The Resource Items located in Oversize Box 4

Items located in Oversize Box 4

Label
1806-1864
Inclusive dates
1806-1864
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1806-1864, of the Went family of King George County, Virginia, consisting of letters from family and friends describing life and agriculture in Mason County, Kentucky, and Adams County, Mississippi; providing news of the illnesses and deaths of relatives; commenting on the purchase of slaves; and sending other family and social news; also a letter, 27 August 1864, from Major Theodore G. Barker, Headquarters, Cavalry Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, to Colonel Richard Lee Turberville Beale (1819-1893), colonel of the 9th Virginia Cavalry, sending the praise of General Wade Hampton (1818-1902) to the command. Papers also include miscellaneous notes on family births and deaths, as well as the prices of various items; and an affidavit, 7 February 1854, of Berryman Cox and Stiles P. Curtis (1792-1860) of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, attesting to their service during the War of 1812
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Biographical or historical data
The Went family was a prominent family in King George County, Virginia. They were related to the Kenyon and Ficklin families. The first James Went was a prominent local citizen and served as a captain in the Virginia militia. The second James Went moved first to Kentucky, then to Mississippi, where he was killed by a blow to the head with a brick.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
Items located in Oversize Box 4
Link
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaead/published/lva/vivadoc.pl?file=vi00331.xml
Note
Items located in Oversize Box 4
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
27
Immediate source of acquisition
Pratt, John Lee
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500396
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative)
Type of unit
leaves.

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