The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1850-1861
Inclusive dates
1850-1861
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1850-1861, of the Dearing family of Rappahannock County, Virginia, consisting of a letter, 20 January 1850, from James Jackson and Emily Jackson of Henry County, Kentucky, to Alfred Dearing and Nancy Dearing of Rappahannock County, Virginia, sending family news, discussing crops and the price of meat, and asking the price of slaves in Rappahannock County; a letter, 3 March 1850, from A. W. Dearing in Morgan County, Alabama, to Alfred Dearing, Rappahannock County, discussing family news, his father's cattle and horses, his own desire to settle in northwestern Alabama or eastern Texas, and the low cost of slaves in the region; an essay on reputation by John Dearing; and a handwritten transcript of the poem "All Quiet Along the Potomac," (1861), by Ethel Lynn Beers (1827-1879). The two letters and the essay have typescript copies
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Alfred Dearing (22 March 1791-15 March 1856) married Ann Jackson (June 1799-24 April 1889) 17 April 1817. They had twelve children, including John Jackson Dearing (b. 1823) and Alfred Willis Dearing (b. 1828). They resided in Rappahannock County, Virginia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
15
Immediate source of acquisition
Dearing, A. Willis and Virginia
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001531905
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

Library Locations

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