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Stone family diary

Label
Stone family diary, 1813-1817
Title
Stone family diary
Inclusive dates
1813-1817
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Diary, 1813-1817, written by a member of the Stone family of Fredericksburg, Virginia, chronicling the daily life of the family. Entries discuss visits from and visits to family and friends, social events and church services attended, and the weather. Entries also include information about weddings and funerals of family and friends. Entries, 1813-1815, include information on the War of 1812. First page of volume contains poems pasted in
  • Of particular interest are entry, 28 May 1813, commenting on an earthquake; entry, 25 August 1814, regarding the British capture and burning of Washington; entries, 25 February and 13 April 1815, regarding peace; entry, 31 July 1816, commenting on a fire in Fredericksburg; entry, 4 March 1817, regarding James Monroe becoming president; and entry, 6-8 May 1817, regarding the Protestant Episcopal Convention meeting in Fredericksburg
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Stone family resided in Fredericksburg, Virginia. William S. Stone (ca. 1765-1827) and his wife Mildred (Milly) Stone (ca. 1768-1830) had several children. Evelina Stone married Charles Smith, Louise R. Stone married John R. Triplett, Margaret Emily (Emma) Stone married William Browne, and Mildred (Milly) Richards Stone married William F. Gray.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Stone family diary
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
.225
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Brent, Jerry
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001705271
Reproduction note
Injet prints.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (1 box)

Library Locations

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