Papers and documents. 1799-1945.


Williams family. Papers and documents.

Papers and documents. 1799-1945.

Papers and family documents of the Williams family, 1799-1945. Comprises iondenture of apprenticeship of Thomas Williams, London, 1799; certificates regarding family deaths, England, 1839-1852; character reference of Edward Williams issued by the Metropolitan Police, London, 1851; marriage certificate of Edward Williams and Caroline Lewis, 1851; numerous Certificates of Character and Discharge of Edward Williams, issued at the end of periods spent working at sea, 1850's-1860's; Certificate of Discharge and Character issued to Edward Williams on his arrival in Melbourne on board the ship "Conflict"; Certificate of Right of Burial of Edward Williams in Melbourne General Cemetery, 1 November 1878; press cutting "The voyage on the brig Phyllis", 1897; list of members of the Williams family, 1776-1807; letter to George L. Williams from the Sun News-Pictorial Insurance Department, 1935; receipt from Henry J.R. Lewis, furnishing undertaker, addressed to George L. Williams, 17 July 1945; and receipt and Certificate of Right of Burial in the New Melbourne General Cemetery for George Lewis Williams, 14 November 1945.

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Lewis, Caroline, 1871-1929 (person)

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Bone, Elizabeth, 1964- (person)

Williams, Edward, 1819-1878 (person)

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Williams, George Lewis, d. 1945 (person)

Williams, Thomas E. (person)

Colonel Thomas E. Williams had a Marine Corps career that stretched from 1941-1962. He was in the Pacific during World War II, and then he was assigned to Europe. He assumed his first major Cold War command of the Camp Matthews weapons training regiment in 1956. He was posted to China, Europe, and the Army War College. He was involved in intelligence and worked with the CIA. From the description of Thomas E. Williams papers, 1940-1985. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center...