John Glaize Papers

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

John Glaize Papers, 1353 WFCHS

Scope and Content: The John Glaize Papers is a collection of deeds and legal papers, both business and personal. Business accounts and tax and insurance records are also included.
(1 box) Last updated 04/04.

Biographical/Historical: John Glaize was a native of Frederick County, VA, son of Henry and Anne Yeakley Glaize. He was captain of the Quartermaster Dept. of the VA Militia. He married Selina G. Baker, daughter of Edwin S. Baker, and had one son, Robert E. Glaize. He served as High Sheriff (1867-1868), served two terms as president of the Winchester City Council, and was director of the Winchester and Potomac Railroad and the Valley Turnpike Corporation.

Cite As: John Glaize Papers, 1353 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

Organization:

Box 1

Biography - Glaize, Captain John (1822-1901), 3 leaves, printed (photocopy)

City and state business licenses, 1886, 1 page, manuscript on printed form

Contracts, 1860-1888, 7 pages, manuscript

Correspondence, 1863-1901, 21 leaves, manuscript; 6 leaves, typescript

Deeds, indentures, agreements, 1832-1859, 20 pages, manuscript; 4 pages, manuscript on printed form

Deeds, indentures, agreements, 1860-1890, 9 leaves, 16 pages, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Insurance papers, 1879-1902, 12 pages, manuscript on printed form

Leases, 1861-1901, 1 leaf, 2 pages, manuscript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form; 2 leaves, typescript

Miscellaneous, 1 leaf, 3 pages, manuscript; 3 pages, typescript

Mount Hebron Cemetery lot - John Glaize and family, 3 leaves, manuscript on printed form

North Frederick Turnpike Company, 1889-1893, 2 leaves, typescript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Patent information, no date, 1 page, manuscript; 1 page, manuscript on printed form

Personal property tax receipts, 1857-1872, 11 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Promissory notes - receipts, 1859, 1895, 4 leaves, 4 pages, manuscript; 2 leaves, 5 pages, manuscript on printed form

Receipts, accounting sheets, 1859-1889, 8 leaves, 6 pages, manuscript; 1 page, typescript; 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Summons, 1855-1887, 3 leaves, manuscript on printed form

Will - directions and estate papers, George and Selina Glaize, 4 leaves, manuscript

Mapcase 1, Drawer 4

Diploma from Shenandoah Valley Academy—Robert L. Glaize, 1895, 1 leaf, manuscript on printed form

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

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