Miscellaneous Papers, 1672-1865: Now First Printed from the Manuscript in the Collections of the Virginia Historical Society; Comprising Charter of the Royal African Company, 1672; Report on the Huguenot Settlement, 1700; Papers of George Gilmer, of "Pen Park," 1775-1778; Orderly Book of Capt. George Stubblefield, 1776; Career of the Iron-clad Virginia, 1862; Memorial of Johnson's Island, 1862-4; Beales' Cav. Brigade Parole, 1865 (Google eBook)

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Robert Alonzo Brock
The Society, 1887 - Virginia - 374 pages
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