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!UNKNOWN LABEL

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1854 May 30
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1854 May 30
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Language
eng
Summary
Letter, dated 30 May 1854, from George Washington Carter (1826-1901) in Alexandria, Virginia to Rev. John Lewis (ca. 1784-1862) of Haymarket, Prince William County, asking if the Methodist quarterly meeting should be rescheduled due to the dedication of Lewis's church
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George Washington Carter was born in Loudoun County, Virginia in 1826. He was a minister in the Methodist Church in Richmond, Petersburg, and Fredericksburg. In 1858, he was appointed a professor of ethics at the University of Mississippi. Later, he was president of Soule University in Chappell Hill, Texas. He was a member of the Secession Convention from Texas, and commanded various cavalry brigades there. After the war he moved to Louisiana and served in the state legislature, and was speaker in 1871-72. He was minister resident to Venezuela in 1881-82. Carter died at the Maryland Line Confederate Soldier's Home in Pikesville, Maryland on 11 May 1901, and is buried in Loudoun Park Cemetery in Baltimore.
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Vi
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Letter
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Trutwin, David
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000501350
Type of unit
leaf.

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