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Henry A. Wise Papers

Identifier: MS-0123
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Henry A. Wise, including general correspondence, family correspondence, subject files, and materials relating to the publication of his book, Drawing Out the Man: The VMI story. Inventory available.

Wise family letters

Identifier: MS-0248
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous incoming and outgoing correspondence (13 items) of Henry Alexander Wise, Governor Virginia from 1856-1860. The letters are dated November 1859 through March 1861 and concern personal and family matters. Correspondents include Wises' third wife, Mary Lyons Wise, his nephews Tully and John Wise, and his son O. Jennings Wise. Also included is one unrelated letter (1813 July 19) from George Wise to Tully Wise, in which he describes the destruction by the British of his...