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Elizabeth Irvine Robertson letter

Label
Elizabeth Irvine Robertson letter, 1821
Title
Elizabeth Irvine Robertson letter
Inclusive dates
1821
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 5 December 1821, from Elizabeth Irvine Robertson of Bedford, Virginia to her brother, Dr. William S. Robertson in Harrodsburg, Kentucky. Robertson relates the death of both her brother, Robert Robertson and her father, Arthur Robertson as a result of a fever that swept through "Big Lick" in Botetourt County, Virginia. She also relates the difficult financial situation of her brother's widow and children as a result of his death and requests money owed to her from the sale of a slave named Polly
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Elizabeth Irvine Robertson letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
David G. Phillips Auctions
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001590896
Type of unit
pages.

Library Locations

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