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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1846-1848
Inclusive dates
1846-1848
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1846-1848, of the Smith family of Dinwiddie County and Richmond, Virginia, consisting of: a letter, 21 January 1846 from Charles Maurice Smith of Richmond to Charles Negus (1815-1877) of Jefferson County, Iowa, containing social and family news, asking after his sister Martha Eleanor Smith Negus (1815-1895) and his nephew, and his plans to start a newspaper in Richmond with John Hampden Pleasants (1797-1846); a letter, 18 November 1847, from E. H. Smith (1814-1891) of Dinwiddie County to Martha Eleanor Smith Negus of Jefferson County sending family news including news that brother Ambler Smith is a tobacco inspector in Petersburg, Virginia, announcing the birth of a son, and asking after Martha Negus' health; and a letter, 3 and 6 January 1848, from Anne G. Smith (1821-1879), Dinwiddie County to her sister-in-law Martha Negus, sending family news, including the birth of her son, hoping Martha's health is improved, discussing the sale of slaves owned by the family, and regretting that a coolness existed between Martha and the family over the management of the family's affairs
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Biographical or historical data
Charles Maurice Smith, Edwin Harvie Smith, and Martha Eleanor Smith were brothers and sister, born in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Martha Eleanor Smith (1815-1895) married Charles Negus (1815-1877) of Jefferson County, Iowa, 29 September 1844 in Richmond, Virginia. They lived in Jefferson County, Iowa, and had at least three children. Edwin Harvie Smith (1814-1891) was a physician and planter in Dinwiddie County, and later moved to Richmond. He married Anne Gilliam Anderson (1821-1879) 6 December 1844, and they had at least five children. Both Edwin Harvie and Ann G. Smith are buried in Shockoe Cemetery in Richmond. Charles Maurice Smith was a newspaperman in Richmond.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
11
Immediate source of acquisition
Bishop, Guy
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001527838
Type of unit
p.

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