The Resource John Samuel Martin letter

John Samuel Martin letter

Label
John Samuel Martin letter, 1847 June 30
Title
John Samuel Martin letter
Inclusive dates
1847 June 30
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 30 June 1847, from John S. Martin (1815-1867), while at Hot Springs, Virginia, to his wife Martha A. Martin (1819-1906) in Scottsville, Albemarle County. He writes concerning his health and his hopes for a quick recuperation during his stay
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Biographical or historical data
John Samuel Martin was born on 8 April 1815. He married Martha Ann Staples in Albemarle County, Virginia on 3 November 1840. They resided at "Fairview" near Scottsville, where he was a merchant in the firm Staples, Martin and Company, and later owned and operated a woolen mill. Martin and his wife had eight children, including United States Senator Thomas Staples Martin (1847-1919). He died on 2 August 1867.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
John Samuel Martin letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
2
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Meyers, Robert C.
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001589203
Type of unit
p.

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