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1899 Mar. 31
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1899 Mar. 31
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eng
Summary
Letter, dated 31 March 1899, from James C. Lamb of Richmond, Virginia, to Judge D. A. Christian (1846-1931) of Appomattox County, Virginia, asking for information on the Christian family for an article he is writing for the WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY
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James Christian Lamb was born 18 November 1853 in Charles City County, Virginia, to Lycurgus A. Lamb (1814-1855) and Ann Elizabeth Christian Lamb. Lamb was educated by his mother until he was 13, then attended an academy in James City County, Virginia. He attended Northwood Academy in Charles City County from 1870 to 1871, then attended a school in Baltimore, Maryland. Returning to Charles City County, he worked as a store clerk, then moved to Richmond, Virginia, and continued working as a clerk. Lamb saved enough money to attend the University of Virginia, graduating with a degree in law and in literature in 1879. Again returning to Richmond, Lamb began practicing law. A successful lawyer, Lamb was appointed judge of the chancery court in 1891, and he resigned in 1902 in order to return to private practice. He married 1st Loula Gray Brockenbrough (d. by 1885) in February 1881, and they had no children. He married 2nd Saide Smith Brockenbrough (1862-1944) 1 December 1885, and they had 3 children. Lamb died 1 January 1903 in Richmond.
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Letter
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1
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Christian, Sue
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000501097
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Photostat (negative)
Type of unit
leaf.

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