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Research services request form

VHS researchers can provide a moderate amount of research (maximum of one hour) for a prepaid fee of $25. This includes a limited number of photocopies.

The fee is nonrefundable, and research results are not guaranteed.

Please fill out this form and submit your payment online, or print this form and mail it with your check for $25.00 to: Virginia Historical Society, Library, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-7311.

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