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Collection Overview

Title
Custis Family Papers, 1836
ID
Mss. 39.2 C96
Extent
2.0 Items
Primary Creator
Custis, W. P.
Other Creators
Custis, James W.
Forms of Material
Correspondence
Languages
English

Restrictions

Access
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.
Use
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.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Letter, 11 August 1836, written by W. P. Custis, Philadelphia, Pa. to James W. Custis of Accomack County, Va. concerning the purchase of horses; and a newspaper clipping from "Harper's New Monthly Magazine" concerning a Civil War era anecdote about someone named Custis.

Biographical Note

Information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/W. P. Custis">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/W. P. Custis</a>.

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Letter from W. P. Custis, at Philadelphia, to James W. Custis, near Modest Town, Accomack County, Va.  11 Aug. 1836.

A clipping from <i>Harper's New Monthly Magazine</i> concerning James W. Custis.

[City of Williamsburg, deed, 17th. of 3 lots of John Custis:  see Virginia, Cities, Williamsburg, Folder 1-6".].

Administrative Information

Repository
Special Collections Research Center
Acquisition Source
Mrs. Betty Custis Ambler
Acquisition Method
Gift
Preferred Citation
Custis Family Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.