A Guide to the Bowyer-Hubard Papers, 1767-1816 (bulk 1767-1782) Papers, Bowyer-Hubard. MS 1929.1

A Guide to the Bowyer-Hubard Papers, 1767-1816 (bulk 1767-1782)

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1929.1


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1929.1
Title
Bowyer-Hubard Papers 1767-1816
Physical Characteristics
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Creator
Bowyer, Michael.
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence and family papers of Michael Bowyer, (Captain of the 12th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line,) of Augusta County, Virginia.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Bowyer-Hubard Papers, Manuscript #MS 1929.1, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1929

Biographical Information

Michael Bowyer of Augusta County, Va. was captain in the 12th Virginia regiment of the Continental Line. He married Frances Carpente r in 1766. Elizabeth Hubard, daughter of loy alist lawyer James Hubard married Michael Bowyer's son, John.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and family papers of Michael Bowyer, captain, Continental Line (12th Virginia regiment), of Augusta County, Virginia, including state commission as captain of Virginia militia (signed by Edm{un}d Pendleton, John Page, Tho{ma}s Lud{well} Lee, P{aul} Carrington, Dudley Digges, and J{ame}s Mercer) and continental commission (signed by {John Ha}ncock); certificate of leave to have family inoculated for smallpox (signed by Charles Scott); certificate of his marriage to Phreney {Frances ?} Carpenter in 1766: letters from John Page and James Wood containing military orders for Bowyer; agreement of Alexander McGrew to pay Bowyer; and letter from Lafayette introducing the French engineer, {Simon} Bernard. Also included is letter from James Murray; and letter from M{atthew or Meriwether} Hubard to Mrs. Frances Morton Hubard saying Lord Dunmore has advised him to accompany Lord Cornwallis to East Indies; bookplate of the Loyalist James Hubard; engraved plate for James Hubard's bookplate; and a framed silhouette of James Hubard.

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