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William H. Brodnax Papers, 1825-1834

Title
William H. Brodnax Papers, 1825-1834
ID
Mss. 39.2 B80
Extent
7.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Letters, 1825-1834, addressed to William H. Brodnax of Hicks Ford, Greensville County, Va. by Robert R. Barton; Thomas Ruffin (12 October 1829, concerning his opposition to changes in the Virginia Constitution); R. B. Starke (concerning a letter purportedly by [William ?] Maxwell advocating the abolition of slavery); and Robert W. Withers of Greene County, Ala.
Creators
Brodnax, William H. (1786?-1834)
Barton, Robert R.
Ruffin, Thomas (1787-1870)
Starke, R. B.
Withers, Robert W.
Subjects
Antislavery movements--United States
Maxwell, William, 1784-1857
Slavery--Virginia--History--19th century
Virginia--Politics and Government--19th century
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1829-1830)
Genres
Correspondence
Languages
English

Administrative Information

Acquired
10/1935.
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: John Hart.
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Preferred Citation
William H. Brodnax Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
Collection Material Type:
Papers
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