The Resource Philip Slaughter papers, (microform)

Philip Slaughter papers, (microform)

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Philip Slaughter papers, 1875-1894
Title
Philip Slaughter papers
Inclusive dates
1875-1894
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1875-1894, of Philip Slaughter (1808-1890) of Culpeper County, Virginia, consisting of correspondence, 1875-1890, between Slaughter and Robert Alonzo Brock (1839-1914) of Richmond, Virginia, discussing Slaughter's work as an historian and genealogist. Letters focus on Slaughter's research on the Atkinson, Bland, Bolling, Brock, Claiborne, Eppes, Feild, Grammar, Haxall, Kennon, May, Pegram, Ramsey, Robertson, Slaughter, Tucker, Walker, and Withers families, among others; his research on Joshua Fry (ca. 1700-1754), George Washington (1732-1799) and William Green (1806-1880); and his research on churches and parishes in Virginia, including Bristol Parish (Dinwiddie County), Abingdon Parish (Gloucester County), St. Peter's Parish (Dinwiddie County), Calvary Church (Culpeper County), and Woods Church (Chesterfield County). Papers also include correspondence of Slaughter's daughter Sophia M. Slaughter with Brock concerning her father and providing an account of Slaughter's life to be run as an obituary
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Biographical or historical data
Philip Slaughter was born 26 October 1808 in Culpeper County, Virginia, to Philip Pendleton Slaughter (1756-1849) and Mary Elizabeth Towles Brock Slaughter (1774-1835). He was educated by tutors and attended the Classical Academy in Winchester, Virginia. Slaughter graduated with a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1828. After practicing law in Culpeper County, Slaughter entered the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1833. He was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1834 and served several parishes in Virginia over the next fourteen years. In 1848, Slaughter traveled to Europe for health reasons and returned in 1849. From 1850 to 1855, Slaughter lived in Richmond, Virginia, where he worked as editor of a colonization paper. In 1856, he returned to Culpeper County to serve a parish there, remaining for the rest of his life. Slaughter wrote several works on church history and on genealogy. He married Anna Sophia Semmes (1815-1896) 20 July 1834, and they had two daughters. Slaughter died in Culpeper County 19 July 1890.
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Vi
Funding information
Filming funded by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation.
Location of originals duplicates
The Huntington Library;
Label
Philip Slaughter papers, (microform)
Note
  • This collection forms part of the Robert Alonzo Brock Collection at The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • The Robert Alonzo Brock Collection was filmed by The Huntington Library in cooperation with The Library of Virginia with funding provided by The Library of Virginia Foundation with the support of The Roller-Bottimore Foundation and The Robins Foundation
  • Microfilmed as arranged by The Huntington Library
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Base of film
safety base polyester
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  • The Library of Virginia
Color
black and white
Dimensions
35mm.
Emulsion on film
silver halide
Extent
1
Generation
service copy
Immediate source of acquisition
The Library of Virginia Foundation, The Roller-Bottimore Foundation, and The Robins Foundation
Positive negative aspect
negative
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001539007
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01
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low reduction ratio
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Specific material designation
microfilm reel
Terms governing use
Should you wish to quote from or reproduce images of any of the materials, you must write to the Librarian of the Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108, requesting formal permission to do so. Please note that you do not have to obtain permission if you are quoting fewer than fifty words, or if you are only citing the document. Images made with microfilm-reader printers are for research use only and may not be used for publication without permission.
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reel.

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