Alexandria Dyeing and Cloth Dressing Establishment
Alexandria Turnpike Co
Snicker's Gap Turnpike Co
Washington National Monument Society
3.5 cu. ft.: 7 boxes
1 large volume
1 framed manuscript
William Ramsay, a Scottish Presbyterian minister, played a major role in the establishment of Alexandria, Virginia and later served as its mayor. His son Dennis also served as mayor and as a colonel in the Continental Army. Other descendants were active in local affairs.
Original and photocopied correspondence, financial papers, newspaper clippings, legal documents, insurance policies, account book, genealogical notes, wills, lottery tickets, and currency, documenting the activities of the Ramsay family of Alexandria, Virginia and related families.
Ramsay Family Papers, 1749-1924, 1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History