November 15, 2004 – January 15, 2005
[Report], ca. 1700, of Thomas Bray to [the Bishop of London] and other members of the Society for Propagating Christian
Knowledge.  p.: handwritten; 8 x 12: in. Concerns his mission as commissary of the Bishop of London to Maryland and
his voyage from England to the Virginia Capes, 1699–1700. Purchased through the Thomas Kirbye First Settlers Fund.
Papers, 1790–1917, of the Bernard family (of Buckingham County, Va.) and the related families of Blair, Gordon (of Richmond, Va.), and
Whittle (of Norfolk, Va.) primarily consisting of personal, professional, and business correspondence. 24 items. Gift of the estate of James
W. Gordon, Jr., through the courtesy of Mrs. Helen G. Rolfe.
Arithmetic books, 1809–1811 and 1852–1863, kept by William Epps Temple and William Thomas Temple (of Prince George County, Va.)
primarily consisting of principles and exercises in the study of accounting and surveying. 2 items. Gift of Frances Bush Johnson through the
courtesy of James H. Willcox, Jr.
Papers, 1843–1880, of the Kidd family (of Albemarle County, Va.) including letters written by Richard Cole Murray (formerly of Fluvanna
County, Va., concerning his life as a cotton plantation overseer in Rapides Parish, La.) and his mother, Sarah (Tilman) Murray (concerning
the difficulties of her life in Louisiana). 6 items. Gift of Hunter A. Grumbles.
Records, 1863, of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad. 2 items. Include bonds of Peter Vivian Daniel, Jr., and James
B. Winston to the company concerning advances on their projected future salaries as president and treasurer respectively of the company.
Gift of the late Lee A. Wallace, Jr.
Diary, 1865 January 1 – September 1, of Charles Baker Fields.  p.: holograph; 43 x 22 in. Bound volume. Kept while serving in the
1st Virginia Cavalry Regiment, CSA, and at his home near Abingdon, Va. Entries describe, in brief fashion, Fields's journey from the
Shenandoah Valley to Abingdon while on leave, picket duty east of Richmond, Va., in late March, the retreat through Richmond on
3 April and the march toward Appomattox, culminating with the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Entries after the surrender
describe Fields's return to Washington County, daily activities there as a farmer, and attendance at numerous church services. Purchased.
"Wartime Memoirs: November 1944," by Frank E. Gatewood, Jr. (of Richmond, Va.). 50 p.: typescript; 82 x 11 in. Concern his
service as a platoon leader in Western Europe during World War II and include copies of photographs taken 1944–1945. Gift
of Mrs. Ruth Gatewood.
Rigobert Bonne, Carte de la Partie Nord, des Estats Unis, de'l Amerique Septentrionale (Geneva, 1780)
N. de la Porte, Carte de la Virginie et du Mariland (Paris, 1781)
United States Coastal Survey, Rappahannock River Virginia from Moss Neck to Port Royal (Washington, D.C., c. 1878)
Universal Magazine, A Map of British and French Settlements in North America (London, 1755)
All gifts of Summit Enterprises of Virginia through the courtesy of Alan M. Voorhees.
Sandys, George: Christ's Passion: A Tragedy, with Annotations ... Illustrated with Sculptures. 2d ed.
London, 1687. Purchase. First Settlers Fund.
Verne, Jules: The Chase of the Golden Meteor. London, 1909. Set in the fictional town of Whaston, Va. Purchase.
Charles S. Hutzler Fund.
Willey, Waitman Thomas: Speech delivered by Waitman T. Willey, of Monongalia: on Mr. Moore's Resolutions on
Federal Relations in the Convention of Virginia, March 2, 1861. Richmond, Va., 1861. A speech supporting Southern grievances but opposing secession
as unconstitutional Purchase. Elis Olsson Memorial Foundation Fund.
Timrod, Henry: Poems of Henry Timrod: With a Memoir and Portrait. Richmond, VA, 1901. Purchase. William A. Hagey Fund.
McGill, John: The True Church: Indicated by the Inquirer. A Brief Tract for Circulation. 2d ed. Richmond, VA, 1862.
Confederate Imprint. Purchase. Charles S. Hutzler Fund.
Conrad, Robert Taylor: The Career and Claims of Winfield Scott, the Hero, Statesman, Philanthropist and Patriot: As
contained in the Remarks of Hon. Robert T. Conrad, of Philadelphia, before the Great Whig Convention, held at Harrisburg,
August 20th, 1852. Philadelphia, 1852. Purchase. Charles S. Hutzler Fund.
Crosby, Fanny: Monterey, and Other Poems. New York, 1851. Includes verses on Washington's birthday, Winfield Scott,
and the death and funeral procession of Zachary Taylor. Purchase. Douglas H. Gordon Fund.
Carrington, Henry Beebee: The Obelisk and its Voices: or, the Inner Facings of the Washington Monument with their Lessons.
Boston,1887. Purchase. Leo J. Wellhouse Fund.
Gales, Joseph: A Sketch of the Personal Character and Qualities of General Zachary Taylor. Washington, D. C., 1848. Purchase.
Douglas H. Gordon Fund.
An Appeal to the Legislature of Virginia, by the Friends of Literary, Benevolent and Religious Associations in Virginia, for the
Passage of a Law Authorizing Them to Receive and Hold Bequests. Richmond, Va., 1844. Purchase. Charles S. Hutzler Fund.
The Virginia Debt! How Mahone before the Union League Club deliberately misrepresented plain Matters of Fact; Messrs. Keiley
and Ficklin at the Manhattan Club insisting that the Old Dominion should pay her Debts. N.p., 1881. Purchase. William A. Hagey Fund.
Through Rates via Western & Atlantic and Va. And Tenn Railway Line between Boston and, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore,
and Atlanta, Ga. ... to take effect on and after Sept. 30, 1866. N.p., 1866. Purchase. Charles S. Hutzler Fund.
May, James Vance: Mental Diseases: Public Health Problems. Boston, 1922. Bears bookplate of the Library of Westbrook
Sanitarium. Gift of Wesley E. McEntire, M.D.
Reily, John T.: Conewago: A Collection of Catholic local History: Gathered from the Fields within our Reach...Martinsburg, W.
Va., 1885. Gift of Robert B. Gloisten and Rev. J. Frioli.
The National Geographic Magazine. Washington, D. C., various volumes 1952–1970. Bear bookplate of "George Crews
McGhee, United States Ambassador to Turkey." Gift. Anonymous.