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Constantine Osborne Perkins papers

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Constantine Osborne Perkins papers, 1843-1874
Title
Constantine Osborne Perkins papers
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1843-1874
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eng
Summary
Papers, 1843-1874, of Constantine Osborne Perkins (1817-1896) of Fluvanna County, Virginia, containing subscriptions lists, 1843-1845, for a school in Fluvanna County where Perkins taught; accounts, agreements, deeds, letters, memorandums, powers of attorney, and receipts, 1850-1857, concerning Perkins' store and business concerns while living in Harris County, Texas; accounts and receipts, 1862-1863, concerning Perkins' Fluvanna County farm, including payments for goods and labor; correspondence, 1873-1874 and 187[-], concerning family news and the deaths of Josephine Perkins (1868-1873) and W. M. Perkins (1819-1874); and receipts, no date, and photograph of Cora B. Perkins (1859-1909)
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Constantine Osborne Perkins was born 1 August 1817 in Fluvanna County, Virginia, to Joseph Stephen Perkins (1792-1873) and Nancy Shepherd Perkins (1794-1872). Perkins was a school teacher in Fluvanna County in the 1840s, but by early in the 1850s he lived in Harris County, Texas, and ran a store. Perkins returned to Fluvanna County by 1860 and had a successful farm. Perkins married Judith Elizabeth Seay (1827-1909) 2 September 1851 and they had nine children. Perkins died in Fluvanna County 15 May 1896 and was buried in the Lyles Baptist Church cemetery.
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Constantine Osborne Perkins papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
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  • 15
  • 73
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There are no access restrictions
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Crown Collectibles
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001636251
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  • leaves and
  • p.

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