Finding aid to the Garland Family Papers

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JONES MEMORIAL LIBRARY
2311 Memorial Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
(434) 846-0501
GARLAND FAMILY PAPERS
This microfilm collection contains the papers, 1762-1907 (bulk 1816-1857), of
the Garland family of Lynchburg, Virginia, particularly Samuel Garland and the law firm
of Samuel and Maurice H. Garland, and the mercantile firm of Garland & Roy. Includes
accounts, business records, correspondence, legal records, and deeds, primarily relating
to court cases, business dealings, the settlement of estates, and the purchasing of goods
and services. Also includes the business and personal correspondence of John B. Roy. Of
note is a letter from Thomas Jefferson to Samuel Garland, 4 August 1823, regarding the
payment of a debt from the proceeds of land deal in Bedford County, Virginia, and a
report on the Battle at Arkansas Post on 10-11 January 1863, written by Robert R.
Garland, Colonel of the 6th Texas Infantry. The last items on the reels are letters from
various Garland family members to Robert Alonzo Brock concerning the genealogy of
the Garland family.
Reels 1-3

Microfilmed copies of Containers 161-165

MS1030

Dublin Core

Title

Finding aid to the Garland Family Papers

Subject

Manuscript finding aid
Garland, Samuel
Garland, Maurice H.
Jefferson, Thomas
Garland, Robert R.
Roy, John B.

Description

Manuscript finding aid to the Garland Family Papers collection held at Jones Memorial Library

Creator

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Publisher

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Date

2023

Rights

George M. Jones Memorial Library

Format

Adobe portable document file (pdf)

Language

English

Identifier

MS1030FA

Citation

George M. Jones Memorial Library, “Finding aid to the Garland Family Papers,” Digital Collections, accessed May 21, 2024, https://digitaljones.omeka.net/items/show/41.