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!UNKNOWN LABEL

Label
1764-1856
Inclusive dates
1764-1856
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1764-1856, collected by Martha Dunlop Spotswood (1885-1981) of Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of a receipt, 21 October 1853, from J. W. Cuningham, secretery, King's College, London, England, to Colin Mckenzie Dunlop (1836-1864) of Petersburg, Virginia; an invitation to the funeral of Jane P. Osborne (d. 1836) of Petersburg; a letter, 1 January 1850, from George Bolling (1808-1875) of Petersburg to Rebecca B. Colquhoun (1795-1879) of Petersburg, concerning the division of the slaves of her mother's estate for hiring out; a will, dated 16 August 1844 and recorded 18 September 1841 [1844] of Donald Mackenzie (1764-1844) of Petersburg; list of securities held by an unidentified individual, 1850-1856; tombstone inscriptions, 1764-1837 at the Oaks in Amelia County, Virginia; and tombstone inscriptions, 1764-1861, at Roslin in Petersburg, Virginia. Item a is filed and catalogued in the Bible records; items b and c are filed and catalogued in the genealogical charts; and item k is filed and catalogued in the business records
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Biographical or historical data
Martha Dunlop Spotswood was born 11 November 1885 in Petersburg, Virginia, to William Francisco Spotswood (1827-1895) and Isabella Matoca Dunlop Spotswood (1848-1922). Martha Spotswood was a descendant of Governor Alexander Spotswood (1676-1740). She was active in several Virginia historical organizations including the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Colonial Williamsburg, and the Virginia Historical Society, and made contributions of manuscripts to the Virginia State Library. Martha Spotswood died in Petersburg 26 May 1981 and was buried in Blandford Cemetery.
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Vi
Form designation
Papers
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!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Immediate source of acquisition
Spotswood, Martha Dunlop
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500919
Type of unit
  • leaves and 8
  • p.

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