The Resource !UNKNOWN LABEL

!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1820, 1840
Inclusive dates
1820, 1840
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, dated 1820 and 1840, written by Mary Cornelia Briscoe Daniel Cabell (1804-1843). There are three letters in this accession. Two of them, dated 17 May and 14 June were written to her mother Margaret Baldwin Daniel (1784-1824) while the former was staying with her aunt Mary Briscoe Baldwin Donaghe (1800-1879) in Staunton. Subjects include her anxiety over her mother's health, the homesickness she is experiencing, and her social activities and visits with relatives. She also writes about the misfortunes of her uncle Hugh Holmes Baldwin. The third letter is dated 9 November 1840, and is written from "Union Hill" in Nelson County to her daughter Margaret Baldwin Cabell (1826-1877) while the latter was at school in Albemarle County. Subjects of this letter include the family's health and activities, and the anticipation over the upcoming presidential election
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Biographical or historical data
Mary Cornelia Briscoe Daniel was born on 18 October 1804 in Cumberland County, Virginia. She was the eldest daughter of Judge Willliam Daniel (1770-1839) and Margaret Baldwin (1784-1824). She married Mayo Cabell (1800-1869) on 7 December 1825. They had nine children, including the eldest Margaret Baldwin Cabell (1826-1877). Mary Cabell died at "Union Hill," in Nelson County on 7 March 1843.
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Vi
Form designation
Letters
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
9
Immediate source of acquisition
Bishop, Guy
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000502889
Type of unit
p.

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