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Inventory of the Austin-Twyman Papers, 1765-1939 Austin-Twyman, Papers, 1765-1939 Mss. 69 Au7

Inventory of the Austin-Twyman Papers, 1765-1939

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Collection Number Mss. 69 Au7


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Repository
Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary
Collection number
Mss. 69 Au7
Title
Austin-Twyman Papers, 1765-1939.
Extent
10,706 items.
Creators
Austin family, Twyman family, Horsley family, Spiller family, Peter Francisco, Archibald Austin.
Language
English
Abstract
Papers of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham Counties, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Publication Rights/Restrictions on Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Austin-Twyman Papers, Manuscripts and Rare Books Department, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Acquisition Information

Purchased: 10,706 items, 1969.


Biographical/Historical Information

Archibald Austin (1772-1837) was born in Buckingham County, Virginia. He practiced law in Buckingham County until being elected as a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837. He served as a Democrat to the fifteeth Congress, 1817-1819 and also as a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1832 and 1836. He and his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin had several children including the following: James M. Austin, John Austin, Bernard Austin, Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Grace Austin and Frances (Austin) Wright.

Archibald Austin's son-in-law, Doctor Iverson Lewis Twyman (1810-1864) married first, Mary Lavinia Horsley and second, Martha E. Austin. Their children were Iverson Lewis Twyman, Jr. (1849-1921); John Austin Twyman, Superintendent of Schools in Buckingham County; Samuel Rogers Twyman; Augusta Giles Twyman and Mabel Booker Twyman. James Madison Spiller was the father-in-law of Iverson Lewis Twyman, Jr.

Additional biographical and genealogical information is interspersed throughout this collection.

Scope and Content Information

Papers, 1765 (1800-1890) 1939, of the Austin, Twyman, Spiller and Horsley families of Amherst and Buckingham counties, Va. The papers include correspondence, accounts, legal papers and manuscript volumes. Includes papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), member of Congress, 1817-1819, member of the Virginia House of Delegates, 1815-1816, 1835-1837, his wife, Grace R. (Booker) Austin and their children, James M. Austin, John Austin and Bernard Austin, Grace Austin and Frances (Austin) Wright. Correspondents of Archibald Austin include William H. Cabell, Walter L. Fontaine, Charles Yancey, Waller Taylor, George Booker, and Robert T. Hubard. Subjects include the War of 1812, national politics and the business of the Virginia General Assembly. Papers include correspondence of Archibald Austin's son-in-law, Doctor Iverson Lewis Twyman (1810-1864) who married first, Mary Lavinia Horsley and second, Martha E. Austin. His correspondence concerns slavery, farm management, the study and practice of medicine and the education of his children whose letters are also part of the collection. His children were Iverson Lewis Twyman (1849-1921), John Austin Twyman, Superintendent of Schools in Buckingham County, Samuel Rogers Twyman (concerning Twyman genealogy), Augusta Giles Twyman and Mabel Booker Twyman.

Papers also contain a few items concerning the Horsley family and much correspondence and many accounts of James Madison Spiller, a friend of Dr. Iverson Lewis Twyman and the father-in-law of Iverson Lewis Twyman, Jr. The collection includes several items relating to Peter Francisco, Revolutionary War hero; materials relating to the James River and Kanawha Canal; letters pertaining to the Civil War; accounts and legal documents concerning Albemarle, Amherst, Appomattox, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Cumberland, Goochland, King and Queen, Nelson, Powhatan and Prince Edward Counties; genealogical materials relating to the Austin, Booker, Byrd, Clark, Gaines, Lewis, Montague, Rogers, Twyman and Walker families; and miscellaneous material consisting of poetry, religious manuscripts, recipes, memoranda and photographs.

Arrangement

Organization

This collection is organized into 5 series: Series 1 contains letters, Series 2 contains the James River and Kanawha Company papers, Series 3 contains accounts and legal papers, Series 4 contains genealogical material, and Series 5 contains manuscript volumes.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into series and then subseries. These subseries are arranged by family names, then by individual name and finally by date.


Index Terms

    Family Names:

  • Austin family.
  • Horsley family.
  • Spiller family.
  • Twyman family.
  • Persons:

  • Austin, Archibald, 1772- 1837.
  • Francisco, Peter, d. 1831.
  • Subjects:

  • Medicine--Study and teaching.
  • Slavery--Virginia--19th century.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States--History--War of 1812.
  • Virginia. General Assembly.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Amherst County (Va.)--History.
  • Buckingham County (Va.)--History.
  • James River and Kanawha Canal.
  • Occupations:

  • Medicine--Practice- -Virginia.

Index of Slavery and African-American Materials

An index to materials relating to slavery and to African Americans in the Austin-Twyman Papers has been filed with the inventory and is located within the first box of this collection.

Index

Blacks: Folder 96 - Jeanes Fund for black teachers
Children: Folder 23 - Care of a slave's child while she is in the fieldFolder 28 - Sale of a slave child,
Civil War Service: Folder 53 - Tredegar and Confederate States Government hiring of slavesFolder 255 - Receipt, 1864, for slave to work on fortifications, Folder 62 - Confederate States Army hire, Folder 156 - Ben working on Richmond defenses (1864), Folder 156 - Names of those 18-53 years old (1864),
Free Blacks: Folder 138 - Settling blacks in Ohio
Freedmen: Folder 54 - Sharecropping with freed blacksFolder 63 - Sue Asa Washington (former slave ?) letter, Folder 68 - Texas and blacks, Folder 75 - Buckingham "Re-adjusters all over the county voted for [Shed Dungee, a black candidate] and John Eldridge says he is prouder of that one act than of any other in his whole life." lists others who voted for Dungee, Folder 83 - Lynching in Texas (1878),
Health: Folder 39 - GonorrheaFolder 44 - Illness, Folder 45 - Illness, Folder 47 - Health, Folder 62 - Chloride of lime to prevent fever,
Hiring: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in woodsFolder 12 - Hiring and selling of slaves, Folder 17 - Hiring out of slaves, Folder 18, Folder 21 - Hiring slaves to work on railroad, Folder 24 - Taking slave trader to get price to know whether to hire a slave, Folder 26, Folder 27, Folder 36 - (1846), Folder 40 - (1850), Folder 41 - (1851), Folder 43 - (1853), Folder 44 - (1854) To work on railroad, Folder 45 - (1855) To lay railroad track, Folder 46 - (1856-1858), Folder 47 - (1859-1860), Folder 48 - (1861-1862), Folder 49 - (1863-1864), Folder 50 - (n.d.), Folder 155,
Ideology: Folder 126 - Qualms of someone concerning slavery
Lynching: Folder 83
Marriage: Folder 13 - Letter, 7 May 1859, of R. Eldridge stating he has no objection to a slave marriage and endorsing the prospective husbandFolder 40 - Letter, 1850, of W. C. Jordan granting permission for his slave to marry one of Twyman's slaves if Twyman approves, Folder 53 - Letter, 13 September 1853, of Martha E. (Austin) Twyman concerning slave leaving to visit his wife, Folder 64 - Slave marriage,
Occupations: Folder 12 - Slaves weaving cloth and making shoesFolder 44- 45, 47-49 - Working on railroad (Virginia and Tennessee), Folder 45, 47 - Working on James River and Kanawha Canal, Folder 49 - Tredegar, Folder 46 - Slave nurse, Folder 53, 62, 156, 255 - Civil War Service, Folder 133 - "I did not intend you to make a cook of Sally. Please leave her to herself to attend to the cows and her business - the women who suckle can and must cook.",
Profitability: See also entries under hiring and sale.Folder 13 - "If we lose when we own the Negroes, how much more loss we would sustain when Negroes are hired/sale of 43 slaves in 12 years, Folder 14 - Prices in Richmond (1854), Folder 23 - Loss of slave mourned as a loss of property and loss as family member, Folder 24 - Taking slave trader to get value to know whether to sell or hire, Folder 32 - Buying slaves in Richmond and taking them south,
Recalcitrance: Folder 51 - Alleged malingering and burglarizing female slaveFolder 62 - Verbal abuse by slave,
Religion: Folder 152-153 - Permissions to join Mulberry Grove Baptist Church
Resistance: Folder 40 - Poisoning
Runaways: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in woodsFolder 21 - Runaway slave, Folder 45 - Runaway of hired slave from James River and Kanawha Canal, Folder 46 - Sale of runaway slave, runaway hired slave,
Sale: Folder 11 - Possible sale of slaves to pay off debtFolder 12 - Hiring and selling of slaves, Folder 14 - Sale of slaves in Richmond, price of slaves in Richmond (1854), Folder 23 - Hiding forthcoming sale, "[?] will tell the Negroes and set them to crying and howling, Folder 24 - Taking slave to trader to get value to know whether to sell or hire him, Folder 25 - Selling of slaves, Folder 28 - Sale of slave child and selling, Folder 31 - Improving appearance before sale, Folder 32 - Buying slaves in Richmond and taking them south, Folder 38 - Evaluating slaves, Folder 39 - Slave trader, Samuel Rees, Folder 42 - Asking for slave to be delivered so she can be sent south with others, Folder 44 - Evaluation, Folder 45 - Value, Folder 46 - Sale of runaway slave, Folder 49 - Price, Folder 50 - Value, Folder 51 - Fixing clothes to sell a slave in, fixing up slaves (improving appearance) to sell and selling slaves, Folder 53 - Dressing up slaves to sell them, Folder 134 - Buying and selling, Folder 138 - Disposition of slaves, Folder 155 - Selling of slave girls, Folder 165 - Form of bill of sale of slave, Folder 249 - Account of sale (1858) of Negro man, Folder 339 - Slave estate of a Benjamin Harrison,
Slave - Beverley: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in the woodsFolder 12, Folder 13 - Letter Lucy Patterson to Beverley, Folder 24 - Hire of slave Beverly and taking him to trader to see how much he would give for him to know whether to sell him or hire him out, Folder 49 - Runaway hired hand Beverley and service of slaves at Tredegar and Confederate States Government, Folder 53 - Slave Beverley with army during Gettysburg campaign,
Slave Letters: Folder 3 - Susan AustinFolder 13 - Mary to Mother, Folder 13 - Lucy Patterson to Beverley, Folder 16 - London, Folder 47 - Absalom, Folder 50 - Cambridge Austin, Folder 155 - Anita Blew, Folder 156 - Ben, Folder 63 - Sue Asa Washington (former slave?),
Slaves - Status: Folder 23 - Loss of slave mourned as loss of property and as loss of member of familyFolder 42 - Asking someone to be protector and advisor to a slave,
Slavetraders: Folder 38, 42,155 - Seth WoodruffFolder 39 - Samuel Rees, Folder 44 - R. H. Dickinson & Bro., Folder 45 - Dickinson, Hill & Co., Folder 49 - Hill, Dickinson & Co., Folder 45 - Pulliam & Davis, Folder 249 - Pulliam (D. M.) & Co.,
Teachers: Folder 96 - Jeanes Fund for black teachers
Treatment and Punishment: Folder 43 - Punishment of slaveFolder 46 - Hire of slave and his treatment, Folder 51 - Sewing slave clothing, Folder 165 - Draft of note concerning whipping of slav,

Index

Blacks: Folder 96 - Jeanes Fund for black teachers
Children: Folder 23 - Care of a slave's child while she is in the fieldFolder 28 - Sale of a slave child,
Civil War Service: Folder 53 - Tredegar and Confederate States Government hiring of slavesFolder 255 - Receipt, 1864, for slave to work on fortifications, Folder 62 - Confederate States Army hire, Folder 156 - Ben working on Richmond defenses (1864), Folder 156 - Names of those 18-53 years old (1864),
Free Blacks: Folder 138 - Settling blacks in Ohio
Freedmen: Folder 54 - Sharecropping with freed blacksFolder 63 - Sue Asa Washington (former slave ?) letter, Folder 68 - Texas and blacks, Folder 75 - Buckingham "Re-adjusters all over the county voted for [Shed Dungee, a black candidate] and John Eldridge says he is prouder of that one act than of any other in his whole life." lists others who voted for Dungee, Folder 83 - Lynching in Texas (1878),
Health: Folder 39 - GonorrheaFolder 44 - Illness, Folder 45 - Illness, Folder 47 - Health, Folder 62 - Chloride of lime to prevent fever,
Hiring: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in woodsFolder 12 - Hiring and selling of slaves, Folder 17 - Hiring out of slaves, Folder 18, Folder 21 - Hiring slaves to work on railroad, Folder 24 - Taking slave trader to get price to know whether to hire a slave, Folder 26, Folder 27, Folder 36 - (1846), Folder 40 - (1850), Folder 41 - (1851), Folder 43 - (1853), Folder 44 - (1854) To work on railroad, Folder 45 - (1855) To lay railroad track, Folder 46 - (1856-1858), Folder 47 - (1859-1860), Folder 48 - (1861-1862), Folder 49 - (1863-1864), Folder 50 - (n.d.), Folder 155,
Ideology: Folder 126 - Qualms of someone concerning slavery
Lynching: Folder 83
Marriage: Folder 13 - Letter, 7 May 1859, of R. Eldridge stating he has no objection to a slave marriage and endorsing the prospective husbandFolder 40 - Letter, 1850, of W. C. Jordan granting permission for his slave to marry one of Twyman's slaves if Twyman approves, Folder 53 - Letter, 13 September 1853, of Martha E. (Austin) Twyman concerning slave leaving to visit his wife, Folder 64 - Slave marriage,
Occupations: Folder 12 - Slaves weaving cloth and making shoesFolder 44- 45, 47-49 - Working on railroad (Virginia and Tennessee), Folder 45, 47 - Working on James River and Kanawha Canal, Folder 49 - Tredegar, Folder 46 - Slave nurse, Folder 53, 62, 156, 255 - Civil War Service, Folder 133 - "I did not intend you to make a cook of Sally. Please leave her to herself to attend to the cows and her business - the women who suckle can and must cook.",
Profitability: See also entries under hiring and sale.Folder 13 - "If we lose when we own the Negroes, how much more loss we would sustain when Negroes are hired/sale of 43 slaves in 12 years, Folder 14 - Prices in Richmond (1854), Folder 23 - Loss of slave mourned as a loss of property and loss as family member, Folder 24 - Taking slave trader to get value to know whether to sell or hire, Folder 32 - Buying slaves in Richmond and taking them south,
Recalcitrance: Folder 51 - Alleged malingering and burglarizing female slaveFolder 62 - Verbal abuse by slave,
Religion: Folder 152-153 - Permissions to join Mulberry Grove Baptist Church
Resistance: Folder 40 - Poisoning
Runaways: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in woodsFolder 21 - Runaway slave, Folder 45 - Runaway of hired slave from James River and Kanawha Canal, Folder 46 - Sale of runaway slave, runaway hired slave,
Sale: Folder 11 - Possible sale of slaves to pay off debtFolder 12 - Hiring and selling of slaves, Folder 14 - Sale of slaves in Richmond, price of slaves in Richmond (1854), Folder 23 - Hiding forthcoming sale, "[?] will tell the Negroes and set them to crying and howling, Folder 24 - Taking slave to trader to get value to know whether to sell or hire him, Folder 25 - Selling of slaves, Folder 28 - Sale of slave child and selling, Folder 31 - Improving appearance before sale, Folder 32 - Buying slaves in Richmond and taking them south, Folder 38 - Evaluating slaves, Folder 39 - Slave trader, Samuel Rees, Folder 42 - Asking for slave to be delivered so she can be sent south with others, Folder 44 - Evaluation, Folder 45 - Value, Folder 46 - Sale of runaway slave, Folder 49 - Price, Folder 50 - Value, Folder 51 - Fixing clothes to sell a slave in, fixing up slaves (improving appearance) to sell and selling slaves, Folder 53 - Dressing up slaves to sell them, Folder 134 - Buying and selling, Folder 138 - Disposition of slaves, Folder 155 - Selling of slave girls, Folder 165 - Form of bill of sale of slave, Folder 249 - Account of sale (1858) of Negro man, Folder 339 - Slave estate of a Benjamin Harrison,
Slave - Beverley: Folder 11 - Payment for hire of slave Beverley while he was in the woodsFolder 12, Folder 13 - Letter Lucy Patterson to Beverley, Folder 24 - Hire of slave Beverly and taking him to trader to see how much he would give for him to know whether to sell him or hire him out, Folder 49 - Runaway hired hand Beverley and service of slaves at Tredegar and Confederate States Government, Folder 53 - Slave Beverley with army during Gettysburg campaign,
Slave Letters: Folder 3 - Susan AustinFolder 13 - Mary to Mother, Folder 13 - Lucy Patterson to Beverley, Folder 16 - London, Folder 47 - Absalom, Folder 50 - Cambridge Austin, Folder 155 - Anita Blew, Folder 156 - Ben, Folder 63 - Sue Asa Washington (former slave?),
Slaves - Status: Folder 23 - Loss of slave mourned as loss of property and as loss of member of familyFolder 42 - Asking someone to be protector and advisor to a slave,
Slavetraders: Folder 38, 42,155 - Seth WoodruffFolder 39 - Samuel Rees, Folder 44 - R. H. Dickinson & Bro., Folder 45 - Dickinson, Hill & Co., Folder 49 - Hill, Dickinson & Co., Folder 45 - Pulliam & Davis, Folder 249 - Pulliam (D. M.) & Co.,
Teachers: Folder 96 - Jeanes Fund for black teachers
Treatment and Punishment: Folder 43 - Punishment of slaveFolder 46 - Hire of slave and his treatment, Folder 51 - Sewing slave clothing, Folder 165 - Draft of note concerning whipping of slav,

Components List

Letters, 1765-1939.
Folder: 1-159
Series 1: Letters

Letters are filed in chronological order within each folder. Consequently, there may be more than one letter in the folder written by the person listed in the inventory and also, the letters written by this person may not be filed together within the folder. If the researcher is interested in a person, look throughout the folder. If the researcher is interested in a subject, each letter by the person writing about the subject must be looked at make sure all of the information about the subject has been seen.

This series is divided into subseries by family name.

  • Folder 1-21
    Subseries 1: Letters to, from, or about the Austin Family, 1800-1888, n.d.
    • Folder 1-2
      Archibald Austin, 1808-1837.
      22 items.
      • Folder 1
        Letters by Archibald Austin, 1812-1820.
        5 items.

        Includes letters to Thomas Leland, John Austin (concerning a survey of James Breckenridge's grant). William A. Perkins and Robert Garland.

      • Folder 2
        Letters by family to Archibald Austin, 1808-1837.
        17 items.

        Includes letters by James Austin (brother, concerning candidates for House of Delegates in election of 1837), Grace R. Austin (wife), James M. Austin (son, concerning candidates for House of Delegates in election of 1837), Bernard Austin (son, while studying at an unidentified college which he compares to Hampden-Sydney College; and concerning his law practice and that of his father; and politics), John Austin (son).

    • Folder 3-8
      The Archibald Austins, 1800-1853, n.d.
      72 items.
      • Folder 3
        Letters by family to the Archibald Austins, 1840-1853, n.d.
        11 items.

        Includes letters by Bernard Austin (to his mother asserting his independence in regard to a marriage choice and concerning his leaving Virginia), B. G. Booker (brother of Mrs. Austin, concerning his move to the West), I. L. Twyman (asking assent from Grace R. Austin to marry her daughter), Eliza B. Austin, Susan Austin (slave), Martha E. (Austin) Twyman.

      • Folder 4
        Letters by others to the Archibald Austins, 1800-1815.
        8 items.

        Includes letters by James Walker (concerning inoculation), William H. Cabell, Waller Taylor, Thomas McCleland (sending French clover seed from Botetourt Co., Va.), Jeremiah Weaver (money owed for a racehorse and carriage horses), Samuel P. Christian (soldiers from Buckingham County stationed on Craney Island in War of 1812), George Booker (written 26 March 1814, while serving with troops east of Lynnhaven), Gideon Spencer (asking Archibald Austin to run for Congress).

      • Folder 5
        Letters by others to the Archibald Austins, 1820-1829.
        19 items.

        Includes letters by Richard Dabbs (setting up a schedule for preaching), Charles Yancey (written 10 February 1820, concerning session of General Assembly and the Missouri Compromise), Waller Taylor ([several items] Florida Question; Missouri Compromise; death of Stephen Decatur; insanity of John Randolph of Roanoke; Daniel D. Tompkins; opinion of Henry Clay; fear of Jackson and Calhoun; and election of John Q. Adams), Walter L. Fontaine (written 30 January 1821, concerning business of the General Assembly), Ro. B. Jones, Isham Talbot (laying off the town of Tuscaloosa, Alabama; description of Alabama; his crops), S. Branch, Samuel C. Scott, John Fauntieroy, A. Caldwell.

      • Folder 6
        Letters by others to the Archibald Austins, 1830-1834.
        12 items.

        Includes letters by A. White, Hampden-Sydney College (monthly report), George Booker (concerning business of General Assembly and revision of Virginia Court System in 1831), Stephen Hubbard, E. Booker (concerning anti-tariff convention to be held in Philadelphia September 1821), J. Mills, C. Fontaine, John W. Haskins, Samuel Ford, James W. Bouldin.

      • Folder 7
        Letters by others to the Archibald Austins, 1835.
        11 items.

        Includes letters by George Booker (declining to run again for House of Delegates), Charles Yancey (declining to run again for House of Delegates), John Morgan (asking Archibald Austin to run for House of Delegates), James Bouldin (discussing his mailing list to constituents), M. C. Spencer, P. P. Smith, Stephen Hubbard, C. Fontaine, H. Lipscomb, Samuel Ford.

      • Folder 8
        Letters by others to the Archibald Austins, 1836-1850, n.d.
        11 items.

        Includes letters by P. P. Smith, P. H. Fontaine (news of politics in Washington and Virginia in 1836), Ro. T. Hubard, Thomas McCoy (concerning Bernard G. Austin), W. P. Mosley, University of Virginia (monthly report), Thomas H. Merryman, W. C. Nicholas.

    • Folder 9
      Archibald Austin, Jr., 1843-1862.
      7 items.

      Letters by Archibald Austin, Jr.

    • Folder 10
      Bernard Gaines Austin, 1840-1856.
      17 items.

      Letters by (and to) Bernard Gaines Austin. Concerning his life in Missouri; and an operation by Doctor [John Peter] Mettauer. To brothers and to Dr. I. L. Twyman.

    • Folder 11-13
      Fances (Austin) Wright, 1847-1881, n.d.
      111 items.
      • Folder 11
        Letters by Frances (Austin) Wright, 1849-1881.
        29 items.

        Payment for hire of slave Beverly while he was in the woods. Possible sale of slaves to pay off debt. Letters written to John Austin while he was attending the University of Virginia. Family going to the Centennial on borrowed money. News of the centennial. Reconstruction.

      • Folder 12
        Letters by Frances (Austin) Wright, n.d.
        64 items.

        Concerning a homesick overseer, preparations for Christmas; food; clothes; hiring and selling of slaves; plants for the yard; slaves weaving cloth and making shoes. Slave Beverly.

      • Folder 13
        Letters by others to Frances (Austin) Wright, 1847-1871, n.d.
        18 items.

        Includes two slave letters (Mary to her mother and father; and Lucy Patterson to Beverly, her son). Includes letter, 7 May 1859, of R. Elariage stating he has no objection to a slave marriage and endorsing the prospective husband. Letter outlining how to manage the estate of Archibald Austin ['If we lose when we own the negroes, how much more loss we would sustain when the negroes are hired."] and what has transpired financially since Austin's death twelve years previously including the sale of forty-three slaves. Also letters written from Virginia Female Institute, Staunton, Va.

    • Folder 14
      George B. Austin, 1848-1888, n.d.
      14 items.

      Letters by George B. Austin. Also 2 letters to George B. Austin, 1847 and 1853. Sale of slaves; price of slaves in Richmond in 1854 and Austin's life as a schoolteacher in West Virginia.

    • Folder 15
      Grace Austin, 1864-1865, n.d.
      6 items.

      Letters to Grace Austin. Hiring of slaves in February 1865; and religion.

    • Folder 17-18
      John Austin, 1845-1850, n.d.
      26 items.
      • Folder 17
        Letters by John Austin, 1850-1851.
        12 items.

        Studying medicine at the University of Virginia and at Philadelphia College of Medicine. Hiring out of slaves.

      • Folder 18
        Letters by others to John Austin, 1845-1851, n.d.
        14 items.

        Letters written by J. L. Cabell (describing location of rooms at University of Virginia and recommending Austin), Charles J. Gee (concerning studying medicine and University of Virginia) and Thomas W. Hix (concerning studies at Philadelphia College of Medicine). Hiring of slaves.

    • Folder 19
      Martha Austin, 1840-1848, n.d.
      5 items.

      Letters to Martha Austin, (before her marriage in 1848 to I.L. Twyman - see that file). Letter describing wedding plans and a cap.

    • Folder 20-21
      Thomas Austin, 1838-1875, n.d.
      29 items.
      • Folder 20
        Letters by Thomas Austin, 1853-1875.
        11 items.

        Family rift. Letters, 25 July - 5 September 1861, written by Austin while serving in [Company E, 21st Virginia Infantry Regiment.]

      • Folder 21
        Letters to Thomas Austin, 1838-1870, n.d.
        18 items.

        Includes letter about civil War, 1861, from S. E. Austin, wife of Dr. James M. Austin and letters, 1838, written by Thomas F. Perkins concerning University of Virginia. Other letters concern hiring slaves to work on railroad and runaway slave.

  • Folder 22-125
    Subseries 2: Letters to, from, or about the Twyman Family, 1811-1937, n.d.
    • Folder 22-50
      Iverson L. Twyman, 1829-1864.
      513 items.
      • Folder 22
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) of Amherst and Buckingham Co., Virginia, 1838-1839.
        6 items.

        Includes letters to Miss Mary Lavinia Horsley (1838), Mrs. Mary Lavinia Horsley Twyman, capt. Robert Horsley, Miss Rebecca P. Horsley. (See letter, 4 March 1839, to Lavinia Horsley concerning eastern Tennessee).

      • Folder 23
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1840-1848.
        16 items.

        Includes letters to Capt. A. W. Flippin, Capt. Harrington, George B. Austin, Martha E. Austin (written during her engagement to Twyman), Mrs. Martha E. Twyman (concerning the practice of medicine; care of a slave's child while she is in the field; sudden death of a slave mourned both as loss of property and as loss of a member of the family; and sale of slave " [?] will tell the negroes and send them to crying and howling."

      • Folder 24
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1849.
        11 items.

        Includes letters to Frances Austin, Thomas Austin (concerning Rebecca Horsley), Grace B. Austin, Bernard Austin, Mrs. Martha E. Twyman, John Austin (hire of the slave Beverly; suggests taking him to a slave trader to see how much he would give for him to know whether to sell him or hire him out).

      • Folder 25
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1850.
        5 items.

        Includes letters to Daniel Woodson, Glass & Woodson, Lynchburg, Va., Thomas Austin, John Austin. Advice to John Austin concerning the study of medicine. Selling of slaves.

      • Folder 26
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1851.
        19 items.

        Includes letters to John Austin (writing a thesis for Austin while Austin is studying medicine in Philadelphia; hiring of slaves), Thomas Austin, Mrs. Martha E. Twyman.

      • Folder 27
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1852-1853.
        12 items.

        Includes letters to Martha A. Twyman, Frances A. Austin (concerning hiring of slaves), John Austin, Thomas Austin, B. M. DeWitt (concerning family rift), M. M. Pendleton.

      • Folder 28
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1854-1855.
        15 items.

        Includes letters to James M. Spiller, Thomas Austin (concerning sale of a slave child), Martha E. Twyman (concerning a division of slaves; advice on raising their son; selling slaves), B. M. DeWitt, W. M. Cabell, Iverson L. Twyman ([b. 1849] encouraging him to learn to read.)

      • Folder 29
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1856-1860.
        15 items.

        Includes letters to James M. Spiller, Dr. Isaac Hays, R. S. Ellis, Dr. W. A Horsley (concerning cure for tapeworm), Orville Allen, Gen. Ro. A. Banks (politics), Gen. A. Brown, D. A. Snow (termination of a female schoolteacher's school because of her opinions on the hanging of the John Brown conspirators), Jno. Thompson.

      • Folder 30
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1861-1864.
        17 items.

        Civil War comments in letters to Thomas Austin, J. M. Spiller, Iverson L. Twyman (b. 1849), J. B. McCaw (war injury of an Alabama soldier), Martha E. Twyman (concerning his illness and stay at Coyner's Springs), Col. R. H. Gilliam.

      • Folder 31
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), n.d.
        8 items.

        Includes note concerning trying to make slaves look better before they are sold.

      • Folder 32
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1829-1839.
        14 items.

        Seth Woodruff (buying slaves in Richmond and taking them south), P. G. Gillum (concerning medical studies in Philadelphia), W. N. Rodes (Tennessee life), Orville Allen, B. M. DeWitt, F. Hopkins.

      • Folder 33
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1840-1842.
        10 items.

        Includes letters from F. Hopkins, Samuel Jackson (medical advice), Chas. P. Lee, George S. Thornton (study of medicine in Philadelphia), William H. Diggs.

      • Folder 34
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1843-1844.
        12 items.

        Includes letters from B. M. DeWitt, F. Hopkins, John Early (1786-1873), Anthony Thornton, John H. Rodes, Lea & Blanchard, Philadelphia, Pa., Andrew White, Benjamin White.

      • Folder 35
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1845.
        5 items.

        Includes letters from Benjamin F. Rodes, F. T. Stribling (superintendent of Western Asylum), A. Pamplin, Shelton F. Leake, and B. M. DeWitt.

      • Folder 36
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1846.
        17 items.

        Includes letters from B. M. DeWitt, F. Hopkins, Jessie T. Agee, J. B. Reswick & Co., David B. Phelps, S. C. Banks, H. Mongomerie, Julia DeWitt, Francis T. Stribling (superintendent of Western Asylum), G. T. Thornton. Letters concern hiring of slaves.

      • Folder 37
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1847.
        14 items.

        Includes letters from Geo. T. Thornton (concerning his courtship), B. M. DeWitt (concerning his financial condition), Martha M. Phillips, P[aulus] Powell ([1809-1874] Congressman), James Alexander, D. T. C. Peters, V. Mosby.

      • Folder 38
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1848.
        18 items.

        Includes letters from B. M. DeWitt (concerning George T. Thornton; and the Richmond Examiner), V. P. Mosby, John G. McClanahan, Daniel P. Woodson, James M. Harris, S. P. [Vauter ?], D. P. Gooch, Seth Woodruff (evaluating slaves), W. A. Payne, Charles Scott (by Robert Pleasants), Anthony Thornton.

      • Folder 39
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1849.
        18 items.

        Includes letters from George T. Thornton (concerning Paulus Powell), James Brown (concerning a slavetrader, Samuel Rees), James M. Harris, E. Wingfield, D. P. Gooch, W. A. Payne (concerning possibility of gonorrhea among slaves), Andrew White, D. C. Jones, W. T. Young, Frances Rogers, E. Franklin, Jr. William H. Brown.

      • Folder 40
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1850.
        16 items.

        Includes letters from DeWitt H. White (concerning his medical practice), R. B. Gooch (concerning The Southern Planter), W. C. Jordan (granting permission for his slave to marry one of Twyman's slaves if Twyman approves), [Meem ?] Gwatkin, Thomas Robert, Anthony Thornton (concerning George Thornton), David S. Kaufman (describing Texas), Daniel Woodson (concerning Texas), R. D. Palmer, unidentified writer (concerning candidates for Convention for 1850; and poisoning by slaves), Bennitt M. DeWitt (concerning Richmond Examiner), E. A. Palmer, J. B. Strong (concerning hiring slaves).

      • Folder 41
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1851.
        10 items.

        Includes letters from Robert A. Stephens (concerning hiring slaves), William M. Blackford, [?] Hopkins, Daniel Woodson (concerning east-west plit of Virginia), Benjamin Winter, Ritchie & Dunnavant, R. Strabler & Co.

      • Folder 42
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1852.
        13 items.

        Includes letters from James D. Watts (asking Twyman to act as a protector and advisor to Watt's slave), R. C. Woody, Nathaniel Woodhouse, F. M. Cabell, L. Brown, Zullock & Crenshaw, Seth Woodruff (asking for slave to be delivered so she can be sent south with others), William N. Chick, William M. Cabell, J. W. Cameron, Mary M. Cameron.

      • Folder 43
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1853.
        15 items.

        Includes letters from H. Mundy (his medical studies at University of Virginia; and death of John Austin), Smith Bosworth, L H. Wingfield, B. M. DeWitt (concerning family rift; and editing newspaper in Alabama), Thomas A Carter (punishment of slave), Silas P. Vauter, Joseph Kyle, R. W. Shaw (hiring slave), George T. Thornton, John F. White, B. Gildersleeve, Jackson L. Thornton (concerning George T. Thornton), James M. [Fulks ?], Jno. F. Hix (hiring slaves).

      • Folder 44
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1854.
        15 items.

        Includes letters from J. B. Scott (illness of slave), Smith Bosworth (hiring slave), John C. Mundy (medical studies at University of Pennsylvania), James E. Horner (hiring slave), W. H. Perkins (meeting of General Assembly), Samuel Scott, J. B. Wilkinson (hiring slaves), Jefferson Mays, George T. Thornton (his medical practice), Jesse L. Wilkinson, Benjamin S. Vawter (his medical studies at University of Virginia), R. H. Dickinson & Brother (evaluation of slaves), Jno. S. Cocke, Robert H. Gray (hiring slaves to work on Virginia & Tennessee Railroad).

      • Folder 45
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1855.
        30 items.

        Includes letters from A. M. Montgomery (hiring slaves to lay railroad track), Dickinson, Hill & Co. (value of slaves), Pulliam & Davis (value of slaves), James D. Watts (illness of slaves), George G. Curle (hiring of slaves), Jno. W. Haskins, M. F. Perkins (hiring overseer), L. H. Wingfield, George T. Thornton, James M. Cunningham (his illness), Walter S. Dunn ([of James River and Kanawha Canal]; runaway hired slaved), Francis A. Blu[?], W. P. Hill (appointing Twyman delegate for Medical Society of Virginia to National Medical Association in Philadelphia), William M. Cabell, George B. Thurman, B. M. DeWitt, J. C. Mundy, James B. Hargrove, L. H. Wingfield, A. N. Montgomery, W. T. Anderson, L. P. Mercer, James M. Fulks, Smith Bosworth.

      • Folder 46
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1856-1858.
        34 items.

        Includes letters from J. C. Mundy, Taliaferro & Hamilton, S. F. Lucado, N. F. Bocock (runaway slave), B. M. DeWitt, James M. Harris (hire of slaves; runaway hired slave), J. D. Damson, Lewis H. Wingfield, A. Hopkins, Charles R. Shepard, H. Wilson Hix (hire of slave), Lawson G. Tyler (sending slave nurse), John Harry (his illness), James Bolton (treatment of injured eye), David R. Lew, Isaac Hays (treatment of injured eye), Adie Gray, Th. F. Perkins, Eliza Spencer, Mary Miller, D. M. Pulliam & Co. (sale of runaway slave), James M. Fulks (hire of slave), S. J. Woolridge, Elizabeth A. Harvey, Mayo Cabell, R. T. Ellis, Jr., William J. Spencer (overseer of the poor, Buckingham Co., Va.), William D. Cabell (hire of slave and his treatment.)

      • Folder 47
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1859-1860.
        35 items.

        Includes letters from Absalom (slave letter), W. Gill (concerning slave Absalom), James M. Harris (hiring slaves for James River and Kanawha Canal), Robert A. Banks (politics), L. D. Mercer, R. H. Gilliam, Doctor James Bolton, Jordan Taylor (health of slave), D. H. Landon, J. Lawrence Meem, Alfred Iverson (concerning geneology of Iverson family), J. L. Thornton (illness and death of George T. Thornton), M. G. C. Long, W. M. Woodward, Adeline A. Sands (applying for teaching position), E. J. Snow (her firing as teacher), D. A. Snow (for A. Snow concerning firing of E. J. Snow), Hableston & Bro., T. Lyon, A. M. Ford(applying for teaching position), Mary F. Dandridge, John G. Meem, M. E. Walsh (negotiating and accepting teaching position), Lucy C. Bondurant (applying for teaching position), E. H. Gill (hiring slaves for Virginia and Tennessee Railroad), Ada B. Bocock.

      • Folder 48
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1861-1864.
        42 items.

        Includes letters from B. M. DeWitt, W. P. Mosley (candidate for Secession Convention), McCorkle & Co. (hiring slaves), E. H. Gill (hiring slaves for Virginia and Tennessee Railroad), unidentified writer (hiring of slaves), Ella T. Watson (her education), C. Emma Moore, James M. Harris, Lucy C. Bondurant, William Knabe & Co. (piano), John G. Meem, Conrad Freimann (piano), Peter R. Patterson, C. A. Preots ([Buckingham] F[emale] C[ollegiate] Institute), James L. Stephens, Robert [Keats ?], L. D. Jones, T. T. Omohundro, E. H. Gill, R. H. Gillam, John Farriss (hiring slaves), Elsom Bro. & Co., Howardsville, Va., Jacob Garrett, H. M. Bondurant, Robert L. Ragland, John H. Bondurant (hiring slaves), Judith B. Smith, Charles R. Ackerly, Z. G. Wood, Sarah S.. Carnifer, Wilson Hix (to Martha (Austin) Twyman), Thomas P. Childress, Mary Clegg (applying for teaching position), R. S. Powers.

      • Folder 49
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1863-1864.
        35 items.

        Includes letters by Thomas Dodermead (hiring slaves for Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Co.; runaway hired hand, Beverly); "A Methodist" (concerning a teaching position; she studied at Buckingham Female Collegiate Institute), W. A. Turner (hiring slaves), Jno. J. Riggins (teaching), Bocock & Parrish, John W. Wingfield (paymaster for Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, hiring slaves), Mary [Annis?] DeWitt (illness of B. M. DeWitt, bears letter of J. C. Mundy), Jno. F Hix (death of B. M. DeWitt), Mary A. Morris (requesting that her husband be re-committed to Western State Asylum), R. B. Shaw, Jr. (speculating that Lee may attack Hooker), Samuel Read (Confederate government's hiring of slaves), J. A. Hefelfinger (Coyner's Springs), Adeline A. Sands (teaching position), Hetty R. Gillam, N. F. Bocock, Stabler & Jones, C. Amanda Hix, J. L. Thornton (describing Union raid in Orange County, Va.), Robert Atkinson, Hill, Dickinson & Co., Richmond, Va. (price of slaves), R. P. Pattison, W. W. Forbes (hiring slaves for Joseph R. Anderson & Co. [Tredegar]), Brown & Deane, Richmond, Va. (scarcity of schoolbooks) E. A. Cabell, Thomas F. Perkins (school), Julia E. DeWitt, W. M. Jerdone (his school), Alfred Hughes, A. Brooks (Confederate cavalryman from Georgia).

      • Folder 50
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), n.d.
        36 items.

        Includes letters by George T. Thornton, J. M. Harris, Jno. F. Hix, Cambridge Austin (slave letter), James Jones, Ths. M. Watson, E. A. Cabell (hiring slaves), Mrs. E. H. Gill, L. D. Jones, Th[omas] Wilson Hix, V. P. Mosby, Francis A. Blair, R. S. Ellis, Jr., Benjamin F. Rodes, E. H. Gill, William D. Hix, E. D. Moore, Jesse A. Watts (at the University of Virginia), Bennitt M. DeWitt (family rift), George W. Clark, O. A. (speech by Governor Barbour), W. C. Jordan (describing how to build a hot bed to grow potatoes), M. F. [Perkins ?], Doctor James Bolton (from Twyman), P[aulus] Powell, Hiram C. Kyle, [?] Austin, L. W. Cabell.

    • Folder 51-64
      Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1848-1891, n.d.
      218 items.
      • Folder 51
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1848.
        7 items.

        Includes letters to Frances Austin Wright (mother's female illness; an alleged malingering and burglarizing female slave; fixing new clothes to sell a slave in; sewing slave clothing; selling of slaves), John Austin (fixing up slaves to sell), mother Grace R. Austin (having teeth fixed - bears letter of Iverson Lewis Twyman to George B. Austin).

      • Folder 52
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1849-1850.
        7 items.

        Includes letters to sister Grace Austin, Frances Austin (family rift), John Austin, Iverson L. Twyman.

      • Folder 53
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1851-1869.
        16 items.

        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (letter, 13 September 1853 bears letter of Frances A. Austin concerning slave leaving to visit his wife). Other letters concern dressing slaves up to sell them and slave Beverly apparently with Confederate Army during Gettysburg Campaign), James M. Spiller, R. S. Ellis, Jr. (to Martha Twyman), J. Avis Bartley and Sarah F. Harris.

      • Folder 54
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1870-1871.
        25 items.

        Includes letters to her son Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), concerning her worry about him, the education of his brothers and sisters, an umber mine on her farm, and sharecropping with freed blacks. Includes a letter to James A. Wright and one letter from Mabel Twyman to her brother Iverson Twyman.

      • Folder 55
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1872.
        27 items.

        Written to her son Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921). Concerns the family's poverty and her concern over the sale of family land. Includes a letter to Mary Spiller and a letter from Mabel B. Twyman. Includes a draft of a letter to C. L. Cocke concerning Hollins Institute.

      • Folder 56
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1873.
        16 items.

        Written to her son Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921). Concerns the family's poverty and her concern over the sale of family land. Includes a letter to Mary Spiller.

      • Folder 57
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1874.
        16 items.

        Concerns the family's poverty and money owed to West & Agee which may force the sale of her land.

      • Folder 58
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1875-1877.
        17 items.

        Written to her son Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921). Concern the family's poverty and her concern over her son's safety.

      • Folder 59
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1878-1879.
        10 items.

        Written to her son Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921). Concern the family's poverty and her concern for her son.

      • Folder 60
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1880-1890.
        13 items.

        Written to her son John Twyman. Includes letters to John Twyman from Sam Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman and Augusta G. Twyman and a letter of Martha E. (Austin) Twyman to Iverson L. Twyman.

      • Folder 61
        Letters by Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, n.d.
        6 items.

        Written to Iverson L Twyman (1810-1864). Frances (Austin) Wright, Nannie [?], John Austin, Iverson L. Twyman (b. 1849) and Grace Austin.

      • Folder 62
        Letters to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1849-1869.
        25 items.

        Includes letters from L. J. Payne, W. C. Jordan, an unidentified woman (complaining of verbal abuse by slaves), Penariah Layne, Samuel McCorkle, M. A. Robertson, Kate F. Evans, I. B. Garden (sprinkling of chloride of lime about the [slave] cabins to prevent the spread of fever), W. M. Cabell, Samuel Read (hire of slave by Confederate States Army), [James M. Spiller ?], Junius E. Leigh, James Avis Bartley, Seymour W. Holman (bears engraving of Washington College now Washington and Lee University), Internal Revenue Service (enclosing bank income tax form for 1868) and William J. Spencer.

      • Folder 63
        Letters to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, 1870-1891.
        10 items.

        Includes letters from E. A. Carter, James M. Harris, Seymour W. Holman (concerning Iverson Twyman's courtship of a Georgia woman), Charles Lewis Cocke (concerning his deduction for indigent students and his standard for hiring teachers at Hollins Institute [now Hollins College]), N. F. Ellis, [Sue Asa Washington ? - former slave ?], J. S. Tompkins (at Hollins Institute [now Hollins College] sending his treatment for typhoid fever), M. N. Cabell (concerning will of James M. Wright).

      • Folder 64
        Letters to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, n.d.
        23 items.

        Includes letters from R. S. Ellis, Jr., Nannie F. Ellis (concerning Hollins Institute [now Hollins College]), L. C. P., [John Dismuke ?], George J. Hundley, M. A. Robertson, Eliza M. Eldridge (bears draft of a letter to [?] concerning the hiring of a teacher), M. K. Cabell, Amanda [?], N. A. Moseley (concerning a slave marriage), K. M. Perkins, and Samuel B. Partin.

    • Folder 65-85
      Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1861-1921.
      390 items.
      • Folder 65
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1861-1871.
        26 items.

        Includes letters written (while teaching school in Georgia) to father Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Frances A. Wright, [?] Gill (draft, 5 July 1871, of a love letter), and sister Augusta Giles Twyman.

      • Folder 66
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1872.
        21 items.

        Includes letters written (while teaching school in Georgia, from New Orleans and while moving to Texas) to mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Dan [?], Hank [Frances A. Wright], Uncle Paschal Twyman, Fannie [?], Annie [?] (love letter), James M. Spiller, M. Edwards.

      • Folder 67
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1873.
        19 items.

        Includes letters written (while teaching school in Texas) to mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Frances (Austin) Wright, Annie [?] (love letter), [?] Lowe, Augusta Giles Twyman, John Twyman.

      • Folder 68
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1874.
        14 items.

        Includes letters written from Texas to mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Frances (Austin) Wright, Annie [?], John Twyman, Alice Johnson (love letter), Letter, 14 September 1874, concerns Texas and blacks.

      • Folder 69
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1875.
        8 items.

        Includes letters written from Texas to mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Frances (Austin) Wright, John A. Twyman, Samuel R. Twyman, William Dixon, Augusta Giles Twyman.

      • Folder 70
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1876.
        28 items.

        Includes letters written to mother Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Augusta Giles Twyman, John A. Twyman, Samuel A. Twyman.

      • Folder 71
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1877.
        30 items.

        Includes letters written from Texas to Augusta Giles Twyman, John Austin, Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Hank (Frances A. Wright), Mabel Booker Twyman.

      • Folder 72
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1878.
        30 items.

        Includes letters (written from Texas) to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Thomas Austin, Augusta Giles Twyman, Miss Yelverton, John A. Austin (concerning Greenback Party).

      • Folder 73
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1879.
        15 items.

        Includes letters (written from Texas) to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Mabel Booker Twyman, Emma Buson, Thomas [?], Albert Langley. Last letter in folder written from Virginia.

      • Folder 74
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1880.
        6 items.

        From Virginia to brother John in Nashville, Tennesse. One letter bears composition "Management of Common Schools" and another bears note of M. E. Twyman asking her son not to drink.

      • Folder 75
        Letters by Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1881.
        28 items.

        Include letters from Virginia to brother John Twyman in Nashville (where he is attending college at State Normal College, now Peabody College) and in Texas. Two letters bear letters of Augusta Giles Twyman. Letters concern Readjuster politics in Buckingham County. "The Readjusters all over the county voted for the negro [Shed Dungee] and John Eldridge says he is prouder of that one act than of any other in his whole life." Lists other individuals who voted for Dungee. Turkey and deer hunting.

      • Folder 76
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1882-1887.
        16 items.

        Letters to brother John Twyman in Texas. Concerns Mabel Booker Twyman leaving State Normal School (Peabody College) and Eben Sperry Stearns. Includes letter to Antonia (Spiller) Twyman (whom he married in 1884). Letters to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman and a letter, n.d., to J. Avis Bartley.

      • Folder 77
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1867-1871.
        5 items.

        Includes letters written by Seymour W. Holman, John A. Twyman. Also includes letters from J. W. Fishburne to W. J. Moseley, B. F. Outze and J. R. Taylor concerning I. L. Twyman and Twyman's teaching certificate, 1871, issued in Meriwether County, Ga.

      • Folder 78
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1872.
        14 items.

        Includes letters written by Seymour W. Holman (of Mexia, Texas), Fannie [?], Stanley P. Mosley, Addie M. Walker, W. W. Wisdom, a school agreement drawn up by Twyman and letters of recommendation written by Holman concerning Twyman's qualifications to teach school.

      • Folder 79
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1872-1874 and n.d.
        25 items.

        Love letters from Miss Annie Vickers (See also folders 66-68 for drafts of Twyman's letters).

      • Folder 80
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1873.
        30 items.

        Includes letters from J. L. Lowe, Seymour W. Holman, W. P. Moseley, Mary P. Moreland, Gussie Moreland, W. H. Richardson (to George J. Hundley concerning appointment of John A Twyman to VMI), P. H. Dunson, J. P. Philpott, Wilson, Hinkle & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio (concerning schoolbooks), Hattie Harris, A. M. Johnson, Maggie Harris, A. M. Johnson, L. D. Forbes. Letters concern Mexia, Texas and teaching school.

      • Folder 81
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1874.
        15 items.

        Includes letters from W. M. Thornton, George J. Hundley, John M. Colby, J. W. Fishburne, M. Washington, C. F. Scott. Letters concern teaching school.

      • Folder 82
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1876-1877.
        20 items.

        Includes letters from R. F. Mills, Jno. T. Blalock, Thomas F. Lewis, Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, W. B. Blalock, W. L. Price, and letters concerning Twyman's church membership and letters of recommendation. Includes a teaching certificate for Limestone, Texas.

      • Folder 83
        Letters to or about Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1878.
        24 items.

        Includes letters from Seymour W. Holman, (letter, 8 May 1878, concerns lynching of a black), W. P. Moseley, Rush G. Kimball, James B. Thurman, Thomas Waters, S. P. Moseley, Fanny Prendergast, Laura Rogers. Letters concern Mexia, Texas and teaching school.

      • Folder 84
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1879.
        12 items.

        Includes letters from M. E. Robertson, H. Beall, Albert Langley, C. P. Estill, Jno. F. Blalock, R[ush] G. Kimball, Henry L. Holman. Letters concern Mexia, Texas and teaching school.

      • Folder 85
        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman (1849-1921), 1880, n.d.
        4 items.

        W. T. Williams, S. W. Holman (of Mexia, Texas), F. P. Moseley, S. A. Moreland (bears letter of Holman), J. P. Philpott, Bass Williams, letter of recommendation of Twyman signed by citizens of Buckingham.

    • Folder 86-105
      John A. Twyman, 1871-1937, n.d.
      383 items.
      • Folder 86
        Letters by John A. Twyman, 1871-1906.
        10 items.

        Letters to Iverson L. Twyman bear letters from Samuel R. Twyman and Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, concerning family's poverty and his desire for an education; two people in jail for whipping children to death. Letter (draft) to Joseph Dupuy Eggleston , State Superintendent of Public Instruction, and teachers certificates signed in 1902-1905 by Twyman as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va.

      • Folder 87
        Letters by John A. Twyman, 1907-1930, n.d.
        21 items.

        Includes copies of letters to Joseph Dupuy Eggleston concerning a controversy over the location of a school; copies of love letters to ""Miss Smith"" in December 1907 - January 1908 and copies of love letters to Josephine White, December 1922 - January 1923.

      • Folder 88
        Letters to and about John A. Twyman, 1875-1880.
        10 items.

        Includes letters from William Merry Perkins, N. A. Moseley, J. R. Blackburn, Eben S. Stearns (concerning Twyman's attendence at State Normal School, now Peabody College) and William S. Eldridge. Includes teachers certificates. One letter is to Iverson L. Twyman from John M. Colby concerning sale of Lee's Reminiscences.

      • Folder 89
        Letters to and about John A. Twyman, 1881.
        17 items.

        Letters to Twyman in Starrville, Texas concerning State Normal College, Nashville, Tenn. (now Peabody), from Charles W. Bache, E. G. Littlejohn, Jr., J. S. Dobbins.

      • Folder 90
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1882-1899.
        7 items.

        Letters to him in Texas and Virginia. Includes letters from Joseph E. Dobbins, E. G. Maller, J. A. Mundy, E. W. Twyman, [W. M. or Wm.] Cabell. Concern State Normal College, Nashville, Tenn. (now Peabody) and dissension in Mulberry Grove Church, Buckingham County.

      • Folder 91
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1900-1905.
        6 items.

        Includes four letters from Miss Sally M. Smith (see folder 87 for copies of his letters to her) and C. M. [Feigenspan ?].

      • Folder 92
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1906.
        17 items.

        Letters to him as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. from James M. Thomas, Joseph Dupuy Eggleston, Courtney Irving, William G. Ransom. Includes letter, 11 January 1906, concerning Sally M. Smith (see folders 91 and 87).

      • Folder 93
        Letters to John A. Twyman, January - February 1907.
        34 items.

        Includes letters to him as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. from James S. Thomas, Walter R. Smith, A. L. Smith, Willis A. Jenkins (concerning Virginia Education Exhibit of Jamestown Exposition), Joseph Dupuy Eggleston, E. H. Russell, James S. Thomas, J. S. Jarman (president State female Normal School, Farmville, Va., now Longwood College).

      • Folder 94
        Letters to John A. Twyman, March - December 1907.
        32 items.

        Includes letters to him as Superintendent of Schools in Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include Willis A. Jenkins (concerning Jamestown Exposition), Joseph Dupuy Eggleston, James S. Thomas, William G. Ransom, Willie Sue Nicholas, Calva Watson, Lila Waller Duval, Charles M. Robinson, J. W. Hebditch, Hattie E. Forbes (concerning Sally M. Smith).

      • Folder 95
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1908.
        26 items.

        Includes letters to him as Superintendent of Schools in Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include Calva Watson, Willie Sue Nichols, A. L. Pitts, L. O. Prince, Jno. W. Prince, James S. Thomas, Love Hardy, Joseph D. Eggleston, J. W. Hebditch, G. W. Patteson, Wm. G. Ransom, Lila Waller Duval, Courtney Irving, W. B. Forbes, C. J. Morris, W. W. Haskins.

      • Folder 96
        Letters to and about John A. Twyman, 1909.
        23 items.

        Includes letters to him as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include James B. Thomas, James H. Dilliard (concerning Jeanes Fund for black teachers), Joseph Dupuy Eggleston, T. E. Williams, Agnes White, H. Blankinship, Edna Wright, A. W. Carter, W. G. Edwards, Jackson Davis, Annie C. Coleman, A. W. Moore. Includes petitions requesting Twyman's reappointment as Superintendent.

      • Folder 97
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1910-1912.
        8 items.

        Includes letters to him as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include O. J. Morgan, Nannie Baldwin, Calva Watson, Anna Roy[ster ?] Rogers, Eliza [?] (deciding not to marry Twyman because if her mother's objections), Plummer F. Jones (Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va.)

      • Folder 98
        Letters about John A. Twyman, 1913.
        50 items.

        Letters to State Board of Education from W. L. Boatwright, A. H. Clement, A. C. Garnett, George Braxton Taylor, E. V. Anderson, A. S. Hall, Frank P. Brent, Sands Gayle requesting that Twyman be appointed again as school superintendent in place of Plummer F. Jones. Includes petitions.

      • Folder 99
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1914.
        22 items.

        Include letters written to Twyman as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. and to R. C. Stearns, Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction. Correspondents include Florence L. Pettit, W. W. Haskins, Joseph W. Everett, Jno. B. Terrell, C. G. Baughan, R. F. Andrews, D. A. Christie, Jackson Davis, Joe B. [Davis ?], Sands Gayle, C. J. Holsinger, E. E. Worrell.

      • Folder 100
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1915.
        19 items.

        Include letters written to Twyman as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include Everett E. Worrell, H. L. Webb (to W. W. Haskins), Joseph W. Everett, R. C. Stearns. Includes regulations and grading system of Arvonia High School, 1915-1916.

      • Folder 101
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1916-1926.
        22 items.

        Include letters written to Twyman as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include Harris Hart, J. A. C. Chandler (asking that teachers be paid even though school sessions were shortened because of the influenza epidemic of 1918), Chandler & Blakey, Jno. P. McConnell, G. L. Brown, Arthur D. Wright, W. W. Haskins, George Braxton Taylor, Olivia L. Wyson (to P. P. Glover), Harris Hart (to Frank T. West), Josephine White, [Edward ?] C. Spencer, Polly Garnett Saunders, nan Edwards, James W. Wigginton, Harry F. Byrd (concerning Shenandoah National Park). Includes wedding announcement; and minutes, 1925, of Democratic County Committee.

      • Folder 102
        Letters to and about John A. Twyman, 1927.
        12 items.

        Include letters to Twyman as Superintendent of Schools, Buckingham County, Va. Correspondents include Claude R. Wood, W. J. Hubard, G. L. Morris (and A. J. Terill and A. W. Carter to Morris), Edyth Jenkins, Carey M. Scales, R. S. Burruss, A. H. Trent.

      • Folder 103
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1928-1929.
        16 items.

        Letters concerning Anti-Smith Democratic Movement. Correspondents include Lewis Twyman, J. Sidney Peters, Frank B. Dunford, G. W. M. [Taylor ?], J. Dwight Martin, James Cannon. Includes speech by T. N. Hass.

      • Folder 104
        Letters to John A. Twyman, 1930-1936.
        10 items.

        Mostly concern Republican party politics. Correspondents include Dr. P. E. Tucker, L. F. Harris, Emmett D. Gregory, J. W. Blackwell, Harry F. Byrd. Includes broadside, 1930, entitled "Notice to the Republican voters of Buckingham County."

      • Folder 105
        Letters to John A. Twyman (in Miami, Florida), 1937, n.d.
        21 items.

        Correspondents include Grover Hudgins, Cora Wood, Lilliam Eldridge, Russell Moon, Gertrude Sadler, Harry Byrd, Carter Glass, Rebekah Ellis, Hunter McGuire (dictated), Charles M. Barrell. Letters from Byrd and Carter Glass thank Twyman for opposition to packing U. S. Supreme Court.

    • Folder 106-118
      Samuel Rodgers Twyman, 1871-1930, n.d.
      229 items.
      • Folder 106
        Letters by Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1871-1877.
        10 items.

        To his brother Iverson L. Twyman or John A. Twyman. Concern family's poverty.

      • Folder 107
        Letters by and about Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1881-1930.
        17 items.

        Includes letters to John A. Twyman, 1881-1882. Other letters concern Austin and Twyman genealogy.

      • Folder 108
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1879-1906.
        18 items.

        Correspondents include Addison Spencer, Alice H. Bagby, L. F. Walker, W. R. Twyman, Iverson Twyman (of Bonham, Texas), Lizzie Twyman, C. Humphry, Julia Shipp, W. G. Stanard (concerning membership in the Virginia Historical Society), Lou. E. Twyman, John M. Daniel, Sm. L. [Clothworthy ?], John Lamb. Concern genealogical inquiries on Twyman family.

      • Folder 109
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1907-1909.
        32 items.

        Correspondents include R. L. D. McAllister, Robert O. Garrett, Thomas M. Green, H. J. Eckenrode, William F. Bagby, Carl A. Lewis, John C. Underwood, George Braxton Taylor, Mrs. F. Handy, Anna Royster Rogers, James Y. Lloyd, Jno. W. Richardson, W. R. Twyman, E. V. Anderson, H. R. McIlwaine, George E. Booker, Lillie Beall Lewis, Ruth Beall, Jackson Davis (bears letter of Plummer F. Jones), E. W. Twyman. Concern genealogical inquiries on Twyman family.

      • Folder 110
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1910.
        22 items.

        Correspondents include Ruth Beall, Sands Gayle, H. Silverthorn Co., Benjamin Twyman, M. A. Twyman, H. R. McIlwaine, H. J. Eckenrode, Nusbaum Book & Art Co., Mrs. M. A. Twyman, Daphne A. Carter. Concern genealogical inquiries on Twyman family and Twyman crest.

      • Folder 111
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1911.
        26 items.

        Correspondents include Benjamin Twyman, Nusbaum Book & Art Co., Champ Clark, Margaret Huff (paper bears Twyman-coat-of-arms), D. W. Twyman, Jr., Thomas S. Martin, Leila C. Handy, Mrs. M. A. Twyman, Ruth Beall, Jno. C. Underwood, G. W. D. Twyman, Anna Roy[ster] Rogers, Sands Gayle, Lillie Geall Lewis. Concern genealogical inquiries on the Twyman family.

      • Folder 112
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1912.
        16 items.

        Correspondents include Leila C. Handy, Jno. C. Underwood, The Genealogical Association [William A. Crozier], Benjamin Twyman, Augusta G. Twyman (in Rome, Italy), Margaret H. Concern genealogical inquiries of Twyman family.

      • Folder 113
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1913-1914.
        10 items.

        Correspondents include Leila C. Handy, Anna Roy[ster] Rogers, Jno. C. Underwood, Ruth Beall, Mrs. R. J. Gilbert. Concern genealogical inquiries of Twyman family.

      • Folder 114
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1915-1916.
        14 items.

        Correspondents include Benjamin Twyman (enclosing photos), Mrs. R. J. Gilbert, H. D. Flood (concerning statue in Richmond to George Rogers Clark), J. M. Street, Laura K. Crozier, [?] Nichols, Fannie Twyman Gilbert. Concern genealogical inquiries of Twyman family.

      • Folder 115
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1917-1919.
        17 items.

        Correspondents include Mary Twyman Klayder, Lewis Twyman, Margaret Huff, Mrs. Robert J. Gilbert, I. M. S., William Ellyson (for State Mission Board of Baptist General Association), W. R. Boyd, Jr. (League to Enforce Peace), David Hepburn (Anti-Saloon League and pamphlet - Liquor vs. Life: Anarchy vs. Law by George W. McDaniel. Letters concern World War I, Influenza Epidemic of 1918.

      • Folder 116
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1920-1923.
        22 items.

        Correspondents include Mary Twyman Klayder, Ruby M. Naylor, Oliver J. Sands, H. R. McIlwaine, Julia Twyman, George E. Booker, Duval Porter, C. M. Barrell, Effle E. Carney, Mrs. R. J. Gilbert, Arthur Kyle Davis, David Hepburn (Anti-Saloon League), Julien Gunn, J. H. Lewis, J. E. West, L. E. Mauch, Mildred Jones Lewis (concerning Lewis Association). Many letters concern genealogical inquiries of Twyman family and death of Augusta Twyman.

      • Folder 117
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, 1924-1925.
        17 items.

        Correspondents include Nettie [?], Mrs. Richard Floyd burke, James William Wigginton, Ruth Beall, Mrs. Robert J. Gilbert, Buford Twyman, Mary Twyman Klayder, H. F. Byrd (announcing his candidacy for governor), Eula May Burke, George Braxton Taylor, W. J. Hubard (concerning Lee Last Camp Association.)

      • Folder 118
        Letters to Samuel Rogers Twyman, n.d.
        8 items.

        Correspondents include Kate M. Cannon, Margaret Beale, James Lewis (English dog postcard), Lillie [?], Jamie Rouston Boulware, Kate M. Cannon, Mary T. Klayder.

    • Folder 119-121
      Augusta G. Twyman, 1863-1920, n.d.
      84 items.
      • Folder 119
        Letters by Augusta G. Twyman, 1871-1879.
        23 items.

        Letters written to Iverson L. Twyman (concerning teaching and the family's poverty), Bettie [?], Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, [Seymour W.] Holman.

      • Folder 120
        Letters by Augusta G. Twyman, 1880-1885.
        31 items.

        Letters written to Iverson L. Twyman, Mabel B. Twyman, Samuel R. Twyman, Addie Walker.

      • Folder 121
        Letters to Augusta G. Twyman, 1863-1920, n.d.
        30 items.

        Letters written by Louise E. Twyman, Daphne [?], Benjamin Twyman, V[irginia] Aldridge, S. F. Kitchen, Lucy Twyman (describing Episcopal Home in Richmond), M. V. Scruggs, M. M. Ellis, M. G. Carter, Ella Watson, Julia W. [Viditz?], L. F. Walker, [Nettie ?] Wright. Includes booklet (The Light of Christmastide).

    • Julia Twyman, 1914-1920.
      17 items.

      Letters by and to Julia Twyman. Correspondents include her mother, Uncle John Twyman, letter of recommendation of her as a teacher, Florida teaching certificates, M. Gordon Twyman while studying law at the University of Virginia.

    • Folder 123-124
      Mabel B. Twyman, 1872-1895
      46 items.
      • Folder 123
        Letters by Mabel B. Twyman, 1872-1895.
        29 items.

        Correspondents are Iverson L. Twyman, John A. Twyman (one letter bears note by Iverson L. Twyman; most letters written while she was attending State Normal School, Nashville, Tenn., [now Peabody College]), Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Augusta G. Twyman (concerning Mabel Twyman's ill-health, Dr. Edward McGuire, Dr. Hunter McGuire, streetcars in Richmond), Dr. Hunter McGuire.

      • Folder 124
        Letters to Mabel B. Twyman, 1886-1895.

        Letters written from Nellie [?].

    • Miscellaneous Twyman material, 1811-1937, n.d.
      15 items.

      Photograph of Jack Twyman (as Lorenzo in "Merchant of Venice"), spiritual autobiography (copy), 1811, of George Twyman. Letters of Julia [?] and A. S. H. to Mary Lavinia Twyman, Alexander H. Sands (to Dr. William P. Twyman), Lizzie Twyman, Ben Twyman, Mrs. John Eldridge and Grover Hudgins to Lewis Twyman, Emmett D. Gregory, M. Gordon Twyman (to Edith Twyman and Julia Twyman), Mrs. M. V. Ayres, Belle [?] to Pa.

  • Folder 126-130
    Subseries 3: Letters to, from, or about the Horsley Family, 1834-1859.
    • Folder 126
      Various Horsley Letters, 1840-1849, n.d.
      5 items.

      Letter of E. P. Richardson to sister Ann S. Horsley, 1840, concerning qualms of her husband concerning slavery; letters, n.d., of A. E. Horsley, letters, 1849 and n.d., of F. C. Horsley to Iverson L. Twyman (concerning his not being appointed to faculty of U. Va. : "The faculty always intended to make their selections from the lower classes...They wanted to conciliate ragtag & bobtail because ragtag & bobtail vote for the delegates and the delegates vote for the annuity); John Horsley to James M. Spiller.

    • Folder 127
      Mary Lavinia Horsley, 1837-1838, n.d.
      5 items.

      Letters, 1837 and n.d., written by Mary Lavinia Horsley to Henry Rodes. Letters, 1837-1838, of Henry A. Cabell and Henriann Cabell to Mary Lavinia Horsley. Mary Lavinia Horsley was the first wife of Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864). They were married in Nov. 1838; she died in 1844.

    • Folder 128
      Rebecca P. (Horsley) Austin, 1853, n.d.
      6 items.

      Letters, 1853 and n.d. by Rebecca P. (Horsley) Austin to Geo. B. Austin (concerning her separation from Austin) and to Iverson L. Twyman concerning her separation. Letters to Rebecca P. (Horsley) Austin.

    • Folder 129
      Various Horsely Lettters, 1834-1853.
      7 items.

      Correspondence, 1834-1853, of Robert Y. Horsley with to Iverson L. Twyman, Rebecca P. (Horsley) Austin, George Austin and Lorenzo Norvell. Includes letter of Rebecca P. (Horsley) Austin to George B. Austin.

    • Folder 130
      Doctor William A. Horsley, 1838-1859
      7 items.

      Correspondence, 1838-1859, of Doctor William A. Horsley with Iverson L. Twyman (concerning Horsley's study of medicine at MCV) and William H. Summerell (concerning graduation at a medical school in Philadelphia).

  • Folder 131-149
    Subseries 4: Letters to, from, or about the Spiller Family, 1837-1889.
    • Folder 131
      Various Spiller Letters, 1851-1883, n.d.
      15 items.

      2 letters, Margaret Miller to Antonia (Tony) Spiller, 1868-1869. (In 1884 she married Iverson L. Twyman [1849-1921]. Letter, n.d., by Hampden Spiller to George Spiller. Letters, 1851-1883 & n.d., of Mary Frances Spiller to Iverson L. Twyman [bear letters of J. M. Spiller], Mrs [?] Bocock and letter, 1903, by F. G. Woodson to Mary F. Spiller.

    • Folder 132
      Various Spiller Letters, 1849-1855, n.d.
      36 items.

      Letters, 1849, by G. A. Spiller to I. L. Twyman and James M. Spiller, George Spiller (while a student at VMI in 1862, working for New Orleans, Mobile and Texas Railroad, Mobile, Ala., Mobile and Ohio Railroad, Jackson, Tennesse; Texas Investment Co., Ltd., Fort Worth, Texas; Cattle Raisers Association, Jacksboro, Texas; Daily and Weekly Gazette, Fort Worth, Texas) to James M. Spiller and Mary Francis Spiller. Letters, 1855- , written to George Spiller by Charles B. Stewart, J. A. Kinnter, C. W. Figgat, L. W. Frazer, John Dooley.

    • Folder 133-148
      J. M. Spiller, 1837-1889.
      219 items.
      • Folder 133
        Letters by J.M. Spiller, 1847-1849.
        9 items.

        Letters by J. M. Spiller, Guard Lock No. 4, James River & Kanawha Canal. One, 2 October 1848, is a detailed account of appearance and conversations of Thomas Hart Benton. Other letters concern politics, [Spiller's hatred of Whigs], slavery ["I did not intend you to make a cook of Sally. Please leave her to herself to attend to the cows and her business - the women who suckle can and must cook"] and requesting Twyman's aid in keeping Spiller's sister from going back to her former husband.

      • Folder 134
        Letters by J.M. Spiller, 1850-1853.
        13 items.

        Letters written by J. M. Spiller to Iverson L. Twyman and George B. Austin concerning slaves (buying and selling) and farm management.

      • Folder 135
        Letters by J.M. Spiller, 1854-1855.
        15 items.

        Letters of J. M. Spiller to Iverson L. Twyman (one letter bears letter of Mary F. Spiller to Twyman), John H. Johnson, William McCorkle, H. Johns.

      • Folder 136
        Letters by J.M. Spiller, 1856-1864, n.d.
        16 items.

        Letters by J. M. Spiller to Iverson L. Twyman, Pauline V. Reid, Virginia J. McDowell, William A. Glasgow. Letters concern Civil War.

      • Folder 137
        Letters by J.M. Spiller, 1865-1880.
        11 items.

        Letters by J. M. Spiller to Martha E. (Austin) Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman, and S. M. Bocock, concerning Reconstruction, povery of Twyman family and Readjusters.

      • Folder 138
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1837-1858.
        18 items.

        Letters from C[hapman] Johnson, George Booker, F. Jones, John A. Cooke, Josiah Samuel, Charles T. Bocock (concerning separation from Sarah Ann (Spiller) Bocock (concerning disposition of slaves and her ex- husband Charles T. Bocock), Mathew McDaniel, Henry Loving (concerning settling blacks in Ohio), Holison Johns, Walter Gwynn, Eliza Carrington, John J. Grasty.

      • Folder 139
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1859-1861.
        24 items.

        Letters written by Eliza H. Carrington, D. P. Gooch, J. D. Davidson, H. C. Snyder, Reuben Sorrel (disposition of slaves), B. T. Stanley, N. H. Massie.

      • Folder 140
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1862-1869.
        21 items.

        Letters written by A. H. Benson (of 11th Va. Infantry Regiment ?, bears drawing of engagement at Dranesville, Va., 20 December 1861), B. C. Megginson, N. F. Bocock, B. M. DeWitt, J. D. Davidson, T. Henry Thompson, [?] Rowland, Jones & Miller, Lynchburg, Va., F[rancis] H[enney] Smith (concerning supplies in 1865 for Virginia Military Institute), H. S. Lochery, George T. Lyle, John S. Grasty, B. Gould, A. C. Smith, Hall A. Winston & Co., Baltimore, Md., E. F. Blair.

      • Folder 141
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1870-1872.
        15 items.

        Letters written by J. W. Walkup, Ben A. Donald (describing his recommendations for stuccoing), B. C. Megginson, Edward J. Chaffin, W. A. Deas (treasurer of VMI), Jno. K. Watkins, B. Gould, John T. Bocock, Charles A. Davidson, John S. Grasty (Presbyterian minister).

      • Folder 142
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1873-1876.
        11 items.

        Includes letters from John S. Grasty (Presbyterian minister), S. M. Bocock, Elliott Spiller (while student at Hampden-Sydney College and including report) and M. N. Hylum (bears seal of and concerns Patrons of Husbandry, State Grange of Va.)

      • Folder 143
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1877.
        23 items.

        Many letters about death of Elliott Spiller by gunshot wound at Hampden-Sydney College. Other letters concern Patrons of Husbandry, State Grange of Virginia. Correspondents include John A. Preston, William M. McPheeters, J. M. Blanton, D. W. Sparks, M. N. Hayburn, J. M. R. Sprinkel, Charles J. Jones, C. M. Reynolds, John F. White, L. T. Wilson, Frank G. Ruffin, William B. Cowper, Mary E. K. Damson, J. B. Seeley, Snow & Johnson, [n. p.]

      • Folder 144
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1878-1879.
        10 items.

        Letters written by A. F. Robertson, John T. Grasty (Presbyterian minister), William Mahone (calling a conference of Readjusters), Fannie Hamilton.

      • Folder 145
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1880-1881.
        11 items.

        Letters written by John T. Grasty (Presbyterian minister), John F. White, William E. Cameron, Frank G. Ruffin (concerning election of ? and his own office in state government), J. M. Reynolds.

      • Folder 146
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1882-1883.
        16 items.

        Letters written by John F. White (d. 1883), S. V. Reid, Mary Jasper Bocock, John S. Grasty (Presbyterian minister), Dr. James Madison Blanton, Jno. Henry Loving, George Hylton, William A. White.

      • Folder 147
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1884-1887.
        15 items.

        Letters written by Fleming Harris (former slave in Mt. Pleasant, Ohio), Charles J. Jones, J. M. Harris, S. T. Young, Ro[bert] F. Mays, W. G. Payne, William L. Royall, R. W. Glass, Catherine E. Phelps, William Mahone (letters, 25 June 1886 and 16 October 1887; concerning tariff and providing campaign strategy to Joseph B. Buhoman in his race against [?] Figgatt).

      • Folder 148
        Letters to J.M. Spiller, 1888-1889, n.d.
        15 items.

        Letters written by Catherine E. Phelps, R. W. Glass, William Mahone (Republican patronage), W [Skeny ?], Fulvia [?], P. H. McCaull, Robert M. Hudson, C. W. Humphreys, Elliott Spiller, James Spiller (grandson).

    • Folder 149
      Various Spiller Letters, 1850-1882.
      8 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Sue M. Payne, Caroline Spiller, Emma Spiller, H. B. Spiller, J. H. Spiller, James Spiller, P. H. Spiller, I. L. Twyman.

  • Folder 150-159
    Subseries 5: Miscellaneous Letters, 1769-1930, n.d.
    • Folder 150
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1796-1809.
      16 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Dudley Brooke, Edward Cunningham, Joseph Curd, Joseph Davis, Alexander Fulton, James Govan, Mary (Twyman) Greenwood (b. 1733 - copy), Micajah [?], Henry McClurg, Jonathan Maxey, Richard North, Richard C. Potter, Richard Phelps, Thomas Pleasants (Quaker), Charles H. Saunders, John Seayres, Reuben Sims (issuing slave pass), George Twyman, Dr. James Walker, Willis Wills, Hill & Rea.

    • Folder 151
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1810-1819.
      20 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Christopher Anthony, John Baskerville, J. Bolling, David Bondurant, Jeffrey Bondurant, George Booker, Thomas Boulware, William Dunford, Henry Flood, Walter L. Fontaine, Charles Garrote (or Garrott), James T. Hubard, Ben Maxey, Jacob Maxey, Jonathan Maxey, Zachariah Nevit, J. Pittman, Thomas E. Pleasants, Philip Slaughter, John Taylor of Caroline (2 letters written by him), Mutual Assurance Society, Messrs. Scott & Gilliam, Ca Ira, Va.

    • Folder 152
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1820-1829.
      22 items.

      Many letters are permissions for slaves to join Mulberry Grove Baptist Church or are letters of dismissal from churches. Include letters written by or addressed to George Booker, James Christian, John Couch, R. Eldridge, Jr., Levy Gibson (petition to get out of jail), J. P. Gipson, D. Guerrant, William Horsley, James T. Hubard, James Jones, W. B. Jones, Peter Klipstine, Richard G. Morris (agrees to slaves being baptized, but objects to their being immersed in November), William Moseley, William P. Moseley, Mildred Rose, Poindexter P. Scott, Seymour Scott, Frances W. Talbot, Isham Talbot, Frances W. Taylor, M. P. Thomas, Jno. M. Walker (bears opinion of Benjamin Watkins Leigh), Gilbert Walker, Warner Williams, Charles Yancey, and the Mulberry Grove Baptist Church.

    • Folder 153
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1830-1839.
      13 items.

      Includes letters concerning slaves joining the church. Letters written by or addressed to W. Alexander, [?] Austen, William H. Carter (slave Patty), [?] M. Hollingsworth, Josias Jones, Thomas Jones, S. H. Laughlin, Jacob Maxey, William B. Maxey, R. E. Moseley, Reuben B. Patterson (slave), Charles Perrow, Robert A. Phelps, Robert Rives, Moses Spencer (concerning slave) and Lewis C. Tindall (concerning slave).

    • Folder 154
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1840-1849.
      13 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to James Brown, E. W. Cabell, Jno. Crews, Mr. and Mrs. crews (invitation), B. M. DeWitt, Julia DeWitt, P. A. Forbes, Richard H. Gambria (Western State Lunatic Asylum), Elizabeth Glover, Charles Perrow, Margret S. Phillips, W. H. Plunkett, Webb, Brown & Co., [?] and a letter concerning Frederick C. Horsley's application for a position at the University of Virginia.

    • Folder 155
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1850-1859.
      31 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to John M. Atkinson, Robert Atkinson, Sarah Austin, Anika Blew (black and perhaps slaves), Dr. James Bolton, [?] Breckinridge, F. M. Cabell, John B. Childers, Bennitt DeWitt, Samuel H. Dunn, Susie Ford, W. Franklin, James M. Fulks (hiring slaves), Sarah J. Garland, Joseph Grow, Jno. F. Hix, W. Hix, Joseph Kyle, Marcus T. C. Loving, Samuel McCorkle, W. A. Miller, [?] Moseley, R. D. Palmer, Peter S. Parker, J. W. Randolph, James H. Rodes, V. W. Southall, Jno. R. Thompson, Charles C. Tucker (land warrant claims), Iverson L. Twyman (concerning eye injury of Iverson L. Twyman, Jr.), George C. Walton, Jno. Walton, Seth Woodruff (selling of slave girls) & McCorkle, Simpson & Jones.

    • Folder 156
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1860-1869.
      28 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Ben (slave working on Richmond defenses, 14 August 1864), Ada Bocock, [?] Brownes, Eliza H. Carrington, R. A. Coghill, N. F. Ellis, Richard Ellis, James H. Fitzgerald, P. A. Forbes (concerning escape of Bennett Dodge from Central Lunatic Asylum, Staunton, Va.), H. M. Garland, Jr., William A. Glasgow, J. H. Howell, R. R. Irving, Jeter & Dickinson, Kensey Johns, Harry O. Locher, Samuel McCorkle, A. D. Martin, Doctor John Peter Mettauer, B. G. Morris, Charles Y., Morris (concerning turning in names of all slaves aged between eighteen and fifty-five: 9 February 1864), William F. Oliver (commanding Davidson's Battery and concerning service record of Jessie A. Peters), Camm Pattison, Peyton, Cary & Co., Samuel Read, Jno. J. Riggins, Robert Shaw, Francis T. Stribling (superintendent of Central Lunatic Asylum), J. L. Thornton, Dr. [?] Walton (concerning Robert A. Gilliam, Co. F, 18th Virginia Regiment), James A. Wright.

    • Folder 157
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1870-1879.
      22 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Grace R. Bagby, Joseph Brown, Jno. J. Echol, A. Eubank (describing a shooting outside saloon in San Antonio, Tx.), R. H. Gilliam, S. O. Larche, Bennie Lynn, Albert McDaniel, W. D. Moore, W. P. Moseley, Eva S. Newton, William Merry Perkins, Mary Philpott, Willie B. Philpott, Frank G. Ruffin (concerning Grange), James R. Thompson, William E. Walkup (concerning person who needs assistance from county), Samuel Lother Wynn, Jeter & Dickinson, Richmond, Virginia.

    • Folder 158
      Miscellaneous Letters, 1880-1930.
      16 items.

      Letters written by or addressed to Mrs. J. Curry Abbitt (transfer of church membership for Thomas J. Davidson), Alice Bagby, A. J. Clore, Jr., Rosa V. Cole, J. W. Falson, George Hylton, Mrs. Paul A. Klayder (concerning Twyman genealogy), Nelia Miller (concerning Twyman genealogy), J. H. Montgomery, D. A. Richardson (for Armenian Relief Committee of Chicago), W. J. Sadler, Idah Meacham Stobridge, Robert M. Tarleton, S. Reed Vaughn, New Canton Motor Company.

    • Folder 159
      Miscellaneous Letters, n.d.

      Many are incomplete and fragmentary. Genealogical material. Includes letters written by or addressed to George E. Booker, Charles L. Cocke, Bennitt M. DeWitt, Minnie Ellis, John Abner Eubank, Charles R. Fontaine, Thomas W. Garnett, E. G. Grasty, V. Hill, W. Hubard, David Kyle, Carol Martin, [?] Perkins, James Rowland, William Sands, W. Thompson, Nettie Walker (enclosing photograph of "The Willows"), Samuel D. Williams, E. A. Wright, James A. Wright, cloth fragment. Genealogical material, ca. 1850.

Folder 160
Minutes of a meeting of citizens of Buckingham County, November 1827.

Minutes of a meeting of citizens of Buckingham County, "friendly to the Election of General Andrew Jackson as...[the] next President."

James River and Kanawha Company Papers, 1847-1879.
Folder: 161-164
Series 2: James River and Kanawha Company Papers
  • Folder 161
    James River and Kanawha Canal Papers, 1847-1857.
    12 items.

    Includes letters written by Flippen & Montgomery, [Lynchburg ? Virginia], W. Gill, James M. Harris, John H. Hill, J. M. Spiller, James C. Turner, Iverson Lewis Twyman.

    See also J. M. Spiller letters and Twyman and Spiller manuscript volumes.

  • Folder 162
    James River and Kanawha Company, 1858-1859.
    15 items.

    Papers relating to the canal. Letters written toJames M. Spiller by Thomas Harding Ellis and E. Lorraine. Minutes of the President and Directors of the James River and Kanawha Company. James M. Harris to Iverson L. Twyman.

  • Folder 163
    James River and Kanawha Company, 1860-1879.
    25 items.

    Papers relating to the canal. Includes letters written by or addressed to Frances A. Austin, Grace B. Austin, J. G. S. Boyd, E. L. Chinn, Thomas H. DeWitt, Thomas Harding Ellis, J. M. Harris, William P. Munford, Jno. B. Robertson, Francis H. Smith (of Virginia Military Institute), James M. Spiller; and receipts.

  • Folder 164
    James River and Kanawha Company. 1855-1856, n.d.
    2 items.

    Papers relating to the canal. Time book for Gwynn Dam & Lock. Drawing - section of finder. Gwynn Dam, n.d.

Folder 165
Slavery items, n.d.
2 items.

Draft of note about whipping a slave. Form of bill of sale of slave. (Other slavery items among dated papers).

Folder 166
Peter Francisco. 1802-1829, n.d.
24 items.

Legal papers involving him. Concerns money owed by Francisco.

Accounts and Legal Papers, 1765-1919, n.d.
Folder: 167-404
Series 3: Accounts and Legal Papers

This series is divided into subseries by family name.

  • Folder 167-231
    Subseries 1: Austin Family, 1796-1872, n.d.
    • Folder 167-221
      Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1796-1872, n.d.
      • Folder 167
        Accounts, legal papers and correspondence, Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1796-1779.
        17 items.
      • Folder 168
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1800.
        24 items.
      • Folder 169
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1801.
        41 items.
      • Folder 170
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1802.
        50 items.
      • Folder 171
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1803.
        63 items.
      • Folder 172
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1804.
        41 items.
      • Folder 173
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1805.
        55 items.
      • Folder 174-175
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1806.
        82 items.
      • Folder 176-177
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1807.
        88 items.
      • Folder 178-179
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1808.
        65 items.
      • Folder 180-181
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1809.
        53 items.

        Folder 180 includes a copy of John Randolph agreement with James Hall, dated 27 April 1809.

      • Folder 182-183
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1810.
        73 items.
      • Folder 184-186
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1811.
        84 items.

        Folder 184 includes 2 items involving Thomas Jefferson, Jr.

      • Folder 187
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1812.
        44 items.
      • Folder 188-189
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1813.
        57 items.
      • Folder 190-191
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1814.
        50 items.

        Folder 190 includes 2 items signed by Edmund Henry.

      • Folder 192-193
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1815.
        54 items.
      • Folder 194-195
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1816.
        60 items.
      • Folder 196
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1817.
        29 items.
      • Folder 197
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1818.
        24 items.

        Includes item signed by Edmund Henry about a legal matter.

      • Folder 198
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1819.
        34 items.
      • Folder 199-200
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1820.
        43 items.
      • Folder 201
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1821.
        40 items.

        Includes copy of legal paper involving Edmund Henry.

      • Folder 202
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1822.
        49 items.
      • Folder 203
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1823.
        45 items.
      • Folder 204
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1824.
        31 items.
      • Folder 205
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1825.
        32 items.
      • Folder 206
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1826.
        33 items.
      • Folder 207
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1827.
        35 items.
      • Folder 208
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1828.
        41 items.
      • Folder 209
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1829.
        23 items.
      • Folder 210
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1830.
        26 items.
      • Folder 211
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1831.
        31 items.
      • Folder 212
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1832.
        31 items.
      • Folder 213
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1833.
        27 items.
      • Folder 214
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1834.
        27 items.
      • Folder 215
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1835.
        20 items.
      • Folder 216
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1836.
        20 items.
      • Folder 217
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1837-1839.
        15 items.
      • Folder 218
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1840-1842.
        21 items.
      • Folder 219
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1843-1849.
        38 items.
      • Folder 220
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1850-1872.
        26 items.
      • Folder 221
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), n.d.
        74 items.
    • Folder 222
      Archibald Austin (1815-1886), 1841-1857.
      12 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 223
      B. Austin and Bernard Austin, 1810-1858.
      13 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 224
      Frances Austin, 1848-1863.
      47 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 225
      George B. Austin, 1842-1855.
      108 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 226
      Grace R. and Grace B. Austin, 1842-1871.
      91 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 227
      James Austin, 1811-1862.
      12 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 228
      John Austin, 1801-1857.
      101 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Apparently more than one person by this name.

    • Folder 229
      Martha Austin 1839-1840.
      2 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. See also Martha E. Twyman.

    • Folder 230
      Thomas Austin, 1806-1869.
      126 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Apparently more than one person by this name.

    • Folder 231
      Unidentified Austins or more than one name per paper, 1804-1869, n.d.
      44 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

  • Folder 232-274
    Subseries 2: Twyman Family, 1820-1939, n.d.
    • Folder 232-233
      Leverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1820-1839.
      84 items.
      • Folder 232
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1820-1829.
        13 items.
      • Folder 233
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1830-1839.
        71 items.
    • Folder 234-257
      Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1840-1869.
      • Folder 234
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1840-1841.
        40 items.
      • Folder 235
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1842-1843.
        66 items.
      • Folder 236
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1844.
        38 items.
      • Folder 237
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1845-1846.
        62 items.
      • Folder 238
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1847.
        49 items.
      • Folder 239
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1848.
        73 items.
      • Folder 240
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1849.
        65 items.
      • Folder 241
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1850.
        38 items.
      • Folder 242
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1851
        40 items.
      • Folder 243
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1852.
        64 items.
      • Folder 244
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1853.
        57 items.
      • Folder 245
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1854.
        73 items.
      • Folder 246
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1855.
        94 items.
      • Folder 247
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1856.
        117 items.
      • Folder 248
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1857.
        69 items.
      • Folder 249
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1858.
        97 items.

        Includes statement of 27 February 1858 of sale of a Negro man for $1075.00 by D. M. Pulliam & Co., Richmond, Va. A/c Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman.

      • Folder 250
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1859.
        78 items.
      • Folder 251
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1860.
        93 items.
      • Folder 252
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1861.
        84 items.
      • Folder 253
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1862.
        89 items.
      • Folder 254
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1863.
        51 items.
      • Folder 255
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1864.
        37 items.

        Includes receipt, 6 August 1864, for Negro slave to work on fortifications.

      • Folder 256
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1865.
        20 items.
      • Folder 257
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864), 1866-1867.
        36 items.
    • Folder 258-262
      Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, 1868-1910, n.d.
      302 items.
      • Folder 258
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, 1868-1869.
        48 items.
      • Folder 259
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, 1870-1871.
        73 items.
      • Folder 260
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, 1872-1879.
        35 items.
      • Folder 261
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, 1880-1910.
        20 items.
      • Folder 262
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Martha E. Twyman, Iverson L. Twyman (1810-1864) Estate, n.d.
        86 items.
    • Folder 263-264
      Iverson L. Twyman, Jr. (1849-1921), 1870-1910.
      55 items.
      • Folder 263
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Iverson L. Twyman, Jr. (1849-1921), 1870-1879.
        38 items.
      • Folder 264
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Iverson L. Twyman, Jr. (1849-1921), 1880-1910.
        17 items.
    • Folder 265
      Augusta Twyman, Fanny Twyman, George Twyman, James Twyman, Jean Twyman, 1733-1939.
      17 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Copy of a George Twyman will of 1733, and last advices of another George Twyman, 1803. Other Twyman items 1873-1939.

    • Folder 266-272
      John A. Twyman, 1870-1939, n.d.
      223 items.
      • Folder 266
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1870-1879.
        14 items.
      • Folder 267
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1880-1889.
        33 items.
      • Folder 268
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1890-1899.
        24 items.
      • Folder 269
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1900-1909.
        49 items.
      • Folder 270
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1910-1919.
        11 items.
      • Folder 271
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1920-1929.
        75 items.
      • Folder 272
        Accounts and Legal Papers of John A. Twyman, 1930-1939, n.d.
        17 items.
    • Folder 273
      Samuel R. Twyman, 1880-1925.
      44 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 264
      Various Twymans: Absalom Twyman, Dr. John L. Twyman, Dr. Lewis J. Twyman, 1849-1852.
      4 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

  • Folder 275-283
    Subseries 3: Accounts and Legal Papers with two or more last names, 1830-1909, n.d.
    • Folder 275
      Twyman - Austin, 1830-1879.
      112 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Papers involving both names.

    • Folder 276-282
      Twyman - Horsley, 1843-1859, n.d.
      250 items.

      Papers involving both names.

      • Folder 276
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1834-1842.
        30 items.
      • Folder 277
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1843.
        55 items.
      • Folder 278
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1844-1845.
        51 items.
      • Folder 279
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1846-1847.
        21 items.
      • Folder 280
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1848-1849.
        27 items.
      • Folder 281
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1850-1851.
        42 items.
      • Folder 282
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Twyman - Horsley, 1852-1859, n.d.
        24 items.
    • Folder 283
      Twyman - Spiller, 1847-1909, n.d.
      56 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Papers involving both names.

  • Folder 284-288
    Subseries 4: Horsley Family, 1809-1850, n.d.
    • Folder 284
      John Horsley, Robert Horsley, 1809-1829.
      31 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 285
      Robert Horsley, 1830-1839.
      142 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 286
      Robert, William, Ann and Rebecca Horsley, 1840-1849.
      117 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 287
      Robert Horsley, Wm. Horsley, n.d.
      24 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 288
      Horsley and other families, 1811-1850.
      7 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers. Horsely - Austin, 1811. Horsley -Spiller, 1818-1850. Papers involving both names.

  • Folder 289-325
    Subseries 5: Spiller Family, 1807-1909, n.d.
    • Folder 289-292
      George Spiller, James M. Spiller, 1807-1835.
      195 items.
      • Folder 289
        Accounts and Legal Papers of George Spiller, James M. Spiller, 1807-1830.
        55 items.
      • Folder 290
        Accounts and Legal Papers of George Spiller, James M. Spiller, 1831-1832.
        22 items.
      • Folder 291
        Accounts and Legal Papers of George Spiller, James M. Spiller, 1833.
        58 items.
      • Folder 292
        Accounts and Legal Papers of George Spiller, James M. Spiller, 1834-1835.
        60 items.
    • Folder 293
      James M. Spiller, 1836-1839.
      64 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 294
      George A. Spiller, Sara Ann Spiller and James M. Spiller, 1840-1849.
      58 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 295
      James M. Spiller, Preston F. Spiller and others, 1850-1851.
      19 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 296-325
      James M. and other Spillers, 1852-1909, n.d.
      • Folder 296
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1852.
        22 items.
      • Folder 297
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1853.
        49 items.
      • Folder 298
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1854.
        44 items.
      • Folder 299
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1855.
        59 items.
      • Folder 300
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1856.
        118 items.
      • Folder 301
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1857.
        87 items.
      • Folder 302
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1858.
        70 items.
      • Folder 303
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1859.
        70 items.
      • Folder 304
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1860.
        99 items.
      • Folder 305
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1861.
        103 items.
      • Folder 306
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1862.
        40 items.
      • Folder 307
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1863.
        29 items.
      • Folder 308
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1863-1866.
        21 items.

        Includes bill of James M. Spiller of 1863-1864 to Confederate States of America for hay, corn, etc. Also pardon from Andrew Johnson to James M. Spiller for "taking part in the late rebellion."

      • Folder 309
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1867-1868.
        195 items.
      • Folder 310
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1869.
        106 items.
      • Folder 311
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1870.
        81 items.
      • Folder 312
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1871.
        161 items.
      • Folder 313
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1872.
        164 items.
      • Folder 314
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1873.
        103 items.
      • Folder 315
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1874.
        28 items.
      • Folder 316
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1875.
        26 items.
      • Folder 317
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1876.
        30 items.
      • Folder 318
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1877.
        46 items.
      • Folder 319
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1878.
        32 items.
      • Folder 320
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1879.
        16 items.
      • Folder 321
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1880-1882.
        35 items.
      • Folder 322
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1883-1885.
        57 items.

        Includes dentist's bill of period 1873-1883 finally settled in 1887.

      • Folder 323
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1886-1889.
        63 items.

        Includes copies of will of 1889 of J. M. Spiller.

      • Folder 324
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, 1890-1909.
        73 items.

        The majority of the material concerns Miss Mary Spiller.

      • Folder 325
        Accounts and Legal Papers of James M. and other Spillers, n.d.
        41 items.
  • Folder 326-371
    Subseries 6: Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1774-1928, n.d.
    • Folder 326
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1774-1799.
      65 items.

      Includes part of deed dated 1 May 1784 signed by Benjamin Harrison, Governor.

    • Folder 327
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1800.
      40 items.
    • Folder 328
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1801.
      27 items.

      Includes papers on the estate of William Adams.

    • Folder 329
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1802.
      20 items.
    • Folder 330
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1803.
      30 items.
    • Folder 331
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1804.
      32 items.
    • Folder 332
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1805.
      33 items.
    • Folder 333
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1806.
      32 items.
    • Folder 334
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1807.
      33 items.
    • Folder 335
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1808.
      49 items.
    • Folder 336
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1809.
      25 items.
    • Folder 337
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1810.
      45 items.
    • Folder 338
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1811.
      44 items.
    • Folder 339
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1812.
      34 items.

      Includes document dated "Cold Comfort 5 February 1812" and signed by Mary and Martha Harrison, sisters of Benjamin Harrison dealing with his slave estate.

    • Folder 340
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1813.
      93 items.
    • Folder 341
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1814.
      14 items.
    • Folder 342
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1815.
      28 items.
    • Folder 343
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1816.
      17 items.
    • Folder 344
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1817.
      21 items.
    • Folder 345
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1818.
      15 items.
    • Folder 346
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1819.
      19 items.
    • Folder 347
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1820.
      21 items.
    • Folder 348
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1821.
      16 items.
    • Folder 349
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1822.
      33 items.
    • Folder 350
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1823.
      40 items.
    • Folder 351
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1824.
      24 items.
    • Folder 352
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1825.
      17 items.
    • Folder 353
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1826.
      12 items.
    • Folder 354
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1827.
      11 items.
    • Folder 355
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1828-1829.
      11 items.
    • Folder 356
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1830-1832.
      32 items.
    • Folder 357
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1833-1835.
      30 items.
    • Folder 358
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1836-1839.
      30 items.
    • Folder 359
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1840-1843.
      42 items.
    • Folder 360
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1844-1846.
      99 items.
    • Folder 361
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1847-1849.
      52 items.
    • Folder 362
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1850-1855.
      57 items.
    • Folder 363
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1856-1859.
      23 items.
    • Folder 364
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1860-1862.
      22 items.
    • Folder 365
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1863-1869.
      27 items.

      Includes extract of Special Order #64 of May 29, 1865 concerning "harsh or cruel treatment" of employees.

    • Folder 366
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1870-1889.
      38 items.
    • Folder 367
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, 1890-1928.
      23 items.
    • Folder 368-371.
      Miscellaneous Accounts and Legal Papers, n.d.
      217 items.
  • Folder 372-403
    Subseries 7: County Accounts and Legal Papers, 1765-1919.
    • Folder 372-398
      Buckingham County Records, 1800-1919, n.d.
      • Folder 372
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1765-1799.
        16 items.

        Includes land grant of 1789 signed by Governor Beverly Randolph.

      • Folder 373
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1800-1801.
        21 items.

        Includes "A list of Magistrates as also those named in different Commissions of the Peace for Buckingham County" for 1777-1800.

      • Folder 374
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1802.
        24 items.
      • Folder 375
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1803.
        8 items.
      • Folder 376
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1804.
        16 items.
      • Folder 377
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1805.
        18 items.
      • Folder 378
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, January-February 1806.
        14 items.
      • Folder 379
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, March-April 1806.
        21 items.
      • Folder 380
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, May-June 1806.
        46 items.

        Includes judgment involving Randolph Jefferson and John Jefferson.

      • Folder 381
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, July-August 1806.
        33 items.
      • Folder 382
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, September-October 1806.
        7 items.
      • Folder 383
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, November-December 1806.
        27 items.
      • Folder 384
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1807.
        35 items.
      • Folder 385
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1808.
        23 items.
      • Folder 386
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1809.
        29 items.
      • Folder 387
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1810.
        35 items.
      • Folder 388
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1811-1812.
        28 items.

        Includes "A list of a Company of Light Infantry --- of the 100th Regiment (of) Buckingham Militia," 19 April 1812.

      • Folder 389
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1813-1814.
        18 items.
      • Folder 390
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1815-1819.
        18 items.
      • Folder 391
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1820-1824.
        33 items.
      • Folder 392
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1825-1829.
        23 items.
      • Folder 393
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1830-1839.
        14 items.
      • Folder 394-395
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1840-1849.
        173 items.
      • Folder 396
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1850-1869.
        16 items.
      • Folder 397
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, 1870-1919.
        6 items.
      • Folder 398
        Accounts and Legal Papers of Buckingham County Records, n.d.
        23 items.
    • Folder 399
      Albermale and Amherst County Records, 1789-1861.
      77 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 400
      Appomattox County Records, Botetourt County Records. Campbell County Records, 1804-1874.
      16 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 401
      Cumberland County Records, 1774-1848.
      29 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 402
      Goochland County Records, King and Queen County Records, Nelson County Records, 1774-1855.
      21 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

    • Folder 403
      Powhatan County Records, Prince Edward County Records, 1800-1810.
      20 items.

      Accounts and Legal Papers.

  • Folder 404
    Accounts and Legal Papers - Scraps, n.d.
    57 items.
Folder 405
Poetry and religion manuscripts, n.d.
37 items.
Folder 406
Recipes and formulae manuscripts, n.d.
27 items.
Folder 407
Memoranda manuscripts. n.d.
201 items.Entire box.
Folder 408
Photographs, n.d.
7 items.Photographs.
Genealogical Material, n.d.
Folder: 409-422.
Series 4: Genealogical Material

This series is divided into subseries by family name.

  • Folder 409
    Austin Family, n.d.
    5 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 410
    Booker Family, n.d.
    7 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 411
    Byrd Family, n.d.
    1 item.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 412
    Clark Family, n.d.
    2 items.

    Genealogical Materials. See also Rogers and Twyman.

  • Folder 413
    Gainer Family, n.d.
    15 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 414
    Lewis Family, n.d.
    34 items.

    Genealogical Materials. See also Rogers.

  • Folder 415
    Montague Family, n.d.
    2 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 416
    Rogers Family, n.d.
    16 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 416A
    Spiller Family, n.d.
    1 item.

    Genealogical Materials. See also J. M. Spiller Ledger (cash accounts). 1839-57, pp. 80-81 and pp. 292-294 for family notes by Spiller.

  • Folder 417-420
    Twyman Family, n.d.
    135 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 421
    Walker Family, n.d.
    5 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 422
    Miscellaneous Names - Greenwood, Gwathmey, etc., n.d.
    10 items.

    Genealogical Materials.

  • Folder 423
    Miscellaneous printed matter, n.d.
    116 items.Entire box.

    Genealogical Materials.

Manuscript Volumes, 1799-1896, n.d.
Volume: MsV. 1-53
Series 5: Manuscript Volumes

This series is divided into subseries by family name first and all other items not associated with a particular name are located at the end of the series.

  • Volume MsV. 1
    Adams Family, 1799-1801.

    Account book of William Adams and his estate.

  • Volume MsV. 2-5
    Austin Family, 1804-1848, n.d.
    • Volume MsV. 2
      Accounts of Archibald Austin (1772-1847), 1804-1832.
    • Volume MsV. 3
      Attorney fee book of Archibald Austin (1772-1837), 1807-1835.
    • Volume MsV. 4
      Accounts of Archibald (1772-1837), 1824-1848.

      Accounts of Archibald, 1824-1828. Court records, 1847-1848.

    • Volume MsV. 5
      Twyman and Austin notebook of miscellany, n.d.
  • Volume MsV. 6-18
    Twyman Family, 1832-1879.
    • Volume MsV. 6
      Accounts of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1832-1837.
    • Volume MsV. 7
      Accounts of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1840-1843.
    • Volume MsV. 8
      Accounts of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1844.

      Includes James River and Kanawha Canal accounts.

    • Volume MsV. 9
      Accounts Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1845.

      Includes James River and Kanawha Canal accounts.

    • Volume MsV. 10
      Account book of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1846.
    • Volume MsV. 11
      Account book of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1847.
    • Volume MsV. 12
      Account book of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1848.
    • Volume MsV. 13
      Account book of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1849-1864.

      Account books, 1849-1856, including farm notes, 1860-1864.

    • Volume MsV. 14
      Dr. Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman farm and household accounts, 1853-1867.
    • Volume MsV. 15
      Accounts of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1854-1856.

      Including farm notes and notes of calls on patients.

    • Volume MsV. 16
      Account book of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, 1856-1863.
    • Volume MsV. 17
      Notes of calls by Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, January - March 1860.
    • Volume MsV. 18
      School notes of Dr. and Mrs. Iverson L. Twyman, Jr., 1877-1879.
  • Volume MsV. 19-47
    Spiller Family, 1829-1892.
    • Volume MsV. 19
      Account book of J. M. Spiller, 1829-1838.

      Includes farm notes in back, 1840.

    • Volume MsV. 20
      Ledger of J. M. Spiller, 1829-1847.
    • Volume MsV. 21
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller ?, 1850-1868.

      Including the estate of George Spiller.

    • Volume MsV. 22
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, Mayo's Island, 1836-1838.

      Includes time charts for worker in the James River and Kanawha Canal.

    • Volume MsV. 23
      Ledger of J. M. Spiller and Thomas A. Mera, 1837-1839.
    • Volume MsV. 24
      Ledger and Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1839-1892.

      Ledger of J. M. Spiller, 1839-1859, other accounts 1886-1892. Spiller genealogical data, pp. 80-81, 292-294.

    • Volume MsV. 25
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1846-1865.

      Including time sheets of work on locks, James River and Kanawha Canal.

    • Volume MsV. 26
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1850-1851.

      Includes work on the James River and Kanawha Canal.

    • Volume MsV. 27
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1851-1867.
    • Volume MsV. 28
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller, 1852-1853.

      Includes vouchers of Ada and Sarah Bocock.

    • Volume MsV. 29
      Account book of J. M. Spiller, 1852-1865.
    • Volume MsV. 30
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller, 1854-June 1855
    • Volume MsV. 31
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1854-1869.
    • Volume MsV. 32
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller ?, 1855-1856?.
    • Volume MsV. 33
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller, 1856.
    • Volume MsV. 34
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller, 1856-1863.
    • Volume MsV. 35
      Cash book of J. M. Spiller, 1857-1858.
    • Volume MsV. 36
      Account book of J. M. Spiller, 1862-1867.
    • Volume MsV. 37
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1867-1873.
    • Volume MsV. 38
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, Castle Mills, 1867-1878.
    • Volume MsV. 39
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1869-1873.
    • Volume MsV. 40
      Religious notes and clippings of Emma C. Spiller, 1875-1894.
    • Volume MsV. 41
      Flour grinding accounts of J. M. Spiller, Castle Mills, 1871-1875.
    • Volume MsV. 42
      Account book of J. M. Spiller, Castle Mills, 1875-1879.
    • Volume MsV. 43
      Ledger of J. M. Spiller, 1876-1882.
    • Volume MsV. 44
      Account book of J. M. Spiller, Castle Mills, 1880-1886.
    • Volume MsV. 45
      Farm notes of J. M. Spiller ?, 1881.
    • Volume MsV. 46
      Ledger of J. M. Spiller, 1882-1888.
    • Volume MsV. 47
      Accounts of J. M. Spiller, 1882.
  • Volume MsV. 48
    Buckingham Court House decisions involving debts, 1845-1847.
  • Volume MsV. 49
    Unidentified accounts, 1850.
  • Volume MsV. 50
    Unidentified accounts and school attendance records, 1860.
  • Volume MsV. 51
    Unidentified, including travel notes and total abstinence pledge, 1844.
  • Volume MsV. 52
    Unidentified, including farm account, 1892-1896.
  • Volume MsV. 53
    Index to Account Book, n.d.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Archibald Austin.
  • Austin, Archibald, 1772- 1837.
  • Francisco, Peter, d. 1831.
  • Peter Francisco,

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Amherst County (Va.)--History.
  • Buckingham County (Va.)--History.
  • James River and Kanawha Canal.