin Papers, 1734-1839

Colvin Papers, 1734-1839
Mss. 39.2 C72
97.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Papers of the Coleman, Davis and Pannill families of Orange and Culpeper counties, Va. Includes correspondence, 1827-1838, of William Davis with Peter F. Armstead, Linn Banks and William B. Wallace concerning the collection of money owed by Wallace. The papers include Davis's accounts and papers relating to his estate. There are also land records concerning Orange County, Va. and leases from Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740) and Alexander Spotswood (ca. 1746-1818.) Collection includes Sale family Bible which includes records of the Davis family, Grasty family, and Sale family.
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Davis, William (d. ca. 1839)
Armstead, Peter F.
Banks, Linn (1784-1842)
Coleman family
Davis family
Davis, Thomas
Pennell family
Spotswood, Alexander (1676-1740)
Wallace, William B.
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--18th century
Culpeper County (Va.)--History--19th century
Grasty family
Legal documents
Orange County (Va.)--History--18th century
Orange County (Va.)--History--19th century
Sale family
Spotswood, Alexander, ca. 1746-1818
Financial records

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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: Laura Colvin.
Deposit, 1934. The Sale family Bible was deposited on 24 May 1961.
Preferred Citation
Colvin Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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