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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1850-1934
Inclusive dates
1850-1934
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miscellaneous letters, 1850-1934, collected by Martha B. Dunlop Spotswood (1881-1981) of Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of a letter, dated 2 April 1850, from Thomas H. Robertson of San Francisco, California, to his sister in Virginia discussing the gold rush in California and personal news; a letter, dated 16 November 1906, from John S. Conway of Gonzales, Texas, to Isabella Matoaca Dunlop Spotswood (1848-1922) concerning the death of her brother Colin McKenzie Dunlop (1836-1864) at the battle of Jonesboro, Georgia, during the Civil War; and letters, dated December 1933 and January 1934, from Mary Clarissa Durrie of Short Beach, Connecticut, to Rosa Arrington Heath Long (1889-1968) of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, concerning names which appear in Mary Durrie's father's journal
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Biographical or historical data
Martha Dunlop Spotswood was born 11 November 1885 in Petersburg, Virginia, to William Francisco Spotswood (1827-1895) and Isabella Matoaca Dunlop Spotswood (1848-1922). Martha Spotswood was a descendant of Governor Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740). She was active in several Virginia historical organizations including the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Virginia Historical Society, and made contributions of manuscripts to the Virginia State Library. Martha Spotswood died in Petersburg 26 May 1981 and was buried in Blandford Cemetery.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Miscellaneous letters
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
9
Immediate source of acquisition
Spotswood, Martha Dunlop
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500659
Type of unit
p.

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