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Label
1805-1813
Inclusive dates
1805-1813
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Letters, 1805-1813, of Isaac Coplin, Richmond, Virginia, to his wife, Prudence Izard Davisson Coplin, Harrison County, [West] Virginia. Topics include family members and friends in Clarksburg, sale and butcher of hogs, purchase of silverware, birth of children, and are full of devotion for his wife. All of the letters were written while Coplin served in the Virginia legislature and include insight into the Federalist legislature. Includes discussions on passages of bills relating to the district, election of James Monroe as Governor, and the troubles with Great Britain that resulted in the War of 1812. Coplin includes many references to his duty and loyalty in serving his district and country
  • Also included are details of the social and political life in Richmond, including comments on fellow delegates and the fire at the Richmond Theatre on 26 December 1811. Included are two letters, 27 and 28 December 1811, containing detailed descriptions of the fire
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
Isaac Coplin (1780-1826) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, [West] Virginia, married Purdence Izard Davisson Coplin in 1805. Coplin served in the House of Delegates for Harrison County, [West] Virginia, 1805-1806 and 1810-1813.
Cataloging source
VIC
Form designation
Letters
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
90
Immediate source of acquisition
Valentino, Carmen D.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001549462
Type of unit
pages (24 letters).

Library Locations

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