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1725-1728, 1890
Inclusive dates
1725-1728, 1890
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1725-1726, from John Pratt (d. 1731) in London, England, to his niece-by-marriage Elizabeth Cocke Pratt Jones (ca. 1701-1762) of Williamsburg, Virginia, containing personal and social news. Pratt informs Jones of his health and asks after the health of her and her children. He mentions Mark Catesby (1683-1749), Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740), Anne Brayne Spotswood (d. ca. 1762), Sir John Randolph (ca. 1693-1737), Jones' son by her first marriage Keith William Pratt (1724-1744), and Jones' second husband Thomas Jones (d. 1758). Pratt comments on the difficulties of William Keith, governor of Pennsylvania. Collection also includes typescript of two letters, 1890, from L. H. Jones (d. 1930) of Winchester, Kentucky, to Isabella Jones (1864-1943) of Richmond, Virginia, and from Isabella Jones to William Francisco Spotswood (1828-1895) of Petersburg, Virginia, concerning the Jones, Catesby, and Jekyll families of England and Virginia
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Biographical or historical data
John Pratt was a citizen of London who had ties with several prominent colonial Virginians, including his niece by marriage Elizabeth Cocke Pratt Jones (1701-1762), Sir John Randolph (1693-1737), and Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740). Pratt died in London in 1731.
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Vi
Form designation
Letters
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
Spotswood, Martha Dunlop
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000504307
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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