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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1865-1870
Inclusive dates
1865-1870
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1865-1870, of the Norbury family of Fredericksburg, Virginia, consisting of three letters from friends and relatives residing in Manchester, England, stating that they are glad the Norburys made it through the Civil War and that the mail will improve. Letters contain news of family and friends, including deaths. Papers also include a draft of James Tongue's (1806-1885) claim against the United States government for damages suffered in 1862 and 1863. Claim states that Tongue, who resided with the Norburys, came from England in 1848, began working as an architect and builder, and suffered during the Union occupation of Fredericksburg during the Civil War
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  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Joseph Norbury (1811-1871) emigrated from Manchester, England, and settled in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he became a retail grocer. He and his wife Mary Norbury (1814-1883) had at least one child. James Tongue (1806-1885), an architect and builder, resided with the Norburys. All three are buried in the Confederate Cemetery in Fredericksburg.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
23
Immediate source of acquisition
Carmichael, Robert Wayne
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001533111
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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