The Resource Morris-Saunders family Bible record and correspondence

Morris-Saunders family Bible record and correspondence

Label
Morris-Saunders family Bible record and correspondence, 1778-1861
Title
Morris-Saunders family Bible record and correspondence
Inclusive dates
1778-1861
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Areas covered are: Buckingham County and Staunton, Virginia; and Georgia and Missouri. Bible printed in 1818. Includes Bible records (6 leaves), correspondence (6 leaves), and a tax receipt (2 leaves). Other surname mentioned: Jones. Correspondence enclosed in the Bible consists of three letters: Morris Saunders in Prairie Bluff, Alabama, to Nathaniel M. Saunders, 12 January 1837, discussing his recent dealings and current prospects in the slave trade business; "Ann" to Mary Saunders, 30 April 1844, upon the death of Mary's daughter Martha "Patsy" Saunders (1801-1844); Benjamin M. Saunders (1808-1848) to his mother, Mary Saunders, 5 August 1845, regarding his struggles in starting a plantation in Bates County, Missouri, and the lack of attractive women there
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Action
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Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Morris-Saunders family Bible record and correspondence
Link
http://image.lva.virginia.gov/BibleIII/51415.pdf
Note
Bible of Edward Saunders (1778-1829) and Mary Morris Saunders (1780-1860)
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
14
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Alderman, Dale Hargrove
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001698946
Reproduction note
Printouts of digital photographs of originals.
Type of unit
leaves.

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