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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1816-1831
Inclusive dates
1816-1831
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1816-1831, of Walker Hawes (1776-1828) and Walker Hawes, Jr. (1807-1850), of King William County, Virginia, to William Thomas Buckner (1786-1849) of Bourbon County, Kentucky, in which the Haweses send Buckner, a relative and a former resident of King William County, family, local, and agricultural news. Letters include a letter, dated 27 December 1816, from Walker Hawes to Buckner; a letter, dated 24 February 1817, from Walker Hawes to Buckner; a letter, dated 14 January 1818, from Walker Hawes to Buckner; and a letter, dated 1 May 1831, from Walker Hawes, Jr., to Buckner
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Biographical or historical data
Walker Hawes was born 1 July 1776 at "Vermont" in King William County, Virginia, to Samuel Hawes (1727-1794) and Ann Walker Hawes (1731-1805). Hawes served as a justice and sheriff of King William County. He also was in the county militia and may have been a quartermaster during the War of 1812. Hawes died 18 May 1828. He married Mary "Pretty Polly" Martin (1782-1851) of King and Queen County, Virginia, 26 October 1797. They had 10 children, including Walker Hawes, Jr., who was born 22 February 1807 at "Vermont," and died 15 April 1850 at "Poplar Grove" in King and Queen County.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
10
Immediate source of acquisition
Ryland, Elizabeth
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500082
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

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