Inventory of the Samuel Myers Papers 1808-1812 Myers, Samuel Papers UA 5.098

Inventory of the Samuel Myers Papers 1808-1812

A Collection in the
Special Collections Research Center
Accession Number UA 5.098


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Repository:
Special Collections Research Center
Identification:
00/05/UA 5.098
Title:
Samuel Myers Papers 1808-1812
Quantity:
0.06
Creator:
Myers, Samuel, 1790-1829Smith, Augustine arrangement
Language of Materials
The papers are in: English
Abstract:
This collection is composed of the correspondence, a certificate, Myers' commencement remarks, and a list of books of College of William and Mary student Samuel Myers. The letters includes Myers' career plans, events in Williamsburg including a near-duel Myers was involved in, and other matters.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Preferred Citation

Samuel Myers Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.

Custodial History

This collection was formerly part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection (UA 10).

Processing Information

Collection was accessioned by Amy Schindler, University Archivist, and described by Danny Vivas, SCRC Staff, in April 2009.

Biographical Note

Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Florida, and son of Moses Myers. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: <a href="http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Samuel Myers">http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Samuel Myers</a>.

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the correspondence, a certificate, Myers' commencement remarks, and a list of books of College of William and Mary student Samuel Myers. The letters includes Myers' career plans, events in Williamsburg including a near-duel Myers was involved in, and other matters.

Related Material

Samuel Myers Papers(Mss. 95 M99); Myers Family Papers (Mss. 98 M99 Myers II); see the SCRC Collections Database for other collections related to members of the Myers family: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/

Index Terms

    Genre/Form of Material:

  • Correspondence
  • Topical Term:

  • College of William and Mary--Faculty and Staff
  • College of William and Mary--History--19th century.
  • College of William and Mary--Students.
  • Dueling--Virginia.

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Myers, Samuel, 1790-1829
  • Smith, Augustine

Detailed Description of the Collection

Correspondence, 1808-1812. Folder: 1,
  • Letter to John Myers, April 10-17, 1808. Folder: 1,
  • Certificate of Approbation from James Madison to Samuel Myers, July 15, 1808. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Littleton Tazewell, August 10, 1808. Folder: 1,
  • Letter to His Family, October 26, 1808. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Mosers Myers, January 30, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Letters addressed to John Myer, February 2 and 7, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Speech, July 4, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Augustine C. Smith to Samuel Myers, July 11, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Augustine C. Smith to Samuel Myers, August 16, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Augustine C. Smith to Samuel Myers, November 6, 1809. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from Augustine C. Smith to Samuel Myers, February 11, 1810. Folder: 1,
  • Letter from William C. Rives to Samuel Myers, March 29, 1810. Folder: 1,
  • List of books either used or requested by Myers, undated. Folder: 1,