The Resource Item located in oversize, box 58

Item located in oversize, box 58

Label
1869 Feb. 4
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1869 Feb. 4
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 4 February 1869, from Wellington Goddin (1815-1886) of Richmond, Virginia, to John R. Brown, J. P. Bondurant, J. B. Ezell, Peter Vial (ca. 1814-1870), Edward P. Vial (ca. 1845-1883), William T. Bailey, Rosa L. P. Vial Wilkins (b. ca. 1797), and Desire Booby (Boubee), devisees of Seymour P. Vial, stating that the suit of Vial vs. King's executors has been decided against the estate of Seymour Vial, and he will appeal the case if they as devisees wish him to do so. He, however, warns that the case now has been decided three times against Vial and his estate. Goddin includes the announcement from a Richmond paper that the suit has been decided. The back of the letter contains ads for Goddin as auctioneer and real estate agent
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Biographical or historical data
Wellington Goddin was born in Henrico County, Virginia, 26 August 1815 to John Goddin (1780-1865) and Roxanna Ford Goddin (1785-1866). He was a school teacher, then became a successful real estate agent in Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding counties. Goddin married Eliza Povell Winston (1817-1899) 5 December 1833, and they had five children. Goddin died in Richmond 8 December 1886.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
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Item located in oversize, box 58
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Item located in oversize, box 58
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Immediate source of acquisition
Schindler's Antique Shop
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000504479
Type of unit
p.

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