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1830 Aug. 8
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1830 Aug. 8
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eng
Summary
Letter, 8 August 1830, from William Selden (1791-1874) in Louisa County, Virginia, to Allen Latham (b. 1792), serving as a military land grant, warrant 6731, for 200 acres of land for William Nelson (d. 1862). Warrant was issued on the service of Samuel Waddy (d. 1819) as a sergeant during the American Revolution and who was entitled to the grant by an act of Congress in 1790 which allowed officers of the Virginia Line to obtain land in Ohio. William Nelson married Mary Garland Thomson, sole heir of Ann Waddy (Thomson), who was sole devisee of Samuel Waddy
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William Selden was born 31 January 1791 in Henrico County, Virginia, to Miles Selden (1752-1811) and Elizabeth Armistead Selden (1752-1833). He was a member for Henrico County in the House of Delegates from 1813 to 1816 and from 1818 to 1821. He later served as Registrar of the Land Office. Selden also served as the Treasurer of the United States from 1839 to 1850. He married first Maria Eliza Swann (d. 1834) 26 November 1833, and they had one child. He married second Emily Hunter 9 June 1840, and they had eight children. Selden died 7 April 1874.
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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Volz, Carl M.
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001529295
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leaf

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