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Harris miscellaneous papers, 1771-1933, n.d

Label
Harris miscellaneous papers, 1771-1933, n.d
Title
Harris miscellaneous papers, 1771-1933, n.d
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
ontains a variety of materials, including general miscellany and receipts, Civil War documents, indentures, James Clarkson Papers, photographs and undated material. Among the Civil War documents are requests for exemption from military service, requisition receipts from Confederate military authorities, contracts between individuals and their military substitutes, and requests to John T. Harris for release from Union prisoner-of-war camps. The James Clarkson Papers primarily are comprised of legal documents from Albemarle County. These documents were preserved by John T. Harris's wife, Virginia Harris, who was a descendant of James Clarkson. Among the photographs is a print of Peyton Randolph and his four brothers, a photographed portrait of James Innes, and photographs of John T. Harris' writing desk, a young Isabelle Heard, and an unidentified young girl. Undated material consists of any items in this series that may be undated, including print material, notes, memoranda, receipts, various lists, writings, and calling cards
Note
Forms part of: John T. Harris papers, 1771-1937. See overall collection record for more comprehensive information.
Related
Is part of
Cataloging source
VMC
Label
Harris miscellaneous papers, 1771-1933, n.d
Link
http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/manuscripts/2025Harris.aspx
Arrangement
SERIES IV. Miscellaneous.
Control code
18805546
Cumulative index finding aids
See web link for Finding Aid.
Extent
8 folders of Hollinger box 7 (folders 3-10)
Governing access note
For use, see Special Collections librarian
Immediate source of acquisition
On deposit from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (see the Nov. 1985 contract)
Note
For more detailed information on Series I-III and V, see OCLC records 18774133, 18793444, 18800175, and 18811181, respectively.

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