Waller Family Papers (Manuscript # 0484)
Amherst Co., Virginia 1820's-1840's.
The collection contains correspondence (1821-1849) to and from various members of the William M. Waller family of Amherst County, Virginia. The 1820's letters are largely from William M. Waller to his wife, Sarah Garland Waller. They were the parents of Cadet William M. Waller, VMI Class of 1852. Later correspondence includes letters to Cadet Waller at VMI. The bulk of the correspondence pertains to family and business matters. Also included is Cadet Waller's appointment to VMI (1848).