The Resource Anna Maria Mason letter

Anna Maria Mason letter

Label
Anna Maria Mason letter, 1829 July 2
Title
Anna Maria Mason letter
Inclusive dates
1829 July 2
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 2 July 1829, written by Anna Maria Mason (1811-1898) while at Old Point Comfort, Virginia to her cousin Sarah Scott Murray (1811-1891) near Baltimore. Mason writes about her family's visit to Old Point Comfort and some of the social activities of the navy and army troops there, and she writes about news of the Lee family of Alexandria, including the impending graduation of Robert E. Lee from West Point. A transcription of the letter is included
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Biographical or historical data
Anna Maria Mason was born on 26 February 1811. She was the daughter of John Mason (1766-1849) and Anna Maria Murray (1776-1859). She married Sydney Smith Lee (1802-1869) on 8 February 1835. Anna Maria Lee died on 3 November 1898.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Anna Maria Mason letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001541905
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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