The Resource John S. Barbour letter

John S. Barbour letter

Label
John S. Barbour letter, 1947 Aug. 2
Title
John S. Barbour letter
Inclusive dates
1947 Aug. 2
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 2 August 1947, from John S. Barbour, Fairfax, Virginia, to Samuel S. Bemiss, Richmond, Virginia, regarding General Eppa Hunton's autobiography. Barbour details memories of the 1874 Congressional campaign in which his father, James S. Barbour, ran against Eppa Hunton. He also discusses the campaign of his uncle, Senator John S. Barbour, Jr., and Virginia politics
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
John S. Barbour (1866-1952) was the son of James S. Barbour and Fanny Thomas Beckham Barbour of Culpeper County, Virginia. Barbour attended law school at the University of Virginia and joined John Franklin Rixley's law office in Culpeper County. In 1894 he married Mary B. Grimsley. From 1897 to 1898 Barbour served as mayor of Culpeper and represented Culpeper County at the 1901 Constitutional Convention in Richmond, Virginia. Barbour joined R. Walton Moore and Thomas R. Keith in a law firm in Fairfax County and also established the Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Association. Barbour is interred at Fairfax Cemetery in Culpeper County, Virginia.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
John S. Barbour letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Richmond Public Library
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001630243
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves.

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