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.Letter of David Bailey to the Friends of Cedar Creek written from Prince George, March 3, 1812. Bailey informs the Meeting that the blacks in the care of Samuel Nixon need to leave the area and that they have expressed a desire to settle in…

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Reminisences of Robert Anderson Bright written for his grandchildren. Bright, a planter from Williamsburg, served in the Civil War on the staff of General Pickett. His reminisence relates that service and how he surrendered at Appomatox with General…

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Copy of the will of Robert Southall Bright, attorney of Philadelphia originally from Williamsburg, Va. Bright names his first wife his executrix and wills the majority of the estate to her. Bright was the son of Robert Anderson Bright of Williamsburg…

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Helen Anderson writes to Captain Hennessey of the 5th Pa. Cavalry concerning the removal of her wine from the Lunatic Asylum to his office. She wishes to know if she may still consider herself the owner of the wine.

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S. H. Bayley directs Corporal Flanigan to deliver one bottle of the wine seized from Helen Anderson's house in Williamsburg to Lieutenant Robertson.

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Request of Lieutenant W. John Simpson to release one bottle of the wine seized by Union soldiers from Helen Maxwell Anderson in Williamsburg, Va.

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Helen Anderson writes to Captain Hennessey of the 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry concerning the wine taken from her home by Union soldiers in occupied Williamsburg, Va. She notes that it is in the Lunatic Asylum but that it is being taken from there to be…

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Note of Helen Maxwell Anderson asking Lieutenant Colonel Smith to forward a letter to General Dix.

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S. H. Bailey writes to Corporal Flanigan directing him to release two bottles of the wine seized by Union soldiers from the home of Helen Maxwell Anderson, in occupied Williamsburg, Va.

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S. H. Bayley directs Corporal Flanigan to release one bottle of the wine seized of Helen Maxwell Anderson by Union forces in occupied Williamsburg, Va.

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S. H. Bayley writes to Corporal Flanigan directing him to release two bottles of the wine taken from Helen Maxwell Anderson by Union soldiers in occupied Williamsburg, Va.

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Letter from S.H. Bayley to Corporal Flanigan requesting the release of six bottles of the wine taken from Mrs. Helen Maxwell Anderson by Union troops in Williamsburg, Va. Possibly forged by a soldier who was not authorised to remove the wine.

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Letter of S. H. Bayley, in occupied Williamsburg, directing Corporal Flanigan to release four bottles of the wine taken from Helen Maxwell Anderson.

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Letter from S. H. Bayley, Provost Marshal in Williamsburg, to Corporal Flanigan requesting a bottle of Helen Maxwell Anderson's wine.

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Itemized list of the dispersion of the wine belonging to Helen Maxwell Anderson taken from her house by Union soldiers during the occupation of Williamsburg in 1862.

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Lieutenant Colonel Smith writes directing that Helen Maxwell Anderson's wines be turned over by Mr. S. Moore to Mr. Douglas and that they will not be made available to Mrs. Anderson.

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Lieutenant Colonel Smith directs Lieutenant Simpson to furnish a guard for the home of Helen Maxwell Anderson in Williamsburg, Va.

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Order of Lieutenant W. John Simpson, Provost Marshal, in occupied Williamsburg, Va. allowing Helen Maxwell Anderson to withdraw her wines held by Union soldiers.

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Lieutenant Colonel Smith writes to Mrs. Anderson that the wine removed from her home in Williamsburg by Union forces has been place in the Insane Asylum for safekeeping where she may retrieve it as she has need.

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Helen Anderson writes to General Dix that Union soldiers have broken into her home and stolen a quantity of very valuable wine. She requests General Dix take action to have it returned to her.