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Edward P. Synco letter

Label
Edward P. Synco letter, 1855 Jun. 12
Title
Edward P. Synco letter
Inclusive dates
1855 Jun. 12
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 12 June 1855, from Edward P. Synco of Richmond, Virginia, to his friend Charles sending news of events in Richmond. He states that there were two shootings and a fire; comments on the American (Know Nothing) Party's lack of success in elections and Governor Joseph Johnson's (1785-1877) administration; notes the new uniforms and officers of the Eagle Infantry; remarks on the bar operated by John Bell and Synco's friends' drinking; and he records the prices of groceries and alcohol in Richmond
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Biographical or historical data
Edward P. Synco was born about 1828. He was living in Richmond, Virginia, and working as a printer by 1855. During the Civil War, Synco enlisted in Compay A, 10th Virginia Heavy Artillery, on 17 March 1862. After his service, Synco resumed his career as a printer. He died in Richmond 24 January 1876.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Edward P. Synco letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Crown Collectibles
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001693166
Type of unit
p.

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