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Label
1890
Inclusive dates
1890
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autobiography of William B. Walthall of Dinwiddie County, Virginia, and Ohio. Topics include his Quaker upbringing in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, anti-slavery sentiments, the family's move to Ohio, letters to his first wife Sarah Hayworth, their Quaker marriage ceremony in Ohio, and his sentiments on prohibition. Also includes a copy of Walthall's obituary and a poem on slavery entitled, "The Negros Prayer." The collection includes transcripts and a photocopy of the original autobiographical notes
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Biographical or historical data
William B. Walthall (1818-1890), son of William B. and Martha (Bailey) Walthall, of Dinwiddie County, Virginia. In 1830 his family moved to Clinton County, Ohio. On 9 March 1842 Walthall married Sarah Haworth (d. 1854), and married Lydia J. Branson (d. 1889) in 1855. William Walthall was a member of the Quakers (Friends) church.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Autobiographical notes
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Walthall, C.D.
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000500038
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
v. (38 leaves).

Library Locations

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