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Label
1794-1857
Inclusive dates
1794-1857
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1794-1857, of the Henry family of Charlotte and Campbell Counties, Virginia, consisting mainly of the correspondence of Patrick Henry's (1736-1799) children and grandchildren, discussing family and business matters. Also contains correspondence of the Campbell, Scott, and Winston families and poetry by Patrick Henry's (1736-1799) daughter Martha Catherine Henry (b. 1781)
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Biographical or historical data
Patrick Henry (1736-1799) married his second wife Dorothea Dandridge 9 October 1777. They had 12 children, including Sarah Butler Henry (1780-1856), Martha Catherina Henry (1781-1801), Patrick Henry (1783-1804), Fayette Henry (1785-1813), and Edward Winston Henry (1794-1872). Sarah Butler Henry married first, Robert Campbell of Charlotte County, Virginia 31 August 1799. After his death, She married Alexander Scott (d. 1839?) of Halifax County, Virginia 13 July 1813. They had three children: Patrick Henry Scott (1815-1865), who married Mary C. Yancey (1830-1904); Henrietta Dandridge Scott (b. 1817), who married William Bailey; and Kitty Henry Scott (1819-1845), who married. After Patrick Henry's death in 1799, Dorothea Dandridge married Edmund Winston of Halifax County 11 June 1802.
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Vi
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Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
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Extent
53
Immediate source of acquisition
Dortch, G.H.
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000489981
Type of unit
  • items (137
  • p.)

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