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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1850 Dec
Inclusive dates
1850 Dec
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, December 1850, written by John W. Robinson (b. ca. 1824) in St. Charles, Missouri to his uncle William A. Clark (ca. 1800-1857) of Campbell County, Virginia. Robinson writes about his teaching responsibilities at St. Charles College, as well as news of mutual acquaintances and the health of his own family. He also mentions the names of his children and their ages. He writes about the prices of crops in the state, and the political excitement over the election to choose a successor to fill the Senate seat of Thomas Hart Benton (1782-1858). Robinson also mentions internal improvements and road construction in the vicinity
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John William Robinson was born in Virginia circa 1824. He moved to St. Charles, Missouri by 1845, and taught at St. Charles College, which opened in 1836. Robinson married Dorcas Griffith on 11 March 1845.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Walker, J. Tracy III
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000504985
Type of unit
p.

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