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Label
1797-1874
Inclusive dates
1797-1874
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Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1797-1874, collected by Martha Dunlop Spotswood (1885-1981) of Petersburg, Virginia, consisting of transcripts of newspaper ads, 1797-1835, collected by William F. Spotswood (1828-1895) concerning performances at the Petersburg Theatre; a letter, 19 September 1865, from L. C. Vass (1831-1896) of Petersburg, Virginia, to Mildred Dunlop relating his trip to Norfolk, Virginia, to see an aunt and preach; his search for a full time pastorate; news of the Vass and Dunlop families; news about Petersburg's recovery from the Civil War; and informing her that Robert E. Lee became president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia; and a receipt, 1 May 1874, from J. H. Smith (1853-1901) of the Petersburg Aqueduct Company to J. B. Jones of Petersburg for payment for water
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Biographical or historical data
Martha Dunlop Spotswood was born 11 November 1885 in Petersburg, Virginia, to William Francisco Spotswood (1828-1895) 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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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
9
Immediate source of acquisition
Spotswood, Martha Dunlop
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000502075
Type of unit
  • leaves and 4
  • p.

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