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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1845 Oct. 25
Inclusive dates
1845 Oct. 25
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 25 October 1845, from Richard L. Kemp of Gloucester County, Virginia, to his son, Edward F. Kemp of Talbot County, Georgia, stating that he would like to visit his son and children in Georgia, but business matters in Gloucester County make that impossible for now. Asks how they are doing and asks if Edward's uncle has helped them any. Richard Kemp notes that he had left a slave with the uncle (possibly for sale) for Edward's benefit. Richard Kemp is unable to execute a power of attorney for Edward to handle his business affairs in Georgia
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Biographical or historical data
Richard L. Kemp (or Richard S. Kemp) was a small planter who lived in Gloucester County, Virginia, in the 1830s and 1840s. Some of his children lived in Talbot County, Georgia. Kemp had either died or, more likely, moved from Gloucester County by 1850.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letter
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Thompson, Nellie Kemp
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000503952
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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