The Resource Copied from Miscellaneous Chesterfield County Records (Bar code 1045947)

Copied from Miscellaneous Chesterfield County Records (Bar code 1045947)

Label
1827-1828
Inclusive dates
1827-1828
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1827-1828, consisting of three letters, 2 August 1827, 4 February 1828, and 5 July 1828, from Peter Field Edwards in Louisville, Kentucky and Jackson, East Feliciana, Louisiana, to his brother, Benjamin Edwards (d. 1830) in Chesterfield County, Virginia. The letters discuss Louisville, business, the selling of slaves, the price of slaves and land in Louisiana, a bout with yellow fever contracted in Mississippi, the potential marriage to a pretty, rich, young widow, his treatment as a gentleman in Louisiana compared to Virginia, the merits of being an overseer, and family news
Member of
Action
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Biographical or historical data
Peter Field Edwards, Jr. was the son of Peter F. Edwards (d. 1824) and the brother of Benjamin Edwards (d. 1830) of Chesterfield County, Virginia. He lived in Chesterfield County, Virginia before moving to Louisville, Kentucky and later Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
Location of originals duplicates
The Library of Virginia.
Label
Copied from Miscellaneous Chesterfield County Records (Bar code 1045947)
Note
Copied from Miscellaneous Chesterfield County Records (Bar code 1045947)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
9
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia, Misc. Chesterfield County Records
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000504655
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

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